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November 21st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on November 21st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1993 - Terrassa: Els Minyons de Terrassa build a 2 de 9 amb folre i manilles for the first time in casteller history. This achievement marks the golden age in the History of Castells, which is called the "Silver Era" by casteller historians.

Births

1815 - Barcelona: Josep Oriol Mestres i Esplugas, Catalan architect and nativity scene designer.
   
1852 - Vila-real (la Plana Baixa): Francesc Tàrrega, Valencian composer and guitarrist (died 1909).

Deaths

1736 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Manuel Mariano Ribera, Mercedarian priest and chronicler of Cardona.

    
1874 - Rome, Italy: Marià Fortuny i Marsal, Catalan painter, illustrator and engraver (born 1838).
    
1941 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Prudenci Bertrana i Comte, Catalan modernista writer.
    
2000 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Ernest Lluch, economist and Spanish Minister of Health, murdered by ETA.

Festivals and Commemorations


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