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Traditional music and dance, cultural presentations, food, rides and merchandise attracted visitors looking to mark the victory by Mexico over French forces in the Battle of Puebla in 1862.
The battle of Puebla was the only victory Mexico had, so Cinco de Mayo is a national holiday in Mexico.
The park later played host to a National celebration of the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Puebla which included the inauguration of the park by Mexico President, Felipe Calderon and National and International delegates on May 5th, 2012.
These events mark the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla in 1862, when outnumbered Mexican troops defeated the invading French forces of Napoleon III.
Cinco de Mayo is an official commemoration of the anniversary of an early victory by Mexican forces over French forces in the Battle of Puebla on 5 May 5 1862.
8220;This is the perfect way to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, and honor the Battle of Puebla,” said Chef Charles Wade Schwerd, owner of Arrowhead Grill.
Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin, over the French in the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
Popular lore has it that the Puebla defeat kept the French from supplying arms to the Confederacy, and thereby allowed the union to build a greater army that would defeat the Confederates at the pivotal battle of Gettysburg some 14 months after the Battle of Puebla.
The Cinco De Mayo, The Fifth Of May, commemorates the victory of the Mexicans over the French army at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862.
Cinco de Mayo celebrates the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, when a rag-tag force of 2,000 Mexicans defeated a French force of 5,000.
150 (th ) Anniversary of Battle of Puebla Commemorated with Nationally Televised Festivities and Grand Opening of Puebla Green Space
This ultimately led to the Battle of Puebla, near the city of Puebla on May 5, 1862.
Actually, Cinco de Mayo commemorates the Battle of Puebla where the Mexican Army, against all odds, defeated French forces on May 5, 1862.
Nidorf Juvenile Hall in Sylmar, along with members of a San Fernando Valley leadership group, talking to inmates and watching them re-enact the Battle of Puebla.
Chase also creates special promotions around holidays and events, such as Cinco de Mayo -- commemorating Mexico's victory at the Battle of Puebla in 1862 - and Hispanic Heritage Month in October.