This page lists historical and other events on July 24th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1832 - The Teatre Principal of València opens.
1936 - Matadepera, Vallès Occidental: Catalan businessmen Francesc Salvans i Armengol, and his son Joan Salvans i Piera, Agustí Prat i Marcet, Gaietà Vallès i Pujals, Joaquim Barata i Rocafort, Manuel Vallhonrat i Comerma i Josep Maria Duran i Torres, and the notary Francesc de Paula Badia i Tobella are murdered by Popular Front militia.
1938 - The Battle of the Ebro begins.
1942 - Trades union leader Joan Peiró is shot by firing squad in Paterna.
1930 - Barcelona: Eduard Manchón i Molina, Catalan footballer (died 2010).
1922 - Xàtiva, la Costera: Matilde Ridocci i Garcia, Valencian teacher, educator and writer (born 1843).
1942 - Paterna, Horta Oest: Joan Peiró i Belis, anarchist trades unionist, general secretary of the CNT in the 1920s and Minister of Industry during the Second Republic.
1957 - Sabadell, Vallès Occidental): Francesc Izard i Bas, Catalan industrial engineer.
1977 - Barcelona: Enric Casassas i Cantó, Catalan educator.
If you think there's been an oversight or you can provide more historical detail about a particular event, I'd be delighted to hear from you.
Please complete the form below. You can also upload photos and images, by the way.
Do you have a great information to add or an opinion to express about on this topic? Share it!