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Dia da Imprensa Espírita
(Spiritist Press). This day (introduced in 1982) is to commemorate the birth date of the spiritist Luis Olímpio Telles de Menezes (1835-1893), who introduced spiritism and spiritist literature in Brazil, on September 17, 1865.
Dia do Detetive Particular
(Private investigator). Most of the investigations concern adultery…
Dia da Vovó ou dos Avós
(Grandmother/ grandparents). The origin of this day is to be referred to the catholic culture. Today is the feast day of the saints Anna and Joachim, Maria’s parents, and Maria was Jesus’ mother. The two saints were the grandparents of Jesus.
The first automobile race in Brazil, in São Paulo.
This race track had a length of 80 km, between São Paulo and Itapecerica, a race without accidents. Gastão de Almeida from Rio de Janeiro was heading the race, with his Dietrich-Lorraine, for a long time, and had an advantage of five minutes, to his direct opponent Dr. Silvio Penteado, who was driving a 40HP Fiat. Gastão had the misfortune that his oil tank broke, and Silvio could pass him, six kilometers before the finish, and thus claim the victory.
Murder of João Pessoa in Recife.
João Pessoa Cavalcanti de Albuquerque (1878-1930) was elected as governor of the state of Paraíba in 1928. His government proved to be productive for Paraíba: economic growth, less taxes, many constructions. Pessoa also was battling corruption, and therefore made many enemies. There were presidential elections in March 1930. President Washington Luís Pereira de Sousa had but forward Júlio Prestes, president of the state of São Paulo, as his possible successor. Vital Soares, president of Bahia, would then become vice-president. The opponent, supported by Minas Gerais, Rio Grande do Sul, and Paraíba, was Getúlio Dorneles Vargas, president of Rio Grande do Sul. João Pessoa would then become his vice-president. Pessoa was requested to support the government candidate, Júlio Prestes. He replied, telegraphed by Tavares Cavalcanti, with just one – legendary – word: NEGO! (I refuse!). However, Júlio Prestes won the elections. The opposition accused him of fraud at a large scale. The first signs of a popular rebellion were observed in Pincesa Isabel, Paraíba. The murder of João Pessoa by João Dantas was the extra spark to ignite the revolution. As a result, president Washington was ousted, and Vargas was elected for president. To honor João Pessoa, the actual flag of Paraíba was introduced. Black and red, with NEGO in white letters in the red field. The red color symbolizes the blood shed by Pessoa and the rebels in Paraíba. The capital – then called Parahyba – was renamed into João Pessoa.
A História do Politico João Pessoa
Arrival of the French vessels Régente, Sainte-Anne, and Charlotte at the Bay of Maranhão.
This small fleet (containing 500 men) was commanded by Daniel de la Touche, Lord de la Ravadière, who founded a French colony there: France Équinoxiale. The French landed on the island of Upaon-mirim, later renamed into Sant’Ana (today is the feast day of Saint Ana, see above). They quickly made contact with the indians of the neighboring island Maragnan (Maranhão). The French started the construction of Fort Saint Louis, named after the French king, Louis XIII. At the end of 1615, the French were ousted by the Portuguese.
Illustration in the report about
the French presence in Maranhão.
THE FRENCH IN MARANHÃO
|Franceses no Maranhão (2/2) –
De Lá Pra Cá
|Expedições: São Luis – 400 anos
Celebration of the first mass in the chapel of Morro dos Coqueiros – now the city of Aparecida (SP).
In 1717, three fishermen caught a headless wooden statue. Soon, they also caught the head of that statue. They also caught a large amount of fish. The statue was recognized to be of Our Lady of Conception. The statue was now called Nossa Senhora da Aparecida, and at the margin of Paraíba River, where the statue was found, a chapel was constructed. Later, this location was called Aparecida, now hosting one of the largest sanctuaries in the world.
Birth of soccer player and coach Telê Santana (1931-2006)
Telê Santana da Silva started his soccer career as a goalkeeper, but soon he played as a center forward, for many years at Fluminense. Telê then started his coaching career and became Brazilian champion with Atlético_MG from Belo Horizonte. He continued at Grêmio and Palmeiras, before he was contracted to coach the Brazilian national team. His tactics strategy – stressing on the attacking qualities – gained him worldwide fame. Brazilians still remember him as the coach who introduced ‘o jogo bonito’, attractive soccer. However, despite playing very offensive, Brazil was not successful during the World Cups of 1982 and 1896. Telê continued his career at São Paulo, and gained another Brazilian title and the Libertadores Cup and the Intercontinental Cup.
|Mestre Tele Santana
||Brazil 1982 –
A tribute to the art of football
|Telê Santana no Roda Viva –
|Documentário Telê Santana –
Mesa Redonda TV Gazeta
Creation of Federação Brasileira de Associações de Bibliotecários (FEBAB) .
The Brazilian Federation of Librarian Associations was created in order to maintain and to encourage the development of the profession of librarian.
FEBAB E BIBLIOTECONOMIA
|Vídeo comemorativo dos
50 anos da Febab
|Memória da Biblioteconomia Brasileira – Carminda Nogueira de Castro Ferreira
|Globo Universidade – Biblioteconomia – parte 1
||Globo Universidade – Biblioteconomia – parte 2
|Globo Universidade – Biblioteconomia – parte 3
||O Profissional Bibliotecário
Programa “Na Real”
Inauguration of the first turbine of the hydro-electric power station of Samuel – Candeias do Jamari – RO
The construction was started in 1982 and was projected to finish four years later. Due to lack of funding, the 216 MW power station was ready in 1996 only. In the presence of president Fernando Henrique Cardoso, the power station was officially inaugurated on April 12, 1997. However, the first turbine was inaugurated eight years earlier. The power station is located at the Jamari River, an affluent of the Madeira River. Energy is provided for nearby capital of Rondônia, Porto Velho, and – since 2002 – for Rio Branco, capital of the state of Acre.
Usinas Hidrelétricas do Rio Madeira
Death of Aymoré Moreira (coach of the Brazilian national soccer team).
Aymoré Moreira (1912-1998) was born in Miracema (RJ). He was active as goalkeeper at various clubs and for the national team. Aymoré was trainer of the Brazilian national, which conquered the second world title in 1962. He had to deal with the sudden injury of soccer star Pelé, but witnessed Garrincha leading the Divine Canaries to the world title. He continued his career as coach at various Brazilian clubs. His brothers Ayrton and Zezé were also active as soccer trainers.
|Especial 50 anos – O técnico Aymoré Moreira – Parte 1
||Especial 50 anos – O técnico Aymoré Moreira – Parte 2
Silver medal for César Castro at the Pan American Games (diving).
César (diving, 3 m platform) ranked 4th at the Pan American Games in 2003, and 3rd in 2001. At the Olympics, he ranked 9th in 2004, and 24th in 2008.
Gold medal for the Brazilian women’s soccer team, after beating the United States (5-0) in the final.
At the Pan American Games, Brazil won also gold in 2003, but was beaten by Canada in 2011.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom