July 26th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on July 26th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1719 - Reus, Camp de Tarragona: Carrasclet and his men try to enter the city.

1909 - Barcelona: The popular uprising against the authorities as "Setmana Tràgica" (Tragic Week) begins.


1927 - Barcelona: Joan Reventós i Carner, Catalan politician, one of the founders of the Partit dels Socialistes de Catalunya, and president of the Parliament of Catalonia.

1925 - Barcelona: Ana María Matute Ausejo, Catalan novelist in the Spanish language (died 2014).

1935 - Girona: Francesc Ferrer i Gironès, politician and writer in Catalan (died 2006).

1957 - Sant Celoni, Vallès Oriental: Santi Santamaria, Catalan chef (died 2011).


1623 - València: Gaspar Aguilar, Valencian writer (born 1561).

1930 - Barcelona: Narcís Oller i de Moragas, Catalan writer (born 1846).

1966 - Barcelona: Carme Montoriol i Puig, Catalan translator, writer and pianist.

1983 - Sant Pere de Ribes, Garraf: Charlie Rivel, Catalan clown (born 1896).

2011 - Cornellà de Llobregat, Baix Llobregat: Vicenç Badenes, Catalan journalist, social activist, one of the pioneers of Internet in Catalonia and impulsor of the democratisation of new tecnologies as a tool of social development (born 1957).

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