April 1st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on April 1st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1908 - L'Alguer (Sardinia): The first issue of the magazine La Sardenya Catalana is published.

2005 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): The Centre Nacional de Supercomputació is founded.

Births

1761 - Santa Coloma Sasserra, diocese of Vic: Francesc Mirambell i Giol, priest, lexicographer, historian and academic.

1767 - Barcelona: Domènec Badia i Leblich, Catalan spy, arabist and adventurer (died 1818).

1902 - Sabadell: Salvador Sarrà i Serravinyals, Catalan politician, businessman and writer.

1904 - Alcoi: Juan Gil-Albert Simón, Valencian poet and essayist. (died 1994).

1910 - Barcelona: Rosa Leveroni i Valls, Catalan writer.

1918 - l'Aranyó, la Segarra: Manuel de Pedrolo i Molina, Catalan writer.

1930 - Barcelona: Victòria Sau i Sánchez. feminist writer, psychologist and political activist (died 2013).

Deaths

1799 - Esparreguera: Narcís Casanoves i Bertran, Catalan composer and organist.

1966 - Barcelona: Josep Maria Pericas i Morros, Catalan architect who straddles the periods of Modernisme and Noucentisme (born 1881).

1971 - Sabadell: Gertrudis Artigas i Setó, expert on textiles and teacher at the Escola Industrial.

2016 - Barcelona: Josep Maria Dexeus i Trias de Bes, ginecologist.

Festivals and Commemorations





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