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June 7

Saints Days: Roberto, Jeremías and Abencio

1486 - Córdoba, the Catholic Monarchs issued the Pragmatic commanding observe and keep the notebook of the New Laws of the Holy Brotherhood.
1494 - The kingdom of Castile signed the Treaty of Tordesillas with Portugal, by which it was decided what the demarcation line of the Spanish and Portuguese territories would be at the beginning of the conquest of America. The new world along a meridian 370 leagues west of the Cape Verde islands, off the west coast of Africa

Torrespaña (El Pirulí) - photo www.esmadrid.com
1498 - Christopher Columbus set sail on his third voyage to America.
1640 - In Barcelona, Corpus de Sangre happens, incident between a group of peasants and some Castilian soldiers, that precipitated a revolt and ended the death of numerous real officials.
1808 - The French defeat the Spanish forces and enter Córdoba and carry out a brutal and bloody raid through the city
1835 - José María Queipo de Llano is appointed president of the Council of Ministers.
1907 - King Alfonso XIII granted the title from city to Miranda de Ebro
1968 - The first murder of the ETA terrorist group takes place, where the civil guard José Pardines dies.
1982 - The famous Piruli building at Torrespaña, home to the state TVE broadcaster was opened
2005 - New Catalan party, Ciutadans de Catalunya, presented in Barcelona
2012 - Credit rating agency Fitch downgrade's Spain's credit rating to BBB in the wake of international bailout speculation

Births
1792 - Diego de Argumosa, doctor (d. 1865).
1799 - Manuel María Sierra Moya, politician (d. 1866).
1894 - Benjamín Palencia, painter (d. 1980).
1903 - Alexandre Bóveda, Galician politician (d. 1936).
1916 - Wilebaldo Solano, politican and journalist (d. 2010).
1925 - Ricardo Espinosa Osete, actor (d. 1978).
1930 - Federico Gallo, journalist (d. 1997).
1933 - Fernando Hilbeck, actor (d. 2009).
1936 - Luis González Seara, professor and sociologist.
1944 - Miguel Rios, rock singer was born in Granada
1945 - Manuel Chaves, socialist politican.
1947 - Víctor Manuel, singer songwriter.
1949 - Toti Soler, guitarrist and singer.
1949 - Pedro Ruy-Blas, singer. composer and actor.
1961 - Encarna Planells, martital arts expert
1966 - Lorenzo Silva, writer.
1978 - Ana Ruiz, actress.
1980 - Berni Rodríguez, basketball player.


Deaths
1793 - Damián de Castro, master plasterer.
1905 - Francisco Molinelli, sculptor.
1911 - Carlos Fernández Shaw, writer and jornalist (b. 1865).
1959 - Hermenegildo Anglada Camarasa, painter (b. 1871).
1960 - Cruz Gallástegui Unamuno, vet (b. 1915).
1968 - Txabi Etxebarrieta, member of the terrorist band ETA.
1968 - José Pardines, Spanish Civil Guard, first murdered by the terrorist band ETA.
1970 - Manuel Gómez-Moreno, archeologist and historian (b. 1870).
1980 - José María de la Vega Samper, arquitect (b. 1900).
2000 - Felipe Mellizo, journalist (b. 1935).
2002 - Francisco Escudero, composor (b. 1912).
2010 - Vicente Cebrián, journalist (b. 1914)
2010 - José Albi, poet (b. 1922).
2011 - Angelino Fons, screenwriter and film director (b. 1936).
2011 - Jorge Semprún, writer, intellectual, politician and screenwriter (b. 1923).
2011 - Benjamín González, athlete (b. 1958).
2013 - Pilar Narvión, journalist (b. 1926).