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June 21st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on June 21st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

2006 - Barcelona: Pasqual Maragall announces that he won't stand for reelection as President of the Generalitat.

Births

1847 - Vic (Osona): Martí Genís i Aguilar, Catalan writer. (died 1932)

1879 - Manlleu: Josep Guardiet i Pujol, Catalan priest murdered in 1936.

1882 - el Tarròs, Tornabous, l'Urgell: Lluís Companys i Jover, Catalan politician, 123rd President of the Generalitat of Catalonia, executed by the Francoist regime at Montjuïc in 1940.

1890 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Lluís Mas i Gomis, Catalan textile theoretician and historian.

1908 - Algemesí (Ribera Alta): Martí Domínguez Barberà, Valencian journalist and writer.

1933 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Joaquim Blume i Carreras, Catalan gymnast.

1943 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Salomé, Catalan singer.

Deaths

1773 - Madrid: Jordi Joan i Santacília, Valencian scientist and sailor.

1992 - Sueca (la Ribera Baixa): Joan Fuster, Valencian writer.

Festivals and Commemorations





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