This page lists historical and other events on April 22nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1296 - Alicante: Jaume el Just conquers the city from the Castilians.
1866 - Andorra: Josep Caixal, Bishop of Urgell, publishes the "Nova Reforma" law.
1878 - Gràcia (currently Barcelona): First stone of the Church of Sant Joan de Gràcia is laid.
1990 - Catalonia: Despite protests from the citizenry, Felipe of Borbón goes to Balaguer i Cervera, where he receives the titles of Senyor de Balaguer and Count of Cervera. He then visits Montblanc.
1990 - València: Canal 9 broadcasts the first live pilota valenciana match.
1995 - Igualada: La Colla Castellera dels Moixiganguers d'Igualada give their first performance at the Hermitage of Sant Jaume Sesoliveres.
1761 - Xàtiva, la Costera: Francesc de Paula Martí Mora, Spanish engraver and stenographer, who introduced stenography to Spain.
1866 - València: Joan Josep Laguarda i Fenollera, Bishop of Urgell, Jaén and Barcelona
1890 - Carcaixent, la Ribera Alta: Joan Vert, Valencian composer of sarsuelas
1907 - Borriana, la Plana Baixa: Abel Mus, violinista, Valencian teacher and composer
1913 - Girona: Maria Assumpció Soler i Font, teacher, writer and journalist.
1914 - Sabadell: Jaume Girabau, Catalan communist politician, executed by the Francoist dictatorship.
1991 - Barcelona: Jordi Murphy, Catalano-Irish rugby player. Irish international.
1892 - Barcelona: Josep Maria Bocabella i Verdaguer, Catalan bookseller and philanthropist, who had the idea of building the Sagrada Família.
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