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May 24

Saints Days: Juan de Prado, María Auxiliadora, Susana and Ester.

843:- Abd al-Rahman II and his armies leave Córdoba to conquer Navarra

1667 - The French Royal Army crosses the border into the Spanish Netherlands, starting the War of Devolution opposing France to the Spanish Empire and the Triple Alliance.
1822 . Battle of Pichincha, Simón Bolívar secures the independence of Ecuador from Spain
1858 - between Madrid and Alicante, the royal train starts the journey of the last section of the railway, which was the first of importance built in Spain.
1872 - Convention of Amorebieta, who settled the Carlist uprising previous April 14 concrete.
1876 - Congress of Deputies approves the Constitution that was in force in Spain until the Second Republic (except the parenthesis of the dictatorship of Miguel Primo de Rivera).
1981 - assault on the headquarters of the Central Bank in the Plaza de Catalunya in Barcelona. Hours later GEOS release the hostages and arrest the ten assailants.
1994 - Madrid ETA kills the lieutenant Miguel Peralta Utrera, 47, a bomb attached to his car.
2000 - Real Madrid C. F. wins thier eighth European Cup against Valencia in Paris.
2009 - officially constituted the Community Media Network in Spain.

Births
1723 - Antonio Caballero y Góngora, religious man and Viceroy of New Granada, was born. (d. 1796)
1736 - Juan de Sesé y Balaguer, composer, born in Calanda, Aragón (d. 1801)
1821 - Juan Bautista Topete, admiral and politician (d. 1885)
1903 - Domingo Pérez Minik, writer (d. 1989).
1907 - José María Lacarra de Miguel, historian.
1911 - Javier Malagón, jurist(d. 1990).
1916 - Luis Romero, writer.
1919 - Juanito Valderrama, famous singer
1933 - Joaquín Vaquero Turcios, sculptor and painter.
1936 - Luis Llongueras, hairdresser.
1938 - Luis Ramallo, politican.
1944 - Vavá, footballer.
1947 - José Acosta Cubero, MP.
1949 - Ricardo Franco, film producer.
1961 - Ismael Urtubi, footballer.
1963 - Antonio Marquez, dancer and choreographer.

Deaths
1627 - Luis de Góngora, poet and cleric (b. 1561)
1665 - Sor María de Jesús de Ágreda, Franciscan abbess and mystic (b. 1602)
1877 - Ramón Cabrera, Carlist general.
1949 - Eduardo Chicharro, painter.
1992 - Javier Basilio, journalist.
1996 - José Cuatrecasas, botanist and pharmacist (b. 1903)
1998 - Lucio Muñoz, painter.
1999 - Ramón Rubial Cavia, politican.
2001 - Urruti, famous goalkeeper
2009 - Pedro Sempson, actor (b. 1920).
2011 - Luis Angel Rojo, economist, academic professor (b. 1934)
2013 - Antonio Puchades, footballer (b. 1925).
2013 - Alfonso Santisteban, musician (b. 1943).