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June 14

Saints Day: Anastasio, Valerio, Metodio, Eliseo and Félix

1658 - Franco-Spanish War  Turenne and the French army win a decisive victory over the Spanish at the battle of the Dunes
1808 - The French forces led by Admiral Rossilly surrender to the Spanish ships led by Juan Ruiz de Apodaca in Cádiz
1864 - Isabel II inaugurates Fabrica Nacional de Moneda y Timbre.

Bishop Javier Echevarría - www.opusdei.org

1909 - The founding law of Postal Savings Bank is decreed, although not begin operating until seven years later.
1913 - The football team Racing de Santander is founded.
1989 - The Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando receives as painter Cadiz poet Rafael Alberti, in a ceremony presided by the Queen, at the express wish of the new academic.
2008 - Zaragoza, opens to the public the International Exhibition, with the theme "Water and Sustainable Development".
2014 - Grammy Award-winning rapper Eve (35) weds entrepreneur Maximillion Cooper at Cala Jondal Beach in Ibiza

Births
1760 - Candido Jose Ruano, composer, born in El Viso (d. 1803)
1849 - Basilio Paraíso Lasús, businessman and politican.
1932 - Javier Echevarría Opus Dei prelate
1940 - Bruno Lomas, rock singer (d. 1990).
1942 - Roberto García-Calvo Montiel, judge (d. 2008)
1944 - Jordi Bernet, cartoonist.
1966 - Julio Llorente, footballer.
1985 - Andy Soucek, race car driver


Deaths
853 - Anastasio, religious and saint.
957 - Guadamir, bishop of Vic (Spain)
1516 - John III of Navarre (b. 1469)
1553 - Cristóbal Morales, composer.
1944 - Joaquin Alvarez Quintero, dramatist.
1963 - Luciano Pérez Platero, bishop (b. 1882).
1993 - Louis Jacquinot, general.
1998 - Ricardo Núñez, actor, screenwriter, producer and director (b. 1904).
1999 - La Niña de la Puebla, flamenco singer.
2001 - Ramón Mendezona Roldán, last director of Radio España Independiente (b. 1913).
2008 - Rafael del Pino, businessman, president of Ferrovial (b. 1920).
2008 - Juan Manuel González, writer and journalist (b. 1954).