Oaxaca in History

Historical Events

  • 1973-08-28 6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1782-08-10 Vicente Guerrero, Mexican revolutionary hero, general and 2nd President of Mexico (1829, born in Cuilapan, Oaxaca, Mexico (d. 1831)

Revolutionary General and President of Mexico Vicente Guerrero
Revolutionary General and President of Mexico
Vicente Guerrero
  • 1806-03-21 Benito Pablo Juarez, president of Mexico (1858-72), born in Oaxaca, Mexico
  • 1882-02-28 Jose Vasconcelos, politician/essayist/philosopher, born in Oaxaca, Mexico (d. 1959)
  • 1967-07-04 Vinny Castilla, infielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Oaxaca, Mexico