Today in Latino history: Mexico becomes a republic

On Oct. 4, 1824, three years after winning independence from Spain and battling the remnants of monarchy, the Mexican people established a republic.


Today in Latino history: First Latino to appear in World Series

Luque played in both all white, Negro League, and integrated teams in the U.S. and Cuba.


Today in labor history: Nat Turner is born

Turner often conducted Baptist services, preaching the Bible to his fellow slaves, who dubbed him "The Prophet."

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