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June 6th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on June 6th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1707 - Xàtiva, Costera: The Felipist troops set the town on fire (The War of the Spanish Succession).

1808 - El Bruc, Province of Barcelona: The first combat of El Bruc (Peninsular War) becomes the first popular victory against French occupation (thanks to the legendary intervention of El Timbaler or Drummer Boy of Bruc).

1922 - Barcelona: The charitable congregation L'Obra de la Visitació de Nostra Senyora is founded by Josep Maria d'Alòs i de Dou (1873-1936) and Francesca Roig.

1925 - Catalonia: Various members of the Bandera Negra are detained accused of the Complot de Garraf, a failed assassination attempt against Alfons XIII.

2014 - Andorra: The first Andorra Red Music Festival begins.

Births

1880 - Barcelona: Joan Llongueras i Badia, Catalan musician, music teacher and poet.

1910 - Girona: Jaume Vicens i Vives, Catalan historian, writer, university professor and publisher.

1929 - Barcelona: Jordi Texidó i Mata, Catalan musician and composer.

1931 - Barcelona: Víctor Mora Pujadas, Catalan comic book writer and translator.

1939 - Barcelona: Jaume Aragall i Garriga, tenor.

Deaths

1897 - Barcelona: Marià Aguiló i Fuster, Mallorcan poet, librarian and linguist.

1996 - Barcelona: José Maria Valverde Pacheco, Spanish poet and philosopher.

Festivals and Commemorations



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