Brazilian Days (055): February 24



Brazilian Days 055 

February 24

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BRAZILIAN HISTORY:


1613
Death of captain Baltazar de Aragão de Souza in a battle against French buccaneers. 


1684
Beckman Revolution in Maranhão


1891
Introduction of the Second Constitution (Constituinte).

It was the first constitution of the Republic of the United States of Brazil.


1897
Inauguration of Palácio do Catete, in Rio de Janeiro


1932
New election law by Getúlio Vargas

The new law included secret voting, and voting rights for women.


1932
Creation of Tribunal Superior Eleitoral (TSE)

The Supreme Electoral Court was installed on 20 May 1932.


1972
Introduction of a National Tele-education Program.

It was called programa nacional de teleducação.


1972
Big fire at Edifício Andraus, São Paulo, resulting in 16 deaths. 


1984
‘Diretas, Já!’ demonstration in Belo Horizonte.

More than 300 thousand people participated in this protest march for free and direct presidential elections.


2003
Launch of the cornerstone of the Auditório do Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo.


2003
Wave of terror by members of Comando Vermelho (‘Red Command’) in Rio de Janeiro


2006
Theft of art pieces of Picasso, Matisse, Monet and Dali, from Museu Chácara do Céu, Rio de Janeiro

By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015
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