Brazilian Days (051): February 20


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Brazilian Days 051

February 20

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DAY OF:



BRAZILIAN HISTORY:


1696
Ban on the use of satin fabrics and luxury  articles by slaves. 


1832
Visit of the Fernando de Noronha Islands by Charles Darwin

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1865
Peace agreement between Brazil and Uruguay 


1885
Visit of the city of Bagé (RS) by Princess Isabel

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1941
Merger of Correios Aéreos Militar and Naval to Correio Aéreo Nacional (CAN), the Brazilian military airmail service.

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1980
Presentation of the movie ‘Bye bye Brasil’, by Cacá Diegues, in the cinemas.

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1987
Announcement of freezing of foreign assets in Brazil


2004
Death of Maria Benedita da Conceição at Taubaté (SP), at the age of 117.


2004:
Announcement of the closure of all bingo palaces in Brazil. 


By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015

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