June 28th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on June 28th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1811 - Tarragona : Attack and siege of the city by Napoleonic troops.

1888 - Barcelona: Founding congress of the UGT.

1931 - Catalonia: The coalition of left-wing republicans and socialists win the Spanish general elections.

2002 - Catalonia: The town crests of Salomó (Tarragonès) and Albatàrrec (Segrià) are approved.


1725 - Begís, Alt Palància: Antonio Ponz, learned Valencian painter and writer.

1813 - Vallmoll, Alt Camp: Maria Antònia París, Catalan nun, founder of the order of the Religioses de Maria Immaculada Missioneres Claretianes.

1828 - València: Joaquim Balader i Sanchis, Valencian playwright (died 1893).

1838 - Sabadell: Francesc Sallarès i Salt, Catalan Escolapio (Piarist).

1881 - Cadaqués: Carles Rahola i Llorens, journalist, writer, historian and politician from Girona.

1931 - Borriana, Plana Alta: Enric Monsonís Doming, Valencian liberal politician, second President del Govern (preautonomic) of the País Valencià (1979-1982. (died 2011).

1940 - València: José Sanchis Sinisterra, Valencian playwright and theatre director.


1860 - Barcelona: Pere Labèrnia Esteller, Valencian linguist (born 1802).

1960 - Lió, França: Jaume Vicens i Vives, Catalan historian, writer, professor and publisher (born 1910).

1967 - València: Enric Duran i Tortajada, Valencian poet and playwright (born 1895).

Festivals and Commemorations

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