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Celebrating History is a Blog about making people aware of the historical events and people that led up to modern-day holidays.  We always do our best to try to achieve the most historically accurate and factual write-ups about the history of holidays.  However, it cannot be ignored that many holidays have a very mysterious history and often multiple story lines leading up to a singular day that have been mixed together and/or translated differently throughout history. So come join us on this journey on discovering some wild adventures that led up to some of the most interesting holiday stories you may ever hear.

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The History of Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo, or translated as the Fifth of May, is the Mexican holiday that celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla during Franco-Mexican war.  The day is sometimes referred to as Battle of Puebla Day and always falls on the 5th day of May.  Cinco de Mayo is often referred to in the United States as Mexican Independence Day, but this is an incorrect reference as it is a minor holiday in Mexico and is the celebration of a single battle. Mexican Independence Day, o
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