April 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on April 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1930 - The accused in the Complot del Garraf, who had planned to kill the Spanish monarch Alfonso XIII, are pardoned.


1876 - Barcelona: Lluïsa Vidal i Puig, Catalan painter.

1922 - Sabadell, Província de Barcelona: Lluís Casassas i Simó, Catalan geographer.

1953 - Barcelona: Miquel de Palol i Muntanyola, Catalan poet and narrator.

1956 - Sabadell, Vallès Occidental: Benet Casablancas i Domingo, Catalan composer.

1969 - Barcelona: Martí Gasull i Roig, Catalan language activist (died 2012).


1416 - Igualada: Ferran I of Aragon, known as Fernando of Antequera, King of Aragon, València, Mallorca, Sicily, Sardinia and (nominal) Corsica, duke (nominal) of Athens and Neopàtria, Count of Barcelona, Rosselló and Cerdanya (born 1380).

1900 - Barcelona: Francesc de Paula Clerch i Margall, Catalan clergyman.

1933 - Barcelona: Guerau de Liost, pseudonym of Jaume Bofill i Mates, Catalan poet. (born 1878)

1982 - Barcelona: Octavi Saltor i Soler, Catalan writer and politician (born 1902).

2003 - Barcelona: Terenci Moix, Catalan writer in Catalan and mainly in Spanish.

2009 - Barcelona: Rudy Ventura, trumpeter and musician personally very closely connected to FC Barcelona.

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