Spain Papers Review - Friday September 14, 2018
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Sep 14, 2018 - 10:07 AM

El País
‘Congress has approved the exhumation of Franco’s remains’ – PP and Ciudadanos abstained in the parliamentary validation of the decree law from the socialist government.
‘Pressure has forced Pedro Sánchez to distribute his doctoral thesis’ the prime minister has threatened legal action against those who accuse him of plagiarism, while his University saw no irregularities.

Spain On This Day - September 15
Posted in: History
Sep 15, 2018 - 1:23 AM

800 - The name Castilla appeared written for the first time replacing Bardulia.

Spain On This Day - September 14
Posted in: History
Sep 14, 2018 - 12:44 AM

1262 - Alfonso X the Wise conquered the city of Cadiz, until then under Andalusian domain.

Spain On This Day - September 13
Posted in: History
Sep 13, 2018 - 1:05 AM

1504 - Ferdinand and Isabella in Spain issued a royal decree ordering the erection of the Royal Chapel of Granada.

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Spain On This Day - September 12
Posted in: History
Sep 12, 2018 - 2:19 AM

Local fiestas in honour of Santa Maria del Alcor in El Viso del Alcor in Sevilla

Spain On This Day - September 11
Posted in: History
Sep 11, 2018 - 1:42 AM

1609 - The expulsion order against the non-converted Muslims in Valencia is the start of expulsion of all the Muslims from Spain

Spain On This Day - September 10
Posted in: History
Sep 10, 2018 - 1:17 AM

1229 - Start of the Conquest of Mallorca by the troops of Jaime I of Aragon.
1570 – Spanish Jesuit missionaries land in present-day Virginia to establish the short-lived Ajacán Mission.

Spain On This Day - September 9
Posted in: History
Sep 9, 2018 - 12:18 AM

1091 - The Almoravids, who were besieging Seville since May, initiated the assault of the same al-Mutamid getting delivered and surrender unconditionally.

Spain On This Day - September 8
Posted in: History
Sep 8, 2018 - 1:23 AM

1423 - in Navarra, King Carlos III the Noble promulgating a treaty (Privilege of the Union) by which the three boroughs that formed the city of Pamplona and maintained physical and legal independence including unite under one flag, the same wall and one alderman.

Spain On This Day - September 7
Posted in: History
Sep 7, 2018 - 1:59 AM

1706 – War of the Spanish Succession: Siege of Turin ends, leading to the withdrawal of French forces from North Italy.
1710 - Felipe V of Spain gives confirmation to Albacete to celebrate the fair.

Spain On This Day - September 6
Posted in: History
Sep 6, 2018 - 7:36 AM

1492 – Christopher Columbus sails from La Gomera in the Canary Islands, his final port of call before crossing the Atlantic Ocean for the first time

Make sure your tax affairs are in order by 30 September says HMRC
Posted in: Business Brief
Sep 5, 2018 - 12:29 PM

The two events, held in Rojales and Teulada/Moraira, were well attended by UK citizens keen to know the latest legislation which may affect them. Attendees also had the opportunity to ask questions.

Spain On This Day - September 5
Posted in: History
Sep 5, 2018 - 1:44 AM

1725 – Wedding of Louis XV and Maria Leszczyńska.

Spain On This Day - September 4
Posted in: History
Sep 4, 2018 - 12:13 AM

1479 – The Treaty of Alcáçovas is signed by the Catholic Monarchs of Castile and Aragon on one side and Afonso V and his son, Prince John of Portugal.

Spain On This Day - September 3
Posted in: History
Sep 3, 2018 - 12:29 AM

1412 - Ferdinand I arrives in Zaragoza as the new king of Aragon and swears before the Cortes his office.
1798 – The week long battle of St. George's Caye begins between Spain and Britain off the coast of Belize.

Spain On This Day - September 2
Posted in: History
Sep 2, 2018 - 1:12 PM

Day of the Autonomous Region of Ceuta.
1587 - Francis Drake attacks Cádiz, destroying the Spanish fleet moored in the bay

Spain On This Day - September 1
Posted in: History
Sep 1, 2018 - 1:47 AM

1054 - Battle of Atapuerca between Fernando I of Castilla, King of Castilla y León and his brother, García Sánchez III, King of Navarra

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Spain On This Day - August 31
Posted in: History
Aug 31, 2018 - 1:04 AM

1158 - In Castilla civil war begins with succession problems arising after the death of Sancho III.
1217 - In Castile, Queen Berenguela cedes the throne to his son Ferdinand III.
1451 - Inca (Balearic Islands), citizen oligarchy with the support of mercenaries Italians, defeat the forans.

Spain On This Day - August 30
Posted in: History
Aug 30, 2018 - 12:55 AM

1282 – Peter III of Aragon, originally traveling with his fleet on a military expedition against the Hafsid Kingdom, ends up in the Sicilian town of Trapani, after he was asked by the inhabitants of Palermo to help in the fight against Charles of Anjou.

Spain On This Day - August 29
Posted in: History
Aug 29, 2018 - 12:07 AM

1350 – Battle of Winchelsea (or Les Espagnols sur Mer): The English naval fleet under King Edward III defeats a Castilian fleet of 40 ships.

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