Dia Estadual do Ministério Público
(Public Prosecutor’s Office in São Paulo).
Discovery of the Amazon River by Gonzalo Pizarro and Francisco de Orellana
Arrival of the Dutch fleet, commanded by Hendrick Corneliszoon Lonck, at Olinda (PE)
Death of Epitácio Pessoa (president of Brazil 1919-1922)
Introduction of Cruzeiro Novo as new Brazilian currency.
The cruzeiro novo replaced the cruzeiro currency; the cruzeiro again succeeded cruzeiro novo on 14 May 1970.
Creation of Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística – IBGE
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015