2001 in Spain

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2001
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See also: Other events of 2001
List of years in Spain

Events in the year 2001 in Spain.

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February[edit]

  • 5: Endesa and Iberdrola, two electrical companies announce that the merger process that began in October 2000 has stopped and will not be finalized.
  • 11: 7 Technicians of the Compañía Lírica die in a traffic accident.
  • 13: Javier Bardem is nominated for an Academy Award for his role in Julian Schnabel's film Before Night Falls, being the first Spanish actor to do so.
  • 22: Terrorist group ETA execute a car bombing that kills two employees of the company Elektra in San Sebastián.

April[edit]

May[edit]

13: The EAJ-PNV/EA coalition (Basque Nationalist Party and Eusko Alkartasuna) attains a great victory during the Basque regional elections, forming a government for the next four years. Juan José Ibarretxe stays on as president the autonomous community of the Basque Country.

August[edit]

  • 24: Singer Joaquin Sabina suffered a minor stroke because of excessive drug use that would lead him to the brink of death.
  • 31: After the death of twelve patients undergoing hemodialysis in Valencia, Madrid and Barcelona, The Department of Pharmacy decides granting a protective detention of a dialyzer marketed by multinational Baxter.

December[edit]

  • The Orquesta Ciudad de Almería, OCAL (City Orchestra of Almeria) is founded in the Province of Almería,

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