This page lists historical and other events on October 9th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans..
827 - Catalunya: Ubayd Allah Abu Marwan, leading an army from the emirate of Cordoba, attacks Central Catalonia and Barcelona and lays siege to Girona without managing to enter the city.
1238 - València: Jaume I the Conqueror enters Valencia at the head of a Catalano-Aragonese army.
1935 - València: Big demonstration by the Pàtria Valenciana in favour of the Estatut d'Autonomia.
1977 - València: Massive demonstration in support of the Estatut d'Autonomia for the País Valencià.
1994 - Catalunya: bad flooding in various places.
1828 - Sabadell: Francesc de Paula Clerch i Margall, Catalan cleric.
1839 - Barcelona: Frederic Soler i Hubert, also known as Serafí Pitarra, Catalan playwright, poet and theatre promoter (died 1895).
1851 - Sabadell: Pau Colomer i Oliver, textile factory owner, trader, writer and promotor of Catalan culture.
1901 - Barcelona: Tomàs Garcés i Miravet, Catalan lawyer, poet, translator and university professor (died 1993).
1912 - Gandia, la Safor: Gonçal Castelló i Gómez-Trevijano, Valencian writer (died 2003).
1920 - Barcelona: Carlos Pérez de Rozas y Sáenz de Tejada, Catalan photographer and journalist.
1928 - Barcelona: Ignasi Iglésias i Pujadas, playwright and poet linked to the Modernista movement.
1953 - la Vall d'Uixó (la Plana Baixa): Honori Garcia i Garcia, Valencian notary, historian and publicist.
1954 - Barcelona: Aureli Capmany i Farrés, Catalan folklorist.
1974 - Mèxico: Pere Bosch i Gimpera, Catalan archeologist and pre-historian.
October 9th is also the Diada Nacional del País Valencià or Valencian National Day so there are festivals throughout the Comunitat Valenciana
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