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October 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on October 2nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1282 - Pere II the Great, Count of Barcelona and King of Aragon, manages to take control of the island of Sicily.
    
1928 - Constituent Assembly of Catalan Separatism approves the Provisional Constitution of the Catalan Republic.

Births

1912 - Esplugues de Llobregat: Josep Cruset Porqué, poet, writer and and columnist in Spanish (died 1998).
   
1963 - Sueca, Ribera Baixa: Manuel Baixauli Mateu, Valencian writer and painter.

Deaths

1853 - París: François Aragó, Catalan scientist.
    
1991 - Barcelona (el Barcelonès): Maria Aurèlia Capmany i Farnés, writer and cultural activist.

Festivals and Commemorations

Barcelona Province

Around Catalonia




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