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August 4

Saints Days : Juan María Vianney, Perpetua, Eleuterio and Reinaldo

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

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1435 - The fleet of Alfonso V of Aragón is defeated in Ponza by the forces from Genoa
1484 - Ferdinand the Catholic berates the Council of hundred of Barcelona its opposition to the Inquisition.
1496 - On the island La Española the Spaniard Bartholomew Columbus, brother of Christopher Columbus, founds the city of Santo Domingo de Guzman, the first permanent European city in America and today is the capital of the Dominican Republic.
1526 - four days after the death of his partner in the expedition to the Moluccas, Garcia Jofre Loaisa, he dies in Victoria ship Juan Sebastian Elcano, the Spanish navigator who in 1522 had completed the first round the world.
1576 - Battle of Al Kasr al Kebir; The Morocans defeat the Portuguese. King Sebastian of Portugal is killed in the battle, leaving his elderly uncle, Cardinal Henry as his heir. This initiates a succession crisis in Portugal
1704 - War of Spanish Succession: Gibraltar, after two days of Anglo-Dutch siege, the Spanish garrison capitulated Gibraltar and Admiral George Rooke and allied with Archduke Charles took possession of the space on behalf of England.
1881 - The highest temperature ever recorded in Europe – 50.OºC recorded in Sevilla (122ºF)
1897 - at the archaeological site of La Alcudia in Elche the Lady of Elche is discovered.
1906 - More than 200 people drown in the sinking of the Italian steamship ‘Sirio’ close to Cartagena, Murcia
1908 - Antequera Archaeological Museum created
1909 - in Spain it was agreed to delete the redemption money from military service.
1927 - The Spanish Government bans work for women between the hours of 2100 and 0500
1937 - The Government of Burgos establishes by decree the Statutes of FAITH of the JONS.
1950 - 27 people were intoxicated in Madrid by the escape of gas chlorine bleach factory in Malasaña street.
1956 - published in Madrid the municipal ordinance with the so-called "silent campaign" starts.
1958 - Spain joins the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
1964 - opens in Barcelona the film spontaneous, of Jorge Grau.
1966 - decreed three days of official mourning in Spain by the death of Nicaraguan president René Schick. He was replaced by Vice President and Minister of the Interior, Lorenzo Guerrero.
1969 - Spain: Spain wins the Galea Cup Tennis.
1970 - collective agreement for the construction sector in Granada approved; It is involving 600 companies and 12,000 workers.
1976 - Amnesty published by Royal Decree for political crimes in the Franco regime.
2002 - Nina zhivanevskaya achieved the gold medal in the 50 meters backstroke of the European Swimming Championships, played in Berlin.
2003 - A forest fire affected 8,000 hectares in the provinces of Salamanca and Ávila.

1834 - Gaspar Núñez de Arce, poet and politician (d. 1903)
1873 - Damasco Berenguer, solider and politician (122nd Prime Minister of Spain), born in San Juan de los Remedios Cuba (d. 1953)
1880 - Francisco Moreno Zuleta, politician (d. 1963)
1926 - Julio Alfredo Egea, poet.
1930 - Luis Miguel Enciso Recio, historian.
1940 - Juan Antonio Garcia Diez, politician, Vice President of the Government.
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1943 - Vicente Álvarez Areces also known as Tini Areces the politician served as the sixth President of the Principality of Asturias He was also a member of the Committee of the Regions, working as a vice-president of the Party of European Socialists Group  (d.2019)
1946 - Sergio Marqués Fernández, President of Asturias.
1948 - Ciriaco Cano, football player and trainer.
1953 - Antonio Cárdeles Nieto, member of parliament.
1959 - Blanca Andreu, poet.
1960 - José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero, Spanish politician, 5th Prime Minister of Spain
1965 - Neus Asensi, actress.
1968 - Ignacio García Camacho, cyclist.
1970 - Ángel Edo, cyclist.
1972 - Chente García, cyclist.
1973 - Eva Amaral, singer-songwriter and guitarist (Amaral)
1973 - Francisco Javier De Pedro, footballer.
1978 - Ibán Espadas, footballer
1978 - Ricardo Serrano González, cyclist.
1981 - Manuel Lloret Zaragozi, cyclist.
1991 - River Viiperi, model

886 - Muhammad I, independent Cordovan emir (b. 852)
1526 - Juan Sebastián Elcano, explorer and navigator (b. 1476) he was the first Spaniard to sail round the world in 1522.
1795 - Francisco Bayeu, painter (b. 1734)
1890 - Salvador Albacete, politician (b. 1827).
1991 - Cassen, comic.
2004 - Pablo González del Amo, film editor.
2013 - Inmaculada Cruz, politician. (b. 1960)
2022 - Santiago Grisolía - biochemist and praised researcher from Valencia - from Covid (b 1922)