June 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on June 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1529 - Treaty of Barcelona (1529), posa final a les aspiracions de Francis I of Italy in Northern Italy.

1707 - el País Valencià: The publication of the Decree of Nova Planta, which abolished the government and administration. Another one affecting the Kingdom of Aragon was published on the day.

1794 - Barcelona: A mob attacks Reial Roselló (old regiment named Català Mazarí), killing hundreds of soldiers and taking the rest prisoner.

1837 - Xerta (Baix Ebre): Under the protection of General Cabrera, the Royal Espedition commanded by the Carlist pretender Carles Maria Isidre de Borbó crosses the River Ebro at Xerta.

1989 - The Audiència Nacional orders the freeing of Antoní Massaguer, Xavier Barberà and Ferran Jabardo, members of EPOCA condemned for the Batista i Roca case.


1520 - València: Nicolau Factor, Valencian Franciscan friar and Renaissance painter (died 1583).

1773 - Montmaneu, diocese of Vic: Agustí Torres, professor of human arts at the University of Cervera.

1881 - Sabadell: Pau Vila i Dinarès, Catalan teacher and geographer (died 1980).

1891 - Sabadell: Miquel Bertran i Oleart, last republican mayor of Sabadell.

1944 - Barcelona: Andreu Mas-Colell, Catalan politician, economist and university professor.

1949 - Parets del Vallès, Vallès Oriental: Joan Clos i Matheu, politician, Mayor of Barcelona from September 1997 to September 2006. From 2006 to 2008, he was Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce of the Spanish government.

1962 - Barcelona: Joan Laporta i Estruch, lawyer, president of Futbol Club Barcelona, diputat per part de SI i membre a les llistes d'ERC.

1963 - Perpinyà: Joan-Lluís Lluís, North Catalan writer.

1979 - Palma: Alejo Sauras, actor.


11892 - Barcelona: Emili Pi i Molist, psychiatrist.

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