February 5th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on February 5th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1714 - Prats de Lluçanès (Osona) and Sant Feliu Sasserra (Bages): The Felipist troops destroy the towns.

1919 - Barcelona: The Canadenca strike begins.


1875 - Lleida (Segrià): Ricard Viñes i Roda, pianist and composer (died 1943).

1899 - Terrassa (Vallès Occidental): Joaquim Ventalló i Vergés, Catalan journalist, politician, translator, poet and publicist.

1905 - Sabadell (Vallès Occidental): Miquel Carreras i Costajussà, lawyer, historian, archivist and philosopher.

1916 - Llucmajor (Mallorca): Miquel Llompart Roig, Mallorcan track cyclist.

1917 - Sabadell: Joan Argemí i Fontanet, paediatrician.

1935 - Alcoi, l'Alcoià: Amand Blanquer i Ponsoda, Valencian composer and music teacher (died 2005).

1959 - Alcoi, l'Alcoià: Francisco González Sarrià, known simply as Francisco, Valencian singer.


1939 - Perpinyà: Teresa Mañé, better known as Soledad Gustavo, mother of Federica Montseny, founder of La Revista Blanca and the lay children's school in Vilanova i la Geltrú.

2007 - Miramar (la Safor): Joan Pellicer, Valencian populariser of ethnobotany (born 1947)

2015 - Trullars: André Sanac, rugby union player (born 1929).

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