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Dia Nacional do Ex-combatente
(Veteran’s Day). The date is established by lei nº 4.623 (6 May 1965), while lei nº 5.315, (12 September 1967) regulated Article 178 of the Brazilian Constitution about the status of veterans. During the Second World War, Brazil participated with the FEB (Brazilian Expedition Force). The FEB took part in the liberation of Italy, and gained international reputation with the conquest of Monte Cassino. The National Monument that commemorates the victims of the Second World War is located in Rio de Janeiro.
Dia Estadual do Imigrante Libanês
(Lebanese Migrant, MG).
|G1 São Paulo – Vídeos – Sete milhões de libaneses e descendentes vivem no Brasil
||Libaneses Comemoram 130 Anos de Imigração para o Brasil
|Migração Libanesa no Brasil e no Mundo – SHIGERU SUZUKI
||Migração Libanesa no Brasil – SHIGERU SUZUKI (Parte 2)
Death of educator Paulo Freire (1921-1997)
Paulo is considered as patron of Brazilian education.
||Paulo Freire Contemporâneo – Documentário
Abdication of Dom Pedro IV of Portugal, in favor of his five-year-old daughter Maria da Glória.
Cabral departed from the Brazilian mainland, to continue his journey to the Indies.
He sent the letter of Pero Vaz de Caminha to Portugal, via the vessel commanded by Gaspar de Lemos.
Death of Brazilian actor, journalist and poet Adelino Fontoura.
Adelino was the only patron of the Academia Brasileira de Letras (Brazilian Literature Academy) without a book published.
Death of Luís Almeida Soares Portugal Alarcão e Eça e Melo, vice-king of Brasil (1769-1779).
Marquis do Lavradio was the 11th vice-king. During his government, theater activities were encouraged, and a scientific academy was founded. He fortified the defense of Rio de Janeiro, and sent troops and weapons to Southern Brazil in order to restore Portuguese dominance.
Creation of União das Nações Indígenas (Union of Indigenous Nations)
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