The name given to the goal scored by Argentine footballer Diego Armando Maradona in the quarter-final match between Argentina and England during the 1986 World Cup. The event took place on June 22, 1986, at the Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. The game ended with Continue Reading


Mexico’s state-owned oil company Pemex was drilling a 3 km deep oil well when on 3 June 1979 the drilling rig Sedco 135 lost drilling mud circulation. Sedco 135 was drilling at a depth of about 3,600 meters below the seafloor. The day before Ixtoc Continue Reading

The Capulets and Montagues are rivals. A gunfight between Montagues led by Benvolio, Romeo’s cousin, and Capulets led by Tybalt, Juliet’s cousin, creates chaos in the city. Benvolio and Romeo learn of a Capulet party that evening which they decide to gate-crash. Romeo agrees on Continue Reading

Mexico City on October 16, 1968. Two black American athletes have made history at the Mexico Olympics by staging a silent protest against racial discrimination. Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medallists in the 200m, stood with their heads bowed and a black-gloved Continue Reading