|Event Date:||Event Title:||Event Description:|
|Birth||Born in Corralejos hacienda, Pénjamo, Guanajuato, Mexico
Parents: Don Cristobal Hidalgo y Costilla and Ana Maria Gallaga.
|Mother Dies||Date Unknown|
|Ordained||Date Unknown Received sacrament from the bishop Juan Ignacio de la Rocha.|
|Appointed rector of the Colegio de San Nicolas||Date Unknown|
|Resignation as rector of the Colegio de San Nicolas||Date Unknown|
|Takes possession of the parish of San Felipe Torres Mochas|
|Appears before the Tribunal of the Inquisition||Reasons:
1. Read banned books.
2. Bad advice.
3. Do not save the principles of the Church.
4. Allow at home ate and drank to excess.
5. Allow "bitching" at home.
|Goes to Celaya.|
|Rang Church Bells||Called church goers for a meeting. Also known as the Cry of Dolores|
|Awarded Title "Captain General"|
|Excommunicated||Excommunication of Miguel Hidalgo, Ignacio Allende, Juan Aldama and Mariano Abasolo by Bishop Abad y Queipo.|
|Hidalgo and his troops take over Guanajuato|
|Hidalgo decrees on the abolition of slavery and taxes in Guadalajara.|
|Defeat at Calderón|
|Hidalgo, Allende, Aldama and Jimenez were taken prisoners to Chihuahua to be judged|