April 13th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on April 13th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1766 - Elx, Baix Vinalopó: The authorities put down a revolt against the nobility.

1976 - València: The Taula de Forces Polítiques i Sindicals del País Valencià is constituted.


1928 - Barcelona: José Agustín Goytisolo i Gay, Catalan poeta in Spanish (died 1999).

1978 - La Pobla de Segur: Carles Puyol, captain of Futbol Club Barcelona.


1983 - Girona: Mercè Rodoreda, Catalan writer.

2003 - Sant Andreu de Sureda, Vallespir: Jean Petit, defender of minority languages in France.

Festivals and Commemorations

April 13th 2017 is Maundy Thursday or Dijous Sant and is an excuse for ceremonies and processions throughout Catalonia.

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