Cinco de Mayo (5th of May) celebrates the defeat of the French by the Mexicans on May 5, 1862. To learn more on the history of this event, please visit Cinco History
This date is celebrated with music, dancing and feasting in parts of Mexico and also parts of the US.
I'm hoping that everyone has had a wonderful Cinco de Mayo day and before I end this post, I will leave you with a couple more tidbits I found on the web.
Some like to celebrating on a more relaxing level:
(couldn't resist this pic!)
Some just don't like the festivities (or they are upset because they think the dude above may be cold)
However your day has gone, in keeping with the Mexican theme, here is awonderful and familiar little song, originally sung by Ritchie Valens....