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April 14th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on April 14th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1931 - Barcelona: Francesc Macià proclaims the « Catalan Republic in the Iberian Federation», a pro-independence action that would be diluted until the proclamation of the Second Spanish Republic.

1943 - Barcelona: The opening of the Museu d'Història de la Ciutat.

1976 - Barcelona: Gonzalo Pontón founds Editorial Crítica.

1994 - Vallès Occidental: Badia del Vallès separates from Cerdanyola del Vallès and Barberà del Vallès to form a separate municipality.

2002 - Figueres (Alt Empordà): The Orquestra de Cambra de l'Empordà impulses the foundation of the Orquestra Filharmònica de Catalunya.

2005 - Madrid: The Council of Ministers approves the bill that permits the return of the documents that were in the Arxiu General de la Guerra Civil de Salamanca and the creation of the Centre Documental de la Memòria Històrica in the city.

Births

1886 - Tornabous, Província de Lleida: Salvador Seguí i Rubinat, known as the «Noi del Sucre» (Sugar Boy), anarcho-syndicalist.

1894 - Barcelona: Enric Casassas i Cantó, Catalan pedagogue.

1920 - Cervera, Lleida Province: Josep Benet i Morell, historian, publisher and politician.

1931 - Barcelona: Fanny Da Rosa, writer.

1951 - Íllora, Andalusia: José Eduardo González Navas, Catalan politician.

1952 - Figueres (Alt Empordà): Carles Coll i Costa, musician.

Deaths

1864 - Tarragona: Josep Domènec Costa i Borràs, Archbishop of Tarragona, founder of the Missioneres de la Immaculada Concepció.

1910 - Madrid, Spain: Emili Sala i Francés, Valencian painter (born 1850).

1937 - Barcelona: Francesc de Paula Xercavins i Rius, Catalan psychiatrist (born 1855).

2014 - Barcelona: Albert Manent i Segimon, Catalan writer.

Festivals and Commemorations





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