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Dia da Escola de Samba
Dia da Criação da Organização Internacional do Trabalho (OIT)
(International Labor Organization, ILO). The ILO constitution, as part of the Peace Treaty of Versailles, was accepted without amendment on 11 April 1919. In 1946, the ILO, became the first specialized agency of the United Nations. The United States, in disagreement with the acceptance of the Palestine delegation as member, withdrew their membership between 1977 and 1980. The ILO played a significant role in the emancipation of Poland from dictatorship.
Dia Estadual do Prefeito (SP)
Dia do Exército da Salvação
(Salvation Army). Few sources mention 11 April as Brazilian Salvation Army Day, but more interesting is that in 2013, the Salvation Army has declared 18 April as Dia dos Ex-Namorados (day of ex-boyfriends or ex-girlfriends).
Foundation of Samba School Portela
The samba school started as a carnival group (Bloco Carnavalesco ‘Oswaldo Cruz’) on 11 April 1923, despite thorough investigations that revealed 1926 as the foundation year. The group was renamed two times (“Quem Nos Faz É O Capricho” and “Vai Como Pode”), until it received its actual name Portela in the Thirties. The school gained much reputation with innovative initiatives. In 1935, Portela introduced the so-called Alegoria (allegory): a globe. In 1939, the samba enredo (samba theme song) was introduced. Portela also was the first with uniformed groups and with ‘comissão de frente’ (acrobatic, clownesque group which opens the parade). Portela won 21 titles in the elite group. Their nickname is “A Majestade da Samba’.
|O Mistério do Samba [Velha Guarda da Portela]
|PORTELA – CARNAVAL 2012 ♥мαjєstαđє đo sαмвα♥
||A Verdadeira Historia do Samba (Documentário)
|POESIA FERROVIÁRIA – O TREM ,
PAULO DA PORTELA E TODA
HISTÓRIA DO SAMBA
|CULTNE – Fundadores da Portela – Antonio Rufino & Claudio Bernardo
||PORTELA 2013.FULL HD 1080p
Approval of Plano Collor I by the Congress
President Garrastazu Médici signed a decree, in which is described that Portuguese and Brazilians will maintain equal rights and duties
Election, by the National Congress, of Marshal Humberto de Alencar Castelo Branco as president of Brazil.
This election took place ten days after the military coup
Disruption of the diplomatic relations between Brazil and Germany.
This was the result of the attack of the Brazilian vessel ‘Paraná’ by German submarines, near the French coast.
Padre Cicero moved to the village of Juazeiro (CE)
Rio Grande do Sul declared, by President Castello Branco, as priority region for agrarian reforms
Sequestration of journalist Antenor Braido in São Paulo
He was freed on 20 April 2002.
Governor Sérgio Cabral of the state of Rio de Janeiro asked President Lula for intervention by armed forces.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007. 2015