A lot of people in the United States confuse Cinco de Mayo - celebrated on May 5 to mark the Mexican army's 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla
during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867) - with Mexican Independence Day.
Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Bob Menendez (D-NJ) led a group of Senators in introducing a bipartisan resolution recognizing the significance of this Mexican-American holiday commemorating May 5, 1862, when the Battle of Puebla
was fought by Mexicans struggling for their independence and freedom.
com)-- Let's be real - most people don't know to commemorate the Mexican army's unlikely 1862 victory over the French at the battle of Puebla
on May 5.
On May 5, 1862, Mexican troops defeated French occupying forces in the Battle of Puebla
Cinco de Mayo is a celebration held on May 5 to commemorate the Mexican army's victory over the much larger and much better equipped French forces at the Battle of Puebla
tourists to visit Mexico during the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Puebla
May 5 may be best known as a Mexican holiday commemorating the Battle of Puebla
, but in New York City this year it was Chanel No.
Cinco de Mayo - Spanish for "the fifth of May" - is a holiday that commemorates the Mexican army's defeat of French forces at the Battle of Puebla
on May 5, 1862.
United by Mexican pride, they reveled over the victory in the 146-year-old Battle of Puebla
against occupying French forces to folkloric music, dance and plates of home-cooked pupusas and piping hot tortas on the historic downtown street.
Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin over French forces in the Battle of Puebla
It will be a weekend of traditional Mexican fun, celebrating the Mexican festival of Cinco De Mayo, marking the victory of the Mexican army over the French at the battle of Puebla
Cinco de Mayo (May 5) commemorates the defeat of the French-occupied troops by the Mexican Army at the Battle of Puebla
on May 5, 1862.