March 27th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on March 27th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1892 - Manresa (el Bages): Last day of the assembly debating Bases de Manresa, the beginning of the Catalanist doctrine.

2004 - Miami (Florida, United States): The Central Committee of the International Federation of Roller Sports provisionally accepts the Federació Catalana as a member. On November 25th 2004 doesn't ratify the agreement in Fresno (California).

2006 - València: The Corts Valencianes pass the new Valencian Statute of Autonomy.


1852 - Villena, Alt Vinalopó: Ruperto Chapí Lorente, Valencian composer of sarsuelas (died 1909).

1862 - Barcelona: Francesc Alió i Brea, Catalan composer and pianist (died 1908).

1890 - València: Vicent Miguel Carceller, journalist, writer and editor of the magazine La Traca. (died 1940)

1952 - El Campell, la Llitera, Franja de Ponent, Aragó: Josep Antoni Duran i Lleida, politician and former leader of Unió Democràtica de Catalunya.

1974 - Deià, Mallorca: Joan Horrach, cyclist.

1992 - Lloret de Mar, la Selva: Marc Muniesa Martínez, Catalan footballer.


1715 - Barcelona: Josep Moragues, Catalan general, beheaded by Felipe V troops for his role in the War of the Spanish Succession. For the next 12 years, his head would be in an iron cage hanging from the Portal de Mar in Barcelona (born 1669).

1875 - Francesc Xavier Parcerisa i Boada, Catalan romantic illustrator, painter and lithographer (born 1803).

1987 - Barcelona: Frederic Escofet, Catalan politician and military leader (born 1898).

1935 - Barcelona: Francesc Moragas i Barret, Catalan lawyer and economist.

1942 - Arcueil, França: Juli González i Pellicer, painter and sculptor (born 1876).

1993 - València: Vicent Andrés i Estellés, Valencian poet and journalist (born 1924).

Festivals and Commemorations

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