Spain On This Day – September 22


1458 – By Royal Provision issued by Henry IV, the demolition of the town of Estepona (Málaga), but finally the order was not carried out.
1586 – Battle of Zutphen: Spanish victory over the English and Dutch.
1609 – In Valencia the expulsion of the moors is ordered.

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Antonio Saura – Photo Spkorenart.com

1812 – The Cortes of Cadiz gives the Duke of Wellington supreme command of the Spanish armies.
1937 – Spanish Civil War: Peña Blanca is taken; the end of the Battle of El Mazuco.
1970 – Archaeologist Francisco José Presedo Velo discovered the Lady of Baza in Spain.
2007 – The line “G-6” of the Valencia Metro opens
2009 – A Spanish doctor, identified as AM, is sentenced to a year in prison for his role in the death of the former First Lady of Nigeria, Stella Obasanjo.
2014 – On the occasion of his visit to the headquarters of the UN in Manhattan, Philip VI began his first official trip to the Americas since being crowned king.

Births:
1601 – Anne of Austria, Infanta of Spain and Queen consort of France.
1855 – Mariano de Cavia, periodista español.
1825 – Ramon Alvarez Bruise, Spanish sculptor.
1930 – Antonio Saura, artist was born in Huesca.
1933 – Leonardo Balada, Spanish-American composer and educator

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1984 lithographie en couleurs, épreuve – Photo artfinding.com

1938 – Lola Salvador Maldonado, writer.
1939 – Luisa María Payán, actress and business woman.
1941 – José Luis García Sánchez, filmmaker.
1942 – Marina Mayoral, writer and professor.
1948 – Jorge Verstrynge, politician and political scientist.
1966 – Albert Pla, Catalan singer songwriter and poet.

Deaths:
852 – Abderrahman II, the fourth Omayyad Emir of Córdoba in the Moorish occupation of Spain, died in Córdoba.
1554 – Francisco Vásquez de Coronado, explorer (b. 1510)
1987 – Victoria Kent, lawyer and politician during the Second Republic.
1991 – Tino Casal, painter and musician.
2003 – Germán Lopezarias, journalist (b. 1927).
2005 – Francisco Javier Yubero, footballer died after a long illness.

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