Oaxaca in History

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • 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