February 22nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on February 22nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1919 - Barcelona: The Sindicat Únic d'Aigua, Gas i Electricitat of the CNT begins La Canadenca strike.

1957 - Barcelona: The first Assemblea Lliure d'Estudiants is held at the University of Barcelona. It is put down by the Francoist authorities with a number of students being arrested.

Births



Deaths

1726 - La Coruña, Galícia: Antoni de Villarroel, military defender of Barcelona during the siege of 1714 (69 years old).

1927 - Sabadell: Francesc de Paula Bedós i Arnal, metge, Catalan writer and book lover.

1938 - Barcelona: Miquel Llobet i Solés, Catalan composer and guitarist (59 years old).

1985 - Barcelona: Salvador Espriu, Catalan poet (71 anys).

Festivals and Commemorations





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