Spain On This Day – September 18

1502 – Christopher Columbus arrives in Honduras in his fourth and last voyage.1544 – Francis I of France and Charles I of Spain (and Holy Roman Emperor), have signed La Paz of Crépy, which marked the exit of Carlos of the Italian War of 1542-1546. Castle de Cardona – Photo 1714 – The Castle

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. Antonio Saura – Photo 1812 – The Cortes

Spain On This Day – September 23

1568 – Spanish naval forces rout an English fleet, under the command of John Hawkins, at the Battle of San Juan de Ulúa near Veracruz.1572 – Rebel forces in the Belgian city of Mons surrender to the forces of Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, third Duke of Alba. He was governor-general of the Spanish Netherlands between

Spain On This Day – September 19

1580 – The author of Don Quijote, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, was freed from captivity and enslavement in Algeria on 19th September 1580 following his capture while returning to Spain in 1575. Miquel de Cervantes Saavedra – Wikipedia 1771 – Order of Carlos III, the highest Spanish civilian honor is created.1868 – Naval uprising in

Spain On This Day – September 20

1519 – The Portuguese-born explorer, Ferdinand Magellan, set sail from Sanlúcar de Barrameda, Cádiz province, on the service of the Spanish crown with about 270 men on what was to be the first successful voyage around the world. He was killed in the Philippines two years later.1522 – Juan Sebastián Elcano took over command of

Spain On This Day – September 21

0672 – Wamba was chosen king of the Visigoths in the Valladolid town of Gérticos after Wamba named in his honor.1177 – Alfonso VIII Juan de la Cierva Cordorniu 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

Missing British man in the Benidorm area – help find him!

Mr Philip John PEARCE, who is 68 years old, was last seen on 9th September in Benidorm, and his family has not been able to find him since then. Mr Phillip John Pearce He is 5ft 6inc (170cm), medium build, blue eyes and speaks with a strong Somerset accent.When he went missing, he was wearing

Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, Steve Barclay, meets with representatives of UK Nationals in Madrid

They discussed the key issues affecting the more than 300,000 British citizens who have made Spain their home. During his visit to Madrid, the Secretary of State also spoke at an “Informative Breakfast” hosted by Spanish news agency Europa Press and met with business representatives. He also discussed the importance of citizens’ rights during his

Spain On This Day – September 2

Day of the Autonomous Region of Ceuta.1587 – Francis Drake attacks Cádiz, destroying the Spanish fleet moored in the bay Santiago Ramón y Cajal – YouTube 1729 – Felipe V officially creates the Mozos de Veciana, known now in Cataluña as Mossos de Esquadra, the regional police force1814 – The French withdraw from Barcelona in

Spain On This Day – September 10

1229 – Start of the Conquest of Mallorca by the troops of Jaime I of Aragon.1570 – Spanish Jesuit missionaries land in present-day Virginia to establish the short-lived Ajacán Mission. David Trueba – Photo 1831 – Law to create the Spanish Stock Market is passed1865 – Construction of the church of Nuestra Señora de