Dia Mundial do Livro Infantil
(International Children’s Book Day). Since 1967, on or around Hans Cristian Andersen’s birthday (2 April), International Children’s Book Day is celebrated worldwide. The celebration is sponsored by a national section of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY).
Death of Brazilian singer Clara Nunes (1943-1983)
Clara Francisca Gonçalves Pinheiro was born in the interior of the state of Minas Gerais. She is considered as one of the most influential interpreters of Brazilian folkloric and popular music. She performed profound researches of Brazilian dances and rhythms of African origin. For many years, she was one of the singers of samba school Portela. Clara died of the consequences of varicose vein surgery.
|Conto de areia
||Canto das três raças
|Tributo aos Orixás
|ESPECIAL TV GLOBO 1984 CLARA NUNES
||CLARA – CANAL BRASIL – PROGRAMA 1 DA SÉRIE: Biografia de Clara Nunes
|CLARA – CANAL BRASIL – PROGRAMA 2 DA SÉRIE: Biografia de Clara Nunes
||CLARA – CANAL BRASIL – PROGRAMA 3 DA SÉRIE: Biografia de Clara Nunes
|CLARA – CANAL BRASIL – PROGRAMA 4 DA SÉRIE: Biografia de Clara Nunes
||CLARA – CANAL BRASIL – PROGRAMA 5 DA SÉRIE: Biografia de Clara Nunes
|Morena de Angola
||Amor é perfeito
Installation of Ranieri Mazzilli, president of the Chamber of Deputies, as president of Brazil.
His installation followed the military coup, which ousted president João Goulart (Jango). Ranieri was succeeded by Marshal Humberto Alencar de Castello Branco on 15 April.
Foundation of Guarani Futebol Clube
The club, from Campinas (SP) was founded on 1 April. In order to avoid jokes of rivaling teams, the official foundation day was changed into 2 April. The club is also known as Bugre, a popular word for indigenous. Guarani won the Brazilian championship in 1978, and were runners-up in 1986 and 1987.
Serra (ES) elevated to the status of a Vila.
Serra (ES) elevated to the status of municipality.
The new municipality became separated from Vitória.
Luís Alves de Lima e Silva, better known as Duque de Caxias, received the title of conde (Count)
Birth of Francisco Cândido Xavier, better known as Brazilian medium Chico Xavier (1910-2002).
During his life, he wrote more than 400 books by means of psychography. Chico was nominated for the Nobel Peace prize in 1981 and 1982. He died at the time when Brazil won the fourth FIFA World Cup. In 2010, a biographic movie, by Daniel Filho, was released. In 2012, Chico was elected as the ‘Greatest Brazilian of All Time’, a contest organized by SBT.
Launch of the catalog of more than 5500 Brazilian tree species, by IBAMA.
Death of Brazilian Brigadier-Major Fortunato Câmara de Oliveira (1916-2004).
He created the logo of the First Group of Fighters of the Brazilian Air Force: the ‘Senta a Pua’.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom