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February 26th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on February 26th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1826 - Vic, Province of Barcelona: Santa Joaquima de Vedruna founds the Congregació de les Germanes Carmelites de la Caritat.

Births

1787 - Estagell, Rosselló: François Aragó, Catalan scientist.

1868 - Barcelona: Aureli Capmany i Farrés, Catalan folklorist.

1901 - Barcelona: Ramon Calsina i Baró, Catalan painter and illustrator.

1924 - Barcelona: Jordi Alumà i Masvidal, Catalan painter.

1942 - Barcelona (el Barcelonès): Guillermina Motta, Catalan singer-songwriter.

1948 - València (l'Horta): Rodolf Sirera Turó, Valencian translator, screenwriter and playwright.

Deaths

1889 - Olesa de Montserrat, Baix Llobregat: Paula Montal, Catalan nun, founder of the Escolàpies (born 1799).

1918 - Palma, Mallorca: Miquel Cabotà, Mallorcan socialist.

1989 - Barcelona: Antonio Jácome Pumar, founder of the Germans Missioners dels Malalts Pobres.

Festivals and Commemorations


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