The Battle of Morales, part of the Peninsula War over the Iberian Peninsula, was fought on the 2nd of June, 1813.
Considered a victory for the British and a defeat for the French, the battle took place in the region of Toro, Zamora, Spain.
The Peninsula War was part of the larger Napoleonic Wars, and lasted a few days short of six years.
International Unemployment Day was an event that took place at the time of the Great Depression, occurring on the 6th of March, 1930. Hundreds of thousands of people around the world, including in the United States, Germany, England, France, Spain and Austria marched to protest mass unemployment.
In New York City and Detroit the protests turned violent, with baton-wielding police attacking crowds of tens of thousands.
New York’s The Communist newspaper gave the incorrect date for the event.
Germany, the non-Soviet country with the largest Communist Party, also saw their protests turn violent, while in Austria demonstrators clashed with Fascist youth in the streets of Vienna.
The death of Sir John Moore X
Part of the Peninsula War (1807-14), the Battle of Corunna took place in Spain on the 16th of January, 1809.
Fought in Galicia, the battle was between the United Kingdom and France, and concluded with a British victory. However, the battle also paved the way for French occupation of other areas.
The British lost 900 men; the French lost between 600 and 700.
Amongst the British dead was Sir John Moore, who was reassured of his victory before he died.