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Mexico this month - February Tony Burton

February 20, 1943 — A brand-new volcano, subsequently called Paricutín, erupts in a farmer’s field in Michoacan. It attracts world-wide attention. In succeeding years of eruption, two villages, Paricutin and San Juan Parangaricutirimícuaro are lost beneath the lava. Read about Mexico's important historical events that have occurred during the month of February.

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Mexico this month - January Tony Burton

Read about Mexico's important historical events that have occurred during the month of January.

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Mexico this month - December Tony Burton

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Mexico this month - November Tony Burton

Read about Mexico's important historical events that have occurred during the month of November.

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Mexico this month - October Tony Burton

Read about Mexico's important historical events that have occurred during the month of October.

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Mexico this month - September Tony Burton

Read about Mexico's important historical events that have occurred during the month of September.

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Mexico this month - July Tony Burton

Read about Mexico's important historical events that have occurred during the month of July.

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Mexico this month - June Tony Burton

Read about Mexico's important historical events that have occurred during the month of June.

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Cinco de Mayo is more widely celebrated in USA than Mexico Tony Burton

US postage stamp commemorating Cinco de Mayo

Of the many battles fought on Mexican soil in the nineteenth century, only one — the Battle of Puebla, fought on May 5, 1862 — has given rise to a Mexican national holiday.

Why this one? The main reason is that the Battle of Puebla marks Mexico's only major military success since independence from Spain in 1821.

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Mexico this month - May Tony Burton

Read about Mexico's important historical events that have occurred during the month of May.

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