|Covid-19|1560 - Gijón city archives active (approximate date).
1721 - Palacio de Revillagigedo built.
1797 - Real Instituto Jovellanos founded.
1842 - Population: 16,558.
1865 - Casa consistorial de Gijón built.
1878 - El Comercio newspaper begins publication.
1888 - El Bibio bullring opens.
1892 - El Musel port opens.
1900 – Population: 47,544.
1905 - Sporting de Gijón is founded.
1930 - Population: 78,239.
1940 - Population: 101,341.
1955 - The construction of the Universidad Laboral finished.
1981 - Population: 255,969.
1982 - Part of 1982 FIFA World Cup football contest held in Gijón, including the controversial match between West Germany and Austria.
1987 - Vicente Álvarez Areces becomes mayor.
1992 - Palacio de Deportes opens.
1999 - Paz Fernández Felgueroso becomes mayor.
2003 - Jardín Botánico Atlántico (garden) founded.
Carmen Moriyón becomes mayor.
Timeline of Gijón Wikipedia
The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Gijón, Spain.