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January 19th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on January 19th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1811 - Vila-seca (el Tarragonès): The French troops are beaten (Peninsula War).

2009 - First edition of the Catalan cinema awards, Premis Gaudí.

Births

1602 - Perpinyà, Rosselló: Anna Maria Antigó, Order of Saint Clare nun (died 1676).

1832 - València: Salvador Giner i Vidal, Valencian composer and music teacher (died 1911).

1867 - Tordera, Maresme: Prudenci Bertrana, Catalan modernista writer (died 1941).

1883 - Xàtiva, la Costera: Beat Gonçal Vinyes Massip, Valencian priest and poet.

1907 - Barcelona: Pere Pi Calleja, Catalan mathematician (died 1986).

1915 - Lleida: Víctor Torres, Catalan politician (died 2011).

1919 - Barcelona: Joan Brossa, Catalan poet, playwright and plastic artist.

1929 - Premià de Mar: Antoni Gutiérrez Díaz, el Guti, Catalan paediatrician and politician.

Deaths

1305 - València: Roger de Llúria, military leader educated in the court of the King of Aragon (born 1250).

1939 - Sabadell: Eulàlia Garriga i Casals, teacher committed to the education and promotion of working women.

Festivals and Commemorations



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