San Sebastián in History

Basque Country: Bilbao

Historical Events

  • 2018-08-15 Bar-hopping for pintxos (Basque tapas) in San Sebastián, Spain, named world's best food experience in Lonely Planet's Ultimate Eatlist

Famous Birthdays

  • 1846-11-02 Antonio Peña y Goñi, Spanish composer, born in San Sebastián, Spain (d. 1896)

Pío BarojaPío Baroja (1872-1956)

1872-12-28 Spanish Basque writer, author of over 100 novels (The Struggle for Life, Zalacain the Adventurer), born in San Sebastián, Basque Country

  • 1886-01-10 Jose Antonio de Donostia, Basque musicologist & composer, born in Donostia/San Sebastián, Spain (d. 1956)
  • 1897-09-18 Pablo Sorozábal, Spanish composer, born in San Sebastián, Spain (d. 1988)
  • 1907-01-07 Nicanor Zabaleta, Spanish harpist, born in San Sebastián, Spain (d. 1993)
  • 1913-08-13 Francisco Escudero, Basque composer, born in San Sebastián, Basque Autonomous Community, Spain (d. 2002)
  • 1974-02-21 Iván Campo, Spanish footballer, born in San Sebastián, Spain