Samiksha Jaiswal

1948 in Brazil

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1948 in Brazil
Decades:  1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s
See also:  Other events of 1948 Timeline of Brazilian history

Events in the year 1948 in Brazil.



  • President: Eurico Gaspar Dutra
  • Vice President: Nereu Ramos
  • Events

  • August - Brazil's team at the Summer Olympics in London compete in eleven sports and win a bronze medal in the basketball competition.
  • date unknown
  • 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.
  • Books

  • Alfonso Arinos - Pelo Sertão, with illustrations by Livio Abramo
  • Films

  • 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.
  • Births

  • 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)
  • Deaths

  • July 4 - Monteiro Lobato, writer (born 1882)
  • August 27 - Oscar Lorenzo Fernández, composer (born 1897)
  • date unknown - Humberto Rosa, painter (born 1908)
  • References

    1948 in Brazil Wikipedia

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