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July 25

Saints Days: Teodomiro and Valentina

Fiestas: Santiago Apóstol – Day of the Galicia region

Horatio Nelson - en.wikipedia.org

1278- The naval Battle of Algeciras takes place in the context of the Spanish Reconquista resulting in a victory for the Emirate of Granada and the Marinid Dynasty over the Kingdom of Castile.
1409 - The conquest of Tenerife and the Canaries by the Castellanos ended today
1510 - Tripoli was conquered by the Spanish fleet
1512 - Castilian troops conquered Pamplona
1536 - Sebastián de Belalcázar on his search of El Dorado founds the city of Santiago de Cali.
1538 - The city of Guayaquil is founded by the Spanish Conquistador Francisco de Orellana and given the name Muy Noble y Muy Leal Ciudad de Santiago de Guayaquil.
1554 - Mary I of England (37) marries Felipe of Spain (27) (later Felipe II) at Winchester Cathedral.
1567 - Don Diego de Losada founds the city of Santiago de León de Caracas, modern-day Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela.
1581 - Felipe II of Spain entered Lisbon and was crowned King of Portugal
1693 - Ignacio de Maya founds the Real Santiago de las Sabinas, now known as Sabinas Hidalgo, Nuevo León, México.
1797 - Horatio Nelson loses more than 300 men and his right arm during the failed conquest attempt of Tenerife.
1898 - Spanish-American War: The American invasion of Spanish-held Puerto Rico begins, as United States Army troops under General Nelson A, Miles land and secure the port at Guánica 
1938 - Revolutionary offensive of Ebro (Hollander Piet)
2004 - Banco Santander formalised its offer for Abbey National.

1498 - Hernando de Aragón, Archbishop of Zaragoza (d.1575)
1753 - Santiago de Liniers, 1st Count of Buenos Aires, French-Spanish captain and politician, 10th Viceroy of the Viceroyalty of the Río de la Plata (d. 1810)
1886 - Gonzalo Rodríguez Lafora, neurologist and psychiatrist (d. 1971)
1905 - Matías Vega Guerra, politician (d. 1989)
1906 - Manuel Díez-Alegría, soldier (d. 1987)
1924 - Luis Suárez Fernández, historian.
1927 - Carlos Romero Galiana, doctor and monologue (d, 2008)
1935 - Santiago Marraco, politician
1941 - Manuel 'Manny' Charlton, Spanish-Scottish  rock guitarist (Nazareth (Love Hurts) and Manny Charlton Band) born in La  Linea (d. 2022)
1945 - Ventura Pons, film producer.
1948 - José María Benegas, socialist leader.
1954 - Santiago Auserón, musician, from the groups Radio Futura and Juan Perro.
1966 - Aume Fort, handball player and trainer
1970 - Jorge Javier Vázquez, gay television presenter.
1978 - Francisco Peña Romero, footballer.

1972 - Américo Castro, historian.
1985 - Santiago Montero Díaz, historian.
1988 - Josep Raich, footballer (b. 1913)
1991 - Román Perpiñá Grau, economist.
2004 - José Antonio Antón López, mountaineer.
2010 - José Antonio Corrales, architect (n. 1921).
2010 - José Segú, cyclist (n. 1935).