Other events of 1948
Timeline of Brazilian history
President: Eurico Gaspar Dutra
Vice President: Nereu Ramos
August - Brazil's team at the Summer Olympics in London compete in eleven sports and win a bronze medal in the basketball competition.
The municipality of Paiçandu is founded by the Companhia de Melhoramentos do Norte do Paraná.
The Escola de Arte Dramática (School of Dramatic Art) is founded by Alfredo Mesquita in São Paulo.
Opening of the headquarters of the Banco Boavista, designed by Oscar Niemeyer.
Alfonso Arinos - Pelo Sertão, with illustrations by Livio Abramo
Folias Cariocas, directed by Manoel Jorge and Hélio Thys, starring Dercy Gonçalves.
Poeira de Estrelas, directed by Moacyr Fenelon and starring Lourdinha Bittencourt and Emilinha Borba.
January 11 - José Scheinkman, economist
February 16 - Ellen Gracie, judge
March 7 - Danilo Caymmi, musician, singer, composer and arranger, son of Dorival Caymmi
March 15 - Sérgio Vieira de Mello, UN diplomat (died 2003)
June 27 - Zezé Motta, actress and singer
August 12 - Ana de Hollanda, politician
September 12 - Caio Fernando Abreu, writer (died 1998)
July 4 - Monteiro Lobato, writer (born 1882)
August 27 - Oscar Lorenzo Fernández, composer (born 1897)
date unknown - Humberto Rosa, painter (born 1908)
1948 in Brazil Wikipedia
Events in the year 1948 in Brazil.