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Dia do Meteorologista
Dia dos Dirigentes das Sociedades Desportivas, Culturais e Assistenciais
(Chairmen of Charity, Cultural and Sport Organizations)
Creation of Capitania São José do Rio Negro
The capitania, created per Carta Régia, is now known as the state of Amazonas
Contract between bandeirante Domingos Jorge Velho and governor Francisco Barreto of Pernambuco.
Domingos pledged to attack and destroy the quilombo (settlement of (free) slaves) of Palmares (famous because of Zumbi).
Murder of student Demócrito de Sousa Filho in Recife, Pernambuco.
Demócrito was a fighter for democracy in Brazil, and now is considered as a martyr in the battle for democracy.
Creation of the Federal University of Acre (Universidade Federal do Acre: UFAC)
Invasion of favelas in Rio de Janeiro by military units
The invasion was a reaction upon the robbery of ten machine guns from the military depot of São Cristovão
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015