Cinco de Mayo Isn't What People Think

San Diego CityBeat | May 5, 2004
Cinco de Mayo is not, as many would have it, a day to commemorate Mexico's independence from Spain. It's a celebration of the date in 1862 that Mexico defeated the French at the Battle of Puebla.

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