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October 11th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on October 11th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans..

Events

1282 - Nicòtena, Kingdom of Naples: The Catalan fleet led Pere de Queralt i d'Anglesola beats the angevin fleet and the galleys of the Repúblic of Pisa at the Battle of Nicòtena, during the War of Sicily (1282-1289).

2003
- Lleida: The AVE high-speed train service connecting Lleida with Madrid via Zaragoza, opens. This was the first AVE connection between Catalonia and the Spanish capital and opened more than a decade after the original Madrid-Seville line. 

Births

1866 - Alacant: Carlos Arniches Barreda, Valencia humourous illustrator (died 1943).
   
1963 - Reus: Jordi Villacampa, destacat jugador de bàsquet al Club Joventut de Badalona during the 1980s and 1990s and president of the club since 1999.
   
1977 - Quart de Poblet (l'Horta Oest): Laura Gallego García, Valencian writer.

Deaths

1816 - Roma: Joaquim Pla, jesuïta i reputat lingüista nascut a les Terres de l'Ebre.
   
1982 - Berlín, East Germany: Josep Renau i Berenguer, Valencia painter and designer of political posters (born 1907).
   
1986 - Barcelona: Pere Pi Calleja, Catalan mathematician (born 1907).

Festivals and Commemorations

Barcelona Province

Around Catalonia

  •     Festa local of Bellver de Cerdanya, in the comarca of la Cerdanya




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