June 3rd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on June 3rd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1809 - Barcelona: After a trial at La Ciutadella, the Napoleonic authorities execute most of those involved in La Conspiració de l'Ascensió, amongst them Aulet and Massana (Peninsular War).

2006 - Tarragona: Gimnàstic de Tarragona achieves promotion to the Primera Division of La Liga after a 0-0 draw in Jerez.


1865 - Alcoi, l'Alcoià: Vicent Pascual Pastor, Valencian architect.

1920 - Sabadell: Joan Vilacasas, Catalan painter, engraver, potter, potter and collector.

1931 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Alfons Borrell i Palazón, Catalan abstract painter.

1986 - Manacor, Mallorca: Rafael Nadal, professional tennis player.


1523 - Palma, Mallorca: Joanot Colom, leader of the Germanies de Mallorca, executed by the royal authorities.

1637 - Girona: Dalmau Ciurana, Dominican friar. He is considered venerable because of his religious life.

2012 - L'Alcúdia, Ribera Alta: Josep Lluís Bausset i Císcar, Valencian professor and cultural activist (born 1910).

2015 - Barcelona: Manuel Esteban i Marquilles, film director (born 1941).

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