Brazilian Days 072
Dia do Conservacionismo (Conservationism)
Dia Mundial do Sono (World Sleep Day)
Dia Estadual da Caridade “Irmã Dulce” (Bahian Day of Charity ‘Irmã Dulce’)
1838 Performance of the first Brazilian theater piece “O poeta da Inquisição”.
1797 Publication of the Carta Régia that recommended preservation of the Brazilian forests.
1823 Battle of Jenipapo
1827 Ratification of the agreement between Brazil and the United Kingdom that made an end to slave traffic.
1830 Birth of Antonio Conselheiro, leader of the Canudos
1843 Creation of Petrópolis, per decree by D. Pedro I
1865 Embarkment of a unit of 400 soldiers from Alagoas to the battlefields in Paraguay.
1891 Assembly of the first congress of the state of Amazonas, by Decreto (decree) nº 86
1901 More than two hundred persons killed by indigenous in Alto Alegre (MA)
1945 Death of Brazilian composer, pianist, conductor and actor Custódio Mesquita
1962 Establishment of Luís Alves de Lima e Silva (Duque de Caxias) as Patron of the Brazilian Army, per decree.
1964 End of private concessions of petroleum refineries, by President João Goulart
1967 Creation of Instituto de Planejamento Econômico e Social, now IPEA (Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada, Institute for Applied Economic Research).
1982 Nuclear reactor Angra I started to generate energy
1983 Victory for Nelson Piquet (Brabham Team) at the Grand Prix of Jacarepaguá
1992 Death of Brazilian Franciscan Sister Irmã Dulce (Maria Rita de Souza Brito Lopes Pontes).
2001 Brazil signed the Optional Protocol to the Convention about Discrimination against Women.
2001 Imprisonment of former senator Luiz Estevão
2001 Installation of the Inter-ministerial Committee of Combat against Piracy
2002 Chess player Henrique Mecking (Mequinho) played simultaneous chess matches against 20 opponents (he won 16)
2006 Invasion of the property of Companhia de Desenvolvimento do Vale do São Francisco (Company for the Development of the São Francisco Valley), by members of MST
2007 Ratification of indigenous reserves in Tapauá (AM) and Porto Seguro (BA), by President Lula