July 25th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on July 25th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1713 - Barcelona. The Siege of Barcelona begins Barcelona. The heroic Catalan  resistance lasted 413 days until 11th September 1714.

1835 - Barcelona. The burning of the convents.

1938 - Catalonia: In the early hours of the morning, the Republican troops cross the River Ebro and the Battle of the Ebro, the bloodiest of the Spanish Civil War, begins.

1980 - Public presentation of Terra Lliure.

1992 - Barcelona: The opening ceremony of the XXV Olympic Games.

2008 - The Club Bàsquet Girona leaves the basketball Liga ACB after 20 years of participation due to economic problems.

2014 - Barcelona: Jordi Pujol publicly confesses that for more than 30 years he has had undeclared money outside Spain.


1933 - Barcelona: Laly Soldevila, Catalan actress.

1945 - Barcelona: Ventura Pons, Catalan film director, screenwriter and producer.

1947 - Poble Nou (València): Fernando Roig Alfonso, Valencian businessman, president of Villareal CF.

1959 - Tavernes de la Valldigna, la Safor: César Ferrando Jiménez, Valencian footballer and coach.


1911 - Sabadell: Josep Santanac i Camps, first owner to start building the neighbourhood of Hostafrancs in Sabadell in 1883.

1978 - Sabadell: Lluís Creus i March, Catalan promoter of excursionism and cultural activist.

1982 - Barcelona: Jordi Rubió i Balaguer, Catalan intellectual, librarian, philologist and historian (born 1887).

1994 - Vilanova i la Geltrú: Ventureta Mestres i Gras, Catalan actress and soprano (born 1925).

2010 - la Garriga, Vallès Oriental: Josep Segú i Soriano, Catalan cyclist.

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