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December 15th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on December 15th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1943 - Barcelona: Teatre Romea reopens after the Spanish Civil War.

Births

1846 - Barcelona: Eusebi Güell i Bacigalupi, Catalan factory owner, businessman and politician, who was probably best known as Gaudí's patron (died 1918).

1852 - Castelló de la Plana: Helena Sanz i Martínez de Arizala, Valencian mezzosoprano (died 1898).

1894 - Santiago de Xile: Joaquim Zamacois i Soler, Catalan composer and music teacher.

1926 - Barcelona: Josep Maria Castellet, Catalan writer, literary critic and publisher (died 2014).

1972 - Barcelona: Manuel Gibernau Bultó, known as Sete Gibernau, Catalan motorcycle racing rider.

1976 - Sabadell: Roger Garcia, Catalan footballer.

Deaths

1227 - Alemany d'Aiguaviva, Bishop of Girona.

1478 - Barcelona: Miquel Delgado, 33nd President of the Generalitat of Catalunya.

1909 - Barcelona, Province of Barcelona: Francesc d'Assís Tàrrega i Eixea, Valencian composer and guitarrist.

1917 - Barcelona: Teresa Guasch i Toda, founder, with Teresa Toda i Juncosa, of the congregation of the Germanes Carmelites Tereses de Sant Josep.

1950 - Barcelona: Josep Maria Folch i Torres, Catalan writer (born 1880).

1990 - Barcelona: Miquel Coll i Alentorn, Catalan politician, President of the Parliament of Catalonia between 1984 i 1988.

2004 - Barcelona: Miquel Bauçà Rosselló, Mallorcan writer.

Festivals and Commemorations


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