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June 13

Saints Day: Fortunato, Luciano, Antonio de Padua and Peregrine

San Antonio, fiestas in Ceuta
964 - Emilian Glosses of the library of the Monastery of San Millan de Yuso, traditionally considered the first testimony written in Castilian.

Infanta Cristina - archive photo

1494 - Christopher Columbus discovers the Isla de la Juventud, now part of Cuba
1625 - King Charles 1 of England marries Catholic princess Henrietta Maria of France and Navarre, at Canterbury
1727 - Spain underwrites Preliminary of Paris
1740 - Georgia provincial governor James Oglethorpe begins an unsuccessful attempt to take Spanish Florida during the Siege of St. Augustine.
1810 - Alcalá la Real, Spain, the refusal of the mayor to deliver weapons to the riflemen Volunteers to fight the French, the people assaulted his house and killed him along with a Frenchified priest who took refuge.
1813 - King José Bonaparte leaves Spain forever
1813 - Wellington’s British and Portuguese troops take Burgos Castle destroyed after a long siege.
1956 - Real Madrid wins the first edition of the European Champion Clubs' Cup by beating Stade de Reims.
1982 - Spain hosts the 1982 FIFA World Cup, which Italy won for third time since the championship has begun.
2008 - Expo 2008 opens in Zaragoza.
2009 - The Xerez CD stands for the first time in its history to the First Division of Spain.
2017 - A motion of no confidence in the Spanish government of Mariano Rajoy was debated and voted in the Congress of Deputies between 13 and 14 June 2017. It was brought by Unidos Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias as a result of a corruption case involving high-ranking People's Party (PP) officials, amid accusations of maneuvers from the Rajoy government to influence the judicial system in order to cover-up the scandal. This was the third vote of no confidence held in Spain since the country's transition to democracy—after the unsuccessful 1980 and 1987 ones—as well as the first not to be registered by the main opposition party at the time.
2018 - ‘The Supreme Court has condemned Iñaki Urdangarin to 5 years 10 months’
The tribunal reduced the sentence against the husband of the Infanta Cristina as the charge of falsifying a public document was not valid, but he will be imprisoned on the charges of breach of public duty, influence peddling, fraud and two fiscal crimes.

1817 - Antonio de Torres Jurado, luthier.
1879 - Álvaro de Albornoz, republican politician.
1909 - Antonio Añoveros Ataún, priest (d. 1987).
1910 - Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, writer associated with the Generation of '36 movement, born in Ferrol, Galicia (d. 1999).
1917 - Enrique Alarcón, film set designer (d. 1995).
1923 - Antonio Pereira, writer (d. 2009).
1925 - Gustavo Torner, painter and sculptor.
1932 - Jaime Peñafiel, journalist.
1934 - Antonio Jiménez Quiles, cyclist.
1935 - Javier Aguirre Fernández, film maker.
1946 - Gonzalo Aja, cyclist
1946 - Cristina Hoyos, dancer.
1946 - Montserrat Roig, writer.
1958 - Fernando Marías Amondo, writer.
1963 - Olvido Gara, Alaska, Spanish singer of Mexican origin.
1965 - Infanta Cristina, Duchess of Palma de Mallorca, younger daughter of King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofía, born in Our Lady of Loreto Clinic, Madrid
1966 - Luis Merlo, actor.
1969 - Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, actress, director, and screenwriter
1980 - Juan Carlos Navarro, basketball player
1983 - Rebeca Linares, porn actress.

853 - Fandila, monk and saint.
1348 - Don Juan Manuel, politician and writer. (b. 1282)
1475 - Juana de Portugal, Queen of Castilla.
1901 - Leopoldo Alas, writer.
1931 - Santiago Rusiñol, painter and sculptor.
1995 - Enrique Alarcón, film set decorator (b. 1917).
2000 - Rafael de La-Hoz Arderius, architect (b. 1924).
2005 - Jaime Campmany, writer and journalist.
2005 - Sebastián Junyent, actor, director and dramatist.