July 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on July 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1855 - Barcelona: The first General Strike in Catalonia.


1967 - Manlleu: Jordi Puntí i Garriga, Catalan writer, essayist and translator.

1979 - Nador, Marocco: Najat El Hachmi, Catalan writer and cultural mediator of Amazic origin.

1988 - Barcelona: Porta (Christian Jiménez Bundo), Catalan rapper.


1522 - Castelló d'Empúries, Empordà: Enric II of Empúries, Count of Empúries and Viceroy of Catalonia.

1855 - Barcelona, Josep Sol i Padrís, Catalan lawyer, factory owner, journalist and protectionist politician.

1911 - València: Teodor Llorente, Valencian poet and politician, main representative of the Valencian Renaissance, died from an attack of uremia.

1938 - Inca, Mallorca: Gabriel Buades i Pons, anarcho-syndicalist, assassinated by Francoist insurgents.

1992 - Badalona, Barcelonès: Camarón de la Isla, Spanish flamenco singer.

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