March 14th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on March 14th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1899 - Barcelona: Bartomeu Robert i Yarzábal, better known as Dr. Robert, is chosen as mayor of the city.

1952 - Barcelona: The anarchist maquis Pere Adrover Font el Iaio, Jordi Pons Argilés, José Pérez Pedrero Tragapanes, Ginés Urrea Piña i Santiago Amir Gruañas el Sheriff are executed at Camp de la Bota.

1993 - Andorra: The referendum to approve the country's first Constitution is held.

Births

1844 - Alcoi: Llorenç Casanova i Ruiz, Valencian painter

1883 - Barcelona: Joan Manén i Planas, violin virtuoso and composer.

1923 - Cambrils: Josep Salceda i Castells, official chronicler of the town of Cambrils

1937 - Andratx, Mallorca: Baltasar Porcel i Pujol, Mallorcan writer, journalist and literary critic

1947 - València: Carles Mira, Valencian screenwriter and film director

1950 - Pontellà: Pere Figueres, singer from Catalunya Nord.

Deaths

1978 - Madrid: Agustin Rueda Sierra, Catalan anarchist and anti-Francoist, murdered by the police in Carabanchel prison (born 1952).

2001 - Reus (el Baix Camp): Ramon Barnils, Catalan journalist.

Festivals and Commemorations





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