April 25th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on April 25th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1707 - Almansa, Kingdom of Castile: The Felipist troops beat the Austriacists at the Battle of Almansa, which lead to Castile occupying the Kingdom of València (The War of the Spanish Succession).

Births

1968 - Barcelona, el Barcelonès: Ferran Martínez Garriga, Catalan basketball player.

Deaths

1196 - Perpignan, Comtat del Rosselló: Alfons the Chaste, also known as the Troubador, first king of the Crown of Aragon, founder of the Orde d'Alcalá de la Selva.

1965 - Santiago de Chile: Salvador Sarrà i Serravinyals, Catalan politician, businessman and writer.

1969 - Montevideo, Uruguay: Margarida Xirgu i Subirà, Uruguayo-Catalan actress.

1972 - Castelldefels, Baix Llobregat: George Sanders, British actor.

2014 - Barcelona: Francesc Vilanova i Bayó, Tito Vilanova, football player and coach.

Festivals and Commemorations





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