This page lists historical and other events on August 22nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans..
1936 - Lleida: The Carlist deputy Casimir de Sangenís i Bertrand is assassinated by Popular Front militia.
1911 - Castalla, l'Alcoià: Enric Valor i Vives, Valencian writer, storyteller and grammarian (died 2000).
1932 - Campos, Mallorca: Joan Veny i Clar, Mallorcan linguist and dialect expert.
1962 - Puçol, Horta Nord: Manel Alonso i Català, Valencian writer, publisher and journalist.
August 22nd is the Saints Day of Sant Julià, which as it is summer, is an excuse for Festa Majors around Catalonia.
Festa Major of l'Arboç (el Baix Penedès)
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