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In its origin, Ferrol was a fishing port. However, its development was due to Philip V, who recognized the strategic value of its estuary and built the arsenal in A Graña and the shipyards. Ferrol went on to control the maritime interests of Spain in Continue Reading

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The father of modern art, Spanish artist Francisco de Goya painted royal portraits as well as more subversive works in late 1700s and early 1800s. Goya was born to a lower middle class family in 1746, in Fuendetodos in Aragon. He studied painting from age Continue Reading

On March 27, 1977, two Boeing 747 passenger jets, operating KLM Flight 4805 and Pan Am Flight 1736, collided on the runway at Tenerife North Airport in Tenerife. Resulting in 583 fatalities. The collision occurred when the KLM airliner initiated its takeoff run while the Continue Reading

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