Sunday, April 27, 2008

April 27th in History -- the bombing of Guernica, Spain

On April 27, 1937, the city of Guernica was heavily bombed, supposedly by German planes, an incident that inspired Pablo Picasso’s famous painting Guernica (1937). The city’s architectural highlights include the Council or Parliament House (1824–33), the Tribunales (law courts), and the church of Santa María la Antigua (1418).

Read the full article on Guernica in the Britannica

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