March 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on March 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1821 - Alcoi (l'Alcoià): A Luddite-style working-class revolt begins.


1859 - Vilanova i la Geltrú: Gaspar Miró i Lleó, painter (died 1930).

1907 - Benissanet, Ribera d'Ebre: Artur Bladé i Desumvila, Catalan journalist and writer (died 1995).

1909 - Vilajuïga, Alt Empordà: Salvador Dabau i Caussà, composer of sardanas and havaneras (died 2002).


1974 - Barcelona: Salvador Puig i Antich, anarchist executed by the Francoist authorities (born 1948).

2013 - Sabadell: Francesca Forrellad, Catalan writer (born 1927).

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