Spain On This Day - September 19
Posted in: History
Sep 19, 2021 - 12:33 AM

1580 - The author of Don Quijote, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, was freed from captivity and enslavement in Algeria on 19th September 1580 following his capture while returning to Spain in 1575.

Spain On This Day - September 18
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Sep 18, 2021 - 1:45 AM

1502 - Christopher Columbus arrives in Honduras in his fourth and last voyage.
1544 - Francis I of France and Charles I of Spain (and Holy Roman Emperor), have signed La Paz of Crépy, which marked the exit of Carlos of the Italian War of 1542-1546.

Spain On This Day - September 17
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Sep 17, 2021 - 1:00 AM

1111 – Highest Galician nobility led by Pedro Fróilaz de Traba and the bishop Diego Gelmírez crown Alfonso VII as "King of Galicia".

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Spain On This Day - September 16
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Sep 16, 2021 - 2:33 AM

1410 - The Christians conquer Antequera in Málaga which was under Muslim power

Spain On This Day - September 15
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Sep 15, 2021 - 1:23 AM

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

Spain On This Day - September 14
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Sep 14, 2021 - 12:44 AM

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

Spain On This Day - September 13
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Sep 13, 2021 - 1:05 AM

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

Spain On This Day - September 12
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Sep 12, 2021 - 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
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Sep 11, 2021 - 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
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Sep 10, 2021 - 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
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Sep 9, 2021 - 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
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Sep 8, 2021 - 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
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Sep 7, 2021 - 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.

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Spain Business Brief - Tuesday December 5, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Dec 5, 2017 - 7:25 PM

Dark clouds on the horizon in the Spanish pensions system which is failing to cope with the changing demographics.

The Sephardi and the keys to Spain
Posted in: Features
Dec 4, 2017 - 12:49 PM

The first Jews arrived after the conquest of Normandy in 1066, William of Normandy invited Jewish financiers from Rouen in northern France to come to England.

Spain Business Brief - Thursday November 30, 2017
Posted in: Business Brief
Nov 30, 2017 - 6:52 PM

Galician construction group Copasa has linked with the British Fund InfraRed Capital Partners Limited, to bid for 5 billion € for the Plan for Roads Infrastructure (PIC in Spanish) announced by Mariano Rajoy in July, which corresponds to 2,000 kilometres of roads until 2021.

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