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Dia do Humorista
Dia da Abolição da Escravidão dos Índios
(End of the Slavery of the Indians in Brazil)
Dia da Mentira
(April Fool’s Day)
End of the slavery of the Indigenous in Brazil
Dissolution of the Congress by President Ernesto Geisel
Imprisonment of labor union leader Luíz Inácio Lula da Silva for having organized a strike
Participation of imperial princess Isabel and José do Patrocínio in the collective liberation of slaves in Petrópolis (RJ)
Start of diplomatic relations between Brazil and the Soviet Union
Military coup ousted president João Goulart from his office.
Imprisonment of Miguel Arraes, governor of Pernambuco, by the Brazilian army.
Enforcement of security at the palace in Guanabara, by Carlos Lacerda.
This measurement was performed in order to prevent federal intervention within the state.
Jorge Figueiredo Correia became owner of Capitania dos Ilhéus
End of the restriction to establish factories in Brazil
Creation of Conselho Supremo Militar (Supreme Military Board) and Conselho Supremo de Justiça (Supreme Justice Board) by Prince-Regent D. João.
Arrival of ‘Coluna Prestes’ in Foz do Iguaçu (PR)
Installation of the Medal of Merit Santos Dumont, by decree 30,698
Installation of the Medal of Merit Salgado Filho by decree 30,698
Fire destroyed the building of União Nacional dos Estudantes (UNE; National Student Union) in Rio de Janeiro.
Inauguration of Porto de Tubarão (Vitória – ES)
Anti-government student protests in various Brazilian capitals
Strike of metallurgists of ABC (Santo André – São Bernardo do Campo – São Caetano, SP) and the interior of the state of São Paulo.
This strike ended on 11 May 1979.
Start of airline company Rio Sul by flying two airplanes, with propaganda on the fuselage
Approval of Itamar Franco as new Brazilian ambassador in Italy
Launch of the spacial telescope Masco by Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE; National Institute for Space Research)
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