May 22nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on May 22nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1640 - Barcelona: The peasants chase the Castilian soldiers who had attacked the parish of Sant Andreu de Palomar into the city and free the military deputy Francesc de Tamarit, prisoner of the Castilians. This is the prelude to The Reapers' War (La Guerra dels Segadors).

2011 - Elections to the Consell Insular de Mallorca of 2011.


1865 - Barcelona: Enric Morera i Viura, Catalan composer.

1883 - Sabadell: Joan Costa i Deu, Catalan journalist and writer.

1892 - Ontinyent, la Vall d'Albaida: Juan Calvo Domenech, Valencian actor.

1911 - Sant Celoni, Province of Barcelona: Rafael Ferrer i Fitó, musician.

1915 - Barcelona: Maria Antònia Simó i Andreu, one of the first female Catalan mountain climbers.

1924 - Barcelona: Rosalia Guilleumas i Brosa, librarian, philologist and director of l'Escola de Bibliologia, la Biblioteca de Catalunya, el Servei de Biblioteques de la Diputació de Barcelona and la Biblioteca de la Universitat de Barcelona.


Festivals and Commemorations

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