Portuguese king D. Manoel nominated Pedro Álvares Cabral as commander of the Portuguese fleet.
Installation of Vila do Recife
Installation of Recife as capital of Pernambuco
Publication of ‘O Crime do Padre Amaro’, by Eça de Queiroz.
Shipwreck of ‘Bellucia’, close to the port of Guarapari (ES)
Decreto 98.961 facilitated expulsion of foreigners involved in drug trafficking.
Mass wedding of 1.434 couples in São Paulo
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015