On 10 August 1859, a group of hotheads attacked a small marble tree near the city. The incident was used to start a conflict that, according to experts, united the whole of Spanish society.
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90 years on from the mass burning of churches in the Second Republic: the madness that Azaña refused to stopManuel P. Villatoro2021-06-06T18:42:49+00:00
On 11 May 1931, a torrent of anti-clerical violence broke out in the capital, leading to the burning of convents. The government, on the ropes, was forced to bring the army into the streets
And they wanted to conquer it in 4 hours… the humiliating English defeat of the Spanish Empire at Las PalmasManuel P. Villatoro2021-05-16T15:52:51+00:00
In 1595, the English corsair swooped on the city with the aim of plundering the Spaniards; he was scalded. The other day I was, how naive me, browsing through a well-known series platform (let's
On 16 March 1758, some two thousand Indians raided the mission of San Sabá, located in Texas, and annihilated all those who lived there. The event is remembered as one of the saddest in
The Franciscan monk founded nine missions across the Atlantic and fought to advance native society. However, a statue erected in his honour was recently beheaded in California. Heroes are not only those who, sword
Although today there is controversy on the subject, several letters from the time reveal that the British Jeffrey Amherst proposed to deliver smallpox-infested blankets to the natives who besieged For Pitt in the 18th
This sailor managed to resist the attack of the second largest fleet in history (195 ships) with only six ships in Cartagena de Indias. Brave, honourable, a good strategist... many are the adjectives
On March 26, 1929, this biplane broke the record of flight duration over the sea ofor a land aircraft. Among all the adventures that our aviation history treasures, Easter is very fond of