600 C.E.: The first peoples to speak Nahuatl settle in Mexico
1110 C.E.: The Mexica people travel from their homeland of Aztlan. The existence of Aztlan is still being debated.
1248 C.E.: The Mexica receive a sign from their main god, Huitzilpochtli (see above). Lake Texcoco settled by the Mexica
1325 C.E.: Tenochtitlan built and settled by the Mexica
1350 C.E.: Causeways and canals built in Tenochtitlan
1370 C.E.: Death of Tenoch, religious leader of the Mexica, founder of Tenochtitlan.
1390 C.E.: Construction of El Templo Mayor begun.
1427 - 1440 C.E.: Fourth Aztec king, Itzcotl, reigns
1440 - 1469 C.E.: Moctezuma I, or Montezuma I, reigns.
1452 C.E.: Flood of Tenochtitlan
1452 - 1454 C.E.: Famine Sweeps Tenochtitlan
1469 - 1481 C.E.: Sixth king, Azayactl reigns
1481 -1486 C.E.: Reign of Tizoc, the seventh Aztec king
1486 - 1502 C.E.: Ahuizotl reigns as the eighth king of the Aztecs