Dia Mundial da Meteorologia (World Meteorological Day).
Dia da Inclusão Digital (Digital Inclusion)
1726 Elevation of Nossa Senhora do Desterro (now Florianópolis,SC) to the status of vila.
1957 Professional debut of boxer Éder Jofre
1688 City of São Luís nominated as capital of Maranhão and do Grão-Pará
1535 Vasco Fernandes Coutinho baptized his Capitania ‘Espírito Santo’
1681 City of São Paulo elevated to the status of capital of the Capitania São Paulo.
1844 Birth of Cícero Romão Batista (Padre Cícero)
1955 Death of Artur da Silva Bernardes, Brazilian president from 1922 to 1926
1982 Nelson Piquet won the Formula I GP of Brazil in Jacarepaguá (RJ).
2003 Brazilian horseman Rodrigo Pessoa won the Grand Prix of s’ Hertogenbosch (the Netherlands)
2003 Liberation of entrepreneur Pedro Carlos Brito, who was kidnapped on 5 February 2003.
2007 Mega operation of Polícia Civil (Civil Police) in entire Brazil (1675 arrested in the state of São Paulo only)
1869 Luís Alves de Lima e Silva received the title Duque de Caxias.
1972 Final goal by Garrincha as a professional soccer player.
1986 Ayrton Senna and Nelson Piquet finished 1st and 2nd, respectively, in the Formula I Grand Prix of Brazil.
2000 Election of writer Carlos Heitor Cony for the Academia Brasileira de Letras (Brazilian Letter Academy).