January 12, Lleida, EAJ-42 Ràdio Lleida, of the Ràdio Associació de Catalunya network, is inaugurated at Casa Llorens on Carrer Major.
14 de febrer, Camp de les Corts, Barcelona: La selecció catalana de futbol juga contra la selecció espanyola de futbol, i és derrotada per 0 a 2.
April 14: Inauguration of the Prim-Rull Museum in Reus, with Salvador Vilaseca as director.
April 29: Anti-fascist and freedom demonstration in Barcelona.
October 6: Events of the sixth of October. Lluís Companys proclama l'Estat Català dins la República Federal Espanyola, l'acció considerada sediciosa pel govern espanyol, condueix a l'empresonament del govern català i de Pompeu Fabra i Poch i la suspensió de l'Estatut de Núria.
Rest of the world January 26: The Third Reich and the Second Republic of Poland sign a non-aggression pact valid for ten years.
February 13, Madrid: the Spanish Falange and the Syndicalist National Offensive Boards merge in the FE de las JONS.
March: Hans Lineweaver and Burk Dean publish a scientific paper describing an innovative linear graphical representation method for the analysis of the Michaelis–Menten equation known as the Lineweaver–Burk representation.
June 30, Third Reich: Night of the Long Knives, by order of Hitler, the Sturmabteilung (SA), a revolutionary faction within the National Socialist German Workers' Party, is eliminated.
August 19, Germany: Referendum on Reich Head of State confirms Hitler as President and Chancellor, with 89.93% of the vote.
September 9, Johannesburg: Astronomer Hendrik van Gent discovers asteroid (1384) Kniertje.
October 5: Revolution of Asturias.
January 5, Figueres, Empordà: Antoni Pitxot, lifelong patron painter of the Gala-Salvador Dalí Foundation and old friend and collaborator of Salvador Dalí
January 30, Sabadell: Agnès Armengol i Altayó, writer, pianist, promoter of women's participation in Catalanism.
February 3 - Barcelona: Alfred Lucchetti i Farré, Catalan actor (d. 2011).
March 22 - Barcelona: María Dolores Gispert Guart, Catalan voice actress and announcer (d. 2018).
April 2, Barcelona: Eulàlia Duran i Grau, Catalan historian.
April 20, Cadaqués: Quima Jaume, Catalan poet and essayist (d. 1993).
May 27, Barcelona: Anna Fort Comas, pianist, composer and teacher of piano, singing and solfeggio.
July 17, Albesa, Nogueraː Marta -or Martha- Palau i Bosch, Mexican-nationalized Catalan artist, exiled by Franco.
August 17, Tortosa: Ricard Salvat i Ferré, writer and Catalan theater director.
September 10, Sabadell: Feliu Formosa i Torres, Catalan writer and stage director.
September 24, Barcelonaː Núria Torray, Catalan actress who stood out especially in the theater scene (d. 2004).
November 20, Valencia: Paco Ibáñez, Valencian singer in Spanish.
Barcelona: Carles Madirolas, versatile plastic artist
Mollet del Vallés, Antoni Creus Solé, industrial engineer. Rest of the world
January 7: Tassos Papadópulos, president of Cyprus.
January 8: Mont-Saint-Aignan, France: Jacques Anquetil, French cyclist
January 11: Jean Chrétien, Prime Minister of Canada.
January 16, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States: Marilyn Horne, American mezzo-soprano.
Boulogne-Billancourt: Édith Cresson, French politician who was Prime Minister, the first woman to hold this position.
William Anthony Gamson, professor of sociology at Boston University.
Panama City: Manuel Antonio Noriega Moreno, Panamanian military and politician, dictator of the country from 1983 to 1989.
London: Mary Quant, British fashion designer, inventor of the mini skirt.
February 28: Worcester, England: Edward Elgar, English composer (b. 1857).
March 1, Payerne, Vaud (France): Jacques Chessex, novelist, poet,