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February 7th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on February 7th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1221 - Palma: The Mallorcan Agermanats revolt demanding the release of the leaders of the guilds, who had been imprisoned the day before.

1946 - Barcelona: The Franco Regime uses the explosion of a firework at the University of Barcelona as a pretext to start a repression campaign against Catalanist students.

Births

1836 - Reus, Province de Tarragona: Josep Tapiró i Baró, Catalan painter (died 1913).

1873 - Sabadell, Barcelona Province: Paco Mutlló i Noguera, factory owner, banker and politician.

1902 - Pont Major, Girona: Camil Geis i Parragueras, poet, musician and Catholic priest.

1913 - Barcelona: Ramon Mercader, Catalan soldier and politician, best known as the assassin of Leon Trotsky.

1940 - Felanitx: Miquel Bauçà Rosselló, Mallorcan writer.

1950 - Barcelona: Ramon Solsona i Sancho, Catalan writer, journalist and publicist.

Deaths

1602 - València: Francesc Agustí Tàrrega, Valencian writer and priest (born 1554).

1911 - Sabadell: Pau Colomer i Oliver, textile factory owner, businessman, writer and promoter of Catalan culture.

1916 - Vic: Josep Torras i Bages, Catalan priest and writer.

1939 - Pont de Molins, Alt Empordà): Anselmo Polanco Fontecha, Bishop of Teruel, beatified.

Festivals and Commemorations



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