Brazil Holiday On April 21 2014?
The following are Brazil's national holidays and other observances that apply to Monday, 2014-04-21:
Tiradentes Day: Anniversary of the death of Tiradentes (1792), considered a national martyr for being part of the Inconfidência Mineira, an insurgent movement that aimed to establish an independent Brazilian republic.
Brasília Anniversary: [brasilia] The city of Brasilia, capital of Brazil, celebrates 54 years on April 21, 2014.The city began to be planned and developed in 1956 by Lúcio Costa and by architect Oscar Niemeyer, with structural calculations by engineer Joaquim Cardoso. Brasilia was inaugurated on April 21, 1960, by President Juscelino Kubitschek becoming the third capital of Brazil, after Salvador and Rio de Janeiro. Due to its architectural and urban armonizacion, the city is considered World Heritage Site by UNESCO.This day coincides with the national holiday of Tiradentes.