September 6th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on September 6th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1339 - Alborán Sea, facing Ceuta: a Catalan fleet led by Gilabert de Cruïlles defeated the Moroccan fleet.

1891 - Barcelona: Founding of the Orfeó Català by Lluís Millet and Amadeu Vives.


1644 - Algemesí, Ribera Alta: Joan Baptista Cabanilles, organist and composer of Baroque music (died 1712).

1937 - Sant Mateu (Baix Maestrat): Sergio Aragonés Domenech, Valencian and Mexican comic artist.

1975 - Barcelona: Oriol Ripol Fortuny, international rugby player.


1885 - Sant Martí de Provençals (Barcelona): Narcís Monturiol i Estarriol, Catalan inventor, intellectual and politician, inventor of the first manned submarine powered by a combustion engine (born 1819).

1951 - Barcelona: Manuel Folguera i Duran, Catalan engineer and politician.

Festivals and Commemorations

Barcelona Province

Festa Major de Les Corts (Seventh day - September 30th to October 9th 2016) (Les Corts, BarcelonaEl Barcelonés)

Festa Major de Sarrià (Seventh day - September 30th to October 9th 2016) (SarriàSarrià-Sant Gervasi, Barcelona,El Barcelonès)

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