SYNCHRONIZED HISTORY. IRL-SPN
Peace Process and Good Friday Agreement.
Ceasefire of the Protestant Militias (UVF, UDA, UFF)
Ceasefire of IRA.
Olympics in Barcelona, First AVE line (High Speed Train) in Spain Madrid-Seville and a universal exhibition in Seville.
The Birmingham six and the Guilford four (“In the name of the father ” Film) Unfairly accused are released after fifteen Years in prison.
Mary Robinson is elected President of the Republic of Ireland, becoming the first female president.
Pro-British Gunman kills 3 attendees at the Burial of three IRA members in Belfast.
British Army kills three unarmed IRA members in Gibraltar.
British Army ambush and kill eight IRA members and one civilian.
ETA attacks on Hipercor and the barracks in Zaragoza: 32 killed.
Referendum in Ireland rejects divorce.
Spain joins the EEC.
Ireland opposes to european sanctions against Argentina during the falklands war.
First Socialist goverment of democracy in Spain.
Bobby Sands (Sinn Fein) dies in Hunger Strike.
Coup d´etat attempted by Tejero.
Hunger strikes of IRA prisoners begin.
Liberal nationalist Jack Linch´s Fianna Fail re-elected.
Industrial reconversion begins with serious labor disputes in shipyards and mines.
First general elections in Spain after the Franco regime.
The IRA accepts a ceasefire that will only last ten months.
Franco dies and the Constitutional Regime begins.
IRA steps up the bomb campaign.
ETA (Terrorist Organization) kills the Spanish president of the Goverment, Luis Carrero Blanco in a bomb attack.
Ireland enters the EEC.
Trade protocol between Spain and the USSR.
13 Irish civilians killed by the British Army.
The Legendary SEAT 124 sport is manufactured.
The protestant militia UDA is born.
The British goverment retaliates in Northern Ireland.
The Dama de Baza sculpture (4th century BC) appears in an archaelogical excavation in Granada.
The Battle of the Bogside takes place in Derry.
Juan Carlos de Borbón is proclaimed Prince of Spain.
Walt Disney Launches the “Prince of Donegal” movie based on irish clans struggles and Red Hugh O´Donell.
The Television channel La 2 of RTVE (Spanish Radio Television) is created.
The President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, of Irish descent, visits Dublin.
The workers unions USO and CCOO (Workers Commisions) are created.
The Guinness Record is created in Dublin, supported by the Guinness Distillery.
Spain enters the UN.
Ireland joins the League of Nations.
The First SEAT Factory is founded.
De Valera visits Derry for the first time.
FASA Renault (car manufacturer) is created in valladolid.
The Republic of Ireland is declared in the South.
The mandatory Disability Insurance (SOVI) is created.
Derry becomes a US naval base during WWII.
ENASA (National Auto Truck Company) is created which will manufacture the PEGASO truck.
The mandatory Health Insurance is created in Spain.
German bombing over Belfast.
Creation of RENFE (National Network of Spanish Railways).
Spain does not participate in WWII after the request of Hitler.
World War II begins, and will affect Northern Ireland.
The IRA (Irish Republican Army) begins a bombing campaign in England.
Irish Catholic Constitution.
Largo Caballero writes to Stalin thanking him for his collaboration in the civil war.
Civil war begins in Spain.
Irish people arrive in Spain to fight in support on both sides.
Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera founds Falange Española.
Eammon de Valera founds the Fianna Fail party.
Mandatory Maternity insurance is created.
Irish poet Yeats wins the Nobel prize for Literature.
General Primo de Rivera leads a coup d´etat with the support of King Alfonso XIII.
Civil War between the supporters of the division of Ireland and the opposers of the division treaty.
Island of Ireland Partition Treaty.
Spain suffers the defeat of Annual against Morocco.
Virus alarm coming from Europe and America that caused more than One Million deaths.
Sinn Fein wins Irish Parliament election.
Uprising against the English.
The world’s largest cruise ship, the Titanic, is built in Belfast, at the Harland and Wolff shipyards
The CNT Anarchist Union (National Confederation of Workers) is born in Spain.
Cuba, Puerto Rico and the Philippines becomes independent from Spain.
The Dama de Elche, appears in a excavation (Iberian art from the 5th century BC).
James Connolly founds the Irish Republican Socialist Party.
Doctor Gregorio Marañon, researcher, historian and essayist is born in Madrid.
The inventor and menber of the Armada Isaac Peral invents and builds the world's first electric submarine and that launched torpedoes.
Harry Fergusson (known by the Massey-Fergusson) was born in the Dromore area (County Down),he will be the inventor of a type of Tractor, a Monoplane in which he will fly, and a Formula I car with 4-wheel traction
Parnell tries to get self-goverment for Ireland.
The Boycott concept is Born in Ireland, when Irish farmers rose up against the English administrator of their lands, Charles C. Boycott.
St Patrick´s Cathedral in Dublin is restored with the financial help of Benjamin Lee Guinness.
O´Donell becomes the President of the Council of Ministers of Spain.
“The Fenians” an equivalent to the IRB (Irish Republican Brotherhood) are created in New York.
The Fenian pro-irish Movement is born.
“Norte” Railway Company of Spain is created.
Massive emigration of Irish people to the USA, Canada and Australia.
The First Spanish railway is created.
More than One Million dead and exiled Irish people.
A conservative constitution is created.
First railways in Ireland.
Cholera epidemic in Ireland.
New Spanish constitution, with peaceful alternations of political parties and parlamentary monarchy.
Uprising in Granja (Segovia) by the Carlist suitors against King Fernando VII.
General Carlos O´Donell founds the Casa de la Beneficencia in Valladolid.
The English build the “Martello” towers to protect the ports from the French.
The First Spanish Constitution (La Pepa) is created.
The Veto of Controversy prevents Catholics from being appointed to bishop vacancies.
Spanish Popular uprising against the French invasion.
The Irish Nationalist leader Robert Emmet, is hanged.
Balmis Expedition against smallpox, which will take the cure to spanish America and the Philippines.
The Parliament of Ireland is moved to England. Originating the Union Jack.
Spain and France against the English.
French fleet led by Wolfe Tone fails.
Ulster Catholic farmers group together in the secret society “The Defenders”.
The red and yellow flag is appointed as the official Spanish Flag.
Sheeps are introduced into Ireland from Scotland.
Spain in war against England supporting the independence of the United States. Spain Besieges Gibraltar.
Nano Nagle founds the Sisters of the Pesentation. Back when it was a crime for a catholic to teach.
Irish Rebel Wolfe Tone is Born.
The building of Burgos Cathedral is completed.
Arthur Guinness buys a distillery in Dublin and starts brewing its stout.
Carlos III accepts the Spanish throne.
St. Patrick´s Day is celebrated for the first time on March 17 in Boston (USA).
Construction of the Canal de Castilla begins. To transfer the grain of Castile to the ports of the North of Spain.
Handels´s “Messiah” is first played in public in Dublin.
An English fleet attacks the Spanish port of Guaira in the Caribbean.
Catholics have no right to vote.
Jonathan Swift incites a Boycott on English products.
Decree of Felipe V oredering his vassals to only buy national cloths and silks.
New criminal Laws against land ownership by Irish Catholics.
English and Dutch troops occupy Gibraltar.
Catholics cannot buy land.
First Bourbon King in Spain, Felipe de Anjou.
New Laws prohibit burials in Catholic cemeteries and command the exile of all priests.
Peace Treaty between France and Spain. Haiti is yielded.
William of Orange defeats the Catholics.
Spain goes to war with France.
The Catholic former King of England James II disembarks in Ireland.
The Hero of the Spanish Army Blas de Lezo is Born in Guipuzcoa.
King Charles II of England dies converting to Catholicism.
The Dominican Cristóbal Torres creates the University del Rosario in Bogotá (Colombia).
King Louis XIV of France sends an aid expedition to James II of Ireland.
The National side defeats the republican side.
The Playwright Calderón de la Barca from “The mayor Zalamea”, Life is a dream”… dies.
Writer Jonathan Swift (“Gulliver´s travels”) is born in Ireland.
Louis XIV of France declares war on Spain for the succession of Felipe IV.
The priest Francisco Piquer, creator of Monte de Piedad, is born.
Cromwell gains dictatorial powers as “Lord protector” of England, Ireland and Scotland.
Capitulation of Barcelona. End of els Segadors war.
English troops occupy Limerick.
Cromwell devastates Drogheda killing 3.000 inhabitants and destroying Catholic churches.
Cromwell ends Irish Uprising.
Plague epidemic in Seville
Spain recognizes the independence of the Netherlands.
The Catholic rebellion is crushed by Oliver Cromwell, who takes away the land of 44000 irish people.
Uprising of the Irish Clans. Thousands of English and Scots are Killed.
The Catalan Republic is declared to be placed under the Protectorate of France.
Charles I is crowned King of England, Ireland and Scotland until his beheading.
Capture of Breda (Netherlands) by the Spanish Tercios de Espínola (Picture of the spears)
Netherlands swers fidelity to Spain. Miguel de Cervantes, the greatest spanish universal writer, dies at 69.
English Protestants Settlers Plantation begins in Derry, renamed Londonderry
English Protestants settle in Ireland.
Felipe III orders the expulsion of the Moors from Spain.
Bushmills begins distilling its famous Whiskey.
The leaders of the main irish tribes head to Spain and Italy seeking aid.
The Universities of Oviedo and Pamplona are founded.
Jesuits and other Catholic priests are outlawed in Ireland.
Felipe IV is Born in Valladolid
The Peace of London is signed between James I of England and Felipe II of Spain.
The English commanded by Lord Mountjoy defeat the Irish.
Elisabeth I of England Dies.
The English Catholic comes to Valladolid to request help from Felipe III against the Protestant English repression. His image is what inspires the Vendetta mask
Red Hugh O´Donell Dies in Simancas (Valladolid).
Juan de Aguila surrenders in Kinsale to British troops.
Battle of Kinsale with Irish and Spanish against the English.
The Capital of Spain is moved to Valladolid, until 1606.
The Irish led by Hugh O´neill defeated the British in the battle of Yellow Ford.
Felipe II dies at the age of 71, is succeded by his 20 year old son Felipe III.
A Spanish Fleet departs from Lisbon to Ireland.
Trinity College is founded in Dublin.
Irish count Red Hugh O´Donell escapes from Dublin Catle Prison.
First Bull running in Pamplona.
The first potato is planted in Ireland by Sir Walter Raleigh.
The first Irish College in Spain is founded.
Captain Francisco de Cuéllar of the Great Navy is saved from drowning on the Irish coast of Sligo, where more than 1,000 Spanish soldiers drowned. De Cuellar begins to walk through Ireland and writes his famous letter to Felipe II
The Sapnish Navy in aid of the Irish is shipwrecked by storms on the ulster coast.
The Grand Armada leaves Lisbon on May 20 bound for England.
The catholic Mary I is executed in England by Elizabeth I
The pirate Francis Drake sacks Cadiz (south of Spain) and destroys part of the Spanish Armada
The 600 soldiers sent by Rome are massacred by the English forces of Walter Raleigh.
The North of Flanders (Protestant) of William of Orange becomes independent from Spain.
The Irish Earl of Ormond institutes the “scorched earth” policy in Munster.
Spain becomes the greatest power of the world with Felipe II
Irish uprising against the English. Spanish troops land in Munster to support them.
Miguel de Cervantes is taken prisoner by the berbers
First Irish language (gaelic) Book printed in Dublin.
Spain defeats Turkey in the battle of Lepanto
The reign of Felipe II begins
A papal bull reconciles Rome with Ireland.
Prince Felipe (Felipe II) gets married with his cousin Mary I of England.
The Spanish scientist Miguel Servet (discoverer of blood circulation) is burned in Switzerland instigated by the protestant Calvin
Henry VIII declares himself king of England and Ireland.
Henry VIII Protestant King, and contempt for catholics.
King Carlos I creates the Spanish Marine Infantry, the first landing force in the world.
The Earl of Kildare is sent to the Tower of London prison on charges of treason.
Felipe II was born in Valladolid.
The Dominican Francisco de Vitoria publishes in Valladolid and Salamanca the Right of Indians (and the Human Rights).
Elcano arrives in Spain after completing the first round the world voyage
The First Multilingual Bible is published in Spain by Cisneros Cardinal