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February 15th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



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

Events

1932 - Terrassa (Vallès Occidental): The anarchists attack and occupy Ajuntament.

2003 - Barcelona: Nearly 350,000 people come out on the street to protest against the probable invasion of Iraq against United States. Apart from the one in Rome, it was the biggest demonstration against the Iraq WAr in the world.

2008 - Castellar del Vallès: The first issue of Actual of Castellar del Vallès.

Births

1878 - Sabadell, Vallès Occidental: Joan Vilatobà i Fígols, Catalan photographer and painter, one of the pioneers of the pictoralist movement in Spain.

1985 - Barcelona, Barcelonès: Víctor Tomàs i Gonzàlez, Catalan handball player.

Deaths

1781 - Ollers, Vilademuls (Pla de l'Estany): Baldiri Reixac i Carbó, Catalan teacher and priest.

1919 - Vilassar de Mar (Maresme): Jaume Almera i Comas, geologist and paleontologist, founder of the Museu Geològic del Seminari de Barcelona and creator of the first geological map of the Province of Barcelona (born 1845).

1986 - Sabadell (Vallès Occidental): Carme Obradors i Domènech, social worker.

1995 - Palma (Mallorca): Guillem d'Efak, Mallorcan writer and singer.

2005 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Josep Laporte i Salas, Catalan doctor and politician, president of the IEC and conseller of the Generalitat.

2008 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Glòria Roig i Fransitorra, Catalan actress and voice artist.

Festivals and Commemorations





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