February 9th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on February 9th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1908 - Barcelona - Opening of the Palau de la Música Catalana, designed by modernista architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner.

2005 - València: The Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua recognises the unity of the Catalan language while rejecting the term Catalan.


1884 - Barcelona: Josep Carner, Catalan writer.

1902 - Sabadell: Joan Llonch i Salas, Catalan textile businessman.

1926 - Barcelona: Manuel Cabero, Catalan choir leader.

1950 - València: Xavier Mariscal, Valencian designer and artist.


1925 - Sant Cugat del Vallès (el Vallès Occidental): Amanci Amorós Sirvent, Valencian musician and composer (born 1854).

1993 - Barcelona (el Barcelonès): Albert Viladot i Presas, Catalan journalist.

2003 - Sant Cugat del Vallès (el Vallès Occidental): Miquel Batllori, Catalan historian and Jesuit.

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