Jan 15, 1400
"The purepechas"The purepechas raised as a new tribe in Mesoamerica. They occupied most of the state of Michoacán, but they also occupied some of the lower valleys of both Guanajuato and Jalisco. Celaya, Acámbaro, and Yurirapúndaro were all in Purépecha territory.
Apr 23, 1479
V.S The AztecsThe Purepechas were never conquered by the Aztec’s Empire, despite several attempts by the Mexicas to do so, including a fierce war in 1479. They were a fierceful tribe.
Sep 23, 1522
"Cristobal de Olid"It is believed that the Spanish explorer “Cristóbal de Olid”, upon arriving in the Purepecha’s kingdom in present-day Michoacán, probably explored some parts of Guanajuato in the early 1520s. When he arrived he amazed them with thier weapons, so the ruller of Purepechas "Tangáxoan Tzíntzicha" prefered to recive'em peacefully.
Sep 23, 1529
"Nuño de Guzman"Then in 1529–1530, the forces of “Nuño de Guzmán” entered Michoacán and some parts of Guanajuato with an army of 500 Spanish soldiers and more than 10,000 Indian warriors. They tried to conquer them but they resisted for more than 5 years, then finally fund an audience (the audience was the representants of town in the government which had influence in the juridic power.
Sep 25, 1530
"Problem with Nuño"In 1530 the Governor and President of the First Audience, “Nuño de Guzmán”, plundered the region and ordered the execution of Tangaxuan II, provoking a chaotic situation, widespread violence and so, the empire went weak.
Sep 25, 1533
"Finally a colony"In 1533 the Crown sent to Michoacan the experienced "oidor" (audiencia judge) and later bishop, Don Vasco de Quiroga, who managed to establish a lasting colonial order. Since then the purepechas grew as a colony