This page lists historical and other events on January 5th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
2004 - The start of broadcasts of Ràdio Vilamajor in Sant Antoni de Vilamajor (Vallès Oriental).
1713 - Jordi Joan i Santacília, Valancian scientist.
1881 - Maella (Matarranya): Pau Gargallo i Catalán, Catalan sculptor (died 1934).
1934 - Figueres (Alt Empordà): Antoni Pitxot, Catalan painter (died 2015).
1939 - València: Paco Muñoz, Valencian singer.
1942 - Terenci Moix, Catalan writer.
1958 - Jordi Botella Miró, writer.
1387 - Barcelona: Pere the Cerimonious, monarch of the Crown of Aragon (67 years old ).
1924 - València: Faustí Barberà i Martí, Valancian doctor, intellectual and politician (73 years).
1934 - Barcelona: Sebastià Farnés i Badó, Catalan lawyer, shorthand expert, writer and folklorist.
1937 - Porreres (Mallorca): Aurora Picornell Femenies, Mallorcan communist leader, killed by Francoists (born 1912).
1938 - el Brull, Osona: Bartomeu Rosselló-Pòrcel, Mallorcan poet and translator (born 1913).
1960 - Sant Celoni, Vallès Oriental: Quico Sabaté, anarchist militant and maqui, killed by the Guàrdia Civil (44 years).
1981 - Sabadell: Dolors Miralles i Valls, teacher and women's labour rights activist.
2001 - Barcelona: Anna Maria de Saavedra i Macià, Catalan poet (born 1905).
January 5th is the evening before Three Kings' Day, when the kings arrive in many towns and there's a procession.