Dia do Contato Publicitário
(Publicity Manager). The publicity manager mediates between the client and the publicity agency, takes care of the bids, and is responsible for the delivery of flyers and folders. The clients are found among entrepreneurs and companies, foundations, government, and candidates for regional and nationwide elections.
Dia da Iluminação
(Illumination) On 21 October 1879, Thomas Alva Edison managed to illuminate an electric lamp for no less than 48 hours, without interruption. To commemorate this memorable event, the state of São Paulo introduced a law (Lei Nº 6.342) in 1988, the Dia da Illuminação. The Brazilian Day of Electric Illumination is on 24 July, to commemorate the introduction of public electric light in the city of Campos dos Goytacazes, Rio de Janeiro, in 1883.
“O génio consiste em um por cento de inspiração e noventa e nove por cento de transpiração.”
(Thomas Alva Edison)
THOMAS ALVA EDISON
|Edison the Man Thomas Edison full movie
||“A Day with Thomas A. Edison”-1922-
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|A Biografia de Thomas Edison Portugues
||Thomas Edison Light Bulb Experiment
Dia do Lixeiro
(Garbage collector). Every day, Brazilians produce 240 thousand tons of waste, equal to the maximum cargo freight of 1160 cargo planes type Boeing 747. In 1996, the average weight of waste per Brazilian was about 500 grams; in 2008, the weight was a bit more than 900 grams. The day was initially introduced in the state of São Paulo (Lei Nº 5.199) in 1986.
|Um dia de gari | TVENDO E APRENDENDO
||Sentindo na Pele um Dia de Lixeiro
Dia da Maçã
(Apple Day). This day was introduced on 21 October 1990, by the American Common Ground Association, as an initiative to encourage apple consumption, and to recognize the medicinal properties of apples. The first Apple Day was held on the old Apple Market in Covent Garden, London (UK).
Dia Nacional da Alimentação na Escola
(Alimentation at school)
Dia Nacional de Valorização da Família
(Family Value Day) This day was introduced on 16 May 2012 (Lei Nº 12.647).
Death of politician and entrepreneur Visconde de Mauá (1889)
Irineu Evangelista de Souza was born in the Brazilian colonial province of Rio Grande do Sul in 1813. He became one of the most influential entrepreneurs and industrialists in imperial Brazil. His greatest achievements were the construction of the first Brazilian shipyard, the first Brazilian railway, the first explorations of the Amazon River, the first installations of gas and electricity in the city of Rio de Janeiro, and the realization of the submarine telegraph cable between Brazil and Europe. Irineu was fiercely opposed against slavery, since he was convinced that free people and free trade were necessary for the development of Brazil. Irineu was deputy for the state of Rio Grande do Sul during various mandates. He was honored the title of Baron in 1854, and the title of Viscount in 1874. The Viscount is considered as the Patron of Brazilian transport. He died in Petrópolis, at the age of 75, in 1889, only a few weeks before the collapse of the Brazilian empire.
VISCONDE DE MAUÁ
|Filme Nacional – Barão de Mauá o Imperador
||Primeira ferrovia do Brasil, fundada pelo Barão de Mauá
|Histórias de Petrópolis – Barão de Mauá
||MAUÀ A TODO VAPOR 28 ESTAÇÕES
At the start of the Cold War, Brazil broke diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union.
Brazil chose the side of the United States.
Discovery of 1500-2000 year-old skeletons.
The human skeletons, together with indian utensils, were discovered in Itajaí, Santa Catarina. Around 5000 A.C, the region of Santa Catarina was populated by tribes of collectors and hunters, who created so-called sambaquis (shell middens). These sambaquis were composed of consumed molluscs, bones of hunted animals, indian handicraft such as teeth collars and arrow heads. It was also common to bury the dead within the sambaquis.
INDIAN TRIBES IN SANTA CATARINA
|Cientistas tentam decifrar o significado dos Sambaquis do litoral de Santa Catarina.
||Arqueólogos do Museu Nacional encontram esqueletos humanos em Laguna
Conmebol Cup for Santos.
It was the first international title for Santos since 29 years. The Conmebol Cup was organized between 1992 and 1999, and is now succeeded by the Copa Sudamericana. The Cup was won 5 times by a Brazilian, and 3 times by an Argentinian team. Santos beat Rosario Central (ARG) 1-0 on average (1-0, 0-0).
CONMEBOL CUP 1998
|SANTOS – Campeão da Conmebol 98 – Globo Esporte
||SANTOS Campeão da Copa Conmebol 1998
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