Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Battle of Puebla, which took place on May 5, 1862.
Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday that commemorates the Battle of Puebla, which took place on May 5, 1862. This battle was between the Mexican army and French forces. The French forces were ultimately defeated by the Mexican army. Today, Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in Mexico and in many parts of the United States with parades and parties.
What is Cinco de Mayo?
Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that commemorates an important battle between France and Mexico. The battle took place on May 5th, 1862 at Puebla. This was during the French intervention in Mexico when France was trying to take over Mexico’s government.
Why do we celebrate Cinco de Mayo?
The Battle of Puebla was a significant victory for Mexico over France during its war for independence from Spain. The victory marked a turning point in the war against France and inspired other uprisings against French rule across Latin America.