El Cid leads his army against the Moors in Spain
On this day in 1094 Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar (known as El Cid), occupied the town of Valencia. When much of Spain was under Moorish... Read More
Federico Garcia Lorca – was he ‘An Andalusian Dog’?
On this day in 1898 the Spanish poet Federico Garcia Lorca was born near Granada, Andalusia. As a student he became friends with Salvador Dali... Read More
Salvador Dali’s surreal lifestyle
On this day in 1904 Spanish painter Salvador Dali was born. Dali’s work was matched by his extraordinary behaviour. As befitted a surrealist, his publicity... Read More