2014 in Spain

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2014
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Spain
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017
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See also: Other events of 2014
List of years in Spain

Events of 2014 in Spain

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Events[edit]

March for Dignity in Plaza de Colón, Madrid
  • 11 January – About 110,000 people march peacefully through Bilbao, demanding Basque independence and freedom for more than 600 ETA prisoners.[1][2]
  • 22 March – 101 people are injured and 29 arrested after an anti-austerity march turns violent in Madrid.[3]
  • 2 June – King Juan Carlos announces his intention to abdicate, after nearly 39 years on the throne. His son Felipe, Prince of Asturias, is to succeed him.[4][5] The announcement of the pending abdication is followed by large anti-monarchy demonstrations in Madrid and Barcelona.[6]
  • 19 June - King Juan Carlos I abdicates in favour of his son, King Felipe VI. Felipe is enthroned at the Congress building in Madrid, in a ceremony that does not include coronation. He then travels with his family to the Royal Palace in a Rolls-Royce and appears on the balcony to wave to crowds.[7]

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