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July 7th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on July 7th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1977 - Mallorca: The Mallorcan libertarian group Terra i Llibertat peacefully occupies the virgin island of Sa Dragonera (Balearic Islands) in order to halt plans for its urbanisation.

Births

1872 - Castelló de la Plana: Josep Ribelles Comín, Valencian bibliographer, journalist and cultural activist (died 1951).

1872 - Barcelona: Joan Lamote de Grignon i Bocquet, pianist, composer and conductor (died 1949).

1874 - Montuïri, Mallorca: Catalina Pocoví Mayol, Mallorcan commentator and farmer (died 1956).

1953 - Flix: Xavier Sabaté i Ibarz, Catalan politician.

Deaths

1724 - Vienna: Antoni Desvalls i de Vergós, Catalan Austriacist military leader.

1895 - Barcelona: Josep Oriol Mestres i Esplugas, Catalan architect and nativity scene designer.

1955 - Benimaclet, València: Carles Salvador i Gimeno, Valencian poet, ethnologist and grammatician (born 1893).

1959 - el Port de Pollença, Mallorca: Hermen Anglada i Camarasa, Catalan painter.

1982 - Terrassa: Agustí Bartra i Lleonart, Catalan poeta, prose writer and university professor.

2003 - Esparreguera, Baix Llobregat: Lola Lizaran, Catalan actress (born 1932).

2005 - València: Amand Blanquer i Ponsoda, Valencian composer and music teacher (born 1935).

Festivals and Commemorations



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