November 23rd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on November 23rd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1969 - el Vendrell: the Nens del Vendrell build a Pilar de 7 amb folre in the Plaça Vella del Vendrell for the first time in the 20th century.

- Alicante: Les Corts passes the Llei d'Ús i Ensenyament del Valencià.

- Zaragoza, Aragon: Jesús Moncada i Estruga becomes the first Catalan language writer to be awarded the Premio de las Letras Aragonesas.


1863 - Banyuls de la Marenda: François Bassères, North Catalan military doctor.
1922 - Sueca, Ribera Baixa: Joan Fuster i Ortells, Valencian essayist (died 1992).


2007 - Barcelona: Paco Candel, Valencian writer and journalist, author of Els Altres Catalans (born 1925).
2011 - Bellaterra: Montserrat Figueras. Catalan soprano, specialising in old music.

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