This page lists historical and other events on August 18th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans..
1705 - Dénia (la Marina Alta): Field Marshal Joan Baptista Basset i Ramos disembarks in the town, occupied by Felipe V's troops, and with the support of the population, proclaims Carles III as legitimate king (The War of the Spanish Succession).
1890 - Barcelona: Daniel Cardona i Civit, Catalan pro-independence politician (died 1943).
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