Brazilian Days (047): February 16


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Brazilian Days 047

February 16

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DAY OF:


Dia do Repórter
(Reporter)

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BRAZILIAN HISTORY:


1630
Dutch troops, commanded by Diederik van Waerdenburch, entered Olinda (PE)

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1867:
Inauguration of the first Estação da Luz (energy plant) in São Paulo.

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1867
Official inauguration of the railway Santos – Jundiaí (SP)

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1949
Creation of Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

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1957
Ban of Rock ´n Roll in all clubs in São Paulo, by governor Jânio Quadros 


1964
Birth of soccer player José Roberto Gama de Oliveira, better known as Bebeto

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1977
Condemnation of torture in Brazil by the International Commission of Catholic Jurists. 


1984
More than sixty thousand people protested in five major Brazilian cities for direct presidential elections. 


1992
Death of politician Jânio da Silva Quadros (1917-1992)

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2000
Death of scientist Carlos Chagas Filho

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2003
Big fire at chemical plant of Genco in Guarulhos (SP)


2004
Death of comedian Francisco Flaviano de Almeida, better known as Simplício

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2007
Collision between a coach and a truck caused 14 deaths at Ponte Nova (MG)

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