This page lists historical and other events on December 8th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
965 - First documented mention of Sant Just Desvern.
1066 - Sant Marçal de Montseny: the monastery is built as an abbey.
1348 - Mislata (l'Horta de València): the troops of Pere III, led by Lope de Luna, beat the unionists (battle of Mislata).
1976 - Barcelona: Presentation of the Congrés de Cultura Catalana.
1854 - Girona: Ramon Turró i Darder, Catalan philologist and philosopher. (died 1926)
1872 - Barcelona: Adrià Gual i Queralt, Catalan playwright, set designer and theatrical promoter (died 1943)
1908 - València: Concha Piquer, Valencian copla singer and actress (died 1990).
1932 - València: Francisco Tomàs i Valiente, Valencian jurist, historian and writer (died 1996).
1977 - Sabadell, Vallès Occidental: Toni Padilla Montoliu, Catalan sports journalist.
1987 - Barcelona: Nil Montserrat, racing driver
1973 - Sabadell (el Vallès Occidental): Maty Mont, Catalan variety artist.
December 8th is the Saints' Day of La Puríssima or Immaculada Concepció de la Mare de Déu, which is a public holiday in Spain and a reason for festivals and fairs around Catalonia.