Today in History- July 25th

The siege that ended on September 11th, 1714  started today and would last 14 months (413 days).

The burning of many convents like the Convent of Sant Josep (now the Boqueria), the convent of Santa Caterina (now the Mercat de Santa Caterina) took place today.

The 1992 Olympic Games, an event that would change the city forever, were inaugurated today.  Today also marked the beginning to the 25th anniversary celebrations.

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