Puebla, Mexico — The Central Highlands
Memorial to Those Killed in University Protest of 1973
Diez años del Dia Heroico en Defensa
de la Reforma Universitario de la
Profr. Alfonso Calderon Moreno
Est. Norberto Suarez Lara
Est. Victor Manuel Medina
Est. Ignacio Enrique Gonzalez Romano
Ten Years since the Heroic Day of the Autonomous University of Puebla Reform Protests
Prof. Alfonso Calderón Moreno
Student Norberto Suárez Lara
Student Victor Manuel Medina
Student Ignacio Enrique González Romano
Erected 1983 by Partido Socialista Unificado de México.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Government & Politics.
Location. 19° 2.554′ N, 98° 11.747′ W. Marker is in Puebla. Marker is on Calle 4 Sur just south of Avenida Don Juan Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Calle 4 Sur 104, Puebla 72000, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Speech by Francisco Madero in Puebla (a few steps from this marker); The Oath to Independence in the City of Puebla... (within shouting distance of this marker); Jesuit Education in Puebla (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza de la Democracia (within shouting distance of this marker); Emperor Iturbide at the Casa del Mendrugo (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); The House of Alms (about 90 meters away); The Oriental Bank Building (about 180 meters away); The Old Portal of the Audience (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Puebla.
Regarding Memorial to Those Killed in University Protest of 1973. The teacher and three students mentioned on the marker were protesting for reforms to the Autonomous University of Puebla. While details of the incident are unclear, they were shot and killed by snipers that fired on them from a nearby building. Three other people were also shot and killed as they passed by the event on the ground: Víctor Rodríguez, a Volkswagen employee; Carlos Vélez Huerta, a propane gas deliveryman; and a young, unnamed construction worker.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 18, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 2. submitted on January 20, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 3, 4. submitted on January 18, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 5. submitted on January 20, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.