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Dia Nacional do Reggae
(Reggae Music). On 11 May 1981, reggae singer Bob Marley, and icon of reggae music, died in Miami. On 14 May 2012, a presidential decree sanctioned Lei 12,630, which gave this day an official status. The International Reggae Day is on 1 July.
|Bob Marley: Live in Santa Barbara
||Best Of Bob Marley
|Ziggy Marley – Love Is My Religion
||SOJA – You don’t know me
Dia da Canonização de Frei Galvão
(Canonization of Frei Galvão). The canonization took place in 2007. His feast day is on 25 October.
||Papa Bento XVI no Brasil – 3º dia da Visita – Missa – Canonização de Frei Galvão
Dia do Barbeiro
(Barber). Barber is a very old profession, which now is more associated with stories of the past. The barber had many other functions, such as surgeon or dentist. In the 20th century, this profession became extinct, when hairdressers appeared.
Introduction of the telegraph in Brazil.
The telegraph was invented by American scientist Samuel Morse in 1832. The first telegraph line was established between Paço Imperial (Imperial Palace) and the weapons arsenals.
Installation of Johan van Dorth as governor of Salvador
Johan was commander of the Dutch invasion troops. He was killed in an ambush on 17 July 1624.
YouTube topic: Invasões holandesas no Brasil
|Brasil dos Holandeses – Expedições (27/03/2012)
||Brasil Holandês – episódio 3 – Histórias do Brasil
|Doce Brasil Holandês – Documentário Completo
||Mitos e verdades do período holandês
Third siege of Porto Alegre by Farroupilha revolutionaries.
Inauguration of gas illumination in Salvador – BA.
Palácio Guanabara attacked by integralists.
The Palácio was the presidential residence.
Creation of Fundação Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatística (IBGE; Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics) by Lei nº 5.878
Visit of Pope Benedict XVI at Santuário Nacional de Aparecida – SP
Canonization of Frei Galvão by Pope Benedict XVI
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015