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Allan on September 29th, 2021

On September 27th, 2021, Mexico celebrated its bicentennial of independence. That’s distinct from the bicentennial/centennial celebration of 2010, which celebrated the bicentennial of the beginning of the movement that developed into the independence movement, and the centennial of the Mexican Revolution. The September 27th date is the bicentennial of the entry into Mexico City of […]

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Allan on August 13th, 2021

Today is August 13th, 2021. It’s the 500th anniversary of the Fall of Tenochtitlan on August 13th, 1521. Tenochtitlan was the capital of the Aztec Empire. It was a magnificent city on a lake. On August 13th, 1521, the siege of Tenochtitlan by Hernan Cortes and the Spaniards, with their many Indian allies, ended in […]

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