March 6th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on March 6th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.



1523 - Palma (Mallorca): after the capitulation of the city, the royalist troop imprison Joanot Colom in Bellver Castle. As leader of the Germanies de Mallorca, he had led the resistance of the city. He was executed on June 3rd.

1926 - Barcelona: The Junta del Col·legi d'Advocats de Barcelona is forced to resign by government order because it published a list in Catalan rather than in Spanish.

1998 - Badalona (Barcelonès): The Castellers de Badalona are founded.


1493 - València: Joan Lluís Vives i March, humanist and philosopher.

1786 - Barcelona, Reus o Fulleda: Agustina d'Aragó, heroic defender of Saragossa against the French during the Peninsula War.

1920 - Sabadell: Josep Capmany i Casamitjana, auxiliary bishop of Barcelona.

1959 - Alcoi: Francisco José Carrasco Hidalgo, known as Lobo Carrasco, Valencian footballer.


1963 - Bellaterra, Vallès Occidental: Joan Vila Puig, Catalan landscape painter.

Festivals and Commemorations

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