December 3rd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on December 3rd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1842 - Barcelona: In order to put down a popular revolt, the Spanish army, commanded by General Espartero, bombs the city from the Castle of Montjuïc.

- Barcelona: a group of students demonises the Institució Catalana d'Història Natural, cuurently affiliated to the Institut d'Estudis Catalans.


1729 - Olot, la Garrotxa: Antoni Soler i Ramos, Catalan composer and organist (died 1783).
1895 - Barcelona: Conxita Supervia, Catalan mezzosoprano (died 1936).
1899 - Barcelona: Noel Clarasó i Serrat, Catalan writer.
1936 - Bonn, Alemanya: Max Cahner, publisher, politician and Catalan literature historian (died 2013).
1939 - València: Joan Francesc Mira, Valencian writer, anthropologist and sociologist.


1956 - Catalina Pocoví Mayol, Mallorcan commentator and farmer.
1971 - Madrid: Rafael Rivelles Guillem, Valencian actor (born 1898).
1996 - Barcelona: Joaquim Ventalló i Vergés, Catalan journalist, politician, translator, poet and publicist.

Festivals and Commemorations

International Jazz Festival of Barcelona - Ignazi Terraza-Bert van der Brink - Conservatori del Liceu

Festa Major Sant Andreu de Palomar (Friday 25th November to Thursday 8th December 2016) (Sant Andreu de PalomarSant Andreu, BarcelonaEl Barcelonès)

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