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July 11th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on July 11th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1715 - Mallorca: The Borbón troops occupy the islands.

1961 - Barcelona: Òmnium Cultural is founded.

1978 - Sant Carles de la Ràpita, Tarragona: A tanker truck loaded with propane gas, suffers an accident, veers off the N-340 road into the Càmping Els Alfacs, explodes and 215 people die. As a result of the incident, a variant of the N-340 Sant Carles de la Ràpita is built.

Births

1890 - Catarroja (l'Horta Sud): Josep Manuel Izquierdo Romeu, Valencian musician and composer (died 1951).

1977 - Benimodo (la Ribera Alta): Abel Buades Vendrell, footballer.

Deaths

2000 - València: Francesc Ferrer Pastor, Valencian lexicographer.

1983 - els Monjos, Alt Penedès: Xavier Romeu i Juvé, Catalan writer, teacher and Marxist pro-independence politician.

Festivals and Commemorations



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