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Mexico City - Notable Historical Events

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Mexico City - Historical Events
Date Event
1790-12-17

Aztec calendar stone discovered in Mexico City

1821-09-27

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

1834-01-03

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

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)

1861-01-01

Porfirio Diaz conquers Mexico City

1861-01-11

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

1863-06-07

Mexico City captured by French troops

1944-07-20

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

1963-10-18

IOC votes Mexico City to host 1968 Olympics

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

1968-10-27

19th Olympic games close at Mexico City, 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

1975-10-21

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

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)

1984-11-19

Liquid gas tank in Mexico City explodes; 334 die

1986-09-28

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

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.

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

2012-07-08

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

2017-09-20

More than 100 dead in major earthquake near Mexico City

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Mexico City - Birthdays
Date Event
1899-06-13

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

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)

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

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

1940-04-09

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

1943-12-15

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

1944-02-04

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

1944-08-04

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

1944-9-19

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

1945-05-26

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

1946-12-06

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

1947-06-17

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

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

1949-10-21

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

1952-02-12

Salvador Pineda, Mexico City, doctor

1954-04-15

Emmanuel, Mexico City Mexico, spanish singer

1956-12-12

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

1967-07-25

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

1976-06-02

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

1984-07-16

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

Mexico City - Notable Weddings

Willie MaysNov 27, 1971

Mexico City - Weddings
Date Event
1971-11-27

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

2007-02-05

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

Mexico City - Deaths
Date Event
1955-10-13

Manuel Ávila Camacho, Modern Mexico City

1992-01-31

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

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

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

2010-07-28

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

2011-11-26

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

2014-08-05

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


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