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September 4

Saints Days: Cándida, Rosa and Rosalía. Nuestra Señora de la Consolación.

Pedro III - https://www.biografiasyvidas.com/

1282 - Pedro III of Aragon becomes the King of Sicily. Pedro was the eldest son of James I of Aragon and his second wife Violant of Hungary. Among opportunistic betrothals of his youth, he was betrothed to Eudoxia Laskarina, the youngest daughter of Theodoros II Laskaris, in or before 1260. This contract was dissolved, however, after Eudoxia's brother lost the imperial throne in 1261, and Eudoxia was instead married to the Count of Tenda. On 13 June 1262, Pedro married Constance II of Sicily, daughter and heiress of Manfred of Sicily. During his youth and early adulthood, Pedro gained a great deal of military experience in his father's war of the Reconquista against the Moors
In June 1275, Pedro besieged, captured and executed his rebellious half-brother Fernando Sánchez de Castro at Pomar de Cinca
On his father's death in 1276, the lands of the Crown of Aragón were divided amongst his two sons. The Kingdom of Aragon, the Kingdom of Valencia and the Catalan countries went to Pedro III as being the eldest son; while the Kingdom of Majorca and the Catalan countries beyond the Pyrenees went to the second son, who became James II of Majorca
Pedro and Constance were crowned in Zaragoza in November 1276 by the archbishop of Tarragona
1479  - The Treaty of Alcáçovas is signed by the Catholic Monarchs of Castile and Aragon on one side and Afonso V and his son, Prince John of Portugal on the other side. It put an end to the War of the Castilian Succession which ended with a victory of the Castilians on land, and a Portuguese victory on the sea. The four peace treaties signed at Alcáçovas reflected that outcome. Isabella was recognised as Queen of Castile while Portugal reached hegemony in the Atlantic Ocean
The treaty intended to regulate
The renunciation of Afonso V and Castilian Monarchs to the Castilian throne and Portuguese throne, respectively
The division of the Atlantic Ocean and overseas territories into two zones of influence
The destiny of Juana de Trastámara
The contract of marriage between Isabella, the eldest daughter of the Catholic Monarchs, with Alfonso, heir of Prince John - This was known as Tercerías de Moura, and included the payment to Portugal of a war compensation by the Catholic Monarchs in the form of marriage dowry
The pardon of the Castilian supporters of Juana

Francisco Largo Caballero - Archive photo

1781 - Los Angeles is founded as El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora La Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula (The Village of Our Lady, the Queen of the Angels of Porziuncola) by 44 Spanish settlers.
1936 - Spanish Civil War: Francisco Largo Caballero forms a war government after the fall of Jose Giral to direct the republican war effort.
1936 - Franco's troops conquer Irún & Talavera de la Reina
2010 - A court in Argentina reopens an investigation into crimes against humanity under Francisco Franco in Spain.

1736 - Cándido María Trigueros, writer, translator and playwright
1889 - Angel Gonzalez Palencia, Arabist and literary critic
1893 - Melchor Fernández Almagro, literary critic, historian and journalist
1919 - Francisco García Pavón writer and literary critic
1924 - Vicent Andres i Estellés, journalist and poet
1932 - Mary Carmen Ramírez, actress.
1951 - Rosa León, singer.
1975 - Sergio Ballesteros, footballer
1985 - Raúl Albiol, professional footballer who plays for La Liga club Villarreal and the Spain national team. A reliable and physically strong player who excels in the air, his main asset is his versatility, as he can play at centre-back, right-back or defensive midfielder. He was spent most of his career with Valencia and Real Madrid winning five major titles between both teams. He amassed La Liga totals of 328 matches and eight goals over 13 season, and also played several years in the Italian Serie A with Napoli
A Spanish international since 2007 Albiol represented the country in two FIFA World Cup and as many UEFA European Championship, winning three tournaments including the 2010 World Cup 

1037 - Bermudo III of León (b. 1010)
1889 - Mariano Roca de Togores y Carrasco, noble, writer and politician (b. 1812)
1922 - Amós Salvador Rodrigáñez, engineer and politician (b. 1845)
1936 - Valentín Lamas Carvajal, poet and journalist
1964 - José María Belauste, footballer (b. 1889)
1993 - Baltasar Lobo, sculptor
1994 - Sonia Martinez, actress and presenter. (b.1963)
2007 - Jaime de Jaraíz, painter
2010 - Olga Gallego Domínguez, Galician historian, academic and writer (b. 1923)
2011 - Juan Alsina, politician and engineer (b. 1942)
2011 - Carlos Ballesteros, actor and theatre director (b. 1936)