This page lists historical and other events on September 21st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1354 - Sardenya: Pere III the Cerimonious begins his expedition against the island.
1932 - The Statute of Autonomy of Catalonia, known as the Estatut de Núria, is passed.
1938 - The president of the Republic, Doctor Negrín announces the retreat of the International Brigades to the League of Nations, which condemns the military coup, but doesn't answer the calls for help.
2003 - Barcelona: The Castellers of Barcelona build a 5 de 8 for the first time in their history.
2004 - el Ripollès: an eathquake, which registers 4.2 on the Richter scale, has its epicentre 8 km south-west Ripoll.
1876 - Barcelona: Juli González i Pellicer, Catalan painter and sculptor (died 1942).
1919 - Sabadell (Vallès Occidental): Teresa Rebull, Catalan singer-songwriter and political activist (died 2015).
1936 - Igualada (Anoia): Teresa Gimpera, Catalan actress and model.
1937 - Barcelona: Empar Baró i San Martín, Catalan theatre, cinema and television actress.
1941 - Barcelona: Núria Feliu, Catalan singer and actress.
1962 - Barcelona: Carles Sabater, lead singer of Catalan rock group Sau and actor.
1542 - Perpignan: Joan Boscà i Almogàver, Catalan poet and translator, especially of Spanish renaissance literature.
September 21st is the Saints Day of Sant Mateu, which as it is summer, is an excuse for Festa Majors around Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries.
Festes de Santa Tecla in Tarragona (Seventh day - 15th-24th September 2016)
If you think there's been an oversight or you can provide more historical detail about a particular event, I'd be delighted to hear from you.
Please complete the form below. You can also upload photos and images, by the way.
Do you have a great information to add or an opinion to express about on this topic? Share it!