October 8th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries
This page lists historical and other events on October 8th in Catalonia and the Catalan-speaking countries as well as a list of births and deaths of well-known Catalans.
1998 - Banyoles (El Pla de l'Estany): The tourist boat Oca sinks on the lake and caused the death of 21 people.
1877 - Alacant: Luis Foglietti Alberola, Valencian composer of sarsuelas (died 1918).
1878 - Barcelona: Feliu Elias i Bracons, àlies Apa i Joan Sacs, Catalan illustrator, caricaturist, painter and art critic.
1919 - Balaguer (la Noguera): Teresa Pàmies i Bertran, Catalan writer (died 2012).
1919 - Barcelona: Manuel Ausensi i Albalat, Catalan baritone.
1927 - Sabadell: Joan Serra i Llobet, Catalan waterpolo player (died 2015).
1936 - Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Baix Empordà: Ricard Masó i Llunes, geographer, surveyor, politician and cultural activist (died 2015).
1993 - El Prat de Llobregat (Baix Llobregat): Santiago Navarro, Catalan basketball player.
Festivals and Commemorations
- Festa Major de Les Corts (September 28th to October 7th 2017) (Les Corts, Barcelona, El Barcelonés)
- Festa Major de Sarrià (September 28th to October 7th 2017) (Sarrià, Sarrià-Sant Gervasi, Barcelona, El Barcelonès)
- Les Festes del Roser on La Rambla (October 7th-13th 2016)(La Rambla, Ciutat Vella, Barcelona, el Barcelonès)
- Sitges Fantasy Film Festival (October 5th-15th 2017) (Sitges, El Garraf)
- Jazz and Light Show as part of the Barcelona Jazz Festival at 9.30 pm (Magic Fountain of Montjuïc, Sants-Montjuïc, Barcelona)
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