Woman convicted of pimping and murdering children lynched

May 12, 1913 Barcelona, Spain Spanish child-murderer Enriqueta Martí is lynched Martí spent her days begging at charities and convents, using street children she claimed as her own to further her deceit. She would then murder the children or prostitute them to wealthy clients whom she would socialize with at night. When she was arrested…

The 1066 Granada Massacre

December 30, 1066 Granada, Spain A Muslim mob storms the royal palace, crucifying the Jewish vizier Joseph ibn Naghrela and massacring approximately 4,000 Jews Tensions were high in Granada between the Islamic and Jewish faiths, especially because the vizier Joseph ibn Naghrela was considered to be pulling the strings of the king who was reportedly…

FLW: died doing his duty

Famous Last Words Horatio Nelson Cape Trafalgar, Spain October 21, 1805 "Thank God I have done my duty … Drink, drink, fan, fan, rub, rub." Nelson, famously known to have ignored his admiral's signal to call of an attack by holding the telescope to his blind eye (where the phrase "turn a blind eye" originates),…