November 25th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on November 25th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1905 - Barcelona: The Events of Cu-Cut! Following the publication of a cartoon critical of them, Spanish army officers attack and sack the offices of the weekly satirical magazine ¡Cu-Cut! and the newspaper La Veu de Catalunya; the Spanish government suspends constitutional guarantees in the city and imposes the Llei de Jurisdiccions or Law of Jurisdictions.
1908 - Barcelona: the first issue of Papitu, a weekly Catalan satirical magazine (1908-1937), is published.
1939 - Paterna: the socialist leader Manuel Molina Conejero is shot by a Francoist firing squad.
2005 - París: UNESCO declares the Patum de Berga an Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

2014Artur Mas gives his "After 9N: Time to Decide, Time to Work Together" speech a little over two weeks after the 9N proxy referendum on Catalan independence.


1827 - Gurb, Osona: Francesc Mora Borrell, Archbishop of Monterey-Los Angeles (died 1905).
1892 - Alaior (Menorca): Margarida Comas i Camps, biologist (died 1973).


1958 - València: Ramon Stolz Viciano, Valencian painter of murals (born 1903).
1967 - Barcelona: Gaietana Lluró i Morcillo, soprano, known for her interprewtations of sarsuela.
2006 - Gant, Belgium: Isaac Gàlvez López, ciclista català (born 1975).

Festivals and Commemorations

November 25th is the Saints Day of Santa Caterina, which despite the cold weather, is an excuse for children's Festa de les Caterinetes in Catalonia and the Catalan countries.

Barcelona Province

Catalan-speaking Countries

  • Festa de Santa Caterina i Sant Nicolau in Vinaròs (el Baix Maestrat)
  • Festa de Santa Caterina in Càlig (el Baix Maestrat)
  • Les Catalinetes in Canals (la Costera)
  • Festa de les Catalinetes in Ibi (l'Alcoià)
  • Festa de Santa Catalina in Campos (Mallorca)
  • Festes de Santa Catalina in Porreres (Mallorca)  
  • Revetla de Santa Catalina in Bunyola (Mallorca)

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