Sunday, May 29, 2011

Today in Mexican History

It was on this day in 1864 that Emperor Maximilian and Empress Carlota first set foot on the shores of Mexico at the port city of Veracruz, on their way to their coronation and the restoration of the Mexican Empire. Viva el Gran Emperador!
Bette Davis as Carlota and Brian Aherne as Maximilian arrive in Mexico in the film Juarez.

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