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May 13th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on May 13th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1582 - Deià, Mallorca: 200 Muslim pirates disembark Sa Foradada, where they were beaten by 50 men.

1912 - Barcelona: The first issue of the weekly magazine "La Tralla" is published.

Births

1795 - Sabadell: Antoni Casanovas i Bosch, textile businessman and Mayor of Sabadell.

1916 - Madrid: Albert Martorell, Catalan goalkeeper.

Deaths

1879 - Cadiz: Joaquim Gatell i Folch, Catalan geographer and explorer (born 1826).

1965 - Barcelona: Ignasi Barraquer i Barraquer, Catalan Ophthalmologist (born 1884).

2010 - València, l'Horta de València: Rafael Sanus Abad, Theologian and Emeritus Auxiliary Bishop of València (born 1931).

Festivals and Commemorations



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