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September 21

Saint’s Day for Mar, Alejandro, Mateo, Isasio, Pánfilo, Eusebio and Jonás.

0672 - Wamba was chosen king of the Visigoths in the Valladolid town of Gérticos after Wamba named in his honour.
1177 - Alfonso VIII reconquers Cuenca for Castile, which was at the time a dependent of the Kingdom of León.

Juan de la Cierva Codorniu - https://cadenaser.com/

1248 - The Christian army of Ferdinand III conquered the Muslims the village of Alcala de Guadaira (Sevilla).
1561 - A fire destroys the city of Valladolid.
1821 - The Province of San Salvador declares its independence from Spain.
1863 - Madrid, King of Spain recognizes the independence of Argentina (which is proclaimed 47 years earlier, on July 9, 1816).
1958 - The first official match between the teams Sevilla FC and Real Betis, ending with Andalusia victory with a 2-4 result is held in the Sanchez Pizjuan stadium in Sevilla, also known as La Ramona.
1971 - Inauguration of the Nuclear Power Plant Santa Santa Maria de Garona in Burgos.

1804 - Manuel Cantero de San Vicente, economist and politician (d. 1876)
1848 - Maria Isabel de Orleans, Infanta of Spain and Countess consort of Paris.

Francesc Macià - https://catalangovernment.eu/

1859 - Francesc Macià - Catalan colonel and politician, 122nd President of Cataluña (d. 1933)
1870 - Julián Besteiro, Socialist politician born in Madrid.
1875 - Eduardo Callejo de la Cuesta, politician and lawyer (d. 1950)
1895 - Juan de la Cierva Codorniu, who invented the autogiro, the forerunner of the helicopter. He was born in Murcia.
1897 - Felix Fernandez, actor.

Luis Cernuda Bidón - https://www.universolorca.com/

1902 - Luis Cernuda Bidón, poet, a member of the Generation of '27. During the Spanish Civil War, in early 1938, he went to the UK to deliver some lectures and this became the start of an exile that lasted till the end of his life. He taught in the universities of Glasgow and Cambridge before moving in 1947 to the US. In the 1950's he moved to Mexico. While he continued to write poetry, he also published wide-ranging books of critical essays, covering French, English and German as well as Spanish literature. He was frank about his homosexuality at a time when this was problematic and became something of a role model for this in Spain. His collected poems were published under the title La realidad y el deseo 
1907 - Juan Alcaide, poet.
1928 - Enrique Montoya, flamenco singer songwriter (d. 1993)
1937 - Amparo Baró, actress. She starting working in theatres with Adolfo Marsillach. She first garnered critical and popular acclaim for her role as "Sole" in 7 Vidas. Her career spanned more than 50 years. She worked on stage, as well as in films and television. (d 29 January 2015 in Madrid)
1938 - Eduardo Úrculo, painter and sculptor (d. 2003)
1941 - Núria Feliu, singer and actress.
1942 - Luis Mateo Díez, writer.
1942 - Juan Cruz Alli, politician.
1959 - Eulalia Ramón, actress.
1963 - Carmen Machi, actress.
1973 - Daniel Guzmán, actor and director was born in the Aluche district of Madrid.
1973 - Virginia Ruano Pascual, tennis player
1973 - Daniel Guzmán, actor and boxer.
1974 - Diego Martín, actor.
1982 - Marco Navas, footballer.
1983 - Cristian Hidalgo, footballer
1985 - Carolina Bang, actress.
1993 - Derik Osede, footballer.
1998 - Óscar Casas, actor.

1542 - Juan Boscán, poet (b. 1492)
1558 - Carlos I of Spain, who united the crowns of Castile and Aragón under one monarch for the first time. (b. 1500)
1591 - Ambrosio de Morales, writer.(b. 1513)
1827 - Francisco Abad Moreno, guerrilla (b. 1788)
1905 - Francisco Navarro Ledesma, journalist and Spanish cervantes. (b. 1869)
1963 - Paulino Masip, author playwright and screenwriter (b, 1899)
1965 - Eusterio Buey Alario, writer (b. 1889)
1973 - Pedrucho, bullfighter (b. 1893)
1983 - Xavier Zubiri, philosopher died in Madridat the age of 85.