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November 9th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on November 9th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1712 - Menorca: John Campbell, Second Duke of Argyll takes possession of the island in the name of the British Queen, in agreement with the Treaty of Utrecht.
   
2008 - Barcelona: Els Castellers de Barcelona build a 4 de 8 amb l'agulla for the first time in their history in the Plaça Valentí Almirall in the Clot neighbourhood of Barcelona.
   
2014 - Catalonia: holds the Consultation on the independence of Catalonia

Births

1870 - Barcelona: Carles Padrós i Rubió, Catalan politician and businessman, one of the founders of Real Madrid Club de Futbol.
   
1903 - Vinaròs, Baix Maestrat: Francesc Almela i Vives, Valencian writer and historian (died 1967).
   
1936 - Barcelona: Eduard Punset, Catalan lawyer, economist and science TV presenter.
   
1961 - Barcelona: Antoni Bassas i Onieva, journalist and TV3 and Catalunya Ràdio correspondent, currently with the newspaper Ara.

Deaths

1886 - Perpinyà, Rosselló: Andreu Toron i Vaquer, musician and instrument maker, inventor of the modern tenora (born 1815).

Festivals and Commemorations




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