Mexican History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 273

  • 1913-02-18 President Francisco Madero of Mexico is overthrown
  • 1913-02-19 Mexican General Victoriano Huerta takes power with US support
  • 1913-10-26 José Victoriano Huerta Márquez elected president of Mexico

Historic Event

1913-11-01 Less than a week after the US non-intervention promise, President Woodrow Wilson demands that Mexican dictator Huerta resigns

Historic Event

1914-03-09 US Senator albert fall (Teapot Dome) demands "Cubanisation of Mexico"

  • 1914-04-09 Tampico incident - US ship crew arrested in Mexico
  • 1914-04-09 US President W Wilson refuses to recognize Huerta as President of Mexico on the ground that he has not been elected by the people
  • 1914-04-11 Mexican President Huerta breaks off diplomatic relations with the US
  • 1914-04-20 US President W Wilson, having dispatched more naval ships to Mexico, asks a joint session of Congress to approve armed force if necessary; Congress approves
  • 1914-04-21 US marines occupy Vera Cruz, a major Mexican port; they will stay for 6 months
  • 1914-04-25 US President Woodrow Wilson is persuaded by Argentina, Brazil, and Chile to accept mediation in the conflict with Mexico
  • 1914-07-15 Mexican president Huerta flees with 2 million pesos to Europe
  • 1914-08-05 Cuba, Uruguay, Mexico and Argentina proclaim neutrality in WW I
  • 1914-08-16 Zapata & Pancho Villa over run Mexico
  • 1914-09-15 US Marines march out of Vera Cruz, Mexico
  • 1914-11-23 The US Army withdraws from Mexico
  • 1915-01-18 Train crashes at Colima-Guadalajara Mexico, about 600 die
  • 1915-08-05 The Latin-American Conference Convenes in Washington, with representatives from leading South American nations joining the US to discuss conditions in Mexico
  • 1916-03-09 Mexican General Francisco "Pancho" Villa invades US (18 killed)
  • 1916-03-15 General Pershing and 15,000 troops chase Pancho Villa into Mexico
  • 1916-06-17 US troops under General Pershing march into Mexico
  • 1916-06-21 Mexican troops defeat US expeditionary force under General Pershing
  • 1916-11-24 Mexican and US representatives sign a protocol at Atlantic City, under which Pershing's troops will withdraw and each nation's army will guard the border. President Carranza of Mexico will refuse to accept it
  • 1917-01-31 Mexican President Carranza announces a new constitution with many liberal elements; most of which his regime will not implement

Historic Event

1917-02-05 The last of the American troops commanded by General John Pershing leave Mexico; President Carranza will be assassinated within the next year

  • 1917-02-24 German plan to get Mexican help in WW I exposed (Zimmerman telegram)
  • 1917-02-28 AP reports Mexico & Japan will allie with Germany if US enters WW I
  • 1917-03-03 Mexico and the USA renew diplomatic relations
  • 1919-04-10 Mexican Revolution leader Emiliano Zapata is ambushed and shot dead by government forces in Morelos
  • 1920-05-20 Mexican President Venustiano Carranza, under attack by American petroleum companies, faces an armed rebellion by right-wing Sonoro triumvirate after nationalizing subsoil rights
  • 1920-05-21 Mexican President Venustiano Carranza is executed by army generals after fleeing an armed rebellion in Mexico
  • 1920-06-01 Adolfo de la Huerta becomes President of Mexico
  • 1920-07-29 Mexican rebel Pancho Villa surrenders
  • 1923-08-15 Mexico & US reaches accord over oil concession of 1917
  • 1924-09-28 General Plutarco Calles elected president of Mexico
  • 1924-12-01 Plutarco Elías Calles becomes President of Mexico

Catholic Encyclical

1926-11-18 Pope Pius XI encyclical On persecution of Church in Mexico

  • 1927-01-13 US & Mexico battle over oil interests
  • 1927-09-29 Telephone service begins between US & Mexico
  • 1929-06-29 Mexico & Vatican sign Concord
  • 1929-11-17 Pascual Ortiz Rubio elected president of Mexico
  • 1933-06-21 1st Great Lakes-to-Gulf of Mexico barge trip completed, New Orleans
  • 1934-07-02 General Lazaro Cardenas elected president of Mexico
  • 1937-03-02 Mexico nationalizes oil
  • 1938-03-18 President Cardena of Mexico nationalizes US & British oil companies
  • 1941-10-19 1st woman jockey in North America, Anna Lee Wiley in Mexico
  • 1942-04-01 Mexico changes from 3 time zones to 2
  • 1942-05-22 Mexico declares war on Nazi-Germany & Japan
  • 1943-02-20 New volcano Paracutin erupts in farmer's corn field (Mexico)
  • 1943-03-08 Limited gambling legalized in Mexico
  • 1944-07-20 Fifty are hurt in rioting in front of the presidential palace in Mexico City
  • 1946-02-19 Giants outfielder Danny Gardella is 1st major leaguer to announce he is jumping to the "outlaw" Mexican League

Sports History

1946-03-09 Ted Williams is offered $500,000 to play in Mexican Baseball League, he refuses

  • 1948-09-20 Mexican Baseball league disbanded
  • 1952-09-13 Adolfo Ruiz Cortinez elected president of Mexico
  • 1955-09-19 Hurricane Hilda, kills 200 in Mexico

Film & TV History

1957-09-17 Two male attorneys "stand in" as actress Sophia Loren & producer Carlo Ponti wed by proxy in Juarez, Mexico

  • 1958-07-06 Adolfo López Mateos elected President of Mexico
  • 1959-06-01 Two-time defending champion Monterrey, Mexico ruled ineligible to compete in Little League Baseball World Series for using players outside predetermined geographical area
  • 1959-10-27 Rare Pacific hurricane kills 2,000 in Western Mexico
  • 1960-05-06 Trotsky's murderer Jacques Mornard (Ramon Mercader) freed in Mexico

Historic Event

1962-09-30 Mexican-American labor leader César Chávez founds the United Farm Workers

  • 1962-12-28 51st Davis Cup: Australia beats Mexico in Brisbane (5-0)

Historic Event

1963-09-26 Lee Harvey Oswald travels on Continental Trailways bus to Mexico City, Mexico

Historic Event

1964-12-13 In El Paso, Texas, LBJ & Mexican President Gustavo Diaz Ordaz set off an explosion diverting Rio Grande, to reshape US-Mexico border

  • 1966-09-24 -30] Hurricane Inez, kills 293 in the Caribbean, Florida & Mexico
  • 1967-06-11 Mexico becomes a member of the Berne Convention copyright treaty
  • 1967-09-05 -23] Hurricane Beuleah, kills 54 in the Caribbean, Mexico & Texas
  • 1967-09-20 Hurricane Beulah hits Texas-Mexican border, kills 38
  • 1968-10-02 Mexico City police fire on protesting students, 300-500 killed
  • 1968-10-12 IXX Summer Olympic Games open at Mexico City, Mexico; first Olympics in Latin America
  • 1969-02-08 Meteorite weighing over 1 ton falls in Chihuahua, Mexico

FIFA World Cup

1970-06-21 FIFA World Cup Final, Estadio Azteca, Mexico City: Brazil and Pelé become first team and player to win World Cup 3 times, beating Italy, 4-1 in front of 107,412

  • 1970-12-01 Luis Echeverria Alvarez sworn in as president of Mexico

Historic Event

1971-07-21 Sam Giancana returns to the United States after spending seven years of exile in Mexico

  • 1972-10-06 22-car train carrying 2,000 pilgrims derails, kills 208 in Mexico
  • 1973-08-28 6.8 quake centered in Oaxaca State in Mexico kills 527
  • 1975-10-21 Mexico City's 1st major subway accident takes 26 lives
  • 1975-10-26 Cuba beats Mexico for its 4th Pan Am Games Gold Medal in baseball
  • 1976-08-31 Mexican peso devalued
  • 1977-07-07 12,000 police occupy university in Mexico City
  • 1978-08-05 New Orleans Saints beat Philadelphia Eagles 14-7 in an NFL exhibition at Mexico City's Olympic Stadium

Conference of Interest

1979-01-28 Pope John Paul II addresses the Third General Conference of Latin American Episcopate in Puebla, Mexico

  • 1979-05-25 Raul Gonzales of Mexico completes 50,000 m walk in record 3:41:38.4
  • 1979-06-03 Ixtoc I rig in the Gulf of Mexico blows, spilling 3 million barrels of oil in one of the worst oil spills in history
  • 1979-10-17 D Bautista of Mexico completes 20,000 m walk in record 1:20:06.8
  • 1979-10-31 US DC-10 crashes at Mexico-City, 74 killed
  • 1980-12-28 Mexico terminated fishing agreements with US
  • 1981-04-04 Henry Cisneros becomes 1st Mexican-American mayor (San Antonio)
  • 1982-07-04 Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado elected president of Mexico
  • 1982-09-01 Mexico President Lopez Portillo nationalizes banks
  • 1982-11-10 IMF lends Mexico $3.8 billion due to threatened bankruptcy
  • 1982-12-01 Miguel de la Madrid inaugurated as President of Mexico
  • 1984-11-19 Liquid gas tank in Mexico City explodes; 334 die
  • 1985-03-05 Mexican authorities find the body of US drug agent Enrique "Kike" Camarena Salaazar
  • 1985-09-19 8.1 earthquake in Mexico City kills an estimated 10,000 and leaves 250,000 homeless
  • 1986-03-31 167 die when Mexicana Airlines Boeing 727 crashes

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 322

  • 1924-01-16 Katy Jurado, Mexican actress, 1st Latin actress to win a Golden Globe (High Noon, Broken Lance), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico (d. 2002)
  • 1924-08-29 Consuelo Velázquez, Mexican songwriter, born in Ciudad Guzmán, Mexico (d. 2005)
  • 1925-03-16 Luis E. Miramontes, Mexican chemist, co-inventor of the combined oral contraceptive pill (d. 2004)
  • 1925-06-15 Jaime Sabines, Mexican poet (Tarumba, Maltiempes)
  • 1928-07-27 Karloff Lagarde, Mexican professional wrestler, born in Zapotlán de Juárez, Hidalgo, Mexico (d. 2007)
  • 1929-03-12 Lupe Anguiano, Mexican-American civil rights activist
  • 1929-06-21 John Morgan, British ambassador (to Mexico), born in London (d. 2012)
  • 1929-11-10 Ninón Sevilla, Cuban-Mexican actress (Aventurera, Víctimas del Pecado), born in Havana, Cuba (d. 2015)
  • 1932-01-11 Alfonso Arau, Mexican film director
  • 1932-05-08 Julieta Campos, Cuban-Mexican writer (d. 2007)
  • 1932-12-19 Salvador Elizondo, Mexican writer
  • 1933-03-03 Marco Antonio Muñoz, Mexican Latin pop singer (Que Murmurmen; Escandallo), and actor (Sinful), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
  • 1934-05-01 Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, Mexican politician
  • 1934-12-12 Miguel de la Madrid, President of Mexico (1982-1988), born in Colima, Mexico (d. 2012)
  • 1935-04-10 Jorge Mester, Mexican conductor (Louisville Orchestra, 1967-79), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1936-01-06 Rubén Amaro, Sr., Mexican baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies), born in Nuevo Laredo (d. 2017)
  • 1938-05-04 Carlos Monsiváis, Mexican writer and political activist, born in Mexico City
  • 1940-01-18 Pedro Rodriguez, Mexican racing driver (Le Mans, 1968), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 1971)

Carlos Slim

1940-01-28 Carlos Slim, Mexican business magnate (América Móvil) once ranked as the richest person in the world, born in Mexico City, Mexico

  • 1940-04-06 Homero Aridjis, Mexican poet (La Tumba de Filidor)
  • 1941-08-20 Jo Ramírez, Mexican motor racing team manager and author, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1942-02-14 Ricardo Rodríguez, Mexican auto racer (youngest F1 driver ever to race for Ferrari), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 1962)
  • 1942-07-02 Vicente Fox, Former Mexican president
  • 1942-07-03 Paco Stanley, Mexican TV personality, born in Mexico City (d. 1999)
  • 1942-07-15 Mil Mascaras, Mexican professional wrestler
  • 1942-09-05 Eduardo Mata, Mexican conductor (Improvisaciones), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 1995)
  • 1943-03-19 Mario Molina, Mexican chemist, 1995 Nobel Prize for Chemistry (CFC's effect on the ozone layer), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2020)
  • 1943-04-03 Mario Lavista, Mexican composer and writer, born in Mexico City
  • 1943-08-15 María Rojo, Mexican actress and politician, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1944-01-12 Carlos Villagrán, Mexican actor, born in Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico
  • 1944-05-07 Eva Norvind, Norwegian-Mexican actress, born in Trondheim, Norway (d. 2006)
  • 1944-06-17 (Jesús) "Chucho" Castillo, Mexican bantamweight boxer (WBA, WBC, 1970), born in Nuevo Valle de Moreno, Mexico (d. 2013)
  • 1945-07-05 Humberto Benítez Treviño, Mexican politician and Attorney General of the Republic of Mexico, born in Zacualpan, Mexico
  • 1946-04-03 Carlos Salinas de Gortari, President of Mexico (1988-94), born in Mexico City
  • 1947-05-01 Jacob Bekenstein, American-Israeli theoretical physicist (Bekenstein-Hawking radiation), born in Mexico City (d. 2015)

Carlos Santana

1947-07-20 Carlos Santana, Mexican-American rock guitarist (Santana - "Black Magic Woman"), born in Autlán de Navarro, Mexico

  • 1947-09-16 Enrique Krauze, Mexican historian and writer, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1948-02-10 Luis Donaldo Colosio, Mexican politician (d. 1994)
  • 1948-02-17 José José [José Rómulo Sosa Ortiz], Mexican singer and actor, known as 'The Prince of Song', born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2019)
  • 1949-03-12 Moctesuma Esparza, Mexican-American producer & filmmaker
  • 1949-08-07 Carlo Novi, Mexican songwriter and saxophone player (Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes), born in Mexico City, Mexico (d. 2010)
  • 1950-03-04 Ofelia Medina, Mexican actress and screenwriter
  • 1951-02-03 Felipe Munoz, Mexican 200m backstroke swimmer (Olympic gold 1968)
  • 1951-10-27 Carlos Frenk, Mexican-British cosmologist, born in Mexico
  • 1951-12-27 Ernesto Zedillo, President of Mexico
  • 1952-01-21 Fausto Bara, Mexican-American actor (The Renegades - "Gaucho"), born in Mexicali, Mexico (d, 1994)
  • 1952-02-12 Salvador Pineda, Mexican actor, born in Huetamo, Mexico
  • 1952-02-19 Rudolfo Neri-Vida, Mexican PHD/astronaut (STS 23)
  • 1952-02-29 Raúl González, Mexican racewalker (Olympic gold 50k 1984; WR 1978 3:45:52 & 3:41:20), born in China, Nuevo León, Mexico
  • 1952-07-07 Mando Guerrero, Mexican professional wrestler
  • 1952-08-04 Daniel Bautista, Mexican race walker (Olympic gold 20k 1976; 3 x 20k WR holder), born in El Salado, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
  • 1952-10-19 Veronica Judith Sainz Castro, Mexican spanish singer/actress (Nana)
  • 1953-05-10 Tito Santana, Mexican-American professional wrestler
  • 1953-11-13 Andrés Manuel López Obrador [AMOL], Mexican politician, President of Mexico (2018-), born in Tepetitán, Mexico
  • 1954-03-14 Jann Browne, American country singer (Mexican Wind), born in Anderson, Indiana
  • 1954-12-11 Santiago Creel, Mexican politician (Secretary of the Interior), born in Mexico City

Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán

1954-12-25 Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, Mexican drug lord and escape artist, born in La Tuna, Sinaloa, Mexico (or April 4th, 1957)

  • 1955-01-19 Paul Rodriguez, Mexican-born actor & comedian, born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1955-01-26 Lucia Mendez, Mexican actress and singer (Lucia es Luna Moreno), born in León, Guanajuato, Mexico
  • 1955-04-01 Emmanuel [Acha], Mexican singer (Íntimamente, La Chica de Humo), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1955-04-13 Lupe Pintor, Mexican boxer, born in Cuajimalpa, Mexico City
  • 1956-02-05 Hector Rebaque, Mexican racing driver, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1956-03-05 Adriana Barraza, Mexican actress
  • 1956-12-12 Ana Alicia Ortiz, Mexican-American actress (Melissa-Falcon Crest), born in Mexico City
  • 1957-01-15 Mario Van Peebles, Mexican actor (Posse, South Bronx Heroes), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1958-01-08 Rey Misterio Sr., Mexican wrestler, born in Tijuana, Mexico
  • 1958-01-26 Salvador Sánchez, Mexican boxer (WBC, lineal featherweight title 1980-82), born in Santiago Tianguistenco, Mexico (d. 1982)
  • 1958-02-07 (Manuel) Mijares, Mexican Latin-pop, folk, and Mariachi vocalist (Maria Bonita), born in Mexico City, Mexico

Jorge Ramos

1958-03-16 Jorge Ramos, Mexican TV anchor, born in Mexico City

  • 1958-05-29 Ivar Sisniega, Mexican pentathlete, politician (Sports Minister 1994-2000), born in Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA
  • 1958-07-11 Hugo Sánchez, Mexican footballer
  • 1959-03-22 Carlton Cuse, Mexican-born American TV writer and executive
  • 1959-12-14 Jorge Vaca, Mexican boxer (WBC welterweight champion 1987), born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
  • 1960-06-19 Patti Rizzo, American golfer (4 LPGA Tour wins), born in Hollywood, Florida
  • 1960-08-30 Chalino Sánchez, Mexican musician, born in Alturas Del Sur Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico (d. 1992)

Fernando Valenzuela

1960-11-01 Fernando Valenzuela, Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (no-hitter 1990; 6-time MLB All Star; LA Dodgers; NL Cy Young Award 1981), born in Navajua, Mexico

  • 1961-12-03 Adal Ramones, Mexican comedian and television host, born in Monterrey, Mexico
  • 1962-05-13 Eduardo Palomo, Mexican actor (d. 2003)
  • 1962-07-12 Julio César Chávez, Mexican boxer (3-weight division world champion), born in Ciudad Obregón, Mexico
  • 1962-08-18 Felipe Calderón, Mexican politician (President of Mexico, 2006–12), born in Morelia, Mexico
  • 1962-09-02 Eugenio Derbez, Mexican comedian and actor
  • 1963-02-24 Matias Carrillo, Mexican-American baseball outfielder (Florida Marlins)
  • 1963-08-01 Demián Bichir, Mexican-American actor (A Better Life), born in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico
  • 1963-08-15 Alejandro González Iñárritu, Mexican film director (Birdman, Babel), born in Mexico City
  • 1964-01-06 Yuri, Mexican actress and singer, born in Veracruz, Mexico
  • 1964-01-07 Francisco Maciel, Mexican tennis star, born in Querétaro, Mexico
  • 1964-03-03 Laura Martinez-Herring, Mexican-American actress (Mulholland Drive; General Hospital) and Miss USA 1985, born in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico
  • 1964-03-03 Raúl Alcalá, Mexican cyclist, born in Monterrey, Mexico
  • 1964-06-06 Konnan, Mexican professional wrestler
  • 1964-10-09 Guillermo del Toro, Mexican film director (Pan's Labyrinth), born in Guadalajara, Mexico
  • 1965-04-20 Adrian Fernández, Mexican racing driver and co-owner of the Fernandez Racing team, born in Mexico City
  • 1965-06-11 Manuel Uribe Garza, Mexican man who suffered from morbid obesity (peak weight of 600 kg), born in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico (d. 2014)
  • 1966-03-03 Fernando Colunga, Mexican actor and director (Pasión, Ladrón que roba a ladrón), born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • 1966-04-22 Mariana Levy, Mexican actress (d. 2005)
  • 1966-05-01 Armando Reynoso, Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (Atlanta Braves, Colorado Rockies, New York Mets, Arizona Diamondbacks), born in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Enrique Peña Nieto

1966-07-20 Enrique Peña Nieto, President of Mexico (2012-18), born in Atlacomulco, State of Mexico, Mexico

Salma Hayek

1966-09-02 Salma Hayek, Mexican American actress (Desperado, Frida), born in Coatzacoalcos, Mexico

  • 1966-10-15 Jorge Campos, Mexican football goalkeeper (130 caps; UNAM, LA Galaxy), born in Acapulco, Guerrero
  • 1967-07-04 Vinny Castilla, Mexican baseball infielder (Colorado Rockies), born in Oaxaca, Mexico

Famous Weddings

Famous Deaths

  • 2000-09-23 Aurelio Rodríguez, Mexican Major League Baseball player (b. 1947)
  • 2001-06-03 Antonio "Anthony" Quinn, Mexican actor (Zorba the Greek, Lawrence of Arabia, Lust for Life), dies from complications of throat cancer at 86
  • 2001-06-11 Amalia Mendoza, Mexican singer (Échame a mi la culpa), dies at 77
  • 2002-01-03 Juan García Esquivel, Mexican band leader (b. 1918)
  • 2002-04-08 María Félix, Mexican actress (Doña Bárbara), dies at 88
  • 2002-07-05 Katy Jurado, Mexican actress, 1st Latin actress to win a Golden Globe (High Noon, Broken Lance), dies at 78
  • 2003-01-04 Sabine Ulibarri, Mexican American writer (b. 1919)
  • 2003-04-04 Resortes, Mexican comedian (b. 1916)
  • 2003-11-06 Eduardo Palomo, Mexican actor, dies of a heart attack at 41
  • 2004-02-17 José López Portillo, President of Mexico (1976-82), dies at 83
  • 2004-03-27 Adán Sánchez, Mexican-American singer, dies from injuires sustained in a single vehicle accident at 19
  • 2004-09-13 Luis E. Miramontes, Mexican chemist, co-inventor of the combined oral contraceptive pill (b. 1925)
  • 2005-01-09 Gonzalo Gavira, Mexican film sound technician (b. 1925)
  • 2005-01-22 Consuelo Velázquez, Mexican songwriter, dies at 88
  • 2005-04-29 Mariana Levy, Mexican actress, singer, and television show host, dies of a heart attack at 39
  • 2005-06-05 Adolfo Aguilar Zínser, Mexican politician (b. 1949)
  • 2005-11-06 Miguel Aceves Mejía, Mexican actor, composer and singer, dies at 90
  • 2005-11-13 Eddie Guerrero, Mexican pro wrestler (WWE Championship 2004; WWE Tag Team C'ship x 4), dies of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease at 38
  • 2006-03-29 Salvador Elizondo, Mexican writer (b. 1932)
  • 2006-05-14 Eva Norvind, Norwegian-Mexican actress, dies from drowning at 62
  • 2006-06-27 Ángel Maturino Reséndiz, Mexican serial killer, known as "The Railway Killer" (b. 1959)
  • 2006-08-27 Jesse Pintado, Mexican-American guitarist (Napalm Death), dies of liver failure at 37
  • 2006-09-15 Pablo Santos, Mexican actor (b. 1987)
  • 2006-10-05 Antonio Peña, Mexican founder of lucha libre promotion AAA (b. 1953)
  • 2006-11-25 Valentin Elizalde, Mexican singer (b. 1979)
  • 2006-11-26 Raúl Velasco, Mexican television host (b. 1933)
  • 2007-01-02 Sergio Jiménez, Mexican actor, dies at 69
  • 2007-06-19 Antonio Aguilar [Barraza], Mexican singer, producer and actor (Emiliano Zapata) who popularized the Mexican equestrian sport la charrería, dies of pneumonia at 88
  • 2007-08-07 Ernesto Alonso, Mexican actor, director and producer. (b. 1917)
  • 2007-08-31 Karloff Lagarde, Mexican professional wrestler, dies at 79
  • 2007-11-26 Silvestre Herrera, Mexican-born American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient. (b. 1917)
  • 2007-12-08 Gerardo García Pimentel, Mexican journalist
  • 2008-01-30 Marcial Maciel, Mexican religious leader (b. 1920)
  • 2008-04-14 Miguel Galvan, Mexican actor/comedian. (b. 1957)
  • 2008-07-27 Isaac Saba Raffoul, Mexican Businessman (b. 1923)
  • 2008-11-04 Juan Camilo Mouriño, Mexican Secretary of the Interior (b. 1971)
  • 2009-01-14 Ricardo Montalbán, Mexican actor (Fantasy Island, Star Trek II, Naked Gun), dies of congestive heart failure at 88
  • 2009-03-23 Raúl Macías, A famous Mexican boxer (b. 1934)
  • 2010-03-04 Hilario Chávez Joya, Mexican Roman Catholic prelate (b. 1928)
  • 2010-05-25 Gabriel Vargas, Mexican cartoonist (b. 1915)
  • 2010-06-26 Sergio Vega, Mexican Banda singer (b.1969)
  • 2011-05-25 Leonora Carrington, British-Mexican Surrealist artist dies aged 94
  • 2012-03-10 Julio Gonzalez, Mexican light heavyweight boxer (WBO Champion 2003-2004), dies from a hit and run at 35
  • 2012-04-01 Miguel de la Madrid, Mexican President, dies from complications of pulmonary emphysema at 77
  • 2012-04-02 Elizabeth Catlett, African-American sculptor and print maker (Mother and Child), dies at 96
  • 2012-05-15 Carlos Fuentes, Mexican author (The Death of Artemio Cruz), dies from a haemorrhage at 83

Jenni Rivera

2012-12-09 Jenni Rivera, Mexican-American singer-songwriter, dies in a plane crash at 43

  • 2013-03-28 Soraya Jiménez, Mexican weightlifter, dies from a heart attack at 70
  • 2013-04-15 Sal Castro, Mexican-American activist, dies from thyroid cancer at 79
  • 2015-01-01 Ninón Sevilla, Cuban-Mexican actress (Aventurera, Víctimas del Pecado), dies at 85