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Dia do Paleontólogo Paulista
Dia das Musas ( Mitologia grega)
(Muses (Greek mythology)
Dia Mundial do Doador de Sangue
(World Blood Donor Day). In 1995, the International Federation of Blood Donor Organizations organized the first International Blood Donor Day. The success of World Health Day 2000, which was devoted to the theme ‘Blood Saves Lives. Safe Blood Starts With Me’, led to the introduction of World Blood Donor Day on 14 June 2004 in Johannesburg (RSA). Worldwide, more than 100 million blood donations are collected every year.
Dia do Solista
Dia do Pastor Jubilado
Dia da Manicure
Dia da Liberdade de Pensamento
(Freedom of thinking).
“Se falta liberdade de pensamento, todas as outras liberdades humanas estão sacrificadas, desde os fundamentos.”
(When there is no more freedom of thinking, all other human freedoms have been totally sacrificed).
A quote by Francisco Cavalcanti Pontes de Miranda (1892-1979), lawyer, philosopher, diplomat, and writer. The principal human freedoms are established in the Universal Declaration of Rights, in Article 18:
“Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.”
Creation of the Diocese of Itabira (MG) , by Pope Paul VI.
Foundation of soccer club Democrata Futebol Clube in Sete Lagoas (MG)
Train robbery in Rio de Janeiro.
Robbers assaulted the slow train SAP-21 from Central do Brasil between the stations Japeri and Gov. Portela
Death of former slave Maria do Carmo Jerônimo, at the presumed age of 129.
Death of President Afonso Pena (1847-1909)
Afonso Pena, born in Santa Barbára (MG), was a lawyer. He was minister at three different departments during the imperial government. In 1892, he founded the Law faculty in Minas Gerais, and was installed as governor of the state in the same year. He then became president of what is now Banco do Brasil and vice-president of the Brazilian Republic. In 1906, Afonso was elected president.
Installation of Nilo Peçanha as president of Brazil
Introduction of the Havaianas flip flops.
Havaianas are very common in Brazil. The flip flops are not only used on the beach or in the shower, but also in the streets, and at home. Everyone – young, old, rich, poor – uses these pieces of rubber. Despite the name might associate with Hawaii, Havaianas are inspired upon Japanese sandals. Initially, only women wore these flip flops, but since the cultural revolution in the Eighties also men wear them. The flip flops are available in a broad variety of colors and designs.
Creation of Parque Nacional (National Park) de Itatiaia.
Itatiaia is the oldest national park in Brazil, and is located in the states of Rio de Janeiro and Minas Gerais. The 30 thousand hectare park, mostly covered by Atlantic Forest, hosts the fourth tallest peak in Brazil: Agulhas Negras (2787 m).
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015