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Dia do Aniversário do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
(State of Rio de Janeiro)
Dia Mundial do Consumidor
(World Consumer Day)
Dia Internacional de Defesa do Consumidor.
(World Consumer Rights Day). It was U.S. President John F. Kennedy who formally addressed consumer rights on 15 March 1962. He was the first world leader to do so:
“Consumers by definition include us all. They are the largest economic group, affecting and affected by almost every public and private economic decision. Yet they are the only important group… whose views are often not heard.”
Death of singer and composer Tim Maia (1998)
Installation of Fernando Collor de Mello as President of Brazil.
Announcement of the blockage of bank accounts and savings accounts by Fernando Collor de Mello
Creation of Secretaria de Administração Pública da Presidência da República (Secretariat of Public Administration)
Creation of the Ministry of Science and Technology
Creation of the Ministry of Culture
Creation of the Ministry of Habitat, Urbanization, and Environment
Merger of the states of Rio de Janeiro and Guanabara (former Federal District) to the new state of Rio de Janeiro
Betrayal of the Conjuração Mineira to Visconde de Barbacena, by Joaquim Silvério dos Reis
Installation of General João Baptista Figueiredo as President of Brazil.
Installation of José Sarney as interim President of Brazil.
Installation of General Ernesto Geisel as President of Brazil
Installation of Marshal Artur da Costa e Silva as President of Brazil
Federal Territories of Amapá and Roraima gained the status of a Brazilian state.
Three explosions destroyed Plataforma (oil platform) P-36 of Petrobrás in bacia de Campos. Ten people died.
Governor Mem de Sá ordered 260 soldiers to desembark and attack Forte (fortress) Coligny in Rio de Janeiro.
The Revolutionary Government of Pernambuco ordered the liberation of slaves.
Birth of Júlio Prestes.
Júlio was president-elect who was blocked to be installed due to the 1930 Revolution.
Federal Government ordered naval forces to move on to Acre.
Agreement between Brazil and Argentina for the construction of a bridge over Rio Iguaçu
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015