This page lists historical and other events on May 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1754 - València: Vicent Martín i Soler, Valencian classical composer (died 1806).
1815 - Sant Julià de Vilatorta: Felip Benessat i Bayés, Catalan pharmacist, chemist, taxidermist and priest.
1853 - Palma, Mallorca: Antoni Maura, Spanish politician.
1867 - Sabadell: Manuel Folguera i Duran, Catalan politician and engineer.
1883 - Prats de Lluçanès, Osona: Joaquim Pecanins i Fàbregas, Catalan musician (died 1948).
1894 - Sabadell: Agustí Borgunyó i Garriga, Catalan musician.
1743 - Sant Boi de Llobregat: Rafael Casanova i Comes, Austriacist lawyer and politician, the last Conseller en Cap of Barcelona (1713-1714).
1934 - la Pobla Llarga, Ribera Alta: Julià Ribera Tarragó, Valencian arabist philologist (born 1858).
1972 - Sabadell: Pere Monistrol i Masafret, Catalan photographer and footballer.
1975 - Barcelona: Concepció Badia i Millàs, Catalan soprano (born 1897).
1966 - Barcelona: Miquel Llor, writer in Catalan (born 1894).
2000 - Sabadell: Mercè Sorribas i Elias, Catalan radio presenter and actress.
2003 - Alcorcón, Madrid, Spain: Enriqueta Claver Delás, better known as Queta Claver, Valencian actress and vedette (born 1932).