August 4th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries




This page lists historical and other events on August 4th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans..


Events

1889 - Palma (Mallorca): the first issue of the second series of the weekly "La Roqueta" is published.



Births

1908 - Sabadell: Conrad Crespí i Vergés, survivor of the Mauthausen concentration camp.
    
1915 - Sabadell: Anna Fernández Recasens, piano teacher.
    
1929 - Trullars: André Sanac, rugby player (died 2015)
    
1970 - Gavà: Àngel Edo, Catalan cyclist.


Deaths

1940 - Manila, Filipines: Joaquima Barceló i Pagès, Catalan priest, founder of the order of the Germanes Augustinianes de la Mare de Déu de la Consolació.
   
1985 - Cadaqués: Rosa Leveroni i Valls, Catalan writer.

1985 - Madrid: Josep Bosch i Carbonell, Catalan businessman and politician.
   
1991 - Barcelona: Cassen, Catalan film, theatre and TV comedian.
   
2006 - Mataró: Mariona Galindo, castellera from the capgrossos de Mataró


Festivals and Commemorations

August 4th is the Saints Day of Sant Domènec, which as it is summer, is an excuse for Festa Majors around Catalonia.

Festa major of Argentona (el Maresme)

Festa major of Poboleda (el Priorat)

Festa Major of Móra la Nova (la Ribera d'Ebre)

Festa dels Terrissers in Miravet (la Ribera Ebre)

Festa Major and La Fogardera in La Ràpita (l’Alt Penedès)




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