June 16th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on June 16th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1802 - Menorca: The Captain General of Mallorca, Joan Miquel Vives, takes possession of the island in the name of Spain after the end of the British occupation.

1870 - Barcelona: First Spanish Workers Congress.

1938 - Castelló (la Plana Alta): Francoist troops occupy the city.

1983 - Ascó (la Ribera d'Ebre): The nuclear power plant Ascó II begins working.

2009 - Prat de Llobregat: Terminal 1 of Barcelona International Airport opens.


1816 - Asp: Jenaro Alenda y Mira, Spanish writer and librarian (died 1893).

1913 - Vic, Osona: Andreu Colomer i Munmany, Catalan businessman and benefactor (died 2008).

1978 - Arenys de Munt, Maresme: Daniel Brühl, Catalano-German actor.


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