September 17th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


This page lists historical and other events on September 17th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1473 - Perpignan: Signature of the Peace of Perpignan.

1801 - Alberic (la Ribera Alta, Valencia): a revolt against the nobility begins.


1874 - Barcelona: Norbert Font i Sagué, Catalan geologist, potholer, naturalist and writer who introduced potholing to Catalonia.

1949 - Tremp, Pallars Jussà, Lleida: Maria Barbal i Farré, Catalan writer.

1953 - Esplugues de Llobregat (Baix Llobregat): Joan Isaac, singer and composer.

1968 - Bellcaire d'Empordà, Baix Empordà, Girona: Tito Vilanova, footballer and FC Barcelona coach.


2006 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Xavier Valls i Subirà, Catalan painter, father of Manuel Valls i Galfetti.

2013 - Barcelona, (Barcelonès): Martí de Riquer i Morera, humanist, specialist in medieval and troubadouresque and expert on the Spanish Golden Age and El Quixote.

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