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Dia da Libertação da África
(Liberation of Africa)
Dia Internacional da África
(International Africa Day).
Dia da Polícia Militar
(Military Police, AC)
Dia do Massagista
(Masseur). The profession of masseur is regulated by law since 5 October 1961.
Dia da Industria/ Trabalhador Industrial
(Industry/ Industry Worker). This day was introduced in 1957. The top of the Brazilian industry (data from 2001):diesel, cars with engine smaller than 1000 cc, cars with engine larger than 1000 cc, iron and steel, sugar, beer, industrial alcohol, mobile phones.
Dia do Costureira
(Tailor, Fashion Designer)
Dia Nacional da Adoção
(Adoption). The date refers to the creation of Cadastro Nacional de Adoção (CNA; National Adoption Register) in 2008. More than four thousand children and teenagers are on the adoption list, while more than 26 thousand people are registered as adoption address. However, many registered people have specific preferences.
Dia do Trabalhador Rural
(Rural Worker). The day was established in 1963. Agriculture (dominated by the production of coffee, sugar and meat) is of great importance for Brazil. About 3.5 million square km of the total area of Brazil (8.5 million square km) is farmland; the total production accounts for one third of the national product, 40 percent of the export value,and offers work to more than 35 percent of the Brazilian workforce. Despite legal regulations, it is still hard for rural workers to maintain themselves and their families.
Death of composer and musician Luizinho Eça
Creation of Museu Nacional
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Recognition of Brazil by the United States
Teófilo Ottoni elected as director of Banco do Brasil
First pancreas transplantation at Hospital Silvestre (RJ)
Rebellion at Maximum Security Prison ‘Anísio Jobim’ in Manaus
The rebellion resulted in 13 deaths.
Brazilian racer Gil de Ferran won Indy 500 in Indianápolis
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015