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June 1

Saints Days: Iñigo, Pablo, Simeón, Nuestra Señora de la Luz
Virgen de la Luz fiesta in Cuenca

1252 - Alfonso X, the wise, is proclaimed King of Castilla y León

Rocio Jurado - Archive photo

1431 - Atarfe (Granada) troops of Juan II of Castile defeat the armies of Nazari Granada, led by King Muhammed IX, which became known as the battle of the Higueruela.
1649 - Start of the Sumuroy Revolt: Filipinos in Northern Samar led by Agustin Sumuroy revolt against Spanish colonial authorities 
1778 - A group of people from Málaga, most from Alhaurín de la Torre, set off in the brig ‘San José’ for New Orleans where they found the city of Nueva Iberia
1905 - In Gijón Real Sporting de Gijón football team is formed.
1869 - New Constitution is proclaimed by the courts in Spain.
1952 - Rationing cards ender.
1976 - Resigns Carlos Arias Navarro, the last president of Spansish Government named by the dictador Francisco Franco.
1993 - Oficially founded the University in Jaén and in Huelva.
1997 - The Civil Guard found the prison officer José Antonio Ortega Lara in a hideout of Mondragón kidnapped by ETA for 532 days.
2010 - Sandro Rosell assumes the presidency of FC Barcelona.
2011 - Police operation against the SGAE (Copywrite protectors) in Spain arrests the director Teddy Bautista and 8 managers for corporate crime and misappropriation.
2012 - The Spanish football team won the UEFA Euro 2012 held in Poland and Ukraine, the first football team in history that manages to get two consecutive titles.

Births
1723 - Pedro Rodríguez de Campomanes, statastician.
1772 - Rafael Esteve, engraver (d. 1847).
1774 - Julián Sánchez, guerrilla and military man.
1789 - Francisco Javier Mina Larrea, soldier.
1829 - Francisco Javier Simonet Baca, researcher and philologist.
1851 - Isaac Peral, engineer, inventor of the submarine.
1891 - Nicolás Franco, soldier and politician (d. 1977).
1902 - Félix Quesada, football player and trainer (d. 1959).
1902 - Josep Lluís Sert, architect (d. 1983).
1908 - Luis Regueiro, footballer (d. 1995).
1913 - Vicente Escrivá, screenwriter and film director.
1924 - Antoni Ramallets, footballer.
1927 - Mario Tagliaferri, Italian Catholic, born in Spain.
1936 - José Manuel Pesudo, footballer.
1939 - José Antonio Marina, philosipher.
1942 – Paco Peña, guitarist and composer
1944 - Abel Gomez Moreno composer, musicologist and musician.
1945 - Manuel Narváez Patiño, painter.
1947 - Magda Giner, actress.
1951 - José Nazabal, cyclist.
1953 - Jesús María Sanz Iparraguirre, singer songwriter.
1956 - Ernesto Sáenz de Buruaga, journalist.
1964 - Cristina Cifuentes, PP president of the Madrid region
1966 - Rafael Simancas, Spanish politician of German origin.
1968 - Jordi Mollà, actor.
1974 - Octavi Pujades, actor.
1977 - Verónica Sánchez, actress.
1984 - Rafita Gomar Moreno, actor.
1990 – Carlota Ciganda, golfer (US Open 2018 3rd; 2 LPGA Tour titles) born in Pamplona


Deaths
1068 - San Inigo, anchorite and abbot (b.1000).
1109 - Alfonso VI de León, King of León.
1321 - María de Molina, Castillian queen between 1284 and 1295.
1482 - Alfonso Carrillo de Acuña, cardenal (b. 1410).
1890 - Aureliano Maestre of San Juan, scientist (b. 1828).
1926 - Ramón Turró, biologist.
1936 - Francisco Grandmontagne, writer.
1945 - Pío del Río Hortega, doctor (b. 1882).
1964 - Julio Casares, philologist, diplomat and violinist (b 1877).
1983 - Jaime Lazcano, footballer (b. 1909).
1990 - Mario Cabré, actor, television presenter and bullfighter (b. 1916).
1994 - Joaquín Pérez Villanueva, historian and academic.
2003 - Luis Sánchez-Harguindey, doctor and politician (b. 1935).
2006 – Rocío Jurado, Spanish singer and actress (b. 1944)
2008 - Lucio Ballesteros, journalist and poet (b. 1906).
2009 - Baltasar Porcel, writer (b. 1937).
2009 - Josefa Martín Luengo‎, teacher and anarquista (b. 1944).
2010 - Ramón Ayerra, writer and jurist (b. 1937).
2011 - Manolo Otero, singerr (b. 1942).
2014 – Hugo White, English admiral and politician, Governor of Gibraltar (b. 1939)
2019 - José Antonio Reyes, footballer left wing (Spain 21 caps, Sevilla, Atlético Madrid, Arsenal) dies in a car crash aged 35