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Dia Nacional da Terra
(Brazilian Earth Day)
Dia Mundial da Infância
(World Infancy Day)
Dia Mundial da Poesia
(World Poetry Day)
Dia Mundial das Florestas
(World Forest Day)
Dia Universal do Teatro
(Universal Theater Day)
Dia Internacional para a Eliminação da Discriminação Racial
(International day of combat against racial discrimination)
Introduction of Carteira de Trabalho (Employee`s Card)
Protest march organized by “Diretas, já!” in Rio de Janeiro.
More than 300 thousand people participated in this protest march.
Agreement on establishing diplomatic ties between Brazil and Rumania
First commemoration of Dia pela Eliminação da Discriminação Racial (Day of combat against racial discrimination) in Brazil.
Kidnapping of Inês Fedelis Régis, mother of soccer player Rogério
She was freed on 24 March 2005.
Fourth victim died as a result of contaminated caldo-de-cana (sugar cane juice) in the state of Santa Catarina
First action taken in case of Lei de Segurança Nacional (National Security Law)
The edition of leftist newspaper A Pátria was confiscated in Rio de Janeiro.
Conquest of the Italian cities of Zocca and Montalto by Força Expedicionária Brasileira (Brazilian Expedition Force)
Inauguration of Brasília as capital of Brazil.
Approval, per referendum, of the continuation of presidential government in Brazil.
Death of Pataxó indigenous Galdino Jesus dos Santos as a result of being burnt alive.
Five middle-high class youngsters found him sleeping at a bus stop in Brasília and decided to set him on fire.
Liberation of Wellington Camargo, brother of sertanejo singers Zezé di Camargo e Luciano, after having been captive for 95 days.
Collapse of part of the roof of the Extra hypermarket in São Caetano do Sul, na Grande São Paulo, leaving 47 people wounded.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015