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December 10

Saint’s Day for Olalla, Eulalia de Mérida, Julia and Melquíades.

1343 - King of Aragon, Pedro IV overcomes by weapons the "Union of Valencia".
1508 - the League of Cambrai was formed between the Papacy, France, the Holy Roman Empire and Ferdinand II of Aragón – the Catholic King – as an alliance against the Republic of Venice in the Italian Wars.
1606 - After 203 years, the construction of the Cathedral of Seville (Spain) is completed.
1710 - In the War of Spanish Succession the troops of Philip V defeated the allies at the Battles of Brihuega and Villaviciosa.

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1763 - Spain’s first lottery draw takes place in Madrid.
1809 - The city of Girona (Spain) surrendered after seven months of siege despite the French aid by the troops of Juan Claros.
1834 - The town of Puente Genil (province of Córdoba) is founded by Royal Decree signed by the regent María Cristina de Borbón-Dos Sicilias.
1898 - Spanish-American War. The Treaty of Paris is signed, officially ending the conflict. Spain cedes administration of Cuba to the United States agrees to pay Spain $20 million for the Philippines
1931 - Manuel Azaña becomes Prime Minister with Niceto Zamora as President 
1955 - Spain joins the United Nations.
2000 - 89th Davis Cup - Spain beats Australia in Barcelona (3-1)
2016 -  ‘The widow of Vicente Sala assassinated by two shots to the head’. The woman of the former president of the CAM savings bank was inside her car next to one of his companies in Alicante. A bullet casing was found near the car, which she managed to get out before she died. Nobody saw or heard anything and the Police have several hypotheses including theft.

1853 - Loreto Capella Olasagasti, gourmet and cook (d. 1929)
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1867 - Carmen de Burgos y Seguí Colombine, journalist, writer, translator and activist for the rights of the Spanish woman. It is considered the first professional journalist in Spain and in Spanish by their status as editor of the Journal in 1906 Madrid Universal newspaper that ran Augusto Figueroa.
1903 - Miguel Odriozola, geneticist and trade unionist (d. 1974)
1916 - Rafael Ruiz, Spanish field hockey player (d. 2006)
1923 - Jorge Semprún, politician and writer (2nd mort de R Mercader, Z) born in Madrid (d. 2011)
1931 - Gonzalo Anes Alvarez, economist and historian.
1946 - Flores Chaviano, composer, guitarist and Spanish-Cuban director.
1978 - José Mari, footballer.
1981 - Raquel Antúnez Cazorla, writer.
1996 - Pablo García, film director.

925 - Sancho Garcés 1, also known as Sancho 1, was king of Pamplona from 905 until 925. He was the son of García Jiménez and was the first king of Pamplona of the JIménez dynasty. Sancho 1 was the feudal ruler of all the neighbouring territories (b. 850)
1198 - Averroes, astronomer, physicist, and philosopher (b. 1126)
1897 - Benito Mercadé y Fábregas, painter. (b. 1821)
1910 - Manuel Sales y Ferré, archaeologist, philosopher and historian. (b 1843)
2011 - Miguel Díaz Negrete, architect (b. 1920)
2012 - Antonio Cubillo, lawyer and politician (b. 1930)