July 20th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries

This page lists historical and other events on July 20th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.


1280 - Capitulation of Balaguer following the siege by Pere el Great against the rebellious nobles of the Counties of Foix Pallars.

2010 - Founding of the political party Solidaritat Catalana per la Independència.


1894 - Girona (Gironès): Fidel Aguilar i Marcó, Catalan sculptor.

1953 - Valls (Alt Camp): Margarida Aritzeta i Abad, Catalan writer.


1936 - Barcelona (Barcelonès): Francisco Ascaso, Spanish anarcho-syndicalist, member of CNT.

1984 - Alzira (Ribera Alta): Josep Antoni Villaescusa, Catalan political activist, member of Terra Lliure.

1996 - Palma: Miquel Àngel Riera Nadal, Mallorcan writer (born 1930).

2008 - Vic, Osona: Andreu Colomer i Munmany, Catalan businessman and philanthroper (born 1913).

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