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May 28th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on May 28th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1814 - After the retreat of the French troops, Catalonia, which had been annexed by Napoleon I's France, officially becomes part of the Kingdom of Spain again.

1914 - Barcelona: The Institut d'Estudis Catalans opens as the Biblioteca de Catalunya, housed Palau de la Generalitat de Catalunya.

Births

1658 - Sant Pere de Roda, currently Roda de Ter i les Masies de Roda (Osona): Bac de Roda, Catalan military leader, leader of Els Miquelets.

1846 - Sagunt (el Camp de Morvedre): Antoni Chabret i Fraga, Valencian historian (died 1907).

1912 - Barcelona: Avel·lí Artís-Gener, Tísner, journalist, writer, puppeteer, set designer, translator, enigmist, artistic director of advertsing and Catalan language corrector.

Deaths

1311 - Mallorca: Jaume II, King of Mallorca and Count of Rosselló and la Cerdanya and Lord of Montpelier (born 1243).

1927 - València: Francesc Almarche i Vázquez, Valencian historian (born 1875).

2008 - Barcelona: Sebastià Salellas i Magret, Catalan lawyer (born 1949).

Festivals and Commemorations


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