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October 31st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on October 31st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1413 - Balaguer (la Noguera): Jaume d'Urgell the Unfortunate gives himself up to Ferran d'Antequera after the failed revolt against the Trastàmaras.

Births

1947 - Castelló de Rugat (la Vall d'Albaida): Carmen Alborch, Valencian writer and politician, Minister of Culture of the Spanish Government (1993-1996).

Deaths

1894 - Olot, Garrotxa: Joaquim Vayreda i Vila, Catalan landscape painter and founder of the Olot School. (born 1843)
    
2007 - Palamós (Baix Empordà): Modest Cuixart i Tàpies, Catalan painter (born 1925)

Festivals and Commemorations

October 31st is the day of the Celebration of la Castanyada (Halloween in English-speaking countries)

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Barcelona Province

Around Catalonia

Catalan-speaking Countries

  • Fira de Tots Sants in Cocentaina, in the comarca of el Comtat.


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