Today is All Saints' Day and it is an important holiday in Spain because it is a strongly Catholic country. Today is a holiday here and many people will head to cemeteries to give offerings and honour the dead. The churches will be busy to day because All Saints' Day is a Holy Day of Obligation for Catholics which mean they have to go to mass.

Events on 1st November:

1512 - The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel was shown to the public for the first time.
1805 - Napoleon Bonaparte invaded Austria.

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