Dia do Automóvel
(Automobile). The first automobile appeared in 1771, when Frenchman Joseph Cugnot introduced a three-wheeled, steam-driven vehicle, In 1889, Germans Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler introduced the first gasoline-driven car. The first car in Brazil arrived in 1893 in São Paulo. Four years later, the first car was to be seen in Rio de Janeiro. In 1934, the ‘Dia do Automóvel was introduced by president Getúlio Vargas. The choice for 13 May as the date remains unclear, but on 13 May 1926 the first paved highway (with concrete) in Brazil was inaugurated: between Rio de Janeiro and Petrópolis. In 1956, president Kubischek opened possibilities for car manufacturing in Brazil. On 13 May 1958, the first car completely produced in Brazil was introduced: the Belcar.
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Dia do Zootecnista
(Zootechnician). This day honors the specialists of domestication, breeding, and improvement of various animal species. On 13 May 1966 was the first course for zootechnicians in Brazil. On 4 December 1968, Lei (law) 5550 regulated the profession.
Dia da Fraternidade Brasileira
Dia da Abolição da Escravatura
(Abolition of slavery in Brazil). On 13 May 1888, Imperial Princess Isabel (regent for her father Pedro II who was in Europe) signed the so-called “Lei Áurea”, which regulated the abolition of slavery in Brazil. Three years earlier, another law was introduced (Lei dos Sexagenários), which liberated slaves older than 60.
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Dia Nacional de Luta contra a Discriminação Racial
(Battle against Racial Discrimination) The World Day against Racial Discrimination is on 21 March.
Dia da Polícia Militar
(Military Police, RJ).
Dia do Vigilante
Dia do Preto Velho
(Black old man).
Prince Regent Pedro received the title Defensor Perpétuo do Brasil (‘Eternal Defender of Brazil)
The title was approved in a joint session of the Senate and Chamber of Deputies.
Birth of D. João VI, King of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves
Birth of Brazilian poet Raimundo Correia
Signing of Lei Áurea, with which 600 thousand slaves were liberated.
Creation of Imprensa Régia (Royal Press)
Creation of Corpo da Guarda Real da Polícia da Corte (Royal Guards), now Polícia Militar do Distrito Federal
Foundation of Sport Club do Recife
Foundation of Esporte Clube Vitória
Foundation of Criciúma Esporte Clube (SC)
Arrival of French Pilot Jean Mermoz in Natal after having crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 21 hours 12 minutes.
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||La Piste du Dakar 1997, Jean Mermoz
Abolition of the circulation of gold powder in the Brazilian capitanias
Carta-régia declared war against Botocudo indigenous.
Marriage of D. Pedro I with Carolina Josefa Leopoldina (daughter of emperor Francis I of Austria)
The marriage was in Vienna, in the absence of Dom Pedro. Eventually, she called herself Maria Leopoldina or Leopoldina.
The Hino Constitucional (composed by D. Pedro I) sung for the first time
Inauguration of Ponte Hercílio Luz in Florianópolis – SC
Foundation of TV Bandeirantes
Câmara dos Deputados (Chamber of Deputies) approved the Brazilian military mission in Haiti
Launch of the program ‘Universidade para Todos‘
More than 30 people murdered in São Paulo within 15 hours.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015