Monumento homenaje a los abogados laboralistas asesinados en Madrid

Cartel electoral del PCE

Don Juan Carlos I y su padre Don Juan de Borbón

Dolores Ibarruri

Pactos de la Moncloa

Diario de sesiones

Josep Tarradellas

 

The Transition´s Milestones
Año 1977

 

04th January
1977
  The National Court (Audiencia Nacional) is created.
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    Law 1/1977 of January 4th for the Political Reform.
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    The ‘Commission of the 9’ issues a Press statement.
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24th January
1977
A right-wing terrorist group breaks into a laborist lawyer´s firm at Atocha street, in Madrid. Five people are murdered and four are left wounded.
29th January
1977
  Suarez appears on television speaking to the Spanish people. The Press publishes a joint editorial under the name “For everyone´s unity".
08th February
1977
  Law-Decree of February 8th, 1977, on the right to political association, which then allowed the legalization of political parties.
   
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10th February
1977
  Once the Political Association Law is modified, the Ministry of Government opens a window to the signing up of political parties.
11th February
1977
  The Spanish Communist Party (PCE), presents the documentation to be legally listed as a political party.
23rd March
1977
  Royal Decree Law of Elections Norms is published in the States Official Bulletin (BOE). This will be the first set of rules that would rule in the first democratic elections.
   
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1st April
1977
  Article 2 of the Press and Print Law is derrogated (March 18, 1966) and other articles referring to censorship, sanctions or newspaper kidnappings are derrogated or modified.
     
    Law Decree about the restructuring of the organs depending on the National Council, as well as the new legal regime of Associations, Civil Servants and Movement Patrimony. This law meant total dissolution of the Movement..
   
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4th April
1977
  The right of labor union´s association regulatory Law is published in the States Official Bulletin (BOE).
   
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09th April
1977
  Legalization of the Communist Party, once the Attorney Committee emitted its favourable report.
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14th April
1977
  The Spanish Communist Party (PCE) accepts the Monarchy and the Spanish flag.
3rd May
 1977
  Suarez announces his decision to run for president in the upcoming elections as the candidate of the recently created Democratic Center Union (UCD).
14th May
 1977
  Don Juan of Borbon, father of Don Juan Carlos I, gives up his rights to the Crown, in a ceremony which took place at the Zarzuela.
     
   
Renuncia de Don Juan de Borbón
14th May
 1977
  Dolores Ibarruri returns to Spain.
27th May
 1977
  The Spanish confederation of Employers’ organizations(CEOE), is born.
31st May
 1977
  Torcuato Fernández-Miranda resigns as President of the Courts and of the Royal Council.
15th June
1977

  First general elections. UCD wins, without absolute majority.
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22nd July
1977
  Solemne jointly opening session of the Congress of Deputies and Senate. With it starts the First Legislature of democracy.
 
Diario de sesiones núm. 3 Diario de sesiones núm. 4 Diario de sesiones núm. 6
Diario de sesiones núm. 28 Diario de sesiones núm. 29 Diario de sesiones núm. 31
28th July
1977
  The government formally solicited negotiations of negociacions for the integration of Spain into the European Communities.
22nd August
1977
  The meetings for the project of the Constitution committee begin.
29th August
1977
  Royal Decree reestablishing the Catalan Generalitat.
14th October
1977
  The Amnesty Law is approved in the Courts.
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23rd October
1977
  Josep Tarradellas returns to Catalonia as President of the Generalitat. He is recieved by thousands of people and at a rally in Barcelona shouts the historic phrase, “Ciutadans de Catalunya! Ja sóc aquí!”. (Citizens of Catalonia! I am now here!)
25th October
1977

 

Moncloa Agreements is signed.
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Diario de las Cortes del Congreso de los Diputados. 27 de octubre de 1977
Boletín Oficial de las Cortes. 17 de noviembre de 1977
Texto de la intervención de José Luis Leal Maldonado en la jornada celebrada por la Fundación Transición Española sobre los Pactos de la Moncloa el 25 de noviembre de 2010.

The Moncloa Agreements in Arabic.

24th November
1977
  Spain enters the European Council.

 

 

 
 

 

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