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Dia do Senado
Arrival of Américo Vespúcio’s expedition in São Vicente (SP).
Creation of Vila de São Vicente (SP), the first city in Brazil.
Arrival of the Portuguese royal family in Rio de Janeiro.
Death of Benjamin Constant, architect of the Brazilian Republic.
Civilians attacked Palácio da Luz in Fortaleza (CE).
Birth of Leonel Brizola (former governor of Rio Grande do Sul and Rio de Janeiro)
First oil extraction in Brazil, at the oil well in Lobato (BA)
Creation of Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial – SENAI, by Decreto-lei 4.048
Introduction of Loteria Esportiva in Brazil,
President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva launched Programa de Aceleração do Crescimento (PAC)
Heavy rainshowers caused landslides and inundations in Belo Horizonte (MG).
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015