Category: Spain

Christopher Columbus was thrown in jail upon his return to Spain…

Christopher Columbus was thrown in jail upon his return to Spain for mistreating the native population of Hispaniola.

In 1901 Spain, a woman adopted a male identity and married…

In 1901 Spain, a woman adopted a male identity and married another woman. The couple was later discovered and had to escape to Argentina. Their marriage certificate was never annulled, so this is the first recorded same-sex marriage in Spain, 100 years before it was legal.

A man from Spain skipped work for 6 years whilst still being…

A man from Spain skipped work for 6 years whilst still being paid before anyone noticed. And he would have gotten away with it too if it wasn’t for him getting an award for his 20 years of loyal service.