When:
July 17, 2018 all-day
2018-07-17T00:00:00-06:00
2018-07-18T00:00:00-06:00
Where:
http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/spanish-civil-war-breaks-out

July 17, 1936. General Francisco Franco led an uprising of army troops based in North Africa against the elected government of the Spanish Republic. Spain was quickly divided into a Nationalist and a Republican zone. Francos Nationalists drew support from Fascist Italy and Nazi Germany. On Apr 1, 1939, the Nationalists won a complete victory when they entered Madrid. Franco ruled as dictator in Spain until his death in 1975.

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