Málaga in History

Andalusia: Seville

Historical Events

  • 1704-08-24 Battle of Málaga: largest naval battle in the War of the Spanish Succession; Tactically indecisive but a Grand Alliance strategic victory
  • 1982-09-13 50 die in Spantax Airlines DC-10 on takeoff from Malaga, Spain

Famous Birthdays

Pablo PicassoPablo Picasso (1881-1973)

1881-10-25 Spanish painter (The Three Dancers, Guernica) and sculptor who co-founded the Cubist movement, born in Malaga, Andalusia, Spain

  • 1905-06-29 Manuel Altolaguirre, Spanish poet and publisher (La lenta libertad), born in Málaga, Spain (d. 1959)
  • 1906-04-09 Rafaela Aparicio [Rafaela Díaz Valiente], Spanish actress, born in Málaga, Spain (d. 1996)

Antonio BanderasAntonio Banderas (62 years old)

1960-08-10 Spanish actor (Philadelphia, Evita, Zorro), born in Malaga, Spain

  • 1961-06-11 María Barranco, Spanish actress (Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), born in Málaga, Andalusia, Spain