This page lists historical and other events on August 29th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1642 - Perpignan (el Rosselló): the city, until then occupied by Castilian troops, is occupied by the French after four months of siege (La Guerra dels Segadors - The Reapers' War).
1881 - El Catllar: In the Festa Major, the first 4 de 9 sense folre was built by the Colla Nova dels Xiquets de Valls, now called the Colla Joves Xiquets de Valls.
1936 - Castelló de la Plana: The politician Francisco Javier Bosch Marín (DRV) lands at the port and is killed with 55 other people.
1884 - València: José Capuz Mamano, Valencian sculptor (died 1964).
1931 - Alcoi, l'Alcoià: Rafael Sanus Abad, auxiliary emeritus bishop of València and theologian (died 2010).
2007 - Barcelona, el Barcelonès: Rosalia Guilleumas i Brosa, philologist, librarian and director of the Escola de Bibliologia, the Biblioteca de Catalunya, the Servei de Biblioteques de la Diputació and the Biblioteca de la Universitat de Barcelona.
August 29th is the Saints Day of Sant Joan Degollat, which as it is summer, is an excuse for Festa Majors around Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries.
Rest of Catalonia
Around the Catalan-speaking Countries