Spanish Civil War erupts in 1936: A turning point in Spain’s history

The Spanish Civil War erupted in 1936, marking a pivotal turning point in Spain’s history. Lasting from 1936 to 1939, the war was a brutal and bloody conflict that pitted the forces of the Spanish Republic, supported by various leftist groups, against the Nationalists, led by General Francisco Franco and supported by conservative factions, the… Continue reading Spanish Civil War erupts in 1936: A turning point in Spain’s history

1492: Christopher Columbus Set Sail on His First Voyage to the Americas

In 1492, a pivotal moment in world history occurred when Italian explorer Christopher Columbus set sail on his first voyage to the Americas. This journey, funded by the Spanish monarchy, would ultimately lead to the discovery of a new world and forever change the course of history. Columbus had been obsessed with the idea of… Continue reading 1492: Christopher Columbus Set Sail on His First Voyage to the Americas