April 15th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on April 15th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1938 - North of País Valencià: The Francoists occupy the region.

1977 - Perpignan: Beginning of the closing ceremony of Congrés de Cultura Catalana.

2015 - Barcelona: The Parliament of Catalonia approves the creation of El Moianès, which becomes the 42nd comarca in the Principality.


1908 - l'Arboç, Baix Penedès: Aureli Maria Escarré i Jané, Benedictine monk and abbot of Montserrat.

1921 - Barcelona: Joan Oncina i Espí, Catalan tenor (died 2009).

1980 - Vic, Osona: Raül López, Catalan basketball player.


1994 - Ceret, Vallespir: Enric Guiter, Nord-catalan linguist.

2015 - Banyuls de la Marenda: Teresa Rebull, Catalan singer-songwriter and political activist (born 1919).

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