June 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on June 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1442 - Naples: Alfons the Magnanimous conquers the kingdom, after 6 months of siege.


1565 - Solsona: Francesc Ribalta, Catalan painter influenced by tenebrism (died 1628).

1928 - Barcelona: Carlos Barral i Agesta, Catalan publisher, politician and writer in the Spanish language (died 1989).


1906 - Torrejón de Ardoz, Comunitat de Madrid: Mateu Morral Roca, Catalan anarchist, responsible for the assassination attempt against Alfons XIII and Victòria Eugènia (born 1880).

1979 - Barcelona: Fèlix Goñi i Roura, member of Terra Lliure. (born 1958).

1989 - Escaldes-Engordany, Andorra: Josep Viladomat i Massanas, Catalan sculptor (born 1899).

2002 - Picassent, l'Horta Sud: José María Cervera Lloret, Valencian composer, conductor and music teacher (born 1910).

2016 - Argelaguer, la Garrotxa: Josep Pujiula i Vila, el Tarzan d'Argelaguer, Catalan lathe operator (born 1937).

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