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October 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on October 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1924 - Barcelona: the Avi del Barça cartoon figure, drawn by Valentí Castanys, appears for the first time in the magazine "Xut!"

2004
- Barcelona: Pasqual Maragall, Jaume Matas, Marcel·lí Iglesias and Martin Malvi, representing Catalonia, the Balearic Islands, Aragon and the Migdia Pirineus, sign the constitutive Declaration  Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euroregion.

2004
- Spain: the government passes the Royal Decree which allows scientific research using stem cells for in vitro fertilisation.

2005
- Terrassa: The Federació Catalana de Korfbal gains full recognition from the International Korfball Federation (IKF) of which it had been a provisional member since 1997, and becomes the first Catalan National Team.

Births

1829 - Barcelona: Emili Pi i Molist, psychiatrist.
   
1854 - Barcelona: Apel·les Mestres i Oñós, polifacetic artist, dedicated drawing, poetry, playwrighting, music, graphic design, translation, collecting and gardening.
   
1892 - Barcelona: Lola Anglada,  Catalan children's storyteller and illustrator.
   
1908 - València: Vicent Asencio i Ruano, Valencian composer (died 1979).
   
1916 - Barcelona: Núria Folch i Pi, Catalan publisher (died 2010).
   
1918 - Sabadell, Vallès Occidental: Andreu Castells i Peig, Catalan painter, historian and publisher.
   
1892 - Girona: Aurora Bertrana i Salazar, Catalan writer.
   
1979 - Castellar del Vallès: Ignasi Giménez Renom, mayor of Castellar del Vallès.

Deaths



Festivals and Commemorations

October 29th is the Saints' Day of Sant Narcís and an excuse for Festa Majors around Catalonia.

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Barcelona Province

Around Catalonia




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