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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinco_de_Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration held on May 5. The date is observed to commemorate ... The French victory was itself short-lived, lasting only three years , from 1864 to ... The Battle of Puebla was important for at least two reasons. ... were more than 120 official US celebrations of Cinco de Mayo in 21 different states.

www.history.com/news/7-things-you-may-not-know-about-cinco-de-mayo

May 3, 2012 ... ... Cinco de Mayo holiday as the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla ... Ever wonder why May 5th is celebrated in the U.S. and Mexico? ... rather than a celebration of the undermanned Mexican army's 1862 ... seven other things you may not know about Cinco de Mayo's origins. .... You can opt out at any time.

www.history.com/topics/holidays/cinco-de-mayo

Find out more about the history of Cinco de Mayo, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, ... Ever wonder why May 5th is celebrated in the U.S. and Mexico? ... army's 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). ... Fewer than 100 Mexicans had been killed in the clash.

www.thoughtco.com/cinco-de-mayo-the-battle-of-puebla-2136649

Jun 18, 2017 ... Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday which celebrates the victory over ... More of an emotional victory than a military one, to Mexicans the Battle of Puebla represents ... all payment of foreign debt: Mexico simply did not have any money. ... The three nations agreed to work together to force Mexico to pay.

www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2015/05/05/cinco-de-mayo-explained/26916669

May 5, 2015 ... For many Americans, Cinco de Mayo means enjoying Mexican food and ... the French forces of Napoleon III on May 5, 1862, at the Battle of Puebla. ... Today, Cinco de Mayo has become more of an American holiday than a Mexican one. ... of how many times Mexico has been invaded by other countries.

www.margs.com/10-things-about-cinco-de-mayo

Cinco de Mayo is not a celebration of Mexico's Independence (which is actually ... of pride for the country and is the reason we continue to celebrate today. ... Although the Mexican Army won the battle at Puebla on May 5th, 1862 the ... We hope we will see you in one of our restaurants soon, be it Cinco de Mayo or any other ...

www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/cinco-de-mayo-3-things-to-know-about-the-holiday-10226735.html

May 5, 2015 ... Find out why people celebrate Cinco de Mayo ... Here are three things to know about one of the more fun American holidays: ... Why does the US care? ... Cinco de Mayo is way bigger in the US than in Mexico. ... and around Puebla and it is known as El Dia de la Batalla de Puebla, or Battle of Puebla Day.

www.punchbowl.com/p/cinco-de-mayo-traditions

Learn about Cinco de Mayo traditions and celebrations held around the world. ... where exactly it all began and how people celebrate Cinco de Mayo today. ... On September 16, 1862, President Juarez declared that the date of the Battle of Puebla would ... Mariachi bands or other Mexican folk music is also played at these ...

www.mexonline.com/cinco-de-mayo.htm

The history and significance of Cinco De Mayo (5th of May), which ... victory of the Mexican Militia over the French Army at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862. ... It is primarily a regional holiday celebrated in the Mexican state capital city of Puebla and throughout the state of Puebla, with some limited recognition in other parts of  ...