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Dia do Enxadrista
(Chess player) The first Chess World Championship were already held in Spain in 1571. The first modern Chess World Championships were held in 1886. The International Chess Day is held on 19 November, while the International Chess Player Day is today, and the Brazilian Chess Player Day on 12 June.
Dia Mundial sem Tabaco
(Tobacco-free World). Ample evidence links smoking behavior to long diseases. Therefore, smokers are being discouraged to continue their bad habit. Worldwide, governments implement laws and directives to battle smoking and smoking-related diseases. A growing number of countries have laws that prohibit sales of tobacco products to minors, and that cigarette packages should be covered with deterrent pictures.
Dia da Aeromoça e do Comissário de Bordo
(Flight Attendant). The data refers to the foundation of International Flight Attendant Association (IFAA) in Rio de Janeiro in 1973. The first flight attendants appeared in 1930, when they were employed on an Boeing Air Transport Airplane, between Oakland and Cheyenne.
Dia da Juventude Evangélica Luterana do Brasil
(Brazilian Evangelic-Lutheran Youth).
Dia Nacional Contra as Doenças Reumáticas
(Combat against Rheumatic Diseases). O
Dia de Combate ás Formigas Cortadeiras
(Combat against Leafcutter Ants). This ant species (Atta Sexdens) is very common in Central and Southern America. They are easily observed when marching in long columns, carrying pieces of leaves. They live under the ground, until ten meters deep. They live from a certain fungus type; the leaves are needed to feed the fungi, which form a kind of a tuber. The ants eat these fungus tubers. They contribute in soil disturbance and mix it with plant remains. They are harmful when they cut leaves from farm crops.
Death of painter Djanira
Death of Frei Damião
Creation of Associação Cristã de Moços (ACM; Christian Youth Association)
Arrival of the vessel Rivadávia, with 150 Italian families, in Brazil
Creation of the city of Macapá (AP), by Decreto Lei Nº 6550
Start of the circulation of Cr$ 1.000,00 bill with the portrait of Cândido Mariano da Silva Rondon
Creation of Comitê Gestor de Internet
Start of the beatification process of Mariano de La Mata Aparício
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015