This page lists historical and other events on September 3rd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1713 - Terrassa, Principat de Catalunya: During the War of the Spanish Succession, the Bourbon troops occupy, sack and burn the town of Terrassa for three days.
2012 - Sant Pere de Torelló, Principat de Catalunya: a motion in favour of a Catalan declaration of independence was passed at a plenary session open to the public.
1885 - València: Rafael Benedito Vives, Valencian composer and music teacher (m. 1963).
1924 - Barcelona: Jordi Sarsanedas, Catalan writer. (died 2006)
1652 - Naples: Josep de Ribera, lo Spagnoletto, Valencian painter and engraver (born 1591).
1973 - Prague: Josep Moix i Regàs, General Secretary of PSUC, mayor of Sabadell, general manager of Work and minister of Treball in the Spanish government.
1974 - Berga: Aurora Bertrana i Salazar, Catalan writer.
2014 - Barcelona: Josep Lloveras i Feliu, Catalan painter and sculptor.