November 13th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on November 13th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1137 - Kingdom of Aragon: Apart from the title of king, Ramir II cedes all his rights and prerogatives to Ramon Berenguer IV, who would take on the title of Prínce Dominator of Aragon.
1842 - Barcelona: a rebellion against the tax policies of General Espartero begins.
1951 - la Pobla de Segur, Pallars Jussà: The railway arrives.
1976 - First concert of La Banda Trapera del Río from Cornellà de Llobregat.
2001 - Barcelona: Tens of thousands of students demonstrate against the Llei Orgànica d'Universitats (LOU).
2003 - Barcelona: In a massive rally in Palau de Sant Jordi during the electoral campaign that would take Pasqual Maragall to the presidency of the Generalitat, Rodríguez Zapatero promises to support the new Estatut de Catalunya that is passed by the Parlament de Catalunya.


1819 - Barcelona: Estanislau Figueras i de Moragas, First President of the First Spanish Republic and President of the Council of Ministers.
1839 - Alcoi, l'Alcoià: Josep Jordà i Valor, Valencian musician and composer (died 1918).
1847 - Vic: Eusebi Molera i Bros, engineer, architect and urbanist (died 1932).
1929 - Barcelona: Jaime Gil de Biedma, Catalan poet in the Castilian language (died 1990).
1952 - Ivars d'Urgell, el Pla d'Urgell: Maria Mercè Marçal i Serra, writer (died 1998).


1897 - Madrid, Espanya: Rafael Maria Liern i Cerach, Valencian playwright (born 1832).
2010 - Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid, Espanya: Luis García Berlanga, Valencian screenwriter and film director (born 1921).

Festivals and Commemorations

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