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Dia do Sacerdócio
Dia Nacional do Leonismo
(Brazilian Lions’ Club Day)
Dia do Picapeiro
(Pickup Driver). Picape is the Brazilian word for pickup.
Dia Nacional da Voz
(Brazilian Voice Day). In 1999, after an initiative of Brazilian phonologists, audiologists, physicians and singers, Brazil introduced the National Voice Day on 16 April. Soon, Portugal and Argentina followed. In 2002, The American Academy of Otorhinolaryngology recognized the same date for World Voice Day. In 2008, the National Voice Day became institutionalized by law (lei 11.704).
Triple Alliance (Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay) declared war against Paraguay.
The war lasted until 1870, leaving 500 thousand Paraguayans dead and the Paraguayan economy ruined.
All magazines subject to censorship, as determined by the Brazilian Government.
As a result, 46 foreign and 14 Brazilian magazines were banned.
Approval of Plano Cruzado by Congresso Nacional (Brazilian Congress).
Departure of Expedição Brasileira (Brazilian Expedition) da Estrada Panamericana (Pan American Highway).
The Brazilian teams existed of two Ford T cars that were provided by the journal ‘O Globo’, and who gained support by president Washington Luiz. The mission of these teams was to discover and to open a road that would connect the three Americas. In ten years time, the expedition made a distance of more than 28 thousand kilometers through 15 countries.
Official installation of Universidade Mackenzie
D. Mautro Morelli (bishop of Duque de Caxias – RJ) confirmed his approval of the invasions realized by MST (Movimento dos Trabalhadores sem Terra; Movement of landless workers).
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015