December 6th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries





This page lists historical and other events on December 6th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


Events

1932 - Barcelona: The first Parliament of Catalonia of the Second Spanish Republic is constituted and Lluís Companys is elected President of Parliament.

1961 - Barcelona: The first issue of the magazine Cavall Fort is published.

1977 - Barcelona: The first Executive Council of the Generalitat de Catalonia after the death of Franco is constituted.

1978 - Spanish Territories: The referendum on the Spanish Constitution is held.


Births

1886 - Sabadell: Amadeu Aragay i Daví, Catalan politician, businessman and trades unionist.


Deaths

2008 - Alicante (Alacantí): Mikel de Epalza i Ferrer, arabist and translator of Basque origin.


Festivals and Commemorations

December 6th is the Day of the Spanish Constitution and is a public holiday. It is also the Saints' Day of Sant Nicolau and, although winter is upon us, it is still an excuse for Festa Majors around Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries.


Barcelona Province

Festa Major d'Hivern de Sant Nicolau in Malgrat de Mar (El Maresme)




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