This page lists historical and other events on December 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1875 - València: Francesc Almarche i Vázquez, Valencian historian (died 1927).
1876 - el Vendrell, Baix Penedès: Pau Casals i Defilló, Catalan cellist (died 1973).
1914 - Girona: Domènec Balmanya, Catalan footballer (died 2002).
1955 - Granollers: Claudi Arimany i Barceló, internationally famous flautist, in terms of interpretative style and musical concept considered direct heir to Jean-Pierre Rampal, under whom he studied and accompanied in many concerts.
1962 - Amer, la Selva: Carles Puigdemont i Casamajó, journalist, politician and 130th President of the Generalitat of Catalonia.
1859 - Barcelona: Pròsper de Bofarull i Mascaró, Catalan archiver and historian (born 1777).
1942 - Sant Quirze Safaja (Moianès): Màrius Torres, Catalan poet (born 1910).
1943 - Barcelona: Carme Karr, writer in Catalan, composer and feminist activist.
2009 - Barcelona: Joan Oncina, Catalan tenor (born 1921).
2015 - Girona, Gironès: Edward Hugh, English economist.
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