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June 11

Saints Day: Félix, Fortunato, Nuestra Señora de la Capilla
San Bernabé – Fiestas in Logroño and Marbella

1485 - Marbella Muslim governor Mohammad Abuneza surrenders to the Catholic Monarchs giving them the keys to the city.
1496 - Cádiz,  Christopher Columbus returned from his second trip to America.
1509 - England celebrates marriage between Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon.
1559 - Don Tristan de Luna y Arellano sails for Florida with party of 1,500 intending to settle on gulf coast (Vera Cruz Mexico)
1694 - Felipe II reconises the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paved way to the stabalisation of the rule of the Principalia (an elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines)
1669 - England, France & Netherlands agree on 2nd Extermination Treaty of Spain

Nuria Espert - Photo www.sevilla.abc.es

1774 - Jews in Algiers escape the attacks of the Spanish Armada
1832 - The Spanish Cortes declare Fernando VII unable to reign
1873 - A Federal Republic was declared in Spain under the presidency of Francisco Pi y Margall
1898 - Spanish–American War: U.S. war ships set sail for Cuba.
1926 - Founded the Municipal Savings Bank of Burgos (Caja de Burgos)
1973 - The XIII National Government is formed by Luis Carrero Blanco.
2015 - Susana Díaz invested president of Andalucía thanks to Citizens party
2015 - The King retired from his sister Christina the title of Duchess of Palma de Mallorca

Births
965 - Hisham II,Caliph of Córdoba.
1726 - Infanta Maria Teresa Rafaela (d. 1746)
1836 - Mariano Fortuny, Painter
1884 - León Felipe, poet.
1900 - Carmen Polo, who would become wife to Francisco Franco.
1909 - Carlos Lemos, actor.
1911 - Manuel Ballesteros Gaibrois, historian and anthropologist.
1914 - Gregorio López Raimundo, politician in Aragón.
1915 - José Caballero, painter (d. 1991).
1927 - German Lopezarias, journalist (d. 2003).
1928 - Queen Fabiola of Belgium, Spanish Queen of Belgium, born in Zurbano Palace in Madrid (d. 2014)
1935 - Nuria Espert, actress and theatre director.
1936 - Jaime Camino, film producer.
1961 - María Barranco, actress (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) born in Málaga
1962 - Gabriel Elorriaga Pisarik, politican.
1998 - Jesús Fernández Collado  footballer
1994 - Ivana Baquero, actress


Deaths
1766 - Elisabeth Farnese, Princess of Parma and Queen of Spain (1714-24) dies aged 73
1891 - Medardo Sanmartí Aguiló scultptor.
1894 - Federico Madrazo, painter (b. 1815).
1924 - Ramón Gómez Ferrer, doctor (b. 1864).
1960 - Joaquín Otamendi, architect (b. 1874).
1964 - Federico García Sanchiz, intellectutal (b. 1886).
1971 - Jose Maria Iribarren, lawyer, journalist, lexicographer, and writer paremiólogo.
1991 - José Luis Martín Descalzo, writer and journalist.
2001 - Cecilio Valverde Mazuelas, lawyer and politican (b. 1927).
2014 - Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, conductor and composer (b. 1933)