March 5th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on March 5th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1916 - Palma, Mallorca: Football club Alfonso XIII, which would become RCD Mallorca, is founded.


1872 - Barcelona, Barcelonès: Joaquim Malats i Miarons, Catalan pianist and composer (died 1912).

1894 - Barcelona: Josep Maria de Sagarra i de Castellarnau, prolific Catalan poet, novelist, playwright, journalist and translator. (died 1961).

1964 - Barcelona, Barcelonès: Jordi Galceran i Ferrer, playwright and writer.

1938 - Badalona, Barcelonès: Jordi Dauder i Guardiola, Catalan actor.

1943 - València,Horta de València: Manuel Ángel Conejero, Valencian English language philologist, actor and playwright.

1967 - Alacant, Alacantí: José Bordalás Jiménez, Valencian footballer and coach.


1745 - Morella: Carles Gassulla d'Ursino, Valencian jurist, politician, playwright and poet.

1965 - Barcelona: José María Ovies Morán, Asturian film and dubbing actor, known for his voice in Spanish of Groucho Marx in the film A Night At The Opera or of Christ in Marcelino pan y vino

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