September 25th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries





This page lists historical and other events on September 25th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


Events

1411 - Vinaròs (el Baix Maestrat): the rivals of the Trastàmara hold the Corts.

1882 - Barcelona: the Museu Martorell d'Arqueologia i Història Natural opens, with the collections of Francesc Martorell. This was the first museum in Barcelona with a special building constructed for it, which was designed by Antoni Rovira i Trias.

1904 - Castellar del Riu (el Berguedà): the aplec of the Pi de les Tres Branques is held for the first time.

1962 - Mass floods cause 441 dead and 374 missing in the comarques of el Vallès Occidental, el Vallès Oriental, el Barcelonès and el Baix Llobregat.

1973 - Barcelona: Arrest of Salvador Puig i Antich.

2004 - Sueca (Ribera Baixa): Toni de l'Hostal (grandson) is elected president at the 4th Congrés de Figures Mundials.

2011 - Barcelona: the last bullfight in Catalonia is held at La Monumental.


Births

1896 - Sabadell, el Vallès Occidental : Ricard Marlet i Saret, Catalan woodcut engraver, painter and sculptor.

1896 - Valls, Alt Camp: Robert Gerhard i Ottenwaelder, Catalan composer.

1952 - Sabadell: Montserrat Casals i Couturier, journalist and historian of Catalan literature (died 2015).

1964 - Barcelona: Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Catalan writer, who writes in Spanish.


Deaths

1954 - Vilanova i la Geltrú, el Garraf: Eugeni d'Ors, Catalan writer and politician, cultural activist and founder Escola de Bibliotecàries.

2009 - Barcelona: Alícia de Larrocha i de la Calle, Catalan pianist and piano teacher (born 1923).

2015 - Barcelona: Manuel Oltra i Ferrer, Catalan composer (born 1922).


Festivals and Commemorations

September 25th is the Saints Day of La Mare de Déu de Misericòrdia, who is patron saint of El Maresme and Reus in El Baix Camp, which has a festival on this day.

Barcelona Province

Les Festes de la Mercè (Last/fourth day - 22nd-25th September 2016) (Barcelona, el Barcelonès)

Around Catalonia

Les Festes de la Misericòrdia in Reus (el Baix Camp)




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