November 7th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on November 7th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1583 - The village of Deià, in Mallorca, becomes independent from Valldemossa.

- Illa dels Faisans (Bidasoa River, Basque Country): The Treaty of the Pyrenees is signed. The Spanish Monarchy cedes what we now call Catalunya del Nord (Northern Catalonia) to France: As you can see from the map below, this comprises Rosselló, Conflent, Capcir, Vallespir and the northern half of La Cerdanya. In return, France would stop helping Catalonia in The Reapers' War, which was now over.

- Carles III of Catalonia swears the Catalan Constitutions.

- Hostalric: The Napoleonic troops sack and burn the town. The castle of Hostalric, however, resists.

- Barcelona: The anarchist Santiago Salvador throws a bomb into the stalls of the Gran Teatre del Liceu and causes 20 deaths.

- Barcelona: the Assemblea de Catalunya is founded in the church of Sant Agustí Nou.

- Andorra, Alt Urgell and Baixa Cerdanya: the rains cause flooding, with 14 víctims. The area is cut off and the village of Pont de Bar is completely destroyed.

- Vila-rodona: The Colla Vella dels Xiquets de Valls build a 3 de 8 aixecat per sota for the first time in the 20th century.

- TV Mallorca is created.


1911 - Algemesí, Ribera Alta: Joan Pere Segura de Lago, Valencian architect.
1920 - Barcelona: Joan Perucho, Catalan novelist, poet and art critic.
1923 - Molins de Rei, Baix Llobregat: Josep Maria Madorell i Muntané, Catalan puppeteer.
1928 - Camagüey, Cuba: Antoni Maria Oriol Tataret, professor of theology, specialist in Social Doctrine of the Church and an activist in the Federació de Cristians de Catalunya.


1963 - Barcelona: Joaquim Folch i Torres, museum curator, historian and art critic.

Festivals and Commemorations

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