Dia da Unidade Nacional
Início da Semana Nacional contra o Alcoolismo
(Start of Brazilian Week against Alcoholism)
Battle of Porto Calvo, as part of the war against the Dutch invaders
Foundation of Faculdade de Medicina da Bahia in Salvador, by prince-regent Dom João VI
Death of poet Fagundes Varela (1841-1875)
Inauguration of Instituto Pasteur in São Paulo
Death of Francisco Furquim Werneck de Almeida
He introduced the Cesarean surgery in Brazil.
Reorganization of Partido Comunista do Brasil, the Brazilian Communist Party
Hyperdevaluation of the Cruzeiro, the Brazilian currency.
Death of composer Nélson Cavaquinho (1911-1986)
First liver transplantation in Brazil.
The transplantation was performed at two-year-old Leandro Batista dos Santos
Mega revolt in 25 prisons in the state of São Paulo.
The revolts were organized by the Primeiro Comando da Capital (PCC)
Rolling Stones concert at Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro
Chamber of Deputies approved the obligatory use of airbags in new cars.
By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015