This page lists historical and other events on November 5th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1938 - Tarragona: the Francoist airforce bombs the city.
1999 - Madrid (Spain): The law allowing parents to decide the order of their children's surnames is passed.
1886 - Illa, Rosselló: Josep Sebastià Pons, north Catalan writer (died 1962).
1897 - Sabadell: Xavier Sanahuja i Forgas, Catalan federal republican.
1941 - Barcelona: Jaume Perich, Catalan cartoonist (died 1995).
1973 - València (l'Horta): Isaura Navarro i Casillas, Valencian trades unionist, lawyer and politician.
1930 - Sabadell (Vallès Occidental): Ferran Llàcer i Carrera, early advocate of Catalan air sports.
1937 - Barcelona: Josep Mongrell i Torrent, Valencian painter (born 1870).
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