Spain Papers Review - Sunday August 12, 2018
Posted in: Today's Spanish Papers
Aug 12, 2018 - 9:37 AM

El País
‘Sánchez and Merkel strengthen the anti-xenophobic axis in Europe’ – regarding the threats of racism posed by France and Portugal both agreed to help Morocco, with Germany promising 150 million € while the German chancellor attacked those who use immigration to sweeten hate. Noting that the number of migrant arrivals in Andalucía via the sea was almost triple of last year.
Merkel was in Sanlúcar de Barrameda in Cádiz and her visit was charged with symbolism as she is staying in Spain over this weekend with her husband visiting the Doñana nature park where the Spanish PM also spent his summer holidays.
The Paper has a photo of child soldier taken in South Sudan

Spain On This Day - August 12
Posted in: History
Aug 12, 2018 - 2:00 AM

1227 - The Virgin de la Cabeza appears in Andújar
1812 - French troops leave Madrid when the allied forces of the Duke of Wellington defeats them in the battle of Los Arapiles

Spain On This Day - August 11
Posted in: History
Aug 11, 2018 - 8:22 AM

1492 - Spanish Cardinal, Rodrigo de Borja is chosen as Pope
1718 - takes place the Battle of Cape Passaro between British and Spanish naval squadrons.

Spain On This Day - August 10
Posted in: History
Aug 10, 2018 - 3:00 AM

997 - The troops of Almanzor destroy and pillage the city of Santiago de Compostela, taking with them the bells of the city
1343 - A second exploration arrives to the Canary Islands under the command of Majorcan navigator Jaime Ferrer.

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Spain On This Day - August 9
Posted in: History
Aug 9, 2018 - 1:30 AM

1939 - formation of the Second Francoist Government of Spain (1939-1941).
1992 - closing ceremony of the Olympic Games of Barcelona 1992.

Spain On This Day - August 8
Posted in: History
Aug 8, 2018 - 2:21 AM

1235: The crown of Aragón invades Ibiza island

Spain On This Day - August 7
Posted in: History
Aug 7, 2018 - 1:27 AM

1819 - Battle of Boyaca the independence of Colombia before Spain is sealed.
1919 - Congress approves the application of Spain in the Society of Nations

Spain On This Day - August 6
Posted in: History
Aug 6, 2018 - 12:54 AM

953 - in the monastery of San Pedro de Cardeña, Muslims martyrize its 200 monks (who will be canonized in 1603).
1479 - The Bread and Cheese fiesta, one of the oldest pilgrimages in Spain is founded in Quel, La Rioja. It has been held annually ever since.

Spain On This Day - August 5
Posted in: History
Aug 5, 2018 - 2:56 AM

939 – The Battle of Alhandic is fought between Ramiro II of León and Abd-ar-Rahman III at Zamora in the context of the Spanish Reconquista. The battle resulted in a victory for the Emirate of Cordoba.

Spain On This Day - August 4
Posted in: History
Aug 4, 2018 - 1:21 AM

886 - On the death of Muhammad I, his son Al-Mundir is named the sixth emir of Córdoba

Spain On This Day - August 3
Posted in: History
Aug 3, 2018 - 1:27 AM

Colomina fiestas in Huelva
1342 – The Siege of Algeciras commences during the Spanish Reconquista.
1492 - Christopher Columbus leaves from Palos de la Frontera in Huelva on the day that the Catholic Kings order the Jews to be expelled from Spain in the Alhambra Decree.

Spain On This Day - August 2
Posted in: History
Aug 2, 2018 - 2:56 AM

1385 - First bullfight held in Pamplona – A Christian and a Moor from Zaragoza kill two bulls in the presence of King Carlos II of Navarra.

Spain On This Day - August 1
Posted in: History
Aug 1, 2018 - 12:30 AM

939 - The troops King Ramiro II from León beat the Andalucian troops of Abd añ-Rahman III in the battle of Simancas

Spain On This Day - July 31
Posted in: History
Jul 31, 2018 - 1:57 PM

Fiesta of San Ignacio in the cities of San Sebastian and Bilbao

Spain On This Day - July 30
Posted in: History
Jul 30, 2018 - 12:23 AM

1017 - Leon, King Alfonso V promulgates the Law of Leon.
1086 - The Almoravid army under the orders of Yusef, crosses the Strait of Gibraltar and disembarks in Algeciras

Spain On This Day - July 28
Posted in: History
Jul 28, 2018 - 1:44 AM

1369 - the siege of Algeciras, with which King Muhammad V of the Kingdom of Granada is produced with the aim of recovering the city of Al-Al-Hadra Yazirat (Algeciras), the Kingdom of Castile.
1508 - A Bula, a lead sealed document from Pope Julio II awarded the patronage of the churches in the New World to the King of Spain.

Spain On This Day - July 27
Posted in: History
Jul 27, 2018 - 2:07 AM

1309 - King of Castile, Fernando IV breaks the treaty he had signed with Muhammad III in Granada, and circles Algeciras

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Spain On This Day - July 26
Posted in: History
Jul 26, 2018 - 2:30 AM

711 - Rodrigo, king of the Visigoths is defeated by the Muslims in the battle of Guadalete

Spain On This Day - July 25
Posted in: History
Jul 25, 2018 - 2:00 AM

Fiestas: Santiago Apostol – Day of the Galicia region

Spain On This Day - July 24
Posted in: History
Jul 24, 2018 - 4:00 AM

1064 - Fernando I of Castile occupies the Portuguese city of Coimbra

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