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December 19th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on December 19th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1359 - Cervera, la Segarra: The Corts Catalanes that would give rise to the Diputació General de Catalunya or Generalitat began.

Births

1834 - Alcoi, l'Alcoià: Antoni Gisbert i Pérez, Valencian painter (died 1901).

1850 - Alaquàs, l'Horta Oest: Faustí Barberà i Martí, Valencian doctor, intellectual and politician (died 1924).

1868 - Barcelona: Josep Comas i Solà, Catalan astronomer and scientific writer, behind modern astronomy in Catalonia (died 1937).

Deaths

1940 - Barcelona: Joan Viladomat i Massanas, musician and composer (55 years old).

1990 - Barcelona: Xavier Benguerel i Llobet, writer.

1991 - Sabadell: Joan Morral i Pelegrí, councillor on the Ajuntament de Sabadell and federal republican activist.

2003 - Badalona, El Barcelonès: Juan José Moreno Cuenca, known as El Vaquilla, actor and convicted criminal.

Festivals and Commemorations


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