March 20th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on March 20th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1179 - Sòria : The Treaty of Cazola is signed.

1829 - Torrevella: The earhquake of Torrevella.

1925 - Catalonia: Despite having promised the Lliga Regionalista that he wouldn't do it (in return for their support), Primo de Rivera dissolves the Mancomunitat de Catalunya.

1980 - Catalonia: The first elections to the Parlament since the Second Republic; Heribert Barrera is elected President of the Parliament and Jordi Pujol becomes President of the Generalitat.



1969 - Sabadell: Josep Garcia-Planas Cladellas, Catalan textile manufacturer.

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