Brazilian Days 011
Dia do Controle da Poluição por Agrotóxicos
(Control of Pollution by Agrotoxics).
Inauguration of a steamboat service between Barra (Manaus) and Belém.
Inauguration of Ponte do Imperador.
The inauguration marked the arrival of emperor Dom Pedro II in the province of Sergipe Del Rey. The Ponte do Imperador was especially constructed to facilitate the arrival of the imperial steamboat ‘Apa’.
Official registration of the name of the church ‘Igreja Assembléia de Deus’
Inauguration of electric tram lines in Guarujá (SP)
Creation of Parque Nacional das Emas (GO)
Start of a rain shower in Rio, which lasted 72 hours uninterrupted.
State of emergency was declared. More than 200 people died.
Death of medium Zé Arigó
Caetano Veloso returned from exile
Foundation of Mancha Verde, an organized supporters club of Palmeiras
Start of Rock in Rio in Rio de Janeiro.
The mega event lasted 10 days with shows by many internationally famous musicians
Big fire during the recording of the program “Xuxa Park” wounded 26 people
Launch of Google Acadêmico (Academics) in Brazil
Creation of Federal Universities in Bagé and Porto Alegre (RS)
President Lula sanctioned the projects.
Ensign Antônio José da Costa followed his travel in the direction of Lages, crossing the Imaruí River (SC).
Antônio commanded a group of 24 people who discovered the plains and cleared a path to Lages, in Santa Catarina.
Brazilian aviator Augusto Severo de Albuquerque Maranhão became one of the first men to fly in a balloon.
Birth of Brazilian-American student and teacher Stuart Angel Jones, son of Zuzu Angel
Stuart participated in the armed resistance (MR-8) against the dictatorship and was captured in 1971. He was reportedly tortured, and according to a witness, had died after his mouth was attached to a jeep’s exhaust pipe and dragged over the courtyard subsequently. His mother Zuzu died, under suspicious circumstances, in a car crash in 1976.
HOMAGES TO STUART AND ZUZU ANGEL
|Chico Buarque – Cálice – Clip Ditadura
|Zuzu Angel – Angélica
Death of Brazilian pioneer José Antônio Pereira (1825-1900), founder of the city of Campo Grande (MS)
Death of Brazilian sociologist Ênio Silveira (1925-1996)
Death of actor and comedian Jorge Lafond (1953-2003).
Introduction of a new Código Civil brasileiro (Brazilian Civil Code), approved by the Congress in September 2001.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015