1468 – Birth of the Spanish Franciscan churchman who served as Mexico’s first bishop and archbishop.
1528 – He arrived in Mexico on the 6th of December. He was the bishop-elected protector and defender of the Indians.
1935 – He served as the inquisitor of the Indians.
1536 – He helped buildingthe Colegio de la Santa Cruz de Santiago Tlatelolco in Mexico City, the first seminary in the New World.
1539 – He helped in establishing the New World’s first printing press.
1548 – Died in Mexico on the 3rd of June.