September 5th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on September 5th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1229 - Salou (el Tarragonès): the fleet that would conquer Mallorca set sail under the orders of Jaume I.

1909 - Paterna (l'Horta de València): Gaspar Brunet and Joan Olivert makes the first airplane flight in the Catalan-speaking countries.

1976 - Barcelona: Joaquim Maria Puyal makes the first radio broadcast of a football match in Catalan since the Civil War in 1936.

2005 - Calvià (Mallorca): IB3 Televisió begins regular broadcasting.


1908 - Berlin, Germany: Joaquim Nin-Culmell, composer who was nationalised US citizen with Catalan roots (died 2004).

1930 - Barcelona: Joaquim Molas i Batllori, Catalan writer, historian and university professor.


Festivals and Commemorations

Festa Major of Sant Quirze del Vallès (Sant Quirze del Vallès,el Vallès Occidental)

Festa Major of Torredembarra.

Saint Madruina, legendary abadess of Sant Pere de les Puel·les in Barcelona.

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