Brazilian Days (052): February 21



Brazilian Days 052 

February 21

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DAY OF:


Dia do Cumpra-se
(Disobedience against the decrees from Portugal in 1821)

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Dia Internacional da Língua Materna
(International Mother Language Day)

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Dia Nacional do Naturismo
(Naturism)

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BRAZILIAN HISTORY:


1560
Arrival of governor-General Mem de Sá  in Guanabara (Rio de Janeiro).

The Portuguese arrived there in order to attack the Coligny fortress.

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1567
Death of Estácio de Sá (1520-1567), founder of Rio de Janeiro.

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1795
Birth of musician Francisco Manuel da Silva

Francisco is the composer of the Brazilian hymn.

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1821
Constitutionalist revolt in Bahia

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1846
First masquerade ball held in a theater, in Rio de Janeiro


1864
Birth of writer, politician, and scientist Coelho Neto (1864-1934)

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1925
Lampião’s gang defeated the Paraíba state troops.

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1945
Conquest of Monte Cassino by the Brazilian Expedition Force (FEB).

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1990
Creation of Universidade do Tocantins (UNITINS), per decree 252

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By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015

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