After the end of year festivities, it’s time to get back to the routine of everyday life. But even with “life returning to normal”, the second week of 2023 brings a series of celebrations. One of them is the National Photographer’s Day. Celebrated on January 8, the date has already been celebrated by Brazil Agency with a gallery of images by photographers from Brazil Communications Company (EBC). Check out:
January 9 is also a landmark date. On this day, the so-called Dia do Fico is celebrated, a very important date for the Independence of Brazil. It was 201 years ago that the then Prince Dom Pedro contradicted Portugal’s orders and decided to remain in Brazil (which was a Portuguese colony). Contents 2022 specials TV Brazil speak of the date:
January 11th is marked by two important events in the country’s history. 20 years ago, the current Brazilian Civil Code came into force. Already 95 years ago, the work Abaporu, by the São Paulo painter Tarsila do Amaral, was created. This article from the Portal EBC and this one National Radio Agency talk about the artist.
The week is also marked by the birth and death of some important figures in history. On the 9th, the birth of the French philosopher and writer Simone de Beauvoir completes 115 years. An important figure in the feminist movement, she was even the subject of an issue in the Enem here in Brazil in 2015 and it was honored by Google in 2014. On the same day, São Paulo actor Paulo Afonso Miessa, the Paulo Goulart (died 2014)would be 90 years old.
On January 11th, the birth of writer and journalist Sérgio Marcus Rangel Porto, Stanislaw Ponte Preta turns 100 years old. His trajectory has already been told by História Hoje, from National Radio Agency and for TV Brazil.
On the 12th, the birth of the capixaba writer and journalist Rubem Braga completes 100 years. He was also honored at TV Brazil.
Finally, January 14th marks the 125th anniversary of the death of the British novelist, short story writer, fabulist, poet, designer, photographer, mathematician and Anglican Reverend Lewis Carroll. Author of the book Alice in Wonderland, he was the subject of articles on the Portal EBC and in the EBC Radios.
Check out the weekly list of Today is the day with dates, historical facts and holidays:
January 8th to 14th, 2023
Birth of the drummer, composer and percussionist from Rio de Janeiro Luciano Perrone (115 years old) – was part of the National Radio since its creation, in 1936. He also performed in the Orquestra da MEC radiowhere he worked from 1961 to 1968
National Photographer’s Day
Birth of the French philosopher and writer Simone de Beauvoir (115 years old)
Birth of São Paulo actor Paulo Afonso Miessa, Paulo Goulart (90 years old)
Astronaut Day – celebration in honor of the Centenary Mission. Carried out by the Brazilian Space Agency (AEB) in 2006, the mission was responsible for the trip of Marcos Pontes, the first Brazilian in space, to the International Space Station (ISS)
Birth of Fluminense pianist and composer Ernani Braga (135 years old)
Death of Fluminense actor Jorge Lafond (20 years old)
Birth of the Fluminense writer and journalist Sérgio Marcus Rangel Porto, Stanislaw Ponte Preta (100 years old)
The new Brazilian Civil Code enters into force (20 years)
Creation of the work Abaporu, by the São Paulo painter Tarsila do Amaral (95 years old)
Pesticide Pollution Control Day
International Thank You Day
Birth of the capixaba writer and journalist Rubem Braga (110 years old)
Death of composer and singer from São Paulo Arnaldo Pescuma (55 years old)
Death of novelist, short story writer, fabulist, poet, designer, photographer, mathematician and British Anglican Reverend Lewis Carroll, author of the book Alice in Wonderland (125 years old)