This page lists historical and other events on December 19th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1359 - Cervera, la Segarra: The Corts Catalanes that would give rise to the Diputació General de Catalunya or Generalitat began.
1834 - Alcoi, l'Alcoià: Antoni Gisbert i Pérez, Valencian painter (died 1901).
1850 - Alaquàs, l'Horta Oest: Faustí Barberà i Martí, Valencian doctor, intellectual and politician (died 1924).
1868 - Barcelona: Josep Comas i Solà, Catalan astronomer and scientific writer, behind modern astronomy in Catalonia (died 1937).
1940 - Barcelona: Joan Viladomat i Massanas, musician and composer (55 years old).
1990 - Barcelona: Xavier Benguerel i Llobet, writer.
1991 - Sabadell: Joan Morral i Pelegrí, councillor on the Ajuntament de Sabadell and federal republican activist.
2003 - Badalona, El Barcelonès: Juan José Moreno Cuenca, known as El Vaquilla, actor and convicted criminal.
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