Spain On This Day – November 26


783 – The Asturian queen Adosinda is held at a monastery to prevent her kin from retaking the throne from Mauregatus.
1820 – In the city of Trujillo (Venezuela), the Government of the Republic of Gran Colombia and the Kingdom of Spain sign the Treaty of Regularization of War, which ends the “War to the Death” between patriots and royalists.

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1838 – Madrid Primary Education Act was passed.
1844 – General Ramon Maria Narvaez was appointed first president of the Council of Ministers.
1865 – Chile captures the Spanish ship, Covadonga, in the Battle of Papudo, in a series of naval battles fought between Spain and its former colonies of Chile and Peru, known as the Chincha Islands War.
1978 – For the first time an acting King of Spain visited Argentina.
1997 – The Social and Economic Council in Andalucia was created.
2005 – Young environmentalist Green youth organization is founded.
2009 – twelve Catalan newspapers jointly publish the editorial Dignity of Catalonia defending the Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia of 2006, under review by the Constitutional Court of Spain.

Births
1780 – Infanta Maria Teresa of Spain and Vallabriga, XV Countess of Chinchon and I Marquise de Boadilla del Monte.
1786: – José María Queipo de Llano, President of the Spanish Government
1822 – Eduardo Benot, politican, writer and mathamatician.
1848 – José del Castillo y Soriano, writer and journalist.
1899 – Miguel Román Garrido, soldier.
1906 – Rodrigo Uría González, lawyer, Premio Príncipe de Asturias 1990.
1913 – Josep Antoni Coderch, architect (d. 1984)
1922 – José María López de Letona y Núñez del Pino, politican and engineer.
1952 – Paco Flores, football trainer.
1963 – Lydia Bosch who first appeared on television in the popular quiz show ‘Un, dos, tres,’
1968 – Eugenia Martínez de Irujo, noble.
1973 – Paula Vázquez, television presenter.
1980 – Albert Montañés, tennis player.
1984 – Antonio Puerta, the Sevilla left winger who died after collapsing on the pitch during the first league match of the 2007 season was born in Sevilla.

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Deaths
1504 – The Catholic Queen, Isabel I, died in Medina del Campo.
1661 – Luis Méndez de Haro, general and politician (b. 1598)
1949 – Mateo Hernández Sánchez, sculptor.
1969 – La Niña de los Peines, flamenco singer songwriter (b. 1890)
1981 – Regino Sainz de la Maza, guitarist.
1985 – Pablo Serrano, sculptor.
1994 – Ricard Giralt Miracle, graphic designer.
2006 – Isaac Gálvez. the Spanish sprint cyclist, the world Madison champion died after a collision with another cyclist in the Ghent Six Day track cycling race.
2007 – Manuel Badenes, footballer (b. 1928)
2010 – Francisco Fernández del Riego, writer and politician (b. 1913)



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