The History of Cinco de Mayo


Subject:
Holidays and Observances Individually , Cinco de Mayo

Description:
Brief background about "the holiday of Cinco De Mayo, The 5th Of May, [which] commemorates the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862. ... It is not, as many people think, Mexico's Independence Day, which is actually September 16." From Mexonline, a guide to Mexico founded by an author and radio host.

Creator:
Metzger, Rolf

Publisher:
MEXonline LLC

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.mexonline.com/cinco-de-mayo.htm


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