Rahul Sharma

1932 in Brazil

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1932 in Brazil
Decades:  1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
See also:  Other events of 1932 Timeline of Brazilian history

Events in the year 1932 in Brazil.



  • President: Getúlio Vargas
  • Vice President: none
  • Events

  • 24 February - The Justiça Eleitoral do Brasil is created by Decreto nº 21.076.
  • April - Peter Fleming joins the expedition to find missing Englishman Colonel Percy Fawcett; the following year he publishes an account of the expedition, entitled Brazilian Adventure.
  • 23 May - Four protesting students (Martins, Miragaia, Dráusio and Camargo) are killed by government troops, sparking off the "Paulista War".
  • June - Paulista rebels take control of the state of São Paulo.
  • 9 July - Constitutionalist Revolution: The population of the state of São Paulo revolt against the 1930 coup d'état.
  • July–August - 82 athletes from Brazil travel on boar the Itaquicê to Los Angeles for the Summer Olympic Games, selling coffee along the way to fund the trip. The team wins no medals.
  • 2 October - The São Paulo rebels are defeated by government forces.
  • October - Brazilian Integralism, a Fascist movement, is founded by Plínio Salgado.
  • Books

  • Afonso Schmidt - Garoa
  • Films

  • Ao Redor do Brasil
  • Anchieta Entre o Amor e a Religião
  • O Pecado da Vaidade
  • Births

  • 26 January - Kilza Setti, ethnomusicologist, composer, and pianist
  • 28 April - Stênio Garcia, actor
  • 12 May - Walter Wanderley, organist and pianist, best known for his lounge and bossa nova music. (died 1986)
  • 25 May - Joaquim Pedro de Andrade, film director and screenwriter (died 1988)
  • 15 September - Antônio Abujamra, theatre and television director and actor
  • 14 November - Cláudio Ulpiano, philosopher (died 1999)
  • Deaths

  • 2 July - Rodolfo Teófilo, writer, poet and film-maker (born 1863)
  • 23 July - Alberto Santos-Dumont, Franco-Brazilian aviation pioneer (born 1873; apparent suicide by hanging)
  • date unknown - Evaristo Conrado Engelberg, mechanical engineer and inventor (born 1853)
  • References

    1932 in Brazil Wikipedia

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