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  • Brazil
    Sunday May 12, 1918

    Mother's Day

    The First Mother's Day in Brazil

    Brazil
    Sunday May 12, 1918

    The first Mother's Day in Brazil was promoted by Associação Cristã de Moços de Porto Alegre (Young Men's Christian Association of Porto Alegre) on 12 May 1918.




  • Brazil
    Friday Sep 20, 1929

    Brazilian Revolution of 1930

    The Liberal Alliance Launched Their Candidates For The Presidential Elections

    Brazil
    Friday Sep 20, 1929

    On September 20 1929, the Liberal Alliance launched their candidates for the presidential elections: Getulio Vargas as candidate for President and João Pessoa Cavalcanti de Albuquerque as candidate for Vice President.




  • Brazil
    Saturday Mar 1, 1930

    Brazilian Revolution of 1930

    The Elections were Held

    Brazil
    Saturday Mar 1, 1930

    The elections were held on March 1, 1930 and gave victory to Júlio Prestes, who received 1,091,709 votes against 742,794 given to Getúlio Vargas. Notoriously, Vargas had almost 100% of the votes in Rio Grande do Sul.




  • Pernambuco, Brazil
    Saturday Jul 26, 1930

    Brazilian Revolution of 1930

    João Pessoa was Assassinated

    Pernambuco, Brazil
    Saturday Jul 26, 1930

    On July 26, 1930, João Pessoa was assassinated by João Dantas in Recife for political and personal reasons. This became the flashpoint for armed mobilization. João Dantas and his brother-in-law & accomplice, Moreira Caldas, were found beheaded in their cell at the House of Detention (today the House of Culture) in 1930.




  • Brazil
    Friday Oct 10, 1930

    Brazilian Revolution of 1930

    Vargas Launched the Manifesto "Rio Grande standing by Brazil"

    Brazil
    Friday Oct 10, 1930

    On the 10th of October, Vargas launched the manifesto, "Rio Grande standing by Brazil" and left, by rail, towards Rio de Janeiro, the national capital at the time.




  • Quatiguá, State of Paraná, Brazil
    Sunday Oct 12, 1930

    Brazilian Revolution of 1930

    The Battle of Quatiguá

    Quatiguá, State of Paraná, Brazil
    Sunday Oct 12, 1930

    On October 12 and 13, the Battle of Quatiguá took place (possibly the biggest fight of the revolution), although it has been little studied. Quatiguá is located to the east of Jaguariaíva, near the border between São Paulo state and Paraná.




  • Brazil
    Friday Oct 24, 1930

    Brazilian Revolution of 1930

    Forming The Joint Government

    Brazil
    Friday Oct 24, 1930

    The battle did not occur in Itararé since the generals Tasso Fragoso and Mena Barreto and Admiral Isaiah de Noronha ousted Washington Luís on October 24 and formed a joint government.


  • Três Corações, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Wednesday Oct 23, 1940

    Pelé

    Birth

    Três Corações, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Wednesday Oct 23, 1940

    Born Edson Arantes do Nascimento in 23 October 1940, in Três Corações, Minas Gerais, Brazil.


  • Caetés, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Saturday Oct 27, 1945

    Lula da Silva

    Birth

    Caetés, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Saturday Oct 27, 1945

    Luiz Inácio da Silva was born on 27 October 1945 (registered with a date of birth of 6 October 1945) in Caetés (then a district of Garanhuns), located 250 km (150 miles) from Recife, capital of Pernambuco, a state in the Northeast of Brazil.


  • Brazil
    Wednesday Aug 17, 1949

    Thanksgiving

    Brazil national Thanksgiving day

    Brazil
    Wednesday Aug 17, 1949

    In Brazil, National Thanksgiving Day was instituted by President Gaspar Dutra, through Law 781 of August 17, 1949, at the suggestion of Ambassador Joaquim Nabuco, who was enthusiastic about the commemorations he saw in 1909 in St. Patrick's Cathedral as an ambassador in Washington.


  • Brazil
    Saturday Jun 24, 1950

    FIFA World Cup

    World Cup Returns

    Brazil
    Saturday Jun 24, 1950

    Competitions resumed with the 1950 World Cup in Brazil, which was the first to include British participants. British teams withdrew from FIFA in 1920, partly out of unwillingness to play against the countries they had been at war with, and partly as a protest against a foreign influence to football, but rejoined in 1946 following FIFA's invitation. England's involvement, however, was not to be a success.


  • Glicério, São Paulo, Brazil
    Monday Mar 21, 1955

    Jair Bolsonaro

    Birth

    Glicério, São Paulo, Brazil
    Monday Mar 21, 1955

    Bolsonaro was born on 21 March 1955 in the town of Glicério, in São Paulo.


  • Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sunday Jul 29, 1956

    Pelé

    Santos

    Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Sunday Jul 29, 1956

    In 1956, de Brito took Pelé to Santos, an industrial and port city located near São Paulo, to try out for professional club Santos FC, telling the directors at Santos that the 15-year-old would be "the greatest football player in the world."


  • Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Tuesday Aug 7, 1956

    Pelé

    Debut

    Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Tuesday Aug 7, 1956

    He made his senior team debut on 7 September 1956 at the age of 15 against Corinthians Santo Andre and had an impressive performance in a 7–1 victory, scoring the first goal in his prolific career during the match.


  • Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sunday Jul 7, 1957

    Pelé

    Pele's International debut

    Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sunday Jul 7, 1957

    Pelé's first international match was a 2–1 defeat against Argentina on 7 July 1957 at the Maracanã.


  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sunday Jul 18, 1971

    Pelé

    Last International Match

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sunday Jul 18, 1971

    Pelé's last international match was on 18 July 1971 against Yugoslavia in Rio de Janeiro.


  • Brazil
    Sunday Feb 10, 1980

    Lula da Silva

    Workers' Party

    Brazil
    Sunday Feb 10, 1980

    On 10 February 1980, a group of academics, intellectuals, and union leaders, including Lula, founded the Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT) or Workers' Party, a left-wing party with progressive ideas created in the midst of Brazil's military government.


  • Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Friday Mar 21, 1980

    Ronaldinho

    Birth

    Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Friday Mar 21, 1980

    Ronaldo de Assis Moreira was born 21 March 1980 in the city of Porto Alegre, the state capital of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.


  • Gama, Federal District, Brazil
    Thursday Apr 22, 1982

    Kaká

    Birth

    Gama, Federal District, Brazil
    Thursday Apr 22, 1982

    Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite was born in Gama, Federal District, to Simone dos Santos, an elementary school teacher, and Bosco Izecson Pereira Leite, a civil engineer.


  • South America-North America-Europe
    Tuesday Feb 27, 1996

    Shakira

    Shakira's First International Tour

    South America-North America-Europe
    Tuesday Feb 27, 1996

    In February 27, 1996, Shakira went on to her first international tour, named simply the Tour Pies Descalzos. The tour consisted of 20 shows and ended in 1997.


  • São Paulo, Brazil
    Thursday Feb 1, 2001

    Kaká

    Senior side debut

    São Paulo, Brazil
    Thursday Feb 1, 2001

    He made his senior side debut on 1 February 2001 and scored 12 goals in 27 appearances, in addition to leading São Paulo to its first and only Torneio Rio-São Paulo championship, in which he scored two goals in two minutes as a substitute against Botafogo in the final, which São Paulo won 2–1.


  • Brazil
    Thursday Jan 31, 2002

    Kaká

    International debut

    Brazil
    Thursday Jan 31, 2002

    He made his debut for the senior Brazil squad in a friendly match against Bolivia on 31 January 2002.


  • Brazil
    Sunday Oct 6, 2002

    Lula da Silva

    The 2002 General elections

    Brazil
    Sunday Oct 6, 2002

    General elections were held in Brazil on 6 October 2002, with a second round on 27 October. After three failed attempts, Workers' Party leader Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva succeeded in a presidential election. Nevertheless, he did not manage to obtain the majority of valid votes in the first round; this led the presidential election to a second round, which Lula won with 52.7 million votes (61.3% of the total), becoming at the time the second most voted-for president in the world after Ronald Reagan in the 1984 United States presidential election.


  • Brazil
    Wednesday Jan 1, 2003

    Lula da Silva

    A President

    Brazil
    Wednesday Jan 1, 2003

    He became a president in 2003.


  • Brazil
    Sunday Oct 1, 2006

    Lula da Silva

    Second Term

    Brazil
    Sunday Oct 1, 2006

    General elections were held in Brazil on 1 October 2006 to elect all seats in the Chamber of Deputies, one-third of the Federal Senate, and members of the Legislative Assemblies of the 26 states and the Federal District. As no candidate for president received over 50% of the vote, a second round run-off was held on 29 October between incumbent Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and his challenger, Geraldo Alckmin. A second round was also required in 10 states where no candidate for governor received a majority. Lula won the second round with over 60% of the valid votes and secured a new four-year term.


  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sunday Mar 18, 2007

    Lula da Silva

    Cesare Battisti

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sunday Mar 18, 2007

    When wanted Italian terrorist Cesare Battisti was arrested in Rio de Janeiro on 18 March 2007 by Brazilian and French police officers, Brazilian Minister of Justice Tarso Genro granted him status as a political refugee, a controversial decision which divided Italy and the Brazilian and international press.


  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Tuesday Oct 14, 2008

    Kaká

    Sidewalk of fame

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Tuesday Oct 14, 2008

    On 14 October, he cast his footprints into the Estádio do Maracanã's sidewalk of fame, in a section dedicated to the memory of the country's top players.


  • Brazil
    Wednesday Nov 18, 2009

    Lula da Silva

    Lula decided to bar extradition of Battisti

    Brazil
    Wednesday Nov 18, 2009

    On 18 November 2009, the Brazilian Supreme Court declared the refugee status illegal and allowed Battisi's extradition, but also stated that the Brazilian constitution gave the president personal powers to deny the extradition if he chose to, effectively putting the final decision in the hands of Lula. Lula decided to bar extradition of Battisti.


  • Brazil
    Friday Dec 31, 2010

    Lula da Silva

    Not to allow extradition was officially announced

    Brazil
    Friday Dec 31, 2010

    On 31 December 2010, Lula's last day in office, the decision not to allow extradition was officially announced.


  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 11, 2011

    Ronaldinho

    Flamengo

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 11, 2011

    After being heavily linked with a move back to his childhood club Grêmio, Ronaldinho joined Flamengo on 11 January 2011 with a contract ending in 2014.


  • Brazil
    Thursday Jun 9, 2011

    Lula da Silva

    Battisti was released

    Brazil
    Thursday Jun 9, 2011

    Battisti was released on 9 June 2011 from prison after the Brazilian Constitutional Court denied Italy's request to extradite him. Italy planned to appeal to the International Court of Justice in The Hague.


  • São Paulo, Brazil
    Saturday Oct 29, 2011

    Lula da Silva

    Throat Cancer

    São Paulo, Brazil
    Saturday Oct 29, 2011

    On 29 October 2011, through the Syrian-Lebanese Hospital of São Paulo, it was announced that Lula suffered from throat cancer, a malignant tumor in his larynx.


  • Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Monday Jun 4, 2012

    Ronaldinho

    To Mineiro

    Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Monday Jun 4, 2012

    Ronaldinho helped Atlético win the Campeonato Mineiro and led the club to its first title of the Copa Libertadores.


  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sunday Jun 8, 2014

    Ciro Immobile

    First (unofficial) international hat-trck

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sunday Jun 8, 2014

    On 8 June, he scored a hat-trick in Italy's final World Cup warm-up match, a 5–3 unofficial win over Brazilian club side Fluminense.


  • Brazil
    Saturday Jun 14, 2014

    Ciro Immobile

    International competitive debut

    Brazil
    Saturday Jun 14, 2014

    his competitive debut in Italy's opening 2–1 win over England in Manaus on 14 June, playing the last 17 minutes in place of Mario Balotelli who scored the Italian winner.


  • São Paulo, Brazil
    Thursday Jul 3, 2014

    Kaká

    To São Paulo

    São Paulo, Brazil
    Thursday Jul 3, 2014

    On 3 July 2014, Kaká arrived at São Paulo and began training the next day.


  • Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sunday Jul 13, 2014

    Lionel Messi

    Argentina has Fallen

    Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Sunday Jul 13, 2014

    Germany beats Argentina in World Cup Final 1-0.


  • Brazil
    Thursday Oct 9, 2014

    BMW

    BMW's new complete knock-down (CKD) assembly plant in Araquari

    Brazil
    Thursday Oct 9, 2014

    On 9 October 2014, BMW's new complete knock-down (CKD) assembly plant in Araquari, assembled its first car— an F30 3 Series.


  • Brazil
    Wednesday Apr 1, 2015

    Lula da Silva

    The Public Ministry of Brazil opened an investigation into allegations of influence peddling by Lula

    Brazil
    Wednesday Apr 1, 2015

    In April 2015, the Public Ministry of Brazil opened an investigation into allegations of influence peddling by Lula, which claimed that between 2011 and 2014 he had lobbied for government contracts in foreign countries for the Odebrecht company and had also persuaded the Brazilian Development Bank to finance the projects in Ghana, Angola, Cuba, and the Dominican Republic.


  • Brazil
    Tuesday Jun 30, 2015

    Xiaomi

    Brazil expansion

    Brazil
    Tuesday Jun 30, 2015

    On 30 June 2015, Xiaomi announced its expansion into Brazil with the launch of locally manufactured Redmi 2; it is the first time the company assembled a smartphone outside of China.


  • Laranjeiras, near to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Saturday Jul 11, 2015

    Ronaldinho

    Fluminense

    Laranjeiras, near to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Saturday Jul 11, 2015

    On 11 July 2015, Ronaldinho announced his return to Brazil and signed an 18-month contract with Fluminense.


  • Brazil
    Friday Mar 4, 2016

    Lula da Silva

    Brazilian authorities raided Lula's home

    Brazil
    Friday Mar 4, 2016

    On 4 March 2016, as part of "Operation Car Wash", Brazilian authorities raided Lula's home.


  • Brazil
    Thursday Jul 28, 2016

    Lula da Silva

    39-page petition

    Brazil
    Thursday Jul 28, 2016

    On 28 July 2016, Lula filed a 39-page petition with the UN's Human Rights Committee outlining alleged abuses of power. The petition claims that "Lula is a victim of abuse of power by a judge, with the complicity of prosecutors and the media". The petition was the first ever taken against Brazil which ratified the Committee’s protocol in 2009.


  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Friday Aug 5, 2016

    Michael Phelps

    RIO 2016

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Friday Aug 5, 2016

    Phelps was chosen to be the American flag bearer at the opening ceremony, which was the first Olympic opening ceremony that he would attend.


  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Saturday Aug 13, 2016

    Michael Phelps

    Career ended

    Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Saturday Aug 13, 2016

    On August 13, in the 4 × 100-meter medley relay, Phelps ended his career with another gold medal, his 23rd at the Olympics and his 28th medal overall.


  • Brazil
    Wednesday Sep 14, 2016

    Lula da Silva

    Prosecutors filed corruption charges against Lula

    Brazil
    Wednesday Sep 14, 2016

    On 14 September 2016, prosecutors filed corruption charges against Lula, accusing him of being the mastermind or 'maximum commander of the scheme'.


  • Brazil
    Monday Sep 19, 2016

    Lula da Silva

    Money Laundering

    Brazil
    Monday Sep 19, 2016

    On 19 September 2016, 13th Circuit (Paraná) federal judge Sérgio Moro, who was leading the corruption probe, accepted an indictment for money laundering against Lula and his wife Marisa Leticia Lula da Silva.


  • Brazil
    Wednesday Jul 12, 2017

    Lula da Silva

    A Sentence of nine and a half years in prison

    Brazil
    Wednesday Jul 12, 2017

    On 12 July 2017, he received a sentence of nine and a half years in prison.


  • Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 16, 2018

    Ronaldinho

    Retirement

    Brazil
    Tuesday Jan 16, 2018

    On 16 January 2018, Ronaldinho confirmed his retirement from football.


  • Brazil
    Thursday Jan 25, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    2 more years in prison

    Brazil
    Thursday Jan 25, 2018

    On 25 January 2018, the Appeal Court of Porto Alegre found Lula guilty of corruption and money laundering and sentenced him to 12 years of prison, for one of the nine law processes, as the other eight are still in course.


  • Brazil
    Monday Mar 26, 2018

    Lula da Silva

    The Case ended

    Brazil
    Monday Mar 26, 2018

    On 26 March 2018 the Supreme Federal Tribunal of Brazil upheld the sentence of the Appeal Court, thus ending the case.


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