Brazilian Days (057): February 26



Brazilian Days 057 

February 26

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DAY OF:


Dia do Comediante
(Comedian)

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BRAZILIAN HISTORY:


1992
Death of actor Older Cazarré (1935-1992)


1891
Elections for the first republican governors in Brazil


1937
Luis Carlos Prestes convicted of desertion, by Supremo Tribunal Militar (Supreme Military Court)

In 1945, Luis was released.


1938
Introduction of the Second (Republican) Constitution in Brazil


1969
Introduction of Ato Intitucional nº 7 (AI-7) by president Artur da Costa e Silva.

This decree banned democratic elections.


1991
Creation of the Superior Tribunal de Justiça (STJ), the Brazilian Supreme Court.


2004
Big fire in the headquarters of Eletrobrás in downtown Rio de Janeiro.

Four floors were destroyed, 19 people were wounded.


1854
First carnival parade with allegoric cars in Rio de Janeiro. 


1986
Nomination of the Brazilian movie
‘A Hora da Estrela’ by Suzana Amaral, for the Golden Bear in Berlin.

Marcelia Cartaxo won the Silver Bear for Best Actress.


By Adriano Antoine Robbesom © 2007, 2015

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