Dia Nacional do Índio
(Brazilian Day of the Indigenous). The day was created by Getúlio Vargas by decree 5540 in 1943, to commemorate 19 April 1940, when the first Inter-American Indian Congress was held in Mexico. (Map of the Indian reserves in Brazil and their populations)
Dia Pan-Americana do Índio
(Pan American Day of the Indigenous)
INDIGENOUS IN BRAZIL
|Indios no Brasil 1/12
||Indios no Brasil 2/12
|Indios no Brasil 3/12
||Indios no Brasil 4/12
|Indios no Brasil 5/12
||Indios no Brasil 6/12
|Indios no Brasil 7/12
||Indios no Brasil 8/12
|Indios no Brasil 9/12
||Indios no Brasil 10/12
|Indios no Brasil 11/12
||Indios no Brasil 12/12
Dia Estadual da Juventude
(Youth Day, SP)
Dia do Exército Brasileiro
(Brazilian Army). The day commemorates the first armed conflict by Brazilians in the Battle of Guararapes (PE), against the Dutch.
|Exército Brasileiro / Brazilian Army
||Tropas especiais do Exército Brasileiro – Montanha
Start of the First Battle of Guararapes.
People of Pernambuco started a revolt against the Dutch occupation. The revolt escalated into an armed conflict. The Brazilians won this battle at Guararapes.
BATTLE OF GUARARAPES
|1ª Batalha de Guararapes – 1ª parte – Nação e Exército
||1ª Batalha de Guararapes – 2ª parte – Nação e Exército
Start of the Spanish dominion of Brazil.
Birth of Getúlio Vargas (1883-1954), president of Brazil (1930-1945 & 1951-1954)
Some sources mention 1882 as his birth year.
||Getúlio Vargas – Série “Construtores do Brasil” – TV Câmara
|A História do Brasil por Boris Fausto (Vol.4) – Brasil na Era Vargas (1930-1945).
||Getúlio Vargas – De Lá Pra Cá – 24/08/2009
|A Era Vargas – Parte 01
||A Era Vargas – Parte 02
|A Era Vargas – Parte 03
||A Era Vargas – Parte 04
Birthday of Getúlio Vargas became a national holiday.
Signing of the death sentence of conspiracy leader Tiradentes.
|Tiradentes, o Mártir da Independência do Brasil
||Tiradentes – Série “Construtores do Brasil” – TV Câmara
Death of cartoonist Belmonte, creator of ‘Juca Pato’
Death of Brazilian actor Wálter D’Ávila
||A Praça da Alegria – Walter D’Avila e Chico Anysio (1976)
World title for Rodrigo Pessoa with his horse Gandini Lianos in the discipline individual jumping in Finland.
In 2004, he won Olympic gold in the same discipline in Athens.
Occupations by families linked with MST (movement of landless workers)
According to numbers of MST, 25.768 families participated in 94 occupations in 17 states.
Assignment of five indigenous reserves in the state of Amazonas, by President Lula
Protesters planted 1300 roses on Copacabana Beach, in protest against violence.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015