Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Happy Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo (Spanish for "fifth of May") is a regional holiday in Mexico. On May 5, 1862 over 4,000 Mexican soldiers smashed the French and traitor Mexican army of 8,000 at Puebla, Mexico, 100 miles east of Mexico City.

For more on the history of Cinco de Mayo check out these sites:

1 comment:

Suzann @ Lavender and Roses said...

Happy Cinco de Mayo to you too!
My daughter, studying spanish, was so excited about this event. I kept teasing her and telling her it was Margarita Day. She didn't fall for it though.