Arrival of Maurício de Nassau in Brazil
Mauricio was appointed to govern Dutch Brazil. He had left Holland on 25 October 1636.
Start of preventive censorship of radio and television commercials in Brazil.
First bus running with a mixture of anhydride alcohol and castor bean oil.
The experiment was realized with the federal program Pró-Álcool.
After being elected as president, Tancredo Neves made a 15-day travel to Portugal, France, Spain, the United States, Mexico, and Argentina.
Minister of Education Cristovam Buarque fired.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015