February 16th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on February 16th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1936 - Catalonia: The Front d'Esquerres wins the elections.


1862 - Barcelona: Miquel Utrillo, Catalan engineer, painter, decorator, art critic and artistic promoter (died 1934).

1891 - Sabadell: Lluís Papell i Comas, Catalan journalist and writer.

1928 - Balsareny, Bages: Pere Casaldàliga i Pla, Catalan priest.

1936 - València: Joan Piquer i Simón, Valencian film maker (died 2011).

1955 - Barcelona: Toni Xuclà, Catalan musician.


1931 - Madrid, Spain: Joan Vert, Valencian composer of zarzuelas (40 years old).

1964 - Petròpolis, Brasil: Emili Mira i López, Catalan psychiatrist.

2000 - Barcelona: Enric Casassas i Simó, Catalan chemist.

2011 - Singapur: Santi Santamaria, Catalan chef (born 1957).

2011 - Argelers, Rosselló: Jordi Barre, North Catalan singer songwriter (born 1920).

Festivals and Commemorations

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