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January 24th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on January 24th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

2009 - A windstorm left twenty dead in Catalunya and the País Valencià, as well as fires and other damage.

Births

1947 - Barcelona: Mercedes Sampietro Marro, Catalan film, theatre, television and dubbing actor.

1947 - Aldaia (l'Horta Oest): Jaume Ortí Ruiz, Valencian businessman and president of València CF between 2001 and 2004.

Deaths

1336 - Barcelona: Alfons the Benign, Count of Barcelona.

1939 - Cuernavaca, Mèxic: Manuel Penella Moreno, Valencian composer of sarsueles (born 1880).

1961 - Castelló de la Plana, Plana Alta: Francesc Mora i Berenguer, Valencian architect.

1980 - Sabadell: Lluís Papell i Comas, Catalan journalist and writer.

2015 - Sabadell: Joan Serra i Llobet, Catalan waterpolo player (born 1927).

Festivals and Commemorations



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