Spanish Conquistador Gonzalo Guerrero Becomes a Warrior

Spanish conquistador Gonzalo Guerrero was the first European to be accepted into the Mayan culture in Yucatan, Mexico in 1510. Continue reading

Mexican Use of European Glassmaking Techniques

European glassmaking techniques were brought to the Americas by Spanish Continue reading

Benito Pablo Juarez

Benito Pablo Juárez García (Spanish: [beˈnito ˈpaβlo ˈxwaɾes gaɾˈsi.a] (listen); 21 March 1806 – 18 July 1872) was a Mexican lawyer and politician, who served as the 26th president of Mexico from 1858 until his death in 1872. Continue reading

Mexican President Benito Pablo Juarez

Mexican President Benito Pablo Juarez was a liberal-democratic reformer who served from 1861 to 1872. Continue reading

Mexican Emperor Ferdinand Maximilian

Austrian archduke Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph became Mexican Emperor in 1864 with backing from France. Continue reading

First Catholic Priest Ordained in Santo Domingo

Spanish-born Bartolome de Las Casas was the first Catholic priest ordained in the colony of Santo Domingo, Hispaniola in 1512 Continue reading

Mexicans Wove Cotton Clothing

Woven cotton clothing was discovered from 3600 BCE in the Mexico Valley. Continue reading

UN Census Reports Population Exceeding 20 Million

A 1995 UN Census reported two world locations whose population exceeded 20 million. Continue reading

Kayak’s Solo Crossing across the Gulf of Mexico

Arthur Hebert made the first solo crossing of the Gulf of Mexico in a 17-foot (5 metre) kayak. Continue reading