History Hop Tags - Mexico

Mexico - Notable Historical Events

Moctezuma IINov 8, 1519

Hernán CortésJul 7, 1520

Moses AustinJan 17, 1821

Agustin de IturbideJul 25, 1822

Zachary TaylorFeb 23, 1847

Franklin PierceJun 24, 1853

Maximilian IApr 10, 1864

Doc HollidayJul 19, 1879

Billy the KidApr 18, 1881

President TaftFeb 16, 1913

Sophia LorenSep 17, 1957

Lee Harvey OswaldSep 26, 1963

LBJDec 13, 1964

George ForemanOct 26, 1968

Sam GiancanaJul 21, 1971

John Paul IIAug 11, 1993

President ClintonJan 14, 1995

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Mexico - Historical Events
Date Event
1519-03-13

Cortez lands in Mexico

1519-09-02

1st Battle of Tehuacingo, San Salvador vs Mexico

1519-09-05

2nd Battle of Tehuacingo, Mexico: Hernán Cortés vs Tlascala Aztecs

1519-11-08

1st meeting of Moctezuma II & Hernán Cortés in Tenochtitlan, Mexico

1520-07-07

Battle of Otumba Mexico: Hernán Cortés and the Tlaxcalans defeat a numerically superior Aztec force

1522-10-15

Emperor Karel I names Hernan Cortes governor of Mexico

1536-06-06

Mexico begins its inquisition

1540-02-25

Francisco Vázquez de Coronado searches for 7 cities of Cibola Mexico

1575-10-22

Foundation of Aguascalientes (one of 32 Federal Entities of Mexico)

1593-10-24

Alleged teleportation of Spanish soldier Gil Perez from the Philippines to Mexico

1680-08-10

In New Mexico, Popé leads rebellion of Pueblo Indians against Spaniads

1790-12-17

Aztec calendar stone discovered in Mexico City

1810-09-16

Mexico issues Grito de Dolores, which called for the end of Spanish rule Mexican Independence Day celebrates this event

1811-07-30

Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, leader of the Mexican insurgency, is executed by the Spanish in Chihuahua, Mexico.

1813-11-06

Chilpancingo congress declares Mexico independent of Spain

1821-01-17

Mexico permits Moses Austin & 300 US families to settle in Texas, after his death leaves to son Stephen

1821-02-24

Mexico gains independence from Spain

1821-08-23

Mexico declares independence

1821-09-27

Mexican Empire declares its independence; Mexican revolutionary forces occupy Mexico City as Spanish withdraw

1822-07-25

General Agustin de Iturbide crowned Agustin I, 1st Emperor of Mexico

1822-12-12

Mexico officially recognized as an independent nation by US

1823-01-03

Stephen F. Austin receives a grant of land in Texas from the government of Mexico.

1823-07-01

United Provinces of Central America gain independence from Mexico

1824-10-04

Mexico becomes a republic

1834-01-03

The government of Mexico imprisons Stephen F. Austin in Mexico City.

1836-03-02

Republic of Texas declares independence from Mexico

1836-04-21

Battle of San Jacinto, in which Texas wins independence from Mexico

1836-12-28

Spain recognizes independence of Mexico

1837-10-01

"Racer's" Hurricane (Gulf of Mexico)

1838-11-30

Mexico declares war on France

1845-03-28

Mexico drops diplomatic relations with US

1846-01-01

Yucatan declares independence from Mexico

1846-05-09

Battle of Resaca de la Palma-US sends Mexico back to Rio Grande

1846-05-13

US declares war on Mexico, 2 months after fighting begins

1846-06-14

California (Bear Flag) Republic proclaimed in Sonoma, declaring independence from Mexico

1846-09-25

US troops under Gen Taylor occupies Monterey Mexico

1847-02-23

Battle of Buena Vista Mexico; Zachary Taylor defeats Mexicans

1847-02-28

US defeats Mexico in battle of Sacramento

1847-03-07

US General Scott occupies Vera Cruz Mexico

1847-03-29

12,000 US troops capture Vera Cruz, Mexico

1847-09-13

American-Mexican war: US Gen Winfield Scott captures Mexico City

1847-09-14

US Marines under General Scott enter Mexico City (halls of Montezuma)

1848-02-02

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ends Mexican War; US acquires Texas California, New Mexico & Arizona for $15 million

1848-04-18

American victory at the battle of Cerro Gordo opens the way for invasion of Mexico.

1848-05-19

Mexico gives Texas to US, ending the war

1848-05-30

Mexico ratifies treaty giving US; New Mexico, California & parts of Nevada, Utah, Arizona & Colorado in return for $15 million

1848-08-22

The United States annexes New Mexico

1850-09-09

Territories of New Mexico & Utah created

1853-06-24

Gadsden Purchase 29,670-square-mile (76,800 square km) from Mexico (now southern Arizona and New Mexico) for $10 million signed by President Franklin Pierce

1854-01-18

Filibuster William Walker proclaims Republic of Sonora in NW Mexico

1854-07-13

In the Battle of Guaymas, Mexico, General Jose Maria Yanez stops the French invasion led by Count Gaston de Raousset Boulbon.

1858-05-04

War of Reform (Mexico); Liberals establish capital at Vera Cruz

1859-04-06

US recognizes Liberal government in Mexico's War of Reform

1861-01-01

Porfirio Diaz conquers Mexico City

1861-01-11

Mexico City captured by Juarez (Lib) in War of Reform

1861-07-27

Confederate troops occupy Fort Fillmore, New Mexico

1862-05-05

French army intervenes in Puebla, Mexico: Cinco de Mayo

1862-07-27

Steamer "Golden Gate" burns & sinks off west coast of Mexico

1863-04-30

Mexican forces attacked the French Foreign Legion in Hacienda Camarón, Mexico.

1863-06-07

Mexico City captured by French troops

1864-04-10

Austrian Archduke Maximilian becomes Maximilian I, Emperor of Mexico

1867-03-02

US Congress abolishes peonage in New Mexico

1867-03-12

Last French troops leave Mexico

1868-06-01

Treaty of Bosque Redondo is signed allowing the Navajos to return to their lands in Arizona and New Mexico.

1877-06-01

US troops authorized to pursue bandits into Mexico

1878-02-18

John Tunstall is murdered by outlaw Jessie Evans, sparking the Lincoln County War in Lincoln County, New Mexico.

1879-07-19

Doc Holliday kills for the first time after a man shoots up his New Mexico saloon.

1881-04-18

Billy the Kid escapes from the Lincoln County jail in Mesilla, New Mexico.

1881-06-24

200 drown as train runs off bridge near Cuautla, Mexico

1884-12-01

American Old West: Near Frisco, New Mexico, deputy sheriff Elfego Baca holds off a gang of 80 Texan cowboys who want to kill him for arresting Charles McCarthy.

1889-07-11

Tijuana in Mexico becomes a city

1893-03-10

New Mexico State University cancels its 1st graduation ceremony; its only graduand Sam Steele was robbed & killed the night before

1900-12-01

Portifiro Diaz is inaugurated for his 6th consecutive term as President of Mexico

1902-05-22

US President Roosevelt signs a treaty with Mexico under which both countries agree to submit a long-standing dispute over interest payments to the Court of Arbitration at The Hague

1906-05-21

The US and Mexico sign an agreement over distribution of the waters of the Rio Grande, increasingly diverted to the US for irrigation

1907-11-07

Dynamite explodes on locomotive kills engineer Jesus Garcia in Mexico

1910-11-20

Revolution broke out in Mexico, led by Francisco I Madero

1911-05-18

Pres/dictator Jose Porfirio Diaz of Mexico term ends

1911-05-25

Revolution in Mexico overthrows President Jose Porfirio Diaz

1911-11-06

Francisco Madeiro inaugurated president of Mexico

1911-11-28

Zapata proclaims Plan of Ayala Mexico

1912-01-06

New Mexico becomes 47th state

1913-02-09

-18] 10 Day Tragedy of Mexico-City; 3,000 die

1913-02-16

President Taft agrees not to intervene in Mexico

1913-02-18

President Francisco Madero of Mexico is overthrown

1913-09-22

Coal mine explosion kills 263 at Dawson New Mexico

1913-10-26

Huerta elected president of Mexico

1914-03-09

US Sen Albert Fall (Teapot Dome) demands "Cubanisation of Mexico"

1914-04-09

Tampico incident - US ship crew arrested in Mexico

1914-04-09

US President W Wilson refuses to recognize Huerta as President of Mexico on the ground that he has not been elected by the people

1914-04-20

US President W Wilson, having dispatched more naval ships to Mexico, asks a joint session of Congress to approve armed force if necessary; Congress approves

1914-04-25

US President W Wilson is persuaded by the ABC powers - Argentina, Brazil, and Chile - to accept mediation in the conflict with Mexico

1914-08-05

Cuba, Uruguay, Mexico & Argentina proclaim neutrality in WW I

1914-08-16

Zapata & Pancho Villa over run Mexico

1914-09-15

US Marines march out of Vera Cruz, Mexico

1914-11-23

The US Army retreats from Mexico.

1915-01-18

Train crashes at Colima-Guadalajara Mexico, about 600 die

1915-08-05

The Latin-American Conference Convenes in Washington, with representatives from leading South American nations joining the US to discuss conditions in Mexico

1916-03-15

Gen Pershing and 15,000 troops chase Villa into Mexico; they stay 10 for 10 months

1916-06-17

US troops under Gen Pershing march into Mexico

1916-06-21

President Carranza orders his troops to oppose American soldiers at Carrazil, Mexico; 18 American soldiers are killed or wounded

1916-11-24

Mexican and US representatives sign a protocol at Atlantic City, under which Pershing's troops will withdraw and each nation's army will guard the border. President Carranza of Mexico will refuse to accept it

1917-02-05

The last of the American troops commanded by General John Pershing leave Mexico; President Carranza will be assassinated within the next year

1917-02-28

AP reports Mexico & Japan will allie with Germany if US enters WW I

1918-05-20

1st electrically propelled warship (New Mexico)

1920-06-01

Adolfo de la Huerta becomes president of Mexico.

1923-02-08

Coal mine explosion at Dawson, New Mexico kills 120

1923-08-15

Mexico & US reaches accord over oil concession of 1917

1924-09-28

Gen Plutarco Calles elected president of Mexico

1924-12-01

Calles becomes president of Mexico

1926-11-18

Pope Pius XI encyclical On persecution of Church in Mexico

1927-01-13

US & Mexico battle over oil interests

1927-09-29

Telephone service begins between US & Mexico

1929-06-29

Mexico & Vatican sign Concord

1929-11-17

Pascual Ortiz Rubio elected president of Mexico

1933-06-21

1st Great Lakes-to-Gulf of Mexico barge trip completed, New Orleans

1934-07-02

General Lazaro Cardenas elected president of Mexico

1937-03-02

Mexico nationalizes oil

1938-03-18

Mexico takes control of foreign-owned oil properties

1938-03-18

Pres Cardena of Mexico nationalizes US & British oil companies

1941-10-19

1st woman jockey in North America, Anna Lee Wiley in Mexico

1942-04-01

Mexico changes from 3 time zones to 2

1942-05-22

Mexico declares war on Nazi-Germany & Japan

1943-02-20

New volcano Paracutin erupts in farmer's corn patch (Mexico)

1943-03-08

Limited gambling legalized in Mexico

1944-07-20

Fifty are hurt in rioting in front of the presidential palace in Mexico City.

1945-07-16

1st test detonation of an atomic bomb, Trinity Site, Alamogordo, New Mexico as part of the US Manhatten Project

1946-05-22

First US rocket (WAC Corporal) to reach edge of space fired from White Sands Missile Range New Mexico

1947-07-08

Reports are broadcast that a UFO has crashed landed in Roswell, New Mexico.

1949-02-24

V-2/WAC-Corporal 1st rocket to 5x speed of sound at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico,

1951-02-01

-50°F (-46°C), Gavilan, New Mexico (state record)

1951-11-01

First atomic explosion witnessed by troops, New Mexico

1952-09-13

Adolfo Ruiz Cortinez elected president of Mexico

1955-05-18

28.7 cm rain falls at Lake Maloya New Mexico (state record)

1955-09-19

Hurricane Hilda, kills 200 in Mexico

1957-09-17

Two male attorneys "stand in" as actress Sophia Loren & producer Carlo Ponti wed by proxy in Juarez, Mexico

1958-05-16

Eli Beeding experiences 83 g deceleration on a rocket sled, New Mexico

1958-07-06

Adolfo Lopez Mateos elected pres of Mexico

1959-06-01

2-time champ Monterrey Mexico barred from 1959 Little League competition for using players outside predetermined geographical area

1959-10-27

Rare Pacific hurricane kills 2,000 in Western Mexico

1960-05-06

Trotsky's murderer Jacques Mornard (Ramon Mercader) freed in Mexico

1961-12-10

US performs nuclear test at Carlsbad New Mexico (underground)

1962-12-28

51st Davis Cup: Australia beats Mexico in Brisbane (5-0)

1963-09-26

Lee Harvey Oswald travels on Continental Trailways bus to Mexico

1963-09-27

Lee Harvey Oswald visits Cubans consulate in Mexico

1963-10-18

IOC votes Mexico City to host 1968 Olympics

1964-04-24

Mexico becomes a signatory to the Buenos Aires copyright treaty.

1964-12-13

In El Paso, Tx, LBJ & Mexican Pres Gustavo Diaz Ordaz set off an explosion diverting Rio Grande, to reshape US-Mexico border

1966-09-24

-30] Hurricane Inez, kills 293 in Caribbean, Florida & Mexico

1967-06-11

Mexico becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty.

1967-09-05

-23] Hurricane Beuleah, kills 54 in Caribbean, Mexico & Texas

1968-10-02

Mexico City police fire on protesting students, 300-500 killed

1968-10-12

19th Olympic games open at Mexico City, Mexico

1968-10-18

Bob Beamon of USA sets long jump record (29 ft. 2½ in.) in Mexico City

1968-10-26

George Foreman wins gold for USA at Mexico Olympic games (Heavyweight boxing)

1968-10-27

19th Olympic games close at Mexico City, Mexico

1969-02-08

Meteorite weighing over 1 ton falls in Chihuahua, Mexico

1970-06-21

Brazil beats Italy, 4-1, to win soccer's World Cup (in Mexico City)

1970-06-30

Brazil beats Italy 4-1 in soccer's 9th World Cup at Mexico City

1970-12-01

Luis Echeverria Alvarez sworn in as president of Mexico

1971-07-21

Sam Giancana returns to the United States after spending seven years of exile in Mexico

1972-10-06

22-car train carrying 2,000 pilgrims derails, kills 208 in Mexico

1973-08-28

6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527

1974-06-10

Brandon Ramirez, noted visionary and graphics designer born in TJ, Mexico. Known as the father of Rambo the next generation.

1975-10-21

Mexico City's 1st major subway accident takes 26 lives

1975-10-26

Cuba beats Mexico for its 4th Pan Am Games Gold Medal in baseball

1977-07-07

12,000 police occupy university in Mexico City

1978-08-05

New Orlean Saints beat Phil Eagles 14-7 in Mexico City (NFL expo)

1979-05-25

Raul Gonzales of Mexico completes 50,000 m walk in record 3:41:38.4

1979-06-03

Ixtoc I rig in Gulf of Mexico blows; 3 million bbl of oil spilled in one of world's worst oil spills

1979-10-17

D Bautista of Mexico completes 20,000 m walk in record 1:20:06.8

1979-10-31

US DC-10 crashes at Mexico-City, 74 killed

1980-12-28

Mexico terminated fishing agreements with US

1982-07-04

Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado elected president of Mexico

1982-09-01

Mexico President Lopez Portillo nationalizes banks

1982-11-10

IMF lends Mexico $3.8 billion due to threatened bankrupcy

1982-12-01

Miguel de la Madrid inaugurated as pres of Mexico

1984-11-19

Liquid gas tank in Mexico City explodes; 334 die

1985-09-19

12,000 die & 40,000 injured in Mexico's earthquake (8.1)

1985-09-22

Earthquake strikes Mexico, 2,000 killed

1986-09-28

Record 23,000 start in a marathon (Mexico City)

1986-10-29

Padres pitcher LaMarr Hoyt is arrested at US-Mexico border for drugs

1988-07-06

Carlos Salinas de Gortari elected president of Mexico

1989-08-18

Arturo Barrios of Mexico sets 10K record (27:08.23) in Berlin

1991-05-17

Lupita Jones, 23, of Mexico, crowned 40th Miss Universe

1991-10-05

Fresno State ties NCAA record with 49 points in a quarter, as they route New Mexico 94-17

1991-11-03

22nd NYC Marathon won by Salvador Garcia of Mexico in 2:09:28

1991-11-24

1st intl flight from Long Island's MacArthur Airport (to Mexico)

1992-04-22

Gas explodes in sewer, kills 200 in Guadalajara Mexico

1992-08-12

Canada, Mexico, and the United States announce completion of negotiations for the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

1993-08-11

Pope John Paul II visits Mexico

1994-01-02

Battles between army & rebellious indians in South Mexico, kill 57

1994-06-09

5.6 earthquake strikes southern Mexico

1994-06-25

105°F (40.5°C) at Albuquerque New Mexico

1994-06-26

107°F (41.6°C) at Albuquerque, New Mexico

1994-06-27

118°F (47.8°C) at Lakewood New Mexico[dup]

1994-06-27

118°F (47.8°C) at Lakewood New Mexico (state record)

1994-12-01

Ernesto Zedillo innaugrated as president of Mexico

1995-01-14

Mexico pledges profits from state-owned Pemex's $7-billion-per-year oil revenues in an effort to secure US congressional approval of loan guarantees; President Clinton approves a $20-billion U.S. aid package for Mexico

1995-01-31

President Bill Clinton authorizes a $20 billion loan to Mexico to stabilize its economy.

1996-07-15

Southern Mexico hit with 6.5 earthquake

1996-08-05

Dallas Cowboys play KC Chiefs in Monterrey Mexico

1997-10-09

Hurricane kills 123 in Acapulco Mexico

1999-11-09

TAESA Flight 725, crashes a few minutes after leaving the Uruapan airport en-route to Mexico City. 18 people were killed in the accident.

2001-04-17

A letter between Gale Norton and Jeb Bush is released, stating that the Bush administration has decided to go ahead with plans to auction 6 million acres of potentially oil-and-gas-rich seabed in the Gulf of Mexico

2001-07-02

Bush Administration announce that it will seek to let oil companies drill on about 1,500,000 acres of the Gulf of Mexico

2003-07-30

The last 'old style' Volkswagen Beetle rolls off the assembly line in Mexico

2005-10-02

NFL plays first regular season game outside United States when the Arizona Cardinals defeat the San Francisco 49ers 31-14 in Mexico City, Mexico

2006-05-17

The aircraft carrier USS Oriskany is sunk in the Gulf of Mexico to be an artificial reef

2007-08-21

Hurricane Dean makes its first landfall in Costa Maya, Mexico with winds at 165 mph. Dean is the first storm since Hurricane Andrew to make landfall as a Category 5.

2009-05-20

Mexico is the first Latin American country to officially enter recession

2009-11-20

The Mexican government declares its economy technically out of recession after 2.93% GDP growth in the third quarter of 2009; Mexico had been in a severe economic crisis for over a year prior to its economic rebound

2010-04-20

Deepwater Horizon drilling rig explosion kills 11 and causes rig to sink, initiating a massive oil discharge in the Gulf of Mexico.

2012-02-19

44 people killed in prison brawl in Apocada, Mexico, between two rival drug cartels

2012-04-20

40 people are killed and 27 injured after a tractor trailer collided with a bus in Alamo, Mexico

2012-05-04

14 decapitated bodies and 9 hung from a bridge are found in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

2012-07-05

Enrique Pena Nieto of the Institutional Revolutionary Party is elected President of Mexico after a recount following irregularities

2012-07-08

Tens of thousands protest over election corruption in Mexico City after Enrique Pe

2012-07-20

21 people are killed and 29 injured in a bus accident in Nayarit, Mexico

2012-09-18

26 people are killed in a fire in a Pemex gas facility in Reynosa, Mexico

2012-12-01

Enrique Peña Nieto sworn in as President of Mexico

2013-01-17

8 people are killed in a plane crash in Chiapas, Mexico

2013-01-31

36 people are killed and 126 are injured in an explosion at Torre Ejecutiva Pemex, Mexico

2013-03-14

7 people are killed after gunmen storm a bar in Cancun, Mexico

2013-03-15

16 people are killed by a fireworks accident in Tlaxcala, Mexico

2013-04-02

9 mutilated bodies are found in an SUV in Tamaulipas, Mexico

2013-04-11

14 people are killed in clashes between drug traffickers and police in Michoacán, Mexico

2013-05-07

20 people are killed and 36 are injured after a gas tanker explodes in Ecatepec de Morelos, Mexico

2013-08-25

4 people are killed and 25 are injured after a train derails in Tabasco, Mexico

2013-09-16

21 people are killed by Hurricane Ingrid in Mexico

2014-11-23

Mass protests in Mexico by relatives of 43 missing Mexican students, who the authorities say were murdered by a drugs gang

2015-12-23

At least 30 injured in explosion in Cardenas, Mexico

2015-12-29

Fugitive 'affluenza' teen captured in Mexico

2016-05-10

Mexico Judge Says 'El Chapo' Extradition May Proceed

2016-08-17

Son of drug lord 'El Chapo' Guzman kidnapped in Mexico

2016-08-31

Donald Trump to Visit Mexico After More Than a Year of Mocking It

2016-09-01

Mexico president says Trump policies pose threats to Mexico

2016-10-01

Bank of Mexico Hikes Interest Rate a Half-Point to 4.75 Pct

2016-12-01

Mexico Disappointed at Carrier Agreement to Keep Jobs in US

2016-12-21

Explosion at Fireworks Market in Mexico Kills at Least 27

2017-01-17

Gunman Kills 5 at International Music Festival in Mexico

2017-02-11

Mexico warns citizens in US after woman deported

2017-02-25

Mexico warns US over border wall funding

2017-04-11

US, Mexico, Canada join to launch 2026 World Cup bid

2017-09-08

At least 5 dead as magnitude-8.1 earthquake rocks southern Mexico, felt in capital

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Mexico - Notable Birthdays

IturbideSep 27, 1783

Maximilian IJul 6, 1832

Diego RiveraDec 8, 1886

William HannaJul 14, 1910

Jack KerouacMar 12, 1922

Tom BrookshierDec 16, 1931

Jeff BezosJan 12, 1964

Salma HayekSep 2, 1966

Mexico - Birthdays
Date Event
1651-11-12

Juana Ines de La Cruz, Mexico, poet/nun/feminist (Primero Sueno)

1783-09-27

Agustin I de Iturbide, Valladolid Michoacán, General and 1st Emperor of Mexico (1822-23)

1786-09-29

Guadalupe Victoria, 1st President of Mexico (d. 1843)

1794-02-21

Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna, president of Mexico (1833-36)

1802-07-26

Mariano Arista, President of Mexico (d. 1855)

1806-03-21

Benito Pablo Juarez, Oaxaca Mexico, president of Mexico (1858-72)

1830-09-15

Jose de la Cruz Porfirio Diaz, president of Mexico (1877-1911)

1832-07-06

Maximilian I of Mexico and Archduke of Austria, Vienna, Austria, first and only monarch of the Second Mexican Empire

1832-10-16

Vicente Riva Palacio, Mexico, writer/diplomat

1840-06-07

Carlota of Mexico, Brussels, Belgium, princess of Belgium and empress consort of Mexico (1864-67)

1859-12-29

Venustiano Carranza, pres of Mexico (1915-20)

1862-02-05

Felipe Villanueva y Gutierrez, Mexico, composer

1864-10-20

James F. Hinkle, American politician, sixth Governor of New Mexico (d. 1951)

1867-02-21

Otto Kahn, Que Viva Mexico

1870-03-21

S. Hillkowitz, Que Viva Mexico

1873-01-01

Mariano Azuela, Mexico, novelist (The Flies, The Bosses)

1873-10-30

Francisco Madero, Mexico, revolutionary, president (1911-13)

1878-06-05

[Francisco] Pancho Villa, Mexico, revolutionary/guerrilla leader

1880-02-17

Alvaro Obregon, general/president Mexico (1920-24)

1882-01-10

Charles Trowbridge, Vera Cruz Mexico, actor (Fatal Hour)

1882-02-28

Jose Vasconcelos, Oaxaca Mexico, politician/essayist/philosopher

1882-12-08

Manuel Maria Ponce, Fresnillo Mexico, composer (Estrellita)

1883-02-12

Mary Craig Sinclair, Que Viva Mexico

1883-11-23

Jose Clemente Orozco, Mexico, painter (Epic of Culture in New World)

1885-04-17

Pauline Neff, The Man from Mexico

1886-12-08

Diego Rivera, [Lenin of Mexico], Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico, painter/wife of Frida Kahlo (En el Arsenal ), (d. 1957)

1886-12-13

Diego Rivera, Exotic Mexico

1887-10-06

MartinLuis Guzman, Mexico, novelist (Eagle & the Serpent)

1887-10-18

Fred Annerly, The Man from Mexico

1890-12-30

Adolfo Ruiz Cortines, President of Mexico (d. 1973)

1895-02-04

Nigel Bruce, Baja Mexico, British actor (Dr Watson-Sherlock Holmes)

1896-12-29

David Alfaro Siqueiros, Mexico, painter/muralist (Lib of Chile)

1897-04-24

Manuel Ávila Camacho, President of Mexico (d. 1955)

1899-02-06

Ramon Novarro, [Jose RG Samaniegos], Durango Mexico, actor (Ben Hur)

1899-06-13

Carlos Chavez, Mexico City, conductor/composer (Sinfonia India)

1899-12-31

Silvestre Revueltas, Santiago Papasquiaro Mexico, composer (Sensemaya)

1900-09-29

Miguel Alemán Valdés, President of Mexico (d. 1983)

1902-01-26

Romney Brent, Saltillo Mexico, actor/writer (Dinner at the Ritz)

1903-12-10

George J Lewis, Guadalajara Mexico, sacotr (Don-Zorro)

1904-03-26

Emilio Fernandez, El Seco Mexico, director (La Choca, Flor Silvestre)

1905-02-22

Luis Sandi, Mexico City, a musician, teacher and composer

1906-11-29

Luis Van Rooten, Mexico City Mexico, actor (One Man's Family)

1908-01-25

Aaron González, In Old Mexico

1908-05-08

Arturo De Cordova, [Rodriguez], Merida Mexico, actor (Medal for Benny)

1909-05-18

Isabel Villaseñor, Thunder Over Mexico

1910-02-03

Blas Galindo Dimas, San Gabriel Mexico, composer (A la Patria)

1910-05-26

Adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico

1910-07-14

William Hanna, Melrose New Mexico, animator (Hanna-Barbera- Tom and Jerry, Scooby Doo), (d. 2001)

1911-03-12

Gustavo Diaz Ordaz, president of Mexico

1911-08-12

Cantinflas, [Mario Moreno], Mexico, actor (Around World in 80 Days)

1912-05-09

Pedro Armendariz, Mexico, actor (From Russia With Love)

1912-06-29

Jose Pablo Moncayo Garcia, Guadalajara Mexico, composer (Huapango)

1914-03-31

Octavio Paz, Mexico, writer/diplomat (Salamandra, Topoemas)

1914-08-05

Angelvin, Le chanteur de Mexico

1915-04-21

Anthony Quinn, Mexico, actor, Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia)

1915-10-01

John Truax, Mission to Mexico

1917-01-16

Brainerd Duffield, Madero of Mexico

1920-06-16

José López Portillo, President of Mexico (d. 2004)

1920-07-29

Rodolfo Acosta, Chihuahua Mexico, actor (Passion, Littlest Outlaw)

1921-10-12

Pin Crespo, Mexico Never Sleeps

1922-01-17

Luis Echeverria Alvarez, president Mexico

1922-03-12

Jack Kerouac, Beat writer (On the Road, Mexico Blues)

1923-11-13

Linda Christian, Tampico, Mexico, actress (Athena, VIPs, Battle Zone)

1924-01-16

Katy Jurado, Mexico, actress (High Noon, Trapeze, Barabbas, AKA Pablo)

1927-06-30

Joseph R Skeen, (Rep-R-New Mexico, 1981- )

1929-06-21

John Morgan, British ambassador (to Mexico)

1931-12-16

Tom Brookshier, Roswell New Mexico, American football player and sportscaster

1932-05-07

Pete Domenici, Republican senator from New Mexico

1932-05-19

Elena Poniatowska, The Storm That Swept Mexico

1933-03-03

Marco Antonio Munoz, Mexico, spanish singer (Murmullos)

1934-05-29

Nancy Cárdenas, Mexico of My Loves

1934-12-12

Miguel de la Madrid, Colima Mexico, President of Mexico (1982-1988), (d. 2012)

1935-04-10

Jorge Mester, Mexico City Mexico, conductor (Louisville Orch 1967-79)

1935-05-02

Pál B. Nagy, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1937-02-25

Gyula Zsivótzky, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1937-06-04

Freddie Fender, Mexico, country singer (Feelings)

1938-10-06

Fernando Macotela, The Olympics in Mexico

1939-10-21

János Varga, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1940-02-04

László Keglovich, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1940-04-06

Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Once Upon a Time in Mexico

1940-04-09

Károly Fatér, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1940-9-17

István Móna, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1941-12-14

Iván Menczel, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1942-05-13

Pál Schmitt, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1942-08-12

Zoltán Szarka, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1942-09-05

Eduardo Mata, Mexico City Mexico, conductor (Improvisaciones)

1942-11-29

Lajos Dunai, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1943-03-21

Antal Dunai, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1943-04-14

Csaba Fenyvesi, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1943-10-03

Jeff Bingaman, (Sen-D-New Mexico, 1983- )

1943-12-15

Mihály Hesz, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1944-02-04

Miklós Páncsics, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1944-06-17

Chucho Castillo, Nuevo Valle de Moreno, Mexico, bantamweight boxer (WBA, WBC, 1970), (d. 2013)

1944-08-04

Tibor Tatai, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1944-9-19

István Básti, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1945-04-19

Nuria Ortiz, Mexico, skeet shooter (Olympic-13th-1968)

1945-05-18

Richard 'Scar' Lopez, Rock n Roll Made in Mexico: From Evolution to Revolution

1945-05-26

Ernõ Noskó, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1945-07-17

István Juhász, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1946-02-18

Angéla Németh, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1946-03-04

Bob Toledo, 2006 New Mexico Bowl

1946-04-03

Carlos Salinas de Gortari, president (Mexico, 1988-94)

1946-12-06

Miklós Szalay, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1947-03-18

Steven H Schiff, (Rep-R-New Mexico)

1947-06-17

Lajos Kocsis, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1947-07-20

Carlos Santana, Mexico, rock guitarist (Santana-Black Magic Woman)

1947-10-15

László Fazekas, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1947-10-21

István Sárközi, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1947-11-15

William B Richardson, (Rep-D-New Mexico, 1983- )

1948-03-24

Volker Finke, Group A: Mexico vs Cameroon

1948-07-15

Enrique Basilio, hurler, 1st lady to light Olympic flame (Mexico-1968)

1949-10-21

László Nagy, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1951-02-03

Felipe Munoz, Mexico, 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic-gold-1968)

1951-12-27

Ernesto Zedillo, President of Mexico

1952-02-12

Salvador Pineda, Mexico City, doctor

1952-02-19

Rudolfo Neri-Vida, Mexico, PHD/astronaut (STS 23)

1952-08-04

Daniel Bautista, Mexico, 20k walker (Olympic-gold-1976)

1952-10-19

Veronica Judith Sainz Castro, Mexico, spanish singer/actress (Nana)

1953-01-21

Fausto Bara, Mexico, actor (Gaucho-Renegades)

1954-04-15

Emmanuel, Mexico City Mexico, spanish singer

1954-11-01

Ruben Guerrero, Mexico, relay swimmer (Olympic-1968)

1955-01-26

Lucia Mendez, Mexico, spanish singer (Lucia es Luna Moreno)

1956-12-12

Ana Alicia Ortiz, Mexico City, actress (Melissa-Falcon Crest)

1957-01-15

Mario Van Peebles, Mexico, actor (Posse, South Bronx Heroes)

1958-02-07

Manuel Mijares, Mexico, spanish vocalist (Maria Bonita)

1958-05-29

Ivar Sisniega, Mexico, pentathelete (Olympic-1980)

1959-04-16

Emilio Aragón, A Night in Old Mexico

1959-09-29

Leslie Graves, Silver City, New Mexico, American actress (Brenda-Capitol, Death Wish 2)

1960-11-01

Fernando Valenzuela, Navajua Mexico, pitcher (LA Dodgers, SD Padres)

1961-06-21

Manu Chao, Once Upon a Time in Mexico

1961-11-04

Carlos Espinosa, Mexico, Canadian Tour golfer (1995 Philippine Open)

1962-01-27

Roberto Paci Dalò, Petroleo Mexico

1962-08-18

Felipe Calderón, President of Mexico

1962-09-10

Esteban Toledo, Mexicali Mexico, Nike golfer (1991 Ben Hogan Reno-2nd)

1964-01-07

Francisco Maciel, Mexico, tennis star

1964-01-12

Jeff Bezos, Albuquerque New Mexico, American entrepreneur and founder of Amazon.com

1964-03-03

Arturo Huerta, Mexico, Canadian walker (Olympics-96)

1964-03-03

Laura Martinez-Herring, Sinaloa Mexico, Miss USA (1985)/(Gen Hospital)

1964-06-06

Sherry J Traylor, Mexico Missouri, Miss Missouri-America (1991)

1966-05-01

Armando Reynoso, San Luis Potosi Mexico, pitcher (Colorado Rockies)

1966-09-02

Salma Hayek, Veracruz, Mexico, actress (Desparado)

1967-07-04

Vinny Castilla, Oaxaca Mexico, infielder (Colorado Rockies)

1967-07-14

Leonardo Lavalle, Mexico, tennis star

1967-07-25

Dave Jareckie, Mexico City Mexico, US biathelete (Olympics-1994)

1969-08-27

Cesar Millan, Culiacan Mexico, professional dog trainer

1969-10-01

Agustin Vasquez-Mendoza, Mexico, murderer (FBI Most Wanted)

1970-02-15

Gloria Trevi, Mexico, sexy spanish vocalist (A Gatas)

1970-04-19

Luis Miguel, Vera Cruz Mexico, spanish singer

1970-05-21

Veronica Sanchez, Michoan Mexico, WPVA volleyballer (Hermosa-17-1994)

1971-01-13

Elmer Dessens, Hermosillo Mexico, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1971-05-29

Jess Canales DeZamora, From Mexico with Love

1971-07-26

Cecilia Tijerina, Once Upon a Time in Mexico

1971-08-28

Raul Marquez, Mexico, US boxer (Olympic-92)

1971-09-23

Taunya Harris, Miss USA-New Mexico (1997)

1971-10-27

Ceyhan Genc, Ecliptica Welcome Mexico

1971-11-09

Manolo Alvarez, MTV Movie Awards Mexico 2004

1972-02-05

Erin Phillips, Mexico Missouri, Miss America-Missouri (1996)

1972-04-26

Francisco Cordova, Veracruz Mexico, pitcher (Pittsburgh Pirates)

1972-06-20

Juan Castro, Sinaloa Mexico, infielder (LA Dodgers)

1973-02-01

Óscar Pérez Rojas, Group A: South Africa vs Mexico

1973-02-03

Ilana Sod, MTV Movie Awards Mexico 2004

1973-04-12

Antonio Osuna, Sinaloa Mexico, pitcher (LA Dodgers)

1973-07-25

Roberto Guerra, Blue Sky Over Mexico

1973-08-21

Ismael Valdes, Ciudad Victoria Mexico, pitcher (LA Dodgers)

1974-01-24

Layla Linn, Miss New Mexico USA (1996)

1974-08-14

Rafael García Torres, Round of 16: Argentina vs Mexico

1975-10-18

Rebeca Tamez, Miss Mexico Universe (1997)

1976-04-19

Vanessa Guzman, Miss Universe-Mexico (1996)

1976-05-23

Zinha, Round of 16: Argentina vs Mexico

1976-06-02

Adrian Carlos Olivares, Mexico City, singer (Menudo-Cannonball)

1976-07-30

Julio Gonzalez, Baja California, Mexico, light heavyweight boxer (WBO Champion 2003-2004), (d. 2012)

1976-11-03

Guillermo Franco, Group A: South Africa vs Mexico

1977-08-27

Trisha Williams, Hobbs New Mexico, Miss America-New Mexico (1997)

1977-10-01

Alejandro Hernandez, Tijuana Mexico, tennis pro

1978-07-01

Vicki Renee Hughes, Miss New Mexico Teen USA (1997)

1978-10-16

Whitni Zimmerman, Miss New Mexico Teen USA (1996)

1979-03-27

Bernadette Rivero, A French Twist on Mexico

1979-05-15

Adolfo Bautista, Round of 16: Argentina vs Mexico

1979-06-01

Mario Méndez, Round of 16: Argentina vs Mexico

1979-10-02

José Francisco Fonseca, Round of 16: Argentina vs Mexico

1980-03-04

Omar Bravo, Round of 16: Argentina vs Mexico

1980-04-02

Carlos Salcido, Group A: Mexico vs Cameroon

1980-11-25

Aaron Mokoena, Group A: South Africa vs Mexico

1980-12-20

Israel Castro, Group A: Mexico vs Uruguay

1981-03-10

Samuel Eto'o, Group A: Mexico vs Cameroon

1981-06-11

Markus Bertheau, Ecliptica Welcome Mexico

1981-10-20

Francisco Javier Rodríguez, Group A: Brazil vs Mexico

1981-11-21

Jonny Magallon, Round of 16: Argentina vs Mexico

1982-10-19

Gonzalo Pineda, Round of 16: Argentina vs Mexico

1984-07-16

Benjamin Ponting, Cubism: Pet Shop Boys in Concert - Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City

1985-11-05

Bruno Sáinz-Talaia, International Pageantry Mexico & Mrs Universe Ltd 2013

1986-03-06

Paul Nicolás Aguilar, Group A: Brazil vs Mexico

1986-05-26

Jonathan McMinn, Las Vegas New Mexico 1875

1986-9-28

Andrés Guardado, Group A: Brazil vs Mexico

1987-06-21

Pablo Barrera, Group A: Mexico vs Uruguay

1987-9-09

Alex Song, Group A: Mexico vs Cameroon

1988-01-16

Jorge Torres Nilo, Round of 16: Argentina vs Mexico

1988-01-17

Héctor Moreno, Group A: Brazil vs Mexico

1988-02-22

Efraín Juárez, Group A: South Africa vs Mexico

1988-06-01

Javier Hernández, Group A: Brazil vs Mexico

1989-03-01

Carlos Vela, Group A: South Africa vs Mexico

1989-05-11

Giovani Dos Santos, Group A: Brazil vs Mexico

1996-01-12

Sarah Morales, Mexico, Siamese twin (survived)

1996-01-12

Sarahi Morales, Mexico, Siamese twin (died on Jan 27, 1996)

Mexico - Notable Weddings

Maximilian IJul 27, 1857

Rudolph ValentinoMay 13, 1922

Charlie ChaplinNov 26, 1924

Jane WyattNov 9, 1935

Claire TrevorApr 17, 1943

Bette DavisJul 28, 1950

Che GuevaraSep 18, 1955

Archie MooreAug 21, 1956

Tina TurnerNov 26, 1962

Willie MaysNov 27, 1971

Alice CooperMar 20, 1976

Julia RobertsJul 4, 2002

Sarah Michelle GellarSep 1, 2002

Heidi KlumMay 10, 2005

Harrison FordJun 15, 2010

Mexico - Weddings
Date Event
1857-07-27

Emperor of Mexico Maximilian I (25) weds princess Charlotte of Belgium (17) in Brussels

1922-05-13

"Latin Lover" silent actor Rudolph Valentino (27) weds film costume and set designer Natacha Rambova (25) in Mexicali, Mexico

1924-11-26

Comic actor Charlie Chaplin (35) weds "The Kid" actress Lita Grey (16) in Mexico

1935-11-09

"Magnificent Obsession" actress Jane Wyatt (24) weds investment broker Edgar Bethune Ward in Santa Fe, New Mexico

1936-06-14

Singer and cowboy actor Roy Rogers (24) weds Arlene Wilkins in Roswell, New Mexico

1943-04-17

Actress Claire Trevor (34) weds Navy lieutenant Cyclos William Dunsmoore in Tijuana, Mexico

1950-07-28

Actress Bette Davis (42) weds actor Gary Merrill (34) in Mexico

1952-10-18

Latin actress Maria Felix (38) weds actor and singer Jorge Negreta (40) in Mexico

1955-09-18

Argentine Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara (27) weds Peruvian economist Hilda Gadea (34) in Mexico

1956-08-21

Boxing champ Archie Moore (42) weds model Joan Hardy in Ensenada, Mexico

1962-11-26

Singer Tina Turner (23) weds Ike Turner (31) in Tijuana, Mexico

1964-09-24

Actress Jayne Mansfield (31) weds film producer and director Matt Cimber in Mulege, Baja California Sur, Mexico

1970-10-31

"Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (34) weds singer Michelle Phillips (26) in Mexico

1971-11-27

MLB center fielder Willie Mays (40) weds Mae Louise Allen in Mexico City

1976-03-20

Rocker Alice Cooper (28) weds choreographer Sheryl Goddard in Acapulco, Mexico

1993-11-27

Actress Teri Garr (44) weds building contractor John O'Neil (42) at the Twin Dolphins Hotel in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

1995-02-19

"Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson (27) weds rocker Tommy Lee (32) in Cancun, Mexico

2002-06-15

"American Pie" actress Shannon Elizabeth (28) weds actor Joe Reitman (34) in Jalisco, Mexico

2002-07-04

Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts (34) weds L.A. cameraman Danny Moder (33) at her 82-acre ranch in Taos, New Mexico

2002-09-01

Actress Sarah Michelle Gellar (35) weds actor Freddie Prinze Jr. (36) at El Careyes Resort in Mexico

2003-11-01

"Showgirls" actress Elizabeth Berkley (31) weds artist Greg Lauren (33) at Esperanza Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

2004-04-24

Model-actress Ali Landry (30) weds TV personality Mario Lopez (30) at the exclusive Las Alamandas resort outside Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

2004-05-23

Singer-guitarist Michelle Branch (21) weds musician Teddy Landau at Isla Pardito, Mexico

2004-07-04

Hollywood star Julia Roberts (36) weds Danny Moder in Taos, New Mexico

2005-05-07

"Growing Pains" actress Alan Thicke (58) weds model Tanya Callau at The One and Only Palmilla Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

2005-05-10

Actress and model Heidi Klum (39) weds British soul and R&B singer-songwriter Seal (49) in Costa Careyes, Mexico

2005-12-10

Gustavo Rojo's daughter and actress Ana Patricia Rojo (31) weds Andres Puentes Jr at the San Jose del Calvario church in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico

2005-12-17

"Modern Day Drifter" country singer Dierks Bentley (30) weds Cassidy Black in Mexico

2006-01-27

Mexican Latin Grammy Award singer Ana Barbara (35) weds Jose Maria Fernandez in Mexico

2006-02-11

Mexican telenovela actor Guillermo Capetillo (47) weds model Tania Amezcua in Mixcoac, Mexico

2006-04-08

Former Miss USA and "Eve" actress Ali Landry (32) weds film director Alejandro Gomez Monteverde (28) in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

2006-04-23

"Rascal Flatts" guitarist Joe Don Rooney (30) weds Playboy's 2005 Playmate of The Year Tiffany Fallon (31) in an intimate ceremony held on the beach at San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

2006-06-09

Actor Oliver Hudson (29) weds actress Erinn Bartlett (33) at One & Only Palmilla in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

2006-09-12

NBA basketball star Tracy McGrady (27) weds CleRenda Harris at the sandy beach in Los Cabos, Mexico

2006-11-07

NASCAR racer Jeff Gordon (38) weds Belgian model and actress Ingrid Vandebosch (36) at the Hacienda de San Antonio Resort in Colima, Mexico

2007-02-05

"Rudo y Cursi" Mexican actor Diego Luna (28) weds actress and model Camila Sodi (21) in Mexico City

2007-04-14

"Rocky" film series actor Carl Weathers (59) weds award-winning producer Jennifer Peterson on a seaside wedding in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

2007-04-21

Pop singer sensation Anastacia (38) weds her bodyguard Wayne Newton at the Quinta Real Huatulco in Huatulco, Mexico

2007-06-16

"Two and a Half Men" actor Jon Cryer (41) weds entertainment reporter Lisa Joyner (40) at the Chapel at Pueblo Bonito Sunset Beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

2007-09-14

"Fantastic Four" actor Ioan Gruffudd (33) weds actress Alice Evans (36) in a small ceremony at the One and Only Palmilla Hotel in Los Cabos, Mexico

2008-04-19

New York Giants NFL quarterback Eli Manning (27) weds Abby McGrew (24) at the One & Only Palmilla Resort in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

2008-10-26

World's fattest man Manuel Uribe (43) weds Claudia Solis (38) in Monterrey, Mexico

2010-06-15

Film actor and producer Harrison Ford (67) weds actress and Golden Globe Award winner Calista Flockhart (45) in Santa Fe, New Mexico

2010-11-06

"Girls Gone Wild" creator Joe Francis (37) weds CBS News Entertainment Reporter Christina McLarty on a civil wedding in Mexico

2012-05-12

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actress Mercedes McNab (30) weds real estate developer Mark Henderson at the CostaBaja resort in La Paz, Mexico

2012-12-01

"X Factor" and "Extra" host Mario Lopez (39) weds actress Courtney Mazza (31) in an outdoor ceremony in Punta Mita, Mexico

2013-12-21

Actress and model Teresa Palmer (27) weds actor/director Mark Webber (33) in Mexico

2014-01-04

Actress and singer Alexa Vega (25) weds Big Time Rush singer Carlos Pena Jr (24) in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

2014-03-08

Supermarket Superstar hostess Stacy Keibler (34) weds Future Ads CEO Jared Pobre on an intimate beachside ceremony in Mexico

Mexico - Notable Deaths

Agustín de IturbideJul 19, 1824

John J. PershingJul 15, 1948

Mexico - Deaths
Date Event
1548-06-03

Juan de Zumárraga, Spanish Catholic bishop of Mexico (b. 1468)

1596-12-08

Luis de Carabajal, 1st Jewish author in America, executed in Mexico

1824-07-19

Agustín de Iturbide [crowned Agustin I], Mexican army general, politician and the 1st emperor of Mexico is executed by firing squad at 40

1843-03-21

Guadalupe Victoria, first President of Mexico (b. 1786)

1847-01-14

Gov Bent, 5 others in US occupation, killed by revolt in New Mexico

1855-08-07

Mariano Arista, President of Mexico (b. 1802)

1876-06-20

Antonio L de Santa Ana, pres Mexico, dies at 79

1880-01-08

[Joshua] Norton I, Emperor of US/Protector of Mexico, dies at 60

1915-07-02

Gen Porfirio [Jose de la Cruz] Diaz, president Mexico, dies

1918-07-25

Carlos Guido y Spano, Argentine poet (Mexico, canto epico), dies

1920-03-20

Venustiano Carranza, president Mexico (1915-20), murdered at 60

1927-01-19

Carlota of Mexico, princess of Belgium and empress consort of Mexico (1864-67), dies at 86

1928-07-17

Alvaro Obregon, general/pres of Mexico, assassinated

1934-03-29

Otto Kahn, Que Viva Mexico

1943-05-20

S. Hillkowitz, Que Viva Mexico

1948-07-15

John J. Pershing, [Black Jack], US general (Mexico, WW I), dies at 87

1951-03-26

James F. Hinkle, American politician, sixth Governor of New Mexico (d. 1864)

1951-07-03

Pauline Neff, The Man from Mexico

1953-03-13

Isabel Villaseñor, Thunder Over Mexico

1955-10-13

Manuel Ávila Camacho, President of Mexico (b. 1897)

1955-10-13

Manuel Ávila Camacho, Modern Mexico City

1956-10-29

Jack Koffman, Masquerade in Mexico

1957-11-24

Diego Rivera, Exotic Mexico

1958-02-22

Michael Todd, film magnate, killed in an New Mexico air crash

1966-12-18

Gene Gauntier, dies in Cuernavaca Mexico

1969-09-22

Adolfo Lopez Mateos, president of Mexico, dies at 59

1974-08-20

Ilona Massey, actress (Love HAppy, Holiday in Mexico), dies at 62

1978-03-26

Pin Crespo, Mexico Never Sleeps

1979-04-05

Brainerd Duffield, Madero of Mexico

1979-07-15

Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, President of Mexico (b. 1911)

1983-05-14

Miguel Aleman Valdes, attorney/pres of Mexico (1946-52), dies at 80

1990-11-05

Bobby Nunn, US bassist (Coasters-Down in Mexico), dies at about 65

1990-11-14

Aaron González, In Old Mexico

1992-01-31

István Sárközi, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

1994-03-23

Nancy Cárdenas, Mexico of My Loves

2000-10-09

Lajos Kocsis, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

2000-12-18

Lajos Dunai, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

2004-02-17

José López Portillo, President of Mexico (b. 1920)

2007-08-07

Miklós Páncsics, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

2007-09-29

Gyula Zsivótzky, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

2009-08-07

Louis E. Saavedra, American Mayor of Albuquerque, New Mexico (b. 1933)

2010-07-28

István Móna, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

2010-07-30

Richard 'Scar' Lopez, Rock n Roll Made in Mexico: From Evolution to Revolution

2011-11-26

Iván Menczel, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad

2011-12-26

Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Once Upon a Time in Mexico

2014-08-05

Angéla Németh, Mexico City 1968: Games of the XIX Olympiad


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