July 9th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on July 9th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1403 - Borriana, Kingdom of València: Martí the Humane bestows the right of primacy to the city.

1558 - Ciutadella de Menorca: The year of Sa Desgràcia, when the Turks attack the city.

1713 - Principality of Catalonia: The Junta de Braços decideds to hold out in defence of the country against Felipe V.

1792 - Barcelona: Founding of the Pia Associació de les Germanes Hospitalàries de la Santa Creu by Teresa Cortés i Baró.

1873 - Alcoi: The Anarcho-syndicalists take control of the Ajuntament during the Revolució del Petroli.


1830 - Russafa (València): Ciril Amorós i Pastor, Valencian lawyer and politician (died 1888).

1923 - Lleida: Josep Vallverdú i Aixalà, Catalan writer of children's books.


1848 - Vic: Jaume Balmes i Urpià, Catalan philosopher, theologian and Catholic cleric.

1873 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Esteve Paluzie i Cantalozella, liberal paleographer, teacher and antiquarian.

1959 - Sabadell: Ramon Bassols i Genís, doctor and founder of the Amics de Núria.

1986 - Barcelona: Joan Baptista Cendrós i Carbonell, Catalan businessman, philanthropist and cultural promotor (born 1916).

1991 - Sabadell (Vallès Occidental): Dolors Viñas i Camps, Catalan teacher and journalist.

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