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June 24th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on June 24th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1925 - Barcelona: The Captain General of Catalonia Joaquim Milans del Bosch i Carrió orders the closure of the Camp de les Corts of FC Barcelona

1939 - Barcelona: The publication of Destino, founded in Burgos in 1937, begins.

2016 - Barcelona: The final of the French Rugby League is held in Barcelona, between Racing 92 and RC Toulon, with the result 29-21.

Births

1836 - Barcelona: Francesc Soler i Rovirosa, painter and stage designer, considered the major representative of realistic scenography in Catalonia (died 1900).

1902 - Terrassa, Vallès Occidental: Mateu Avellaneda, Catalan illustrator.

1970 - Barcelona: Sílvia Bel i Busquet, Catalan theatre, cinema and TV actor.

Deaths

1519 - Ferrara (Italy): Lucrècia Borja, daughter of Roderic Gil de Borja i Borja, was named Pope with the name Alexander VI in 1492 (born 1480).

2012 - Lleida (Segrià): Miki Roqué, jugador de futbol del Real Betis Balompié (born 1988)

Festivals and Commemorations

June 24th is the Saints' Day of Sant Joan




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