José Bonifácio gave the order that laws from motherland Portugal should have his approval before they came into effect.
Birth of priest and scientist Roberto Landell de Moura, in Porto Alegre (RS).
Roberto is considered as the inventor of the radio. In 1893, before scientist Guglielmo Marconi tested his first radio experiment, Landell realized, from the top of Avenida Paulista to the top of Santana, the first transmissions of telegraph and wireless telephone.
Political pact between Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay against anarchist movements in the three countries.
Discovery of the first oil well in Brazil, in the state of Bahia.
First commercial Concorde flight between Paris and Rio de Janeiro.
Brazilian women’s soccer team became South American champion.
Broken cable between hydro-electric power station Ilha Solteira and Araraquara caused a black-out in ten Brazilian states.
Arrest warrants for 27 police officers of FEBEM (São Paulo), accused of torture.
Announcement of the discovery of natural gas in Bacia de Santos.
Fiat plant in Betim (MG) sent 800 employees on collective holidays.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015