Recent History of Spain

Main

Death of Franco

11/20/1975

failed coup of February 23, 1981

02/23/1981

PSOE faced challenges

1982 - 1985

This occurred due to the economic crisis

PSOE in power

1982 - 1996

General Strike

12/14/1988

Economic Crisis

1992 - 1993

Barcelona Olympics and Sevilla expo

1992

PP in Power

1996 - 2004

Economic Growth

1996 - 2000

Battle of Football

1997 - 1998

Mad Cow Crisis

2000

PP absolute majority

2000

Introduction into the Euro

2002

General Strike

06/20/2002

Oil Tanker accident

November 2002

Madrid Bombing

03/11/2004

PSOE in power

03/14/2004 - 2011

PP elected to Office

11/20/2011