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October 30th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on October 30th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1910 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Founding of the Saló de les Belles Arts de Barcelona (Barcelona Fine Arts Hall) of the Confederació Nacional del Treball, CNT, the Catalan anarchist trades union.
   
1947 - Sant Feliu de Guíxols (Baix Empordà): Enric Descayre i Salgas founds the Setmanari Àncora.
   
1989 - Madrid (Spain): the Supreme Court approves the separation of Salou from Vila-seca de Solcina (el Tarragonès).

Births

1910 - Oriola (Baix Segura): Miguel Hernández Gilabert, Valencian poet and playwright (died 1942).
   
1912 - Barcelona: Josep Ferrater Mora, philosopher and essayist.
   
1926 - Barcelona: Ramon Folch i Camarasa, Catalan writer and translator, known for being the scriptwriter of Massagran and his contributions to the magazine En Patufet.
   
1930 - Barcelona: Néstor Almendros, Cinematographer, Oscar winner, member of the American Society of Cinematographers.
   
1957 - Badalona: Joaquim Costa Puig, Catalan basketball player.

Deaths

1046 - Sant Miquel de Cuixà, County of Conflent: Abbot Oliba, Count of Berga and Ripoll, bishop of Vic and abbot of Santa Maria de Ripoll and Sant Miquel de Cuixà. Founder of the Monastery of Montserrat.

1348 - Elionor de Portugal, princess of Portugal and Queen consort of the Crown of Aragon.
    
1607 - Girona: Antoni Vicenç Domènec, historian and Dominican.
    
1920 - València: Lluís Tramoyeres i Blasco, Valencian art historian (born 1854).
    
2007 - Barcelona: Albert Musons, journalist and politician from Gràcia.

Festivals and Commemorations

Barcelona Province

Around Catalonia




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