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July 31st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries


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This page lists historical and other events on July 31st in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as festivals and a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.

Events

1982 - Vilafranca del Penedès: The Castellers de Barcelona build a 4 de 8 castell for the first time in their history.

Births

1818 - Barcelona: Joaquim Rubió i Ors, Catalan writer and president of the Acadèmia de Bones Lletres de Barcelona, also known by his pseudonym Lo Gayter del Llobregat.

1880 - València: Manuel Penella Moreno, Valencian composer of sarsueles

1891 - Castelló de la Plana: Juan Adsuara Ramos, Valencian sculptor

1897 - Huesca (Aragon): Ignacio Fleta, Aragonese luthier who lived in Barcelona

1920 - Caldes de Montbui (Vallès Oriental): Joan Trochut Blanchard, Catalan typographer

1923 - Barcelona: Joan Vernet i Ginés, Catalan arabist.

1956 - Alboraia, Horta Nord: Joan Dolç i Balaguer, Valencian writer, as well as audiovisual producer and photographer.

1961 - Taradell, Osona: Antoni Pladevall i Arumí, Catalan writer and teacher.

Deaths

1410 - Barcelona: Martí the Humane, King of the Crown of Aragon, his death without heir provokes the calling of the Compromise of Casp to elect a new monarch.

1691 - Sogorb, Alt Palància: Crisóstomo Royo of Castellví, Bishop of Sogorb.

Festivals and Commemorations



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