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Dia internacional do Pólen
(Pollen). Pollen, often carried by the bees. They transport it from flower to flower, and hereby contribute to the multiplication of plants. For a group of people, pollen is a curse: they are allergic to it. In spring and early summer, when numerous plants and trees are flowering, many suffer some kind of pollen allergy. Pollen is not only the base for honey, but it is also found in various extracts, against prostate problems and hair loss, among others. Indeed, it seems to sort some effect to male hormones. IT is claimed that one of the bee products, propolis, may have medicinal, anti-bacterial, and anti-fungal effects. The bees produce propolis for the construction of the honeycomb walls. Propolis, a resin-like product with a bitter taste, is popular among Brazilians. With the appearance of the first symptoms of a cold or fever, propolis is used.
Dia da Comunidade Italiana
(Italian community, SP)
Death of Giuseppe Garibaldi, hero of the Guerra (war) dos Farrapos
Birth of writer José Lins do Rego
Murder of journalist Tim Lopes in Rio de Janeiro
The journalist, working for Rede Globo, was assassinated by drug traffickers in a favela.
Publication of the blacklist of communists and symphatizers by the dictatorial regime
The list included future president Fernando Henrique Cardoso and singer Chico Buarque
Passage of D. Pedro II and the imperial family through Tindiquera, Araucária, Paraná
End of Brazilian neutrality in the First World War
A start was made of entering German vessels.
Foundation of soccer club Ceará Sporting Club
Creation of Biblioteca Pública Estadual (MG), the public state library of Minas Gerais.
Occupation of PUC (Pontifícia Universidade Católica) de São Paulo by students
Creation of Parque Nacional (national park) dos Lençóis Maranhenses (MA)
Death of poet Raul Bopp
Ninth Marcha para Jesus (March for Jesus, by evangelists) by more than 400 thousand people in São Paulo
Heavy rainfall in the state of Alagoas, state of emergency declared in Maceió.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015