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November 30

Saint’s Day for Andrés, Cástulo, Europes and Constancio.

1031 - Hisham II is assassinated in Córdoba by the people in rebellion, ending definitively the Umayyad caliphate.
1227 - Fernando III "the Saint" conquers Baeza from the Muslims.
1707 - Queen Anne's War. The second Siege of Pensacola comes to end with the failure of the British Empire and their Creek allies to capture Pensacola, Spanish Florida
1803 - In New Orleans, Spanish representatives officially transfer the Louisiana Territory to an official from the French First Republic. Just 20 days later, France transfers the same land to the United States as the Louisiana Purchase
1803 - The Balmis Expedition starts in Spain with the aim of vaccinating millions against smallpox in Spanish America and Philippines  
2007 - Final approval in Parliament to reform the Statute of Autonomy of Castile and Leon.
2022 - Ukraine embassy worker in Spain, injured by letter bomb
2022 - Police seize 5.5 tonnes of cocaine from Valencia port
2022 - Valencia named best city in the world for foreign residents
2022 - Shock as stowaways rescued in Spain after 11 days sat on a ship's rudder

Andrés de Urdaneta - https://www.diariodeburgos.es/
1498 - Andrés de Urdaneta, was a maritime explorer for the  Spanish Empire of Basque heritage, who became an Augustinian friar. At the age of seventeen, he accompanied the Loaísa expedition to the Spice Islands where he spent more than eight years. Around 1540 he settled in New Spain and became an Augustinian monk in 1552 (d. 1568 in Mexico City)
1734 - José Cándido Expósito, bullfighter born in Cádiz (d. 1771)

Fernando León y Castillo - photo www.provincias.es

1842 - Fernando León y Castillo, Marqués del Muni was a politician and a diplomat, he decided on an intervention of Spain and North Africa. He went to Madrid and collaborated in liberal publications in the late years of Isabella II. From the Revolution of 1868, he was nominated a governor of Granada and Valencia (d. 1918 in Biarritz France)
1846 - Andres Manjón, priest and teacher (d. 1923)
1863 - Andrés Bonifacio, Filipino revolutionary leader of 1986 Philippine revolt against Spain, born in Manila (d. 1897)
1872 - Isidro Nonell, painter (d. 1911)
1893 - Pedrucho, bullfighter (d. 1973)
1901 - Infante Alfonso, Prince of the Two Sicilies, Duke of Calabria was one of two claimants to the title of the head of the House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies from 1960 until his death in 1964 in Madrid. Alfonso was the son on Prince Carlos of Bourbon-Two Sicilies and his wife Maria de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias 
1928 - Manuel Badenes, footballer (d. 2007)
1928 - Germà Colón i Doménech was a philologist of Romance philology and Catalan lexicology. He was appointed a professor at the University of Basel in Switzerland (died March 22, 2020 in Barcelona) 
1938 - Margarita Salas Falgueras, Ist Marchioness of Canero was a scientist, medical researcher and author in the fields of biochemistry and molecular genetics. She started developing  molecular biology in Spain and also worked as an honorary associate professor of CSIC at the Severo Ochoa Biology Centre (died November 7, 2019 in Madrid)
1940 - José Pedro Pérez-Llorca, was a lawyer who served as the minister of foreign affairs from 1980 to 1982. He was also one of the Fathers of the Constitution and played a key role in the country's transition to democracy, born in Cádiz (d. March 6, 2019 in Madrid)
1942 - Francisco Chaparro, football trainer.
1964 - Manuel Martín Cuenca, film director.
1965 - Juan Antonio Cebrián, journalist, radio presenter, writer and researcher (d. 2007)
1971 - Miguel Hermoso Arnao, actor.
1979 - Kike Mateo, footballer
1983 - Sholo Truth, DJ and rapper.
1984 - Francisco Sandaza, footballer

1783 - Felipe Bertrán, priest (b. 1704)
1786 - Bernardo de Gálvez y Madrid,governor of Cuba and viceroy of México (b. 1746)
1903 - Francisco Blanco García, writer and historian. (b. 1864)
1952 - Joan Rubió, architect (b. 1870)
1979 - Pedro Lazaga,screenwriter and director, died in Madrid (b. 1918)
1983 - Sabino Álvarez Gendín, university professor (b. 1895)
1984 - Joan Vinyoli, Catalan poet (b. 1914)
1997 - Carme Serrallonga, teacher and translator (b. 1909)
2002 - Manuel Ballesteros Gaibrois, historian and anthropologist. (b. 1911 in Madrid)
2008 - Joan Baptista Humet, singer songwriter (b. 1950)
2011 - Diego Puerta, bullfighter and breeder (b. 1941)
2015 - Pío Caro Baroja, director and screenwriter (b. 1928)