March 15th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on March 15th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1311 - Duchy of Athens: The Catalans defeat the Frankish army at the Battle of the River Cefís, the last great battle of the Almogàvers.

1992 - Catalonia: CiU win the elections to the Parliament of Catalonia for the third consecutive time. They won with an absolute majority.

Births

1925 - Sabadell, Vallès Occidental: Carme Obradors i Domènech, social worker.

1927 - Barcelona: Joan Segarra i Iracheta, FC Barcelona footballer.

1936 - Barcelona: Francisco Ibáñez Talavera, Catalan comic illustrator, creator of Mortadelo and Filemón.

1938 - Esparreguera, Baix Llobregat Lluís Subirana i Rebolloso, sardana expert.

1942 - Barcelona: Montserrat Figueras. Catalan soprano, specialising in old music.

1948 - València, l'Horta: Antoni Ortiz Fuster, known as Ortifus, humouristic Valencian illustrator.

1979 - Barcelona: Ariadna Oltra, journalist and TV presenter (Els Matins de TV3, TN Vespre, 3/24)

1981 - Palma, Mallorca: Briggite Yagüe, Mallorcan taekwondo fighter.

Deaths

1939 - Girona: Carles Rahola i Llorens, journalist, writer, historian and politician (born 1881).

2011 - València: Maria Beneyto i Cuñat, Valencian poet (born 1925).

Festivals and Commemorations





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