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December 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on December 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1307 - Barcelona: Jaume II the Just orders the persecution of the Order of the Knights Templar in the Crown of Aragon and the expropriation of its wealth.

1976Barcelona: The Teatre Lliure (Free Theatre) opens a year after the death of General Franco

1977 - Barcelona: The military authority imprisons Albert Boadella, director of Els Joglars, because it considered La Torna, premiered two days earlier, did not fulfill the permission limitations.

Births

1753 - Alacant: Francisco Javier Balmis, military dictor and surgeon to Carles IV.
   
1932 - Sabadell: Albert Taulé i Viñas, Catalan priest and musician (died 2007).
   
1940 - Xàtiva: Raimon, Valencian singer-songwriter.
   
1943 - Sabadell: Pep Torrents, Catalan theatre, television and cinema actor, who also worked as a director and a voice artist.

Deaths

1925 - Sant Feliu de Guíxols (Baix Empordà): Juli Garreta i Arboix, composer of sardanas.
   
1930 - Capellades (Anoia):Amador Romaní i Guerra, amateur archeologist
   
1932 - Madrid (Spain): Amadeu Vives i Roig, Catalan composer and writers (born 1871).
   
1937 - Barcelona: Josep Comas i Solà, Catalan astronomer and science educator, introducer of modern astronomy to Catalonia (born 1868).
   
1938 - Sant Sebastià de Montmajor (Vallès Oriental): Joan Vila i Cinca, Catalan painter.
   
1977 - Sabadell: Joan Miralles i Orrit, born in Zaragoza and mayor of Sabadell in 1936.

Festivals and Commemorations


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