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)

Person of interestPío Baroja

1872-12-28 Pío Baroja y Nessi, Spanish Basque writer, author of over 100 novels (The Struggle for Life, Zalacain the Adventurer), born in San Sebastián, Basque Country (d. 1956)

Spanish Writer Pío Baroja
Spanish Writer
Pío Baroja
  • 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