August 22nd in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

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.


Festivals and Commemorations

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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