Dia do Eletricitário
Dia do Publicitário
Departure of Tomé de Sousa from Lisbon, on his way to become the first governor-general in Brazil.
Communication lines cut with Praia Grande.
The Portuguese troops became isolated.
Proclamation of the Republic of Afogados
The republican movement in Pernambuco was responsible for the proclamation.
Establishment of Colgate-Palmolive in Brazil.
Communist politician Agustín Farabundo Martí Rodríguez, from Salvador, executed by a firing squad.
Death of revolutionary activist Olga Benário
Inauguration of the highway Rio de Janeiro – Belo Horizonte.
Big fire in one of the highest buildings (‘Edifício Joelma’) in São Paulo resulted in 200 dead.
Installation of Assembléia Nacional Constituinte (Brazilian Constitutional Assembly).
This assembly was responsible for the new, 1988 Constitution.
José Sarney elected as chairman (‘presidente’) of the Senate.
Ban on the sale of alcoholic beverages along the federal highways.
Closure of the Fórum Social Mundial (World Social Forum) in Belém (PA).
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015