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June 12th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on June 12th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1295 - Bonifaci VIII declares Jaume II of Aragon, King of Sardinia and Corsica.

1424 - The poet, courtier and military leader, Jordi de Sant Jordi, grants his last testament.

1873 - Oristà: The Action of Oristà, armed confrontation between Carlist and Liberal troops, in the Third Carlist War.

1897 - Barcelona: Pere Romeu opens Els Quatre Gats.

1976 - Perpignan: Presentation of the Congrés de Cultura Catalana.

1987 - Tarragona: ETA commits the Atemptat d'Enpetrol.

Births

1907 - Sabadell: Josepa Figueras i Felip, Catalan radio presenter. (died 1992).

1921 - València: Luis García Berlanga Valencian screenwriter and film director (died 2010).

1978 - l'Hospitalet de Llobregat: Tatiana Sisquella, Catalan journalist (died 2014).

Deaths

2015 - Figueres, Alt Empordà: Antoni Pitxot, Catalan painter (born 1934).

Festivals and Commemorations



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