August 20th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on August 20th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans..


1868 - València: the Trinquet de Pelayo opens, next to the Estació del Nord.


1836 - Oriola (el Baix Segura): Trinitario Ruiz Capdepón, Valencian politician and lawyer (died 1911).
1883 - València (l'Horta): Miquel Duran de València, Catalan writer and cultural activist (died 1947).
1966 - El Pilar de la Foradada (el Baix Segura): Miguel Albaladejo, Valencian film director.


Festivals and Commemorations

  • Festa Major de Castellbisbal.
  • End of the Fira d'Agost in Xàtiva, which began on August 15th.

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