This page lists historical and other events on October 7th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1642 - As part of the Thirty Years War, on an international level, and The Reapers' War or Guerra dels Segadors, in Catalonia, in Lleida the Battle of les Forques French troops with the support of Catalan regiments beat Castilian forces.
1926 - Barcelona: The first Festa del Llibre i Dia del Llibre or Book Festival and Book Day was held. It was promoted by publisher Vicent Clavel and the Cambra del Llibre de Barcelona and would later change the day to April 23rd so it was the prototype for the current Diada de Sant Jordi.
1880 - Barcelona: Jaume Pahissa i Jo, Catalan composer and conductor.
1887 - Sant Feliu de Guíxols: Gaziel, pseudonym of Agustí Calvet i Pascual, Catalan writer and journalist.
1907 - Barcelona: Carles Parès i Guillèn, Catalan surgeon.
1918 - València: Santiago Segura i Burguès, art dealer and promotor.
2011 - Borriana, Plana Alta: Enric Monsonís Domingo Valencian liberal politician, second President of the Government (preautonomic) of the País Valencià (1979-1982) (born 1931).