March 13th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on March 13th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1924 - Camp de Les Corts, Barcelona: The Catalan National Team lost 0-7 to Spain.

1961 - Perpignan, Rosselló: The first issue of the magazine "Sant Joan i Barres" is published.

1963 - Barcelona: The Lletra d'Or is awarded to the book "Nosaltres els Valencians" by Joan Fuster.

2008 - Madrid, Spain: The Audiència Nacional of Spain cancels the judgement against Jaume Roura and Enric Stern in November in which they had been ordered to pay 2,730 Euros for burning photos of the Borbon royal family, because the judge, José María Vázquez Honrubia, hadn't allowed them to make their declarations in Catalan.


1910 - Alboraig, Foia de Bunyol: José María Cervera Lloret, Valencian composer, conductor and music teacher (died 2002).

1918 - Daia Nova, Baix Segura: José Rico Pérez, businessman and president of Hèrcules CF of Alicante from 1971 to 1984 (died 2010).

1971 - Esplugues de Llobregat: Carme Chacón, Catalan PSC politician, minister on various Spanish governments.

1975 - Barcelona: Anna Sahun, actress.

1983 - Barcelona: Àxel Torres Xirau, Catalan sports journalist.

1985 - Vilassar de Mar: Albert Sánchez Casín, professional cyclist on Maxxis-MSC.


2012 - Granada, Spain: Teresa Pàmies i Bertran, Catalan writer (born 1919).

1943 - Crimea, Soviet Union: Miquel Boixó, Communist, who fought in the Spanish Civil War and World War II.

Festivals and Commemorations

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