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August 26th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries



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

Events

1875 - la Seu d'Urgell: The Carlists are beaten and the Third Carlist War finishes.
   
1936 - Quart de Poblet, Horta Oest: The Valencian conservative politician Juan Bautista Valldecabres Rodrigo is assassinated.
   
1968 - Prada de Conflent: The Diades de Cultura (which goes on to 31st) begin, the following year it becomes Universitat Catalana d'Estiu.

Births


Deaths

1886 - Olot: Joaquim Masmitjà i de Puig, servant of God.
    
1985 - Benicàssim, la Plana Alta: Leopold Querol i Roso, Valencian pianist (born 1899).
    
2010 - Tavertet: Raimon Panikkar i Alemany, Catalan philosopher and theologian (born 1918).

Festivals and Commemorations





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