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Dia do Repórter
Dutch troops, commanded by Diederik van Waerdendurch, entered Olinda (PE)
Second battle between Portuguese-Brazilians and Dutch at Guararapes.
Inauguration of the first Estação da Luz (energy plant) in São Paulo.
Official inauguration of the railway Santos – Jundiaí (SP)
Creation of Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
Ban of Rock ´n Roll in all clubs in São Paulo, by governor Jânio Quadros
Birth of soccer player José Roberto Gama de Oliveira, better known as Bebeto
Condemnation of torture in Brazil by the International Commission of Catholic Jurists.
More than sixty thousand people protested in five major Brazilian cities for direct presidential elections.
Death of politician Jânio da Silva Quadros (1917-1992)
Death of scientist Carlos Chagas Filho
Big fire at chemical plant of Genco in Guarulhos (SP)
Death of comedian Francisco Flaviano de Almeida, better known as Simplício
Collision between a coach and a truck caused 14 deaths at Ponte Nova (MG)
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