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September 3

Saints Days: Gregorio Magno, Sándalo, Dorotea, Eufemia and Serapia.

1412 - Ferdinand I arrives in Zaragoza as the new king of Aragon and swears before the Cortes his office.
1798 - The week long battle of St. George's Caye begins between Spain and Britain off the coast of Belize.

Santiago Ramón y Cajal

1821 - Chiapas declares itself independent from Spain
1873 - Santiago Ramón y Cajal is sent as a military lieutenant to Burgos
1942 - The Fourth National Government is formed, which will last until 1945.
1950 - Racing football club open their current stadium
1971 - in exile in Madrid, President Juan Domingo Peron receives the body of his wife, Evita, who was kidnapped for 16 years and mutilated by the military that deposed in the coup of 1955.
2005 - Spain joins the global effort to prevent a US oil crisis caused by Hurricane Katrina by providing the United States with 70,000 barrels per day (11,000 m3/d) during September.
2018 - Split in two - The crash between a coach and a concrete pillar in Avilés left five dead and 15 seriously injured, among them the driver of the coach who is thought to have fainted at the wheel.

1889 - José María Belauste, footballer. (b. 1964)
1913 - Ignacio Agustí, writer and journalist (b. 1974)
1914 - Narciso Perales, doctor (b. 1993)
1933 - Carlos Díaz Medina, Mayor of Cádiz (1982-1994)
1959 - José Luis Laguía, cyclist.
1960 - Fernando Arcega, basketball player.
1971 - Chabeli Iglesias, Portuguese-Spanish journalist daughter of Julio Iglesias , born in Madrid
1972 - Natalia Estrada, model and actress
1988 - Carla Suárez Navarro, tennis player (2 WTA 6 IFT titles) born in Las Palmas

1467 - Eleanor of Portugal and Aragón, Portuguese aristocrat, wife of Emperor Frederick III (b. 1434)
1667 - Alonso Cano, Architect, Sculptor and Painter from the Spanish ‘Siglo de Oro’.
1669 - Esteban Manuel de Villegas, poet.
1936 - Sadi de Buen Lozano, doctor and scientist (b. 1893)
1990 - Vicente Rodríguez Casado, professor.
1993 - Josep Maria de Porcioles, politician (b. 1904)
2005 - Joan Segarra, footballer (b. 1927)
2013 - José Ramón Larraz, director and screenwriter (b. 1929)