March 31st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on March 31st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1492 - The Catholic KIngs promote the Decree of the Alhambra, under which the Jews are expelled from the territories of the Crowns of Aragon and Castile and their possessions are confiscated.

1670 - Ceret, Vallespir: The Angelets de la Terra lay siege to the town (Revolt of Vallespir).

1861 - Founding of the Orfeó Lleidatà.

Births

1886 - Ponts: Antoni Samarra i Tugues, polyfacetic Catalan artist.

1955 - València: Vicent Boluda Fos, Valencian businessman, president of Real Madrid CF in 2009.

Deaths

1806 - Francesc Dorca, religiós, historian and intellectual from Girona.

1919 - Barcelona: Dolors Monserdà i Vidal, Catalan writer.

1994 - Barcelona: Josep Escobar, comic illustrator.

1994 - Vinaròs, Baix Maestrat: Eugeni Giner, Valencian comic illustrator and writer (70 years old).

Festivals and Commemorations





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