July 15th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



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

Events

1240 - Cullera (la Ribera Baixa): Jaume I conquers the town.

1693 - Second Germania: Battle of Setla de Nunyes.

1982 - País Valencià: The Estatut d'Autonomia del País Valencià is published in the DOGV. It had come into effect on July 10th, with its publication in the BOE.

2008 - Madrid (Spain): For the first time, the Government of Spain publish tax figures, which show that Balearic Island, Catalonia, el País Valencià and Madrid are the Spanish territories with the highest deficit.

Births

1854 - Sant Feliu de Codines: Sebastià Farnés i Badó, Catalan lawyer, shorthand expert, writer and folklorist.

1875 - València, l'Horta: Joaquim Dualde i Gómez, Valencian lawyer and politician, Minister of Public Instruction and Fine Arts (1934-1935) during the Second Spanish Republic. 

1889 - Sabadell: Dolors Miralles i Valls, teacher and promoter of women's labour rights.

1896 - Sabadell: Pau Abad i Piera, inventor and factory owner, pioneer of electronic engineering in Catalonia.

1951 - València: Joan Lerma i Blasco, First President of the Generalitat Valenciana (1983-1995) and Minister of Public Administracion of Spain (1995-1996).

Deaths

1968 - Valls: Antoni Muset i Ferrer, Catalan writer and poet (born 1892).

1978 - Barcelona: Joan Dotras i Vila, compositor, Catalan musician and teacher.

1979 - Sitges, Garraf: Josep Carbonell i Gener, Catalan writer, cultural promoter and patriot (born 1897).

2002 - Vic: Francesc Casanovas i Martí, founder of the Seminari del Poble de Déu.

Festivals and Commemorations





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