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July 28th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on July 28th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1686 - Arenys de Mar, Maresme: Consecration of Santa Maria d'Arenys by the Bishop of Vic.

1978 - Palma, Mallorca: The Consell General Interinsular is constituted at Bellver.

1993 - Andorra: Andorra joins the United Nations.

2010 - Barcelona: The Catalan deputies in the Parliament of Catalonia vote in favour of Popular Legislative Iniciative to abolish bullfighting in Catalonia (68 votes in favour of abolition, 55 against and 9 abstentions).

Births

1862 - Sant Quirze Safaja: Lluís Rodés i Pou, Catalan piarist.

1879 - Alacant, Alacantí: Gabriel Miró, Valencian writer (born 1930).

1951 - Benimàmet, València: Santiago Calatrava Valls, Valencian architect, sculptor, engineer and illustrator.

Deaths

2006 - València: Toni Mestre, Valencian journalist.

2010 - Barcelona: Maria Canals i Cendrós, Catalan pianist.

Festivals and Commemorations



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