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Dia do Trabalhor
(International Labor Day). The day commemorates the Haymarket Riots in Chicago (USA), on 4 May 1886. At that time, it became increasingly common to protest and strike against miserable working conditions and low wages. One day before, police killed and wounded workers during a strike. As a reaction, the rally at Haymarket Square was organized by labor radicals, who were strongly opposed against capitalism. As the police arrived to disperse the crowd, one still unidentified radical threw a bomb at the police. The police, and possibly members of the crowd opened fire: 7 policemen and one civilian were killed. In 1955, the Catholic Church moved the date to 1 May, the day of Saint Joseph the Worker, patron saint of the workers.
INTERNATIONAL WORKER’s DAY
|Haymarket Martyrs–Origin of International Workers Day Pt 1
||Haymarket Martyrs–Origin of International Workers Day Pt 2
|Haymarket Martyrs–Origin of International Workers Day Pt 3
||May Day 2011: Thousands Take Part In Haymarket 125th Anniversary Reenactment
|HISTÓRIA CONTEMPORÂNEA: O DIA DO TRABALHO
||HISTÓRIA CONTEMPORÂNEA: O DIA INTERNACIONAL DO TRABALHO
|Conheça a origem do Dia Internacional do Trabalhador
||Dia do Trabalho – A evolução do trabalho na crônica da música popular
Dia da Literatura Brasileira
(Brazilian Literature). On 1 May 1500, the first letter was sent from Brazil to Portugal, by Pero Vaz de Caminha.
Dia Estadual do Piloto Ayrton Senna
(Ayrton Senna Day, SP)
Dia Municipal do Trânsito
(Traffic Day, SP)
Death of Brazilian Formula One racer Ayrton Senna.
The fatal accident happened in the sixth round during the race in Imola.
|The Right To Win – Ayrton Senna (legendado pt-br
||Ayrton Senna Crash Imola (Sunday 1st May 1994)
Birth of writer José de Alencar
JOSÉ DE ALENCAR
|José de Alencar – De Lá Pra Cá (Bloco 1/2)
||José de Alencar – De Lá Pra Cá (Bloco 2/2)
|O Guarani (filme de Norma Bengell, 1996)
||Iracema A Virgem dos Lábios de Mel
Launch of “Manifesto Antropofágico”
Formation of Tríplice Aliança (Triple Alliance): Argentina, Brazil and Uruguay against Paraguay
Celebration of the second Christian mass in Brazil
Ceremony of the claim of Brazil by Pedro Álvares Cabral
Creation of Estado-Maior das Forças Armadas (General Staff of the Armed Forces)
Creation of the Ministry of Planning and Coordination
Letter of Pero Vaz de Caminha to Dom Manuel, king of Portugal
Pero was clerk of the Portuguese fleet, commanded by Cabral. He wrote about the discovery of Brazil, on 22 April. This document, the first written in Brazil, was of high importance because of the many details.
Prince regent Dom João declared war against France
The invasion of French Guyana was started.
Introduction of the Law of Minimum Salary.
Brazil became divided in regions in which the salary is fixed in relation to the production and the needs in each region.
Attack of Vila de Igaraçu by Dutch invaders
Dissolution of the chamber by the emperor.
The chamber was about to elect opposition member Martim Francisco as its president.
Manifestations in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro against the First World War
Imprisonment and death of communist militant Carlos Schirmer
Approval of the impeachment of the governor of Rio de Janeiro, Badger Silveira
Imprisonment of workman Olavo Hansen
He was found dead in the following week.
Departure of a group of 200 Brazilian marines to Haiti.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015