December 25th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



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

Events

1921 - Barcelona: Opening of the Estadi Català in la Foixarda.

1928 - Barcelona: First edition of the swimming Copa Nadal Femenina.

1932 - Barcelona: Fire at Magatzems el Siglo.

Births

1875 - València: Manuel Benedito Vives, Valencian painter, perpetuator of the 19th century Valencian school (died 1963).

1912 - Barcelona: Jaume Gubianas i Jovés, painter.

1956 - Barcelona: Xavier Borràs i Calvo, Catalan writer and journalist.


Deaths

1583 - València: Nicolau Factor, Franciscan friar, Renaissance painter and Valencian beat (63 years old).

1849 - Barcelona: Andreu Avel·lí Pi i Arimon, historian and epigraphista specialising in history of Barcelona.

1933 - Barcelona: Francesc Macià i Llussà, Catalan politician and general, 122nd President of the Generalitat of Catalonia.

1948 - Prada de Conflent: Pompeu Fabra, Catalan philologist and engineer.

1955 - Barcelona: Fructuós Gelabert i Badiella, Catalan film maker (born 1874).

1983 - Palma: Joan Miró i Ferrà, painter

1998 - València: Vicent Ventura i Beltran, Valencian journalist and politician, founder of the Partit Socialista Valencià. (born 1924).

2015 - Barcelona: Montserrat Gudiol i Corominas, Catalan painter (born 1933).

Festivals and Commemorations

December 25th is El Dia de Nadal or Christmas Day: The commemoration of the birth of Jesus Christ in Western Christianity Jesús and one of the most important Christian festivals.

The Saints' Day of Sant Pere Nolasc, friar and founder of the Order la Mercè.




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