Dia da 1ª Missa no Brasil
(First Christian Mass in Brazil). Five days after their arrival, the Portuguese realized the first Christian mass in Brazil. Painter Vitor Mereilles painted the event in 1860. His work is in the Museu de Belas Artes, Rio de Janeiro.
Dia do Engraxate
(Bootblack, shoeshine boy).
|Os engraxates da Avenida Paulista
||engraxate ritmista da mangueira
||CHAVES – Engraxate Que Ficou Milionário
Dia do Goleiro
Dia Nacional de Prevenção e Combate à Hipertensão
(Prevention of & Battle against Hypertension).
Creation of Bairro (district) de Ipanema in Rio de Janeiro.
First issue of magazine “Manchete”.
Inauguration of TV Globo.
Rede Globo was founded by Journalist Roberto Marinho. At present, it is one of the world’s largest television broadcasters with over 150 million daily viewers. Globo is the second largest commercial TV network, just behind American ABC. The Brazilian network is the largest telenovelas (TV soap series) in the world.
Treaty between Paraguay and Brazil, which permitted the construction of the hydro-electric power plant Itaipu.
Celebration of the first mass in Brazil
Five days after their arrival, the Portuguese discoverers realized the first Christian mass in Brazil. The ritual was led by Frei Henrique de Coimbra and his assistants. The location was a dune at Praia da Coroa Vermelha, on which the city of Porto Seguro is erected.
FIRST MASS IN BRAZIL
|A primeira Santa Missa no Brasil
||Francisco Guimarães analisa a primeira missa no Brasil
Inauguration of public light and gas systems in Recife.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015