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March 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on March 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1412 - Casp, Kingdom of Aragon: The beginning of the sessions of the Compromise of Casp to choose a successor to the throne of the Crown of Aragon.

1939 - València: The Francoist, commanded by General Aranda, enter the City of València.

Births

1854 - Sant Feliu de Codines (Vallès Oriental): Nicolau Usart i Furriol, factory owner and inventor.

1891 - Sabadell (Vallès Occidental): Rafael Durancamps i Folguera, Catalan painter.

1945 - Costoja (el Vallespir): Llorenç Planes, Nord Catalan writer and politician (died 2016).

Deaths

2008 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Salvador Escamilla i Gómez, Catalan radio presenter, singer and actor.

2014 - Girona: Modest Prats i Domingo, Catalan philologist and theologian.

Festivals and Commemorations

In 2018, March 29 is Maundy Thursday or Dijous Sant and is a motive for ceremonies and processions throughout Catalonia.


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