This page lists historical and other events on October 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1924 - Barcelona: the Avi del Barça cartoon figure, drawn by Valentí Castanys, appears for the first time in the magazine "Xut!"
2004 - Barcelona: Pasqual Maragall, Jaume Matas, Marcel·lí Iglesias and Martin Malvi, representing Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, Aragon and the Migdia Pirineus, sign the constitutive Declaration Pirinees-Mediterranean Euroregion.
2004 - Spain: the government passes the Royal Decree which allows scientific research using stem cells for in vitro fertilisation.
2005 - Terrassa: The Federació Catalana de Korfbal gains full recognition from the International Korfball Federation (IKF) of which it had been a provisional member since 1997, and becomes the first Catalan National Team.
1829 - Barcelona: Emili Pi i Molist, psychiatrist.
1854 - Barcelona: Apel·les Mestres i Oñós, polifacetic artist, dedicated drawing, poetry, playwrighting, music, graphic design, translation, collecting and gardening.
1892 - Barcelona: Lola Anglada, Catalan children's storyteller and illustrator.
1908 - València: Vicent Asencio i Ruano, Valencian composer (died 1979).
1916 - Barcelona: Núria Folch i Pi, Catalan publisher (died 2010).
1918 - Sabadell, Vallès Occidental: Andreu Castells i Peig, Catalan painter, historian and publisher.
1892 - Girona: Aurora Bertrana i Salazar, Catalan writer.
1979 - Castellar del Vallès: Ignasi Giménez Renom, mayor of Castellar del Vallès.
October 29th is the Saints' Day of Sant Narcís and an excuse for Festa Majors around Catalonia.
Fires de Sant Narcís - Girona -Thursday October 28th to Sunday November 6th 2016
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