January 15th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on January 15th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1931 - Mallorca: Homage by the Associació per a la Cultura de Mallorca to Miquel Costa i Llobera.

1939 - Tarragona: Tarragona is occupied by Nationalist troops during the Spanish Civil War.

1981 - Andorra: With the creation of the Andorran government, called the Consell Executiu, the separation of powers in the country begins and the process of reforms that would culminate in the drawing up of the Constitution, voted on in referendum on March 14th 1993.

1978 - Barcelona: The Scala fire kills 4 workers affiliated to the CNT. Members of the union are blamed. Anarchists claim the fire is the result of a government plot.


1874 - Barcelona: Fructuós Gelabert i Badiella, director, scriptwriter, camera operator and film producer.


1728 - Segòvia: Joan Baptista Basset i Ramos, Austriacist military leader who led the Valencian revolt against Felipe V ahead of the Maulets.

1729 - Palma: Mateu Reus, Rotget, is executed.

1963 - Palma: Antoni Torrandell i Jaume, Mallorcan composer.

2005 - Barcelona: Victòria dels Àngels, opera singer, soprano.

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