Dia do Engenheiro Florestal
(Forestry Engineer). A profession that is indispensable in a forested nation like Brazil. The forestry engineer is concerned with the exploitation of forests, nature conservation; and to evaluate economic, cultural and environmental interests of the forest.
Election of soccer player Pele as athlete of the century.
The French sports magazine L’Équipe called Pele as the best athlete of the century, although at that time still twenty years were left to 2000. In 1999, Pele received a similar title by the International Olympic Committee. However, he had never participated in the Olympic event. In 2000, he shared the title of Best Player of the Century with the Argentinian Diego Maradona.
Goals: the top 20 by Pelé
The city of Ouro Preto (MG) receives the title of National (=Brazilian) Monument.
Founded in the early eighteenth century under the name Vila Rica, Ouro Preto was the first city declared a National Monument. (See also July 8). In 1980, the city received the title of World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.
Terra de Minas: Ouro Preto
Terra Minas: Ouro Preto, a Casa dos Contos
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015