1880 – Born on the 19th of February in Navojoa, Sonora.
1911 – He entered politics as a mayor of the town of Huatabampo.
1914 – He joined Venustiano Carranza in revolt against Huerta’s new government, and succeeded in forcing Huerta from power.
1920 – He organized the military in a revolt against the president.
– He was known for the agrarian and anticlerical reforms he instituted and for the cultivation of good relations with the United States.
1928 – He ran again for office, winning a second term as president after a bitterly contested election.
– He returned to Mexico City to celebrate his victory, but was assassinated in a restaurant.
– He died on the 17th of July in Mexico City.