Dia Internacional do Marítimo
(World Maritime Day). In 1978, this day was initially held on 17 March, to commemorate the IMO (International Maritime Organization) Convention entry into force in 1958. From 1980, the day was moved to the final Thursday in September.
Death of comedian Manoel da Nóbrega
Birth of the heifer Vitória, the first cloned Brazilian animal.
Transfer of the capital of the state of Sergipe from São Cristóvão to Santo Antônio do Aracaju (now Aracaju)
Reinauguration of the first synagogue in the Americas: Kahal Zur Israel (Recife-PE).
Launch of the program ‘Brasil Sorridente’
The program was launched with the intention to improve dental health of the Brazilians.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015