This page lists historical and other events on September 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1868 - Països Catalans: following the arrival of news of the victory of the rebels in the battle of Pont d'Alcolea and the success of the revolution in Madrid, the revolutionary juntas are constituted in Barcelona and the other main cities (First Spanish Republic).
1935 - Barcelona: the Bloc Obrer i Camperol and Esquerra Comunista join together to form the Partit Obrer d'Unificació Marxista (POUM), which George Orwell joined and writes about in Homage to Catalonia.
1959 - el Baix Camp: torrential rain causes what became known as the floods of Sant Miquel.
1977 - Catalonia: the Spanish government restores the Provisional Generalitat of Catalonia, which had been abolished by the Franco regime.
2013 - Illes Balears: Massive demonstration against the TIL of the Govern presided by José Ramón Bauzá (PP) and its political education and support for the indefinite strike of Balearic Islands teachers . More than 100.000 attended in Palma, 8.000 in Maó, 7.000 in Eivissa and a thousand in Barcelona.
1538 - Verdú (l'Urgell): Joan Terès i Borrull, viceroy of Catalonia.
1879 - Sabadell: Santiago Segura i Burguès, Catalan art dealer and promotor.
1912 - Barcelona (el Barcelonès): Pere Calders i Rossinyol, Catalan writer.
1985 - Sabadell (el Vallès Occidental): Dani Pedrosa, Catalan motorcyclist.
1930 - Barcelona: Gaspar Miró i Lleó, painter.
2010 - Barcelona: Eduard Manchón i Molina, Catalan footballer, who played for FC Barcelona
September 29th is the Saints Day of Sant Miquel, which as the weather's still good, is an excuse for Festa Majors around Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries.
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