December 6th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on December 6th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1932 - Barcelona: The first Parliament of Cataloniaof the Second Spanish Republic is constituted and Lluís Companys is elected President of Parliament.

1961 - Barcelona: The first issue of the magazine Cavall Fort is published.

1977 - Barcelona: The first Executive Council of the Generalitat de Catalonia after the death of Franco is constituted.

1978 - Spanish Territories: The referendum on the Spanish Constitution is held.


1886 - Sabadell: Amadeu Aragay i Daví, Catalan politician, businessman and trades unionist.


2008 - Alicante (Alacantí): Mikel de Epalza i Ferrer, arabist and translator of Basque origin.

Festivals and Commemorations

December 6th is the Day of the Spanish Constitution and is a public holiday. It is also the Saints' Day of Sant Nicolau and, although winter is upon us, it is still an excuse for Festa Majors around Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries.

Barcelona Province

  • Festa Major d'Hivern de Sant Nicolau in Malgrat de Mar (El Maresme)

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