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August 18th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



This page lists historical and other events on August 18th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1705 - Dénia (la Marina Alta): Field Marshal Joan Baptista Basset i Ramos disembarks in the town, occupied by Felipe V's troops, and with the support of the population, proclaims Carles III as legitimate king (The War of the Spanish Succession).

Births

1890 - Barcelona: Daniel Cardona i Civit, Catalan pro-independence politician (died 1943).

Deaths


Festivals and Commemorations

August 18th is the Saints Day of Santa Helena and Cabrils in El Maresme celebrates one its Festa Majors on this day.

Barcelona Province




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