This page lists historical and other events on August 31st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1995 - Vilafranca del Penedès: The Castellers de Vilafranca build a 8 amb folre i manilles for the first time in the 20th century during the Diada de Sant Ramon.
1777 - Reus (Baix Camp): Pròsper de Bofarull i Mascaró, Catalan archiver and historian (died 1859).
1913 - Albuixech (l'Horta Nord): Miguel Ambrosio Zaragoza, known as Ambrós, Valencian cartoonist and author of El Capitán Trueno, amongst others (died 1992).
1944 - Esparreguera, Baix Llobregat: Anna Lizaran i Merlos, Catalan actress
1240 - Cardona, Bages: Sant Ramon Nonat, priest, cardinal. He is venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church.
August 31st is Saints Day of Sant Ramon Nonat, which as it is summer, is an excuse for Festa Majors around Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries.
Rest of Catalonia
Festa Major i Romeria of Sant Ramon, municipality of la Segarra.
Around the Catalan Countries
Santa Pola (Baix Vinalopó, Valencia) - Day of pregó. The patron saint festival and the moros and cristianos festival begins in honour of the Maredéu de Lorito.
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