Brazilian Days 355
Dia do Atleta
(Athlete). The Day of the Professional Athlete is on 10 February (some sources mention 4 February), while the Day of the Paralympic Athlete is on 22 September.
Dia dos Artistas Profissionais
(Professional artists). The dia do artista is on 24 August, while dia do artista plástico is on 8 May, and dia do artista de teatro is on 19 August.
Imperial Family entirely banned from Brazil.
Broadcast of the first Brazilian soap series on TV
The soap series ‘Sua vida me pertence’ appeared on TV Tupi, featuring Walter Foster and Vida Alves.
Death of playwright, journalist and novelist Nelson Rodrigues
Nelson was famous for the plays Vestido de noiva, Dorotéia and O Casamento. He died in Rio de Janeiro.
WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Title for Brazilian boxer Adílson “Maguila” Rodrigues.
Heavyweight boxer Maguila won the duel against American boxer Rocky Sekorski. In 1995, he became WBC world heavyweight champion.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007,2014