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February 4th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on February 4th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1939 - Girona: The Francoist troops occupy the city (Spanish Civil War).

Births

1858 - Tortosa (el Baix Ebre): Francesc Gimeno i Arasa,  Catalan painter and illustrator.

1892 - el Vendrell, Tarragona Province: Andreu Nin, Catalan politician and writer, who worked briefly as Trotsky's secretary and founded the POUM.

1914 - Dosrius, Maresme: Esteve Albert i Corp, Catalan poet, playwright, historian and cultural promoter.

1942 - Alcoi: Ovidi Montllor, actor and singer of the Valencian Nova Cançó.

1955 - Masquefa: Carme Junyent Figueras, linguist.

Deaths

1935 - Cartagena, Regió de Múrcia: Víctor Beltri i Roqueta, Catalan architect.

1996 - Arenys de Mar, Maresme: Fèlix Cucurull, Catalan writer and historian (born 1919).

2000 - Barcelona: Joan Capri, Catalan actor and comedian (82 years old).

2015 - Sant Cugat del Vallès, Vallès Occidental: Francesc Garriga i Barata, Catalan poet and teacher (born 1932).

Festivals and Commemorations



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