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November 12th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on November 12th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1660 - la Cerdanya: In accordance with the Treaty of the Pyrenees signed on November 7th the previous year, Kingdom of France occupies what is now Alta Cerdanya and the town of Llívia becomes an enclave.
   
2004 - Miravet, La Ribera d'Ebre: The leaders of the Catalan parliamentary parties meet to prepare the draft of the new Statute of Autonomy for Catalonia, known as the Estatut.

Births

1933 - Palma: Bartomeu Fiol i Móra, Mallorcan businessman and poet (died 2011).
    
1936 - Manresa, Bages: Dolors Viladrich i Pascual, composer of sardanas.
    
1959 - Reus, Baix Camp: Ernest Benach i Pascual, Catalan politician, member of ERC and president of the Parliament of Catalonia (2003-10).

Deaths

1983 - Barcelona: Joan Sales, Catalan writers, translator and publisher, author of Incerta glòria (born 1912).

Festivals and Commemorations



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