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April 10th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on April 10th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1834 - At the beginning of the First Carlist War, an attempt by the Carlist General Manuel Carnicer to connect with the Carlists of Catalunya Nova fails in Maials, where the liberal leaders Josep Carratalà and Manuel Bretón won a resounding victory known as the Action of Maials.

2011 - Barcelona: The popular street poll on the independence of Catalonia is held in Barcelona, ending a year and a half of polls throughout the country.

Births

1763 - Cervera, Diocese of Solsona: Benet Maria Moixó i de Francolí, Benedictine monk who became Archbishop of Charca in South America.

1816 - Tortosa: Jaume Tió i Noé, poeta, playwright and publicist (died 1844).

Deaths

1902 - Barcelona: Bartomeu Robert, better known as Dr. Robert, doctor and politician (born 1842).

1928 - Barcelona: Eudald Canivell, typographer and designer of Catalan type, first librarian of Biblioteca Arús (born 1858).

Festivals and Commemorations




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