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June 9

Saints Days: Ricardo, Efrén, Feliciano, Primo and Julián
Autonomous Day for the regions of La Rioja and Murcia

1354 - Alfonso XI of Castile in Burgos regiment establishes the direct appointment of sixteen villains knights who assume the functions of the council.
1508 - King Ferdinand granted to Diego de Nicuesa rights discoverers of Veragua (from the Gulf of Uraba to the shores of Panama) and the governorship.
1660 - French King Louis XiV (21) marries María Theresa of Spain (21) at Saint-Jean-de-Luz

Jordi Pujol - Archive photo

1829 - In Madrid the Spanish Bank of San Fernando, precursor of the current Bank of Spain is created.
1973 - Admiral Luis Carrero Blanco gave his oath as president of the Government.
1976 - The Franco dictatorship adopted the law authorizing the existence of political parties.
1977 - Resigns Torcuato Fernández-Miranda as president of the Spanish and Council of the United Cortes.
1979 - The General Council is constituted and Basque is elected president Carlos Garaikoetxea.
1982 - The statutes for the autonomous regions of La Rioja and Murcia were approved in Congress
2012 - It is announced that up to $125 million dollars in loans will be given to aid Spain's struggling banks

Births
1424 - Blanche II of Navarre (d. 1464)
1803 - Juan Bravo Murillo, politican and jurist (d. 1873).
1890 - Francisco Barbado Viejo, bishop (d. 1964).
1890 - Cayetano Mergelina and Luna, archeologist and professor (d. 1962).
1900 - Joaquín Vaquero Palacios, painter (d. 1998).
1909 - José Luis López Aranguren, essayist and philosopher, born in Avila (d. 1996).
1923 - Torcuato Luca de Tena, journalist and writer (d. 1999).
1930 - Jordi Pujol I Soley, 126th President of the Generalitat de Cataluña between 1980 and 2003.
1933 - Marisa de Leza, actress
1934 - Jesús Aguirre, writer, academic and noble (d. 2001).
1945 - Luis Ocaña, cyclist (d. 1994)
1952 - Luis Pastor, musician.
1956 - Joaquín Alonso footballer
1966 - Juan Cruz, film producer.
1973 - Laura Ponte, singer and actress
1973 - Ramón Lage, singer, from the band Avalanch.
1988 - Andoni Erburu, actor .
1989 - Dídac Vilà, footballer


Deaths
1572 - Juana III, Queen of Navarra. (b. 1528)
1597 - José de Anchieta, jesuit missionary. (b, 1534)
1903 - Gaspar Núñez de Arce, poet, dramatist and statesman. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature five times (b. 1832)
1940 - Armando Buscarini, poet. (b. 1904)
1975 - Tonono, footballer (b. 1943).
1996 - Rafaela Aparicio, famous film and theatre actress. She made more  than 100 films (b. !906 in Marbella)
2000 - Demetrio Salgado, painter. (b. 1915)
2004 - Dolores Soria Mayor, paleontologist. (b. 1948)
2006 - Antonio Rumeu de Armas, historian. (b. 1912)
2011 - Jorge  García Berlanga, writer and journalist. (b. 1958)
2015 - Pedro Zerolo, Gay lawyer and politician (b. 1960)