2014 in Spain
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List of years in Spain
Events of 2014 in Spain
- 3 January - the 75th anniversary of the Agencia EFE.
- 11 January – About 110,000 people march peacefully through Bilbao, demanding Basque independence and freedom for more than 600 ETA prisoners.
- 20 February - 20: Statements made by actor Javier Bardem in Paris during the presentation of a documentary produced by him on the human rights situation in Western Sahara causes a diplomatic row between France and Morocco.
- 11 March - the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Madrid train bombings
- 22 March – 101 people are injured and 29 arrested after an anti-austerity march turns violent in Madrid.
- 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. The announcement of the pending abdication is followed by large anti-monarchy demonstrations in Madrid and Barcelona.
- 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.
- 21 June - many events are seen around each of the 17 regional parliaments against economic cuts, which are a result of the crisis afflicting the country since 2008.
- 9 July - France denies having amended its penal policy by moving 2 ETA convicts to the prison in Mont-de-Marsan; closest to the Basque Country, which was their main region of operation.
- 9 November - The Catalan people vote in a referendum on whether and how they should exercise self-determination. The unionist government in Madrid does not recognise the authority of the vote.
- 18 November - UNESCO declares the Camino de Santiago of Spain as a World Heritage Site in Danger.
- 1 February – Luis Aragonés, 75, footballer and manager
- 25 February – Paco de Lucía, 66, flamenco composer, guitarist and producer
- 23 March - Adolfo Suárez, 81, 138th Prime Minister of Spain
- "110,000 march in Spain's Basque country". SBS. 12 January 2014.
- "Huge march in Spain after ban on ETA prisoner rally". BBC News. 11 January 2014.
- "101 injured, 29 arrested in Madrid as anti-austerity march turns violent". RT. 22 March 2014.
- Fiona Ortiz (2 June 2014). "Spain's King Juan Carlos abdicates". Reuters.
- "King Juan Carlos of Spain abdicates". BBC News. 2 June 2014.
- "Anti-monarchy protesters demand referendum following Spanish king's abdication". RT. 2 June 2014.
- "King Felipe VI calls for 'new Spain' as he is sworn in", BBC News. Accessed 19 June