1906 in Brazil
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|1906 in Brazil|
21 stars (1889–1960)
|Timeline of Brazilian history|
|First Brazilian Republic|
|Year of Constitution: 1891|
Events in the year 1906 in Brazil.
- President: Francisco de Paula Rodrigues Alves (till 15 November); Afonso Pena (from 15 November)
- Vice President: Afonso Pena (till 15 November); Nilo Peçanha (from 15 November)
- 21 January - The Brazilian battleship Aquidabã sinks, after its powder magazines explode near the Jacuacanga strait, in Angra dos Reis bay. A total of 212 people are killed, including three admirals and most of the ship's officers; 98 survive.
- 1 March - In the presidential election, Afonso Pena of the Mineiro Republican Party receives 97.9% of the vote.
- 5 May - The Treaty of Limits between Brazil and the Netherlands is signed in Rio de Janeiro, establishing the international boundary between Brazil and the Dutch colony of Suriname.
- 9 November - The Brazilian Flag Anthem ("Hino à Bandeira Nacional"), with words by Olavo Bilac and music by Francisco Braga, is performed for the first time.
- 27 January - Radamés Gnattali, conductor and composer (died 1988)
- 23 June - Lima Barreto, film director and screenwriter (died 1982)
- 30 July - Mario Quintana, writer and translator (died 1994)
- 14 September - Flávio Costa, football player and manager (died 1999)
- "Warship Blown Up, 212 Lost" (PDF). The New York Times. 23 January 1906. p. 1. Retrieved 27 October 2009.
- Nohlen, D (2005) Elections in the Americas: A data handbook, Volume II, p173 ISBN 978-0-19-928358-3, p230
- Surya P. Sharma (1997). Territorial Acquisition, Disputes and International Law. (M. Nijhoff Publishers: The Hague, ISBN 90-411-0362-7)
- COUTINHO, Afrânio; SOUSA, J. Galante de. Enciclopédia da Literatura Brasileira. São Paulo: Global
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