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September 10th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on September 10th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1229 - Beginning of the Conquest of Mallorca by the troops of Jaume I with the landing at Santa Ponça.

1713 - Catalan victory at the convent of Santa Madrona during the Siege of Barcelona

2008 - Televisió de Catalunya holds "La Nit blanca de TV3" to commemorate the 25th anniversary of TV in Catalonia.

Births

1877 - Sueca, Ribera Baixa: Nicolau-Primitiu Gómez i Serrano, Valencian historian and businessman (died 1971).

1852 - Tarragona: Josep Yxart i de Moragas, Catalan literary critic.

1891 - Súria (Bages): Josep Rosas i Vilaseca, Sabadell trades unionist.

1920 - Barcelona: Miquel Arimany i Coma, Catalan writer and publisher.

1934 - Sabadell: Feliu Formosa i Torres, Catalan writer and director.

1940 - Barcelona: Joaquim Soler i Ferret, Catalan writer and literary critic, member of the Ofèlia Dracs collective.

1946 - Girona: Josep Casadevall, Andorran lawyer. President of the third section of the European Tribunal on European Human Rights.

Deaths

2000 - Abbey of Montserrat: Maur Maria Boix i Selva, Montserrat monk, editor of the magazine Serra d'Or and responsible for the Publicacions de l'Abadia de Montserrat.

Festivals and Commemorations


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