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HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
During National Hispanic Heritage Month we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture.
Hispanic Heritage Month started in 1968 as Hispanic Heritage Week under President Lyndon Johnson and was enacted into law on August 17, 1988, by President Ronald Reagan to cover a 30-day period starting on September 15 and ending on October 15.
It marks the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. Mexico, Chile and Belize also celebrate their independence days during this period and Columbus Day (Día de la Raza) is October 12.
Share in this special annual tribute by learning and celebrating the generations of Hispanic and Latino Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society.
2017: Despacito’ Breaks YouTube Record, Tops 3 Billion Views
2016: Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical Hamilton earned a record-breaking 16 Tony Nominations, winning 11 Tony Awards including two personally for Mr. Miranda for Book and Score of a Musical.
2012: Julian Castro was the first Hispanic to deliver the keynote address at a Democratic National Convention
2010: Susana Martinez of New Mexico becomes first Hispanic woman governor
2009: Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis becomes first Hispanic woman Cabinet member
2009: Sonia Sotomayor becomes first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice
2007: Lorena Ochoa became the first woman to earn more than $4 million in a golf season.
2003: Jennifer Lopez's album, ‘J to tha L-O! The Remixes’ earned a place in the Guinness World Record for first number-one remix album on the Billboard 200.
2003: Arturo Moreno becomes the first Hispanic owner of a major U.S. sports franchise, buying the Anaheim Angels baseball team
1999 and 2005: Marc Anthony won the Grammys award for ‘Contra La Corriente’ (1999) and ‘Amar Sin Mentiras’ (2005).
1995: Mario J. Molina won the obel prize in Chemistry for his work in demonstrating how freons were depleting the ozone layer
1990: Antonia Novello becomes first Hispanic and first woman Surgeon General
1990: Jimmy Smits earned an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for the weekly series L.A. Law.
1989: Ileana Ros-Lehtinen becomes first Hispanic woman elected to Congress
1988: Secretary of Education Lauro Cavazos becomes first Hispanic Cabinet member
1981: Robert Goizueta of The Coca-Cola Company becomes the first Latino CEO of a Fortune 500 company
1979: United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce was founded
1973: Roberto Clemente becomes first Hispanic inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame
1961: Rita Moreno became the first Hispanic actress to win a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for the West Side Story.
1876: Romualdo Pacheco of California becomes first Hispanic U.S. representative
1822: Joseph Marion Hernandez becomes first Hispanic member of Congress, serving six months as a nonvoting delegate from Florida
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