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November 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on November 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1937 - Lleida (el Segrià): The Francoist airforce bombs the city and causes 300 deaths, many of who were pupils at the Liceu Escolar.
    
2005 - Madrid: The Congreso de los Diputados approves the tabling for discussion of the new Statute of Autonomy for Catalonia with the support of all groups except the PP, who presented an appeal against it to the Constitutional Court the same day.

Births

1918 - Barcelona: Raimon Panikkar i Alemany, Catalan philosopher and theologian (died 2010).
   
1920 - Sabadell (Vallès Occidental): Enric Casassas i Simó, Catalan chemist.

1918 - Barcelona: Carmen Amaya, Catalan flamenco singer and dancer (died 1963).
   
1925 - Barcelona: Modest Cuixart i Tàpies, Catalan painter (died 2007).
   
1970 - Barcelona: Joel Joan i Juvé, actor and director.
   
1976 - Manresa: Núria Picas i Albets, Catalan mountain runner and cyclist.

Deaths

1327 - Barcelona: Jaume II the Just sovereign of the Corona of Aragon, second son of Pere II the Great and his wife Constança de Sicília, and brother and successor to Alfons II the Frank. (born 1267).
   
1608 - León: Bernat Català de Valleriola i Vives de Canyamars, Valencian poet, knight of the Order of Calatrava and founding president of the Acadèmia dels Nocturns (born 1568).
   
1713 - Vic, Osona: Bac de Roda, Catalan military leader, leader of Els Miquelets.
   
1910 - Sant Joan de les Abadesses, Ripollès: Raimon Casellas i Dou, journalist, art critic, modernista storyteller and collector (born 1855).
   
2003 - Madrid, Espanya: Fernando Vizcaíno Casas, Valencian lawyer, writer and journalist (n. 1926).

Festivals and Commemorations

Barcelona Province

Around Catalonia




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