This page lists historical and other events on January 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1902 - Barcelona: The first issue of the weekly satirical magazine ¡Cu-Cut! is published, which would go down in history for the Events of Cu-Cut.
1914 - Utiel, Plana d'Utiel: Fidel García Berlanga, Valencian lawyer, politician and landowner (born 1859).
1916 - Sabadell, Vallès: Fèlix Sardà i Salvany, Catalan religious apologist and writer.
1964 - Barcelona: Pius Font i Quer, Catalan botanist, pharmacist and chemist (born 1888).
1984 - Barcelona: Sebastià Juan Arbó, Catalan writer (born 1902).
1997 - Pineda de Mar, Maresme: Joan Coromines, Catalan linguist.
2000 - Santpedor, Bages: Anna Maria Martínez Sagi, Catalan poet, trades unionist, periodista, feminist and republican athlete (born 1907).
2011 - Sant Llorenç de Morunys, Solsonès: Manuel Riu i Riu, Catalan historian (born 1929).