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Cinco de Mayo is NOT Mexico's Independence Day.

By Curt_Anderson
May 5, 2022 4:52 pm
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Cinco de Mayo is often mistaken for Mexico's Independence Day in the United States. Mexican independence is actually celebrated on Sept. 16.

Cinco de Mayo is a yearly celebration held on May 5, which commemorates the anniversary of Mexico's victory over the Second French Empire at the Battle of Puebla in 1862, led by General Ignacio Zaragoza.

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  1. by Donna on May 6, 2022 6:49 am
    Right. My late ex-wife who was Mexican and who was borm on Cinco De Mayo enlightened me on that. She died 8 years ago this month.


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