April 9th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on April 9th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.



1888 - Lleida (el Segrià): Pius Font i Quer, Catalan botanist, pharmacist and chemist (died 1964).

1916 - Barcelona: Juan-Eduardo Cirlot Laporta, Catalan poet, art critic, hermeneutic, mithologist and musician (died 1973).

1916 - Badalona: Joan Forns i Jordana, better known as Li-Chang, Catalan illusionist (died 1998).

1929 - Banyoles: Pere Verdaguer i Juanola, writer (died 2017).

1962 - Barcelona: Isabel Coixet, film director and screenwriter.


1818 - Alella, Maresme: Agustí Canelles i Carreres, Catalan astronomer and mathematician (born 1765).

1938 - Burgos (Castella i Lleó): Manuel Carrasco i Formiguera, Catalan politician, murdered by Francoists.

2015 - Barcelona: Xavier Vinader, Catalan journalist (born 1047).

Festivals and Commemorations

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