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February 10th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on February 10th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1808 - La Jonquera (l'Alt Empordà): With the pretext of attacking Portugal, in agreement with Treaty of Fontainebleau the first French troops enter Catalonia under the orders of General Duhesme  (Peninsular War).

1939 - Catalunya: The Francoist troops reach the French border. The rest of Catalonia is already occupied.

Births

1909 - Penàguila, Alcoià: Patrocini Agulló i Soler, active defender of the needy.

1920 - Figueres, Empordà: Josep Pallach i Carolà, Catalan politician and teacher (died 1977).

Deaths

2005 - Barcelona: Miquel Bauçà, Mallorcan poet (born 1940).

2005 - Manhattan (Nova York): Jordi Casals i Ariet, Catalan biologist, descoverer of the Lassa virus (born 1911).

Festivals and Commemorations





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