May 9th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on May 9th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1977 - Barcelona: Catalan businessman Josep Maria Bultó is assassinated by the explosion of a bomb attached to his chest.

1993 - Barcelona: The Castellers de Sants are officially presented.


1844 - Dénia, la Marina Alta: Roc Chabàs Llorens, Valencian clergyman and historian (died 1912).

1949 - Barcelona: Andreu Martín i Farrero, Catalan writer and scriptwriter.

1978 - València: Nieves Rebolledo Vila, popularly known as Bebe, Spanish actress and singer.

1995 - Barcelona: Andrea Motis, Catalan jazz trumpeter, saxophonist and singer.


1950 - Madrid, Espanya: Esteban Terradas i Illa, Catalan doctor in exact sciences and physical sciences; engineer of roads, canals and ports; and industrial engineer (born 1883).

1991 - Chur, Switzerland: Julio Muñoz Ramonet, Barcelona businessman (born 1912).

Festivals and Commemorations

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