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April 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on April 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1011 - First documented mention of Viladecans

1153 - Siurana (Priorat): Ramon Berenguer IV completes the conquest of the area, which was the last Moorish stronghold in the Principality of Catalonia.

1708 - Puigcerdà, Cerdanya: The Borbón troops occupy the town (The War of the Spanish Succession).

1814 - Barcelona: Napoleon's French troops leave the city and the occupation ends.

1998 - València: FC Barcelona wins the Copa del Rey by beating Reial Club Deportiu Mallorca at Estadi Lluís Casanovas.

2013 - London: El Celler de Can Roca is elected the best restaurant in the world by Britain's The Restaurant Magazine.

Births

1815 - Santa Maria d'Oló: Joan Plans i Costa, drugstore owner, Mayor of Sabadell and President of the Caixa d'Estalvis de Sabadell.

1852 - Alcoi: Vicent Costa i Nogueras, composer and pianist (died 1919).

1880 - Vilanova i la Geltrú: Magí Marcé i Segarra, Catalan politician and Mayor of Sabadell.

1914 - València: Beatriu Civera, Valencian novelist (died 1995).

1930 - Manacor: Miquel Àngel Riera Nadal, Mallorcan writer (died 1996).

1975 - Barcelona: Betsabé García Álvarez, Catalan philologist and writer, specialist in the history of contemporary feminism in Catalonia and Spain.

Deaths

1712 - València: Joan Baptista Cabanilles, organist and composer of Baroque music (born 1644).

1909 - Barcelona: Amalia Domingo Soler, spiritist, writer and feminist (born 1909).

1916 - Barcelona: Pacià Ross i Bosch, Catalan Carlist painter and illustrator (born circa 1851).

1943 - Barcelona: Ricard Viñes i Roda, Catalan pianist (born 1875).

1959 - Sierra de Valdemecas, Conca: Joaquim Blume i Carreras, Catalan gymnast.

1975 - Barcelona: Agustí Duran i Sanpere, Catalan historian, archiver and archeologist (born 1887).

Festivals and Commemorations



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