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November 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on November 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1291 - Monteagudo de las Vicarías, Castella: King Jaume the Just signs the Concordia of Monteagudo and makes peace with Sanç IV of Castile.

1899
- Barcelona: At the Gimnasio Solé, a group of amateur sportsmen led by Joan Gamper found Futbol Club Barcelona.

1917
- Josep Puig i Cadafalch becomes president of the Mancomunitat de Catalunya after the death of Enric Prat de la Riba.

1925
- City of València: Opening of the Estadi de Vallejo, Llevant UE's stadium.

2004
- Monastery of Montserrat (Monistrol de Montserrat, Bages): the documentary archives of the monastery library become accessible via Internet.

2013
- The Partido Popular Valencian government closes down RTVV, the public radio and television corporation.

Births

1870 - Castellterçol: Enric Prat de la Riba i Sarrà, lawyer and journalist, first president of the Mancomunitat de Catalunya (1914-1917) and one of the people responsible for the resurgence of the Catalan national sentiment in the 19th century.
   
1886 - València: Francisco Javier Goerlich Lleó, Valencian architect.
   
1899 - Sabadell, Vallès Occidental: Joan Oliver i Sallarès, Pere Quart, Catalan poet, playwright and writer.
   
1932 - Barcelona: Fernando Guillén, Catalan actor (died 2013).
   
1943 - València: Josep Vicent Marquès i González, Valencian writer and sociologist (died 2008).

Deaths

1872 - Barcelona: Joan Güell i Ferrer, Catalan economist and industrialist.
    
1901 - Madrid (Espanya): Francesc Pi i Margall, president of the First Spanish Republic and president of the Council of Ministers (born 1824)
    
1915 - Sant Andreu de la Barca: Gaietà Juanico i Riera, much-loved and popular rector of the parish.

Festivals and Commemorations

November 29th is the Saints Day of Sant Sadurní, which despite the cold weather, is an excuse for Festa Majors in Catalonia, particularly in the Province of Barcelona.

Barcelona Province

Around Catalonia

  • Festa petita de Vilavenut-Aj. Fontcoberta (el pla de l'Estany)
  • Festa major de Garrigoles (el Baix Empordà)




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