March 26th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on March 26th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1244 - Treaty of Almizra, Aragon and Castile sign a peace and the conquesta of Múrcia corresponds to Castile.

1714 - The Borbon troops try to take the city of Barcelona from the Sants side, but the Catalan defence is so intense that the Borbons are forced to retreat.

1875 - At the Hostal de la Corda, there is a meeting between of Arsenio Martínez Campos and Francesc Savalls that will eventually bring the Third Carlist War to an end  in Catalonia.

1968 - An official order means that Joan Manuel Serrat is substituted by Massiel in the Eurovision Song Contest.

1996 - Organyà: The municipal shield and flag are approved.

2004 - Barcelona: The European Free Alliance is refounded as a European political party.

2004 - Balearic Islands: The public entity of Radiotelevisió de les Illes Balears is created.


1853 - Benigànim (la Vall d'Albaida): Antoni Gomar i Gomar, Valencian landscape painter (died 1911).

1901 - Sabadell, Vallès Occidental: Josep Maria Marcet i Coll, Mayor of Sabadell between 1940 and 1960.

1922 - Cassà de la Selva: Josep Lloveras i Feliu, Catalan painter and sculptor.


1066 - Dénia: Ibn Sídah, Andalusian intellectual, grammarian and lexicographer (born 1007).

1748 - Pere Serra i Postius, Barcelonan historian.

1909 - València: José María Úbeda Montés, Valencian composer and organist (born 1839).

1988 - Barcelona: Rafael Ferrer i Fitó, composer, violinist and conductor (born 1911).

Festivals and Commemorations

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