November 7th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries





This page lists historical and other events on November 7th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


Events

1583 - The village of Deià, in Mallorca, becomes independent from Valldemossa.

1659
- Illa dels Faisans (Bidasoa River, Basque Country): The Treaty of the Pyrenees is signed. The Spanish Monarchy cedes what we now call Catalunya del Nord (Northern Catalonia) to France: This comprises Rosselló, Conflent, Capcir, Vallespir and the northern half of La Cerdanya. In return, France would stop helping Catalonia in The Reapers' War, which was now over.

1705
- Carles III of Catalonia swears the Catalan Constitutions.

1809
- Hostalric: The Napoleonic troops sack and burn the town. The castle of Hostalric, however, resists.

1893
- Barcelona: The anarchist Santiago Salvador throws a bomb into the stalls of the Gran Teatre del Liceu and causes 20 deaths.

1971
- Barcelona: the Assemblea de Catalunya is founded in the church of Sant Agustí Nou.

1982
- Andorra, Alt Urgell and Baixa Cerdanya: the rains cause flooding, with 14 víctims. The area is cut off and the village of Pont de Bar is completely destroyed.

1999
- Vila-rodona: The Colla Vella dels Xiquets de Valls build a 3 de 8 aixecat per sota for the first time in the 20th century.

2005
- TV Mallorca is created.


Births

1911 - Algemesí, Ribera Alta: Joan Pere Segura de Lago, Valencian architect.
   
1920 - Barcelona: Joan Perucho, Catalan novelist, poet and art critic.
   
1923 - Molins de Rei, Baix Llobregat: Josep Maria Madorell i Muntané, Catalan puppeteer.
   
1928 - Camagüey, Cuba: Antoni Maria Oriol Tataret, professor of theology, specialist in Social Doctrine of the Church and an activist in the Federació de Cristians de Catalunya.
   

Deaths

1963 - Barcelona: Joaquim Folch i Torres, museum curator, historian and art critic.


Festivals and Commemorations

International Jazz Festival of Barcelona - Terence Blanchard & The E-Collective - Conservatori del Liceu

Festes de la Verneda-Sant Martí - Friday 4th to Sunday 20th October 2016




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