Monterrey in History

Historical Events

  • 1596-09-20 Diego de Montemayor founded the city of Monterrey in New Spain.
  • 1959-06-01 2-time champ Monterrey Mexico barred from 1959 Little League competition for using players outside predetermined geographical area
  • 1996-08-05 Dallas Cowboys play KC Chiefs in Monterrey Mexico
  • 2016-02-11 Riot between rival drug cartels at a prison in Monterrey, Mexico, leaves 52 dead

Famous Birthdays

  • 1970-02-15 Gloria Trevi, Mexican singer and songwriter (Que Hago Aqui?), born in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico

Famous Weddings

  • 2008-10-26 World's fattest man Manuel Uribe (43) weds Claudia Solis (38) in Monterrey, Mexico