March 24th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on March 24th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.



1786 - Móra d'Ebre: Joan Baptista Siurana i d'Ossó, Spanish army officer and Catalan intellectual.

1897 - Sitges, Garraf: Josep Carbonell i Gener, Catalan writer, cultural promoter and patriot (died 1979).

1901 - Vila-real, Plana Alta: Manuel Calduch i Almela, Valencian pharmacist and botanist (died 1981).

1935 - Mataró, Maresme: Pere Pubill i Calaf, better known as Peret, creator of the Rumba Catalana. (died 2014).

1949 - Barcelona: Joaquim Maria Puyal, doctor in linguistics and radio commentator

1952 - Barcelona: Quim Monzó, Catalan writer.

1957 - Barcelona: Sílvia Munt i Quevedo, Catalan theatre, film and televisió actor, and film director.

1975 - València: Arturo Valls, Valencian actor and TV presenter.


1875 - Figueres, Empordà: Pep Ventura, composer sardanes (58 anys).

1924 - Sant Julià d'Altura: Miquel Ustrell i Serrabogunyà, Catalan rural landowner.

1954 - Barcelona: Carles Cardó i Sanjoan, clergyman and writer (73 years old).

2004 - Girona: Maria Assumpció Soler i Font, teacher, writer and journalist.

2007 - Barcelona: Albert Taulé i Viñas, Catalan priest and musician (born 1932).

2009 - Barcelona: Ricard Salvat i Ferré, Catalan writer, theatre director teatral and university professor (born 1934).

2016 - Barcelona: Johan Cruyff, football player and coach (68 years old).

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