June 24

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July 5, 2022

June 24 is the one hundred and seventy-fifth day of the year in the Gregorian calendar and the one hundred and seventy-sixth in leap years. There are 190 days remaining until the end of the year.

Events

Països Catalans1064 - Consecration of the church of the Monastery of Sant Llorenç del Munt. 1412 - Casp (Crown of Aragon): signing of the Caspian Commitment. 1925 - Barcelona: the civil governor of Barcelona, ​​Joaquim Milans del Bosch i Carrió, orders the closure of activities and the closure of the Barça Parliament field for 6 months. 1927 - Barcelonaː It opens at the Goya Theater Mariana Pineda, by García Lorca, performed by Margarida Xirgu and with sets by Dalí. 1939 - Barcelona: the magazine Destino begins to be published, founded on Burgos on 1937. 2016 - Barcelona: The final of the French rugby league is played between the teams of Racing 92 and RC Toulon, with victory for the former by 29-21. Rest of the world 1295 - Anagni (Lazio): A peace agreement is signed between Pope Boniface VIII and the ambassadors of the Crown of Aragon, France and Naples on their respective influences in the central Mediterranean. 1314 - The Battle of Bannockburn was a significant Scottish victory in the Scottish War of Independence. 1509: Catherine of Aragon, daughter of the Catholic Monarchs, is crowned Queen of England. 1717 - London (United Kingdom): The first federation of Masonic lodges is founded: the Grand Lodge of London and Westminster. 1840 - Leipzig (Germany): premiere of symphony no. 2 in B flat major, op. 52, Lobgesang and the cantata Festgesang zum Gutenbergfest, both by Felix Mendelssohn, composed to commemorate the fourth centenary of the invention of the printing press. 1859 - Solferino (Italy): The armies of France and Sardinia-Piedmont defeat the forces of the Austrian Empire in what will become known as the Battle of Solferino. 1861: Peasant uprising in Mollina (Andalusia) that causes the revolt of Loja.

Births

Catalan countries 1836 - Barcelona: Francesc Soler i Rovirosa, painter and stage designer, considered the greatest representative of realistic scenography in Catalonia (d. 1900). 1848 - Valls, Alt Campː Maria Güell i Puig, religious founder of the Missionary Daughters of the Heart of Mary (d. 1921). 1872 - Sant Quirze de Besoraː Carme Martí i Riera, Catalan seamstress and businesswoman, creator of the Martí patronage system (d. 1949). 1902 - Terrassa, Vallès Occidental: Mateu Avellaneda, Catalan cartoonist. 1970 - Barcelona: Sílvia Bel i Busquet, actress of Catalan theater, cinema and television. Rest of the world 1081 - Leon: Magpie I of Leon, queen of Leon and Castile (m. 1126). 1254 - Leiden: Florence V of Holland, Count of Holland, Zealand and Friesland. 1542 - Fontiveros, Ávila: Joan de la Creu, Carmelite friar who wrote a very eminent poetic work (d. 1591). 1616 - Dordrecht: Ferdinand Bol, Dutch draftsman and painter (d. 1680). 1850 - County Kerry (Ireland): Horatio Herbert Kitchener Field Marshal, 1st Earl of Kitchener, was a British soldier of Irish descent and proconsul who gained fame for his imperial campaigns (d. 1916). 1883 - Waldstein, Bohemia (Austro-Hungarian Empire): Victor Franz Hess, Austrian physicist, Nobel Prize in Physics 1936 (d. 1964). 1888 - Utrecht (Netherlands): Gerrit Rietveld, Dutch architect and designer (d. 1964). 1901 - Oakland, California (USA): Harry Partch, American composer (d. 1974). 1906 - Paris (France): Pierre Fournier, French cellist (d. 1986). 1917 - Londonː Joan Clarke, English cryptanalyst and numismatist who worked at Bletchley Park during World War II (d. 1996). 1923 - Tours, France: Yves Bonnefoy, poet, art critic and French translator (d. 2016). 1927 - New York (USA): Martin Lewis Perl, American physicist, Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 (d. 2014). 1934 - Siligo, Sardinia: Maria Carta, singer of Sardinian music, actress and poet (m. 1994). 1935 - Colfax, Louisiana (USA): Terr