October 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries





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


Events

1282 - Pere II the Great, Count of Barcelona and King of Aragon, manages to take control of the island of Sicily.
    
1928 - Constituent Assembly of Catalan Separatism approves the Provisional Constitution of the Catalan Republic.


Births

1912 - Esplugues de Llobregat: Josep Cruset Porqué, poet, writer and and columnist in Spanish (died 1998).
   
1963 - Sueca, Ribera Baixa: Manuel Baixauli Mateu, Valencian writer and painter.

Deaths

1853 - París: François Aragó, Catalan scientist.
    
1991 - Barcelona (el Barcelonès): Maria Aurèlia Capmany i Farnés, writer and cultural activist.


Festivals and Commemorations

Barcelona Province

Festa Major de Les Corts (Third day - September 30th to October 9th 2016) (Les Corts, BarcelonaEl Barcelonés)

Festa Major de Sarrià (Third day - September 30th to October 9th 2016) (SarriàSarrià-Sant Gervasi, Barcelona,El Barcelonès)

Around Catalonia

Concurs de Castells . International Castells Competition in Tarragona (Second Day - October 1st and 2nd 2016)




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