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February 27th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on February 27th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1670 - Arles, Vallespir: Els angelets de la terra take control of the town (Revolt of Vallespir).

1793 - València: The people of the city rebel against the French.

Births

1863 - València: Joaquim Sorolla i Bastida, Valencian painter (died 1923).

1865 - Sabadell: Domenec Ceret i Vilà, Catalan actor and film director.

Deaths

1641 - Barcelona: Pau Claris, politician and ecclesiast, President de la Generalitat de Catalunya.

1827 - Madrid, Spain: Simón de Rojas Clemente y Rubio, Valencian botanist (49 years old).

1871 - Barcelona: beat Josep Tous i Soler, caputxin monk and founder of the Caputxines de la Mare del Diví Pastor.

1888 - València: Ciril Amorós i Pastor, Valencian lawyer and politician (born 1830).

1934 - Barcelona: Josep Llimona i Bruguera, sculptor, considered one of the best representatives of Catalan modernist sculpture.

1944 - Buenos Aires: Salvador Ribé i Garcia, mayor of Sabadell during the Republic.

1952 - Barcelona: Fructuós Gelabert i Badiella, director, screenwriter, cameraman and film producer.

2015 - Barcelona: Rosa Novell i Clausells, actress and director.

Festivals and Commemorations


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