September 28th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries





This page lists historical and other events on September 28th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


Events

1918 - Olot (Garrotxa): opening of the Biblioteca Popular, third in the network of public libraries set up by the Mancomunitat de Catalunya.

1974 - Figueres (l'Alt Empordà): Museu Dalí opens.

2003 - Salses (el Rosselló): without the presence of any French representatives, the conseller en cap of the Generalitat, Artur Mas and the town's municipal authorities open the Porta dels Països Catalans.

2004 - el Prat de Llobregat (el Baix Llobregat): the third runway of Barcelona Airport is opened.


Births

1435 - Gandia o València: Joan Roís de Corella, Valencian.

1819 - Figueres, Girona Province: Narcís Monturiol i Estarriol, inventor, Catalan intellectual and politician, inventor of the first manned submarine with a combustion engine (died 1885).

1837 - València: Vicent Wenceslau Querol i Campos, Valencian poet (died 1889).

1881 - Barcelona: Eugeni d'Ors i Rovira, Catalan writer and philosopher (died 1954).

1943 - Barcelona: Miquel Valls i Maseda, Catalan economist and businessman.


Deaths

1614 - València: Tomàs Cerdan de Tallada, magistrate, jurist, humanist, poeta and doctor in Valencian Law.

1964 - Barcelona (el Barcelonès): Ferran Canyameres i Casamada, Catalan writer.

2005 - Barcelona (el Barcelonès): Enric Gensana i Merola, Catalan footballer.

2009 - València (l'Horta): Paco Bascuñán, Valencian designer and painter (n. 1954).

2010 - Barcelona (el Barcelonès): Jaume Vallcorba i Rocosa, Catalan linguist and engineer.


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