The ABC of M Juvenal
1915(?) - Was born.
1937 - On 14th January participated in the II Afro-Brazilian Congress of Bahia (see the photo below and read more here)
1940 - On 7th November recorded capoeira music to Turner together with Luciano José Silva and Manoel Oliveira. Probably the lead singer is Luciano - perhaps someone connected to the candomblé.
1945 - Appeared in the book Bahia de Todos os Santos of Jorge Amaro as "Juvenal, a young 20 year old guy". However on Verger's photos from 1946/7 he looks more like 30 years old.
1946 - Newspaper O Momento published on 16th June an article called "Mestre Juvenal's students challenge a capoeirista", mentioning Juvenal as the champion of Conceição da Praia. In the end of the year (20th November?) was photographed by Pierre Verger to appear in the O Cruzeiro magazine in 1948.
1947 - O. Tavares in O Cruzeiro of the 31st May talking about the Conceição da Praia feast highlights him and Bimba.
1948 - On 10th January O Cruzeiro published the article "Capoeira kills one!" featuring M Juvenal (see the photos below and read more here).
1951 - O. Tavares in his book Bahia - Images of the land and of the people says that Juvenal's hut was in Chame-Chame.
1953 - On 9th September the Diário Oficial listed as sailor of the Salvador's Customs one Juvenal Hermenegildo da Cruz.
1978 - On 12th December 1980 the Diário Oficial notified of the retirement of an agent of river maritime transport called Juvenal Hermenegildo da Cruz on the 30th November 1978. If Juvenal was born around 1915 he then was 63 years old.
2009 - Diário da Justiça Eletrônico of 27th August mentions one Juvenal Hermenegildo da Cruz in connection to tax execution.
2??? - Died.