When was the first national Hispanic Heritage Month?

Answer The first National Hispanic Heritage Month was in 1988, when the United States Congress voted to expand this tribute from a week to a month. Hispanic Heritage Month is devoted to activities that ce... Read More »

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When did the national hispanic heritage month begin?

In 1988, Public Law 100-402 established Hispanic Heritage Month, which occurs yearly in the United States from September 15 to October 15. National recognition of the accomplishments and culture of... Read More »

Why was Hispanic Heritage Month created?

President Lyndon B. Johnson and Congress created Hispanic Heritage Month in 1968. The proclamation asked many schools to teach and view Latino history. Over the years, Hispanic Heritage Month has g... Read More »

Who started Hispanic Heritage Month?

In 1968, President Lyndon B. Johnson proclaimed National Hispanic Heritage Week. The proclamation came four years after the Civil Rights Act and two years after a plan was formed for Cubans to be a... Read More »

Who founded the Hispanic Heritage Month?

U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson got National Hispanic Week approved by Congress in 1968. It wasn't until 1988, when President Ronald Reagan expanded the observation to a month: September 15th to ... Read More »