February 28th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on February 28th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1465 - Calaf (l'Anoia): Battle of Calaf or of Prats de Rei during the Catalan Civil War.

1789 - Barcelona: Disturbances and riots known as the Rebomboris del pa.

1808 - Barcelona: French occupy La Ciutadella and Montjuïc Castle by surprise.


1913 - Sabadell: Joan Maurí i Espadaler, Catalan painter (died 1980).

1921 - Paterna (l'Horta Oest): Antoni Ferrandis Monrabal, Valencian actor (died 2000).

1942 - Algemesí (la Ribera Alta): Bernat Adam Ferrero, Valencian composer, conductor and musicologist.

1985 - Palma (Mallorca): Víctor Casadesús, footballer.


1903 - Madrid: Laureà Figuerola i Ballester, Catalan economist and politician.

1954 - Barcelona: Apolinar de Cáceres Gordo, magistrate.

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