Dia Mundial do Câncer
(World Cancer Day). This day is an initiative of Union for International Cancer Control, founded in 1933. It is estimated that more than 12 million people are diagnosed with cancer worldwide, and 7.6 million die every year. According to recent prognoses, these numbers will double in 2030.
Aniversário de Macapá
(Foundation of Macapá, capital of the state of Amapá).
Foundation of Vila de São José de Macapá (now city of Macapá-AP).
Blumenau (SC) elevated to the status of a municipality.
Death of musician Ernesto Nazaré.
Birth of Jessé Gomes da Silva Filho (Zeca Pagodinho).
Collapse of the roof killed 65 people at Parque de Exposições da Gameleira – Belo Horizonte.
Announcement of the end of freezing the prices according to Plano Cruzado plan.
Death of journalist Paulo Francis.
Glider accident in Rio de Janeiro caused paralysis of singer and composer Herbert Vianna.
Creation of Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara (CE).
Record traffic jam of 98 kilometers in the city of São Paulo.
Inauguration of Cidade do Samba in Rio de Janeiro.
Cancellation of carnival activities in Sabará (MG) due to a deadly accident with a trio elétrico (sound car).
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015