This page lists historical and other events on January 14th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1714 - Arbúcies (la Selva): Catalan troops ambush and defeat a Borbón column of 800 men in the Battle of Arbúcies (War of the Spanish Succession).
1913 - Barcelona: A plenary session of the Institut d'Estudis Catalans approves the Normes Ortogràfiques of the Catalan language.
1870 - L'Escala: Josep Vicens i Juli, “l'Avi Xaxu”, composer of sardanas and musician.
1980 - Elx: Carolina Cerezuela, Valencian actress model.
1982 - L'Hospitalet de Llobregat: Víctor Valdés i Arribas, Former FC Barcelona goalkeeper.
1628 - València: Francesc Ribalta, Catalan painter influenced by tenebrism (63 years old).
1901 - Madrid: Víctor Balaguer i Cirera, Catalan liberal politician, romantic writer and historian (75 years old).
1925 - Sabadell: Josep Gorina i Pujol, Catalan textile factory owner.
1980 - Sabadell: Joan Maurí i Espadaler, Catalan painter (66 years old).
2004 - Oakland, Califòrnia: Joaquim Nin-Culmell, composer nacionalised US citizen with Catalan roots (born 1908).
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