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February 24th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on February 24th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1462 - Barcelona: The Sant Maties plot.

1937 - Palma: The Francoists shoot the Republicans Emili Darder, the Mayor of Palma, Antoni Maria Ques Ventanyol, Alexandre Jaume Rosselló, at the time deputies, and Antoni Mateu Ferrer, the Mayor of Inca, at the entrance to the cemetery.

Births

1815 - Cameles, Rosselló: Andreu Toront, inventor of the modern tenora.

1971 - Barcelona, Barcelonès: Pedro Martínez de la Rosa, Catalan racing driver.

Deaths

1874 - Barcelona, Barcelonès: Josep Anselm Clavé i Camps, Catalan musician and politician, founder of the Cors de Clavé.

1937 - Palma, Mallorca: Emili Darder i Cànaves, Mallorcan politician, Mayor of Palma, shot by Francoists.

Festivals and Commemorations





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