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March 14th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on March 14th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1899 - Barcelona: Bartomeu Robert i Yarzábal, better known as Dr. Robert, is chosen as mayor of the city.

1952 - Barcelona: The anarchist maquis Pere Adrover Font el Iaio, Jordi Pons Argilés, José Pérez Pedrero Tragapanes, Ginés Urrea Piña and Santiago Amir Gruañas el Sheriff are executed at Camp de la Bota.

1993 - Andorra: The referendum to approve the country's first Constitution is held.

Births

1844 - Alcoi: Llorenç Casanova i Ruiz, Valencian painter

1883 - Barcelona: Joan Manén i Planas, violin virtuoso and composer.

1923 - Cambrils: Josep Salceda i Castells, official chronicler of the town of Cambrils

1937 - Andratx, Mallorca: Baltasar Porcel i Pujol, Mallorcan writer, journalist and literary critic

1947 - València: Carles Mira, Valencian screenwriter and film director

1950 - Pontellà: Pere Figueres, singer from Catalunya Nord.

Deaths

1978 - Madrid: Agustin Rueda Sierra, Catalan anarchist and anti-Francoist, murdered by the police in Carabanchel prison (born 1952).

2001 - Reus (el Baix Camp): Ramon Barnils, Catalan journalist.

Festivals and Commemorations





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