April Fools’ Day appeared in Minas in 1828

April Fools’ Day appeared in Minas in 1828
April Fools’ Day appeared in Minas in 1828
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The first April Fools’ Day in Brazil, on April 1, 1828, is an interesting milestone in the country’s history. The newspaper A Mentira, from the then Province of Minas Gerais, published false news about the death of D. Pedro I. This news was later refuted the following day

OTHER HISTORIC EVENTS OF THE DAY

-1873: The White Star steamship RMS Atlantic sinks off the coast of Nova Scotia, killing 547 people, the worst maritime disaster of the 19th century

-1944: World War II: Navigational errors lead to an accidental US bombing of the Swiss city of Schaffhausen

-1945: World War II: Operation Iceberg: United States troops land in Okinawa, Japan, in the last major campaign of the war

-1946: Aleutian Islands earthquake: an 8.6 magnitude earthquake near the Aleutian Islands creates a tsunami that hits the Hawaiian archipelago, killing 150 people, most in Hilo

-1960: The TIROS-1 satellite transmits the first television image of Earth obtained from space

-1964: Beginning of the Military Government in Brazil

-1969: The Hawker-Siddeley Harrier enters service with the Royal Air Force (United Kingdom), the first operational fighter with vertical/short takeoff and landing capabilities

-1976: Founded Apple Inc. by Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Ronald Wayne

-1979: Iran becomes an Islamic republic by 99% of the vote, officially overthrowing Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah (Emperor of Persia or Iran)

-2004: Google announces Gmail to the public

CELEBRATIVE DATES OF THE DAY

Indian Slavery Abolition Day (1680)

April Fools’ Day

Saint Theodore’s Day.

Saint Venancio’s Day.

Saint Ludovico Pavoni’s Day.

Saint Valerio’s Day.

Saint Hugo of Grenobble’s Day.

Saint Theodoric’s Day.

Humorist Day.

The article is in Portuguese

Brazil

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