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1918 in Brazil

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1918 in Brazil
Decades:  1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s
See also:  Other events of 1918 Timeline of Brazilian history

Events in the year 1918 in Brazil.



  • President: Venceslau Brás (until 15 November); Delfim Moreira (acting President from 15 November)
  • Vice President: Urbano Santos da Costa Araújo; Delfim Moreira (from 15 November)
  • Events

  • 30 January - Ministerial Notice No. 501 is issued, establishing the Naval Division for War Operations (Divisão Naval em Operações de Guerra - DNOG).
  • 1 March - Brazilian general election, 1918: Former president Rodrigues Alves receives 99.1% of the vote.
  • June - The Brazilian battleship São Paulo is sent to the USA for a full refit.
  • 18 August - The Brazilian Medical Mission, led by Dr. Nabuco Gouveia and directed by General Aché, is established with 86 doctors.
  • 24 September - The Brazilian Medical Mission lands at Marseilles, France, and supports the local population during a flu outbreak, ensuring the continuity of logistical support to the troops at the front.
  • 15 November - President-elect Rodrigues Alves, suffering from influenza, is unable to take office on the scheduled date, and is replaced by Vice President Delfim Moreira.
  • Births

  • 15 January - João Figueiredo, military leader and politician (died 1999)
  • 21 February - Alberto Ruschel, actor (died 1996)
  • 1 March - João Goulart, 24th President of Brazil (died 1976)
  • 24 July - Antonio Candido, writer, academic, sociologist and literary critic
  • 28 October - José Leite Lopes, physicist (died 2006)
  • Deaths

  • 1 November - Eurípedes Barsanulfo, educator, pharmacist, politician and prominent spiritualist medium (born 1880)
  • 27 November - Belfort Duarte, footballer (born 1883; murdered)
  • 28 December - Olavo Bilac, Parnassian poet, journalist and translator (born 1865)
  • References

    1918 in Brazil Wikipedia

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