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June 6

Saints Days: Noberto, Felipe, Claudio, Alejandro and Cándida

985 - Barcelona, Almanzor enters the village after besiege for eight days.
1339 - King Alfonso IV of Aragon granted the barony of Ayerbe his wife Leonor and this is the bequeaths to his son, Fernando.
1391 - A group of men from Seville entered into the Jewish quarter of the town of Écija, and killed 5,000 Jewish residents

Felipe González

1528 - Carlos I granted a series of titles and honours to Hernán Cortés
1554 - Carlos I recognised Juan de Austria as his son
1586 - Francis Drake's forces raid St. Augustine in Spanish Florida.
1665 - Battle at Monte Carlo. English and Portuguese armies beat Spain
1782 - Antonio Caballero and Góngora is appointed viceroy of the New Granada.
1801 - The Badajoz treaty put an end to the so-called ‘War of the Oranges’
1808 - Napoleon's brother, Joseph Bonaparte, is crowned King of Spain.
1808 - in El Bruc (Catalonia) - in the context of the Spanish War of Independence - the Battle of Bruc begins.
1808 - in Valdepeñas, the town rises against the French reinforcements for Andalusia, preamble of the battle of Bailén.
1821 - in the northern part of Peru independence begins against Spain.
1869 - The Constitution of 1869 is promulgated.
1864 - Spanish Red Cross is founded.
1918 - In Sevilla, the Monumental Bull Ring is opened .
1945 - In Navarra the prison of San Cristóbal is closed.
1993 - General elections in Spain. Felipe González was re-elected for the fourth time
2000 - In Soria, 28 teenagers die as a result of the shock of a cattle truck and a bus.
2009 - Iago Aspas debuts in Celta Vigo football club

Births
1385 - Blanca I of Navarre, Navarre Queen (d. 1441).
1599 - Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez,, painter and educator (Las Meninas) baptised (d. 1660)
1671 - Nicholas Carmine Caracciolo, Spanish aristocrat and viceroy of Peru.
1789 - María Isabel de Borbón, aristócrat.
1854 - Manuel Iradier, explorador (d. 1911).
1869 - José Juan Dómine, Spanish physician and entrepreneur, founder of the Spanish shipping company Trasmediterránea.
1877 - Niceto Alcalá Zamora, first president of the Second Spanish Republic.
1885 - Juan Gavala y Laborde, engineer (d. 1977).
1891 - Ignacio Sánchez Mejías, bullfighter (d. 1934).
1891 - Luis de Vargas y Soto, dramatatist (d. 1949)
1898 - Domingo Gómez-Acedo, footballer (d. 1980).
1900 - Luis Gutiérrez Soto, arquitect.
1908 - Roberto Echevarría, footballer.
1910 - Jaume Vicens Vives, historian.
1914 - José García Nieto, writer.
1917 - Heribert Barrera, Catalan politican (d. 2011).
1924 - Joan Bernet Toledano, cartoonist (d. 2009).
1925 - José María Rodríguez Méndez, writer and dramatist (d. 2009).
1930 - John H. Elliott, English historian and Hispanist.
1931 - Víctor Mora Pujadas, writer and scriptwriter of Spanish comics.
1933 - Antonio Díaz-Miguel, Basketball player and trainer.
1939 - Jaume Aragall, tenor.
1940 - Manuel Ramírez Jiménez, jurist and political scientist.
1944 - Josep Maria Bachs, presenter of radio and television.
1945 - Augusto César Lendoiro, president of the RCD of La Coruña.
1958 - Arnaldo Otegi, Basque politician.
1960 - Lola Forner, actress (Wheels on Meals, Armout of God) and Miss Spain 1979, born in Alicante
1962 - Jordi Arcarons, driver of rallies.
1962 - Andrés Jiménez, basketball player.
1963 - Gustavo de Arístegui, Spanish diplomat and politician.
1964 - Bernardo Bonezzi, composor (d. 2012).
1964 - Javier Velasco Yeregui, priest and theologian (d. 2009).
1970 - Albert Ferrer, footballer defender, coach (Spain 36 caps FC Barcelona, Chelsea) born in Barcelona
1974 - Estíbaliz Espinosa, writer.
1974 - Juanra Bonet, actor, humourist and jornalist.
1978 - Joseba Albizu, cyclist.
1980 - Pau Gasol, basketball player.
1980 - Leandro Rivera, actor.
2002 - María Elena, business woman


Deaths
1095 - Ines of Aquitaine, first wife of King Pedro I of Aragon.
1217 - Enrique 1 King of Castilla (b. 1204)
1964 - Rafael Cansinos Assens, writer (b. 1882).
1996 - José María Valverde, writer and professor.
1999 - Joaquín Rodrigo, composor.
2001 - José Manuel Castañón, writer.
2004 - Miguel Ángel Benítez Gómez, singer, in the band Los Delinqüentes.
2004 - José Ignacio San Martín, soldier (b. 1924).
2004 - Ángel Fernández Santos, critic and screenwriter (b. 1934).
2006 - Juan de Ávalos, sculptor (b. 1911).
2007 - Enrique Fuentes Quintana, politician (b. 1924).
2009 - Alfons Figueras, cartoonist (b. 1922).
2009 - Jean Dausset, French-Spanish immunologist and academic; awarded the 1980 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his studies of the genetic basis of immunological reaction (b 1916)
2010 - José Rico Pérez, businessman and football manager (b. 1918).
2011 - Miquel Pairolí, writer and journalist (b. 1955).
2012 - Manuel Preciado Rebolledo, footballer and coach (b. 1957)
2014 - Darío Barrio, chef (b. 1972)