Asked in Mexican-American War
What event do Mexicans and Mexican-Americans celebrate on Septemeber 16?
Mexican independance day from Spain, however it is rarely noted by Mexican American and Cinco de Mayo is well thought of in the US. ...
What event do Mexicans and Mexican Americans celebrate?
Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in the State of Puebla and within the United States. Grito de Dolores on 16 September (Independence from Spain) is celebrated in Mexico but Mexican Americans and Mexicans living in the United States rarely give it any notice at all. ...
What event do Mexicans and Mexican-Americans celebrate on September 16?
September 16 is officially Mexican Independence day. The day is called "Grito de Dolores" (literally Shout from Dolores) or their Independence from Spain, and is routinely celebrated in Mexico. Many Mexican-Americans and Mexicans living in the US pay little heed to that occasion, but do celebrate "Cinco de Mayo" (fifth of May) as a patriotic holiday. On May 5, 1862, Mexican forces defeated an invading French army at the Battle of Puebla. ...
Asked in Holidays and Traditions, Cinco de Mayo
Why do Americans celebrate Cinco de Mayo?
Because 4,000 Mexican soldiers smashed the French and traitor Mexican army of 8,000 at Puebla, Mexico, 100 miles east of Mexico City on the morning of May 5, 1862. more info on http://www.vivacincodemayo.org/history.htm ANOTHER ANSWER On the other hand... The original question was, "Why do AMERICANS celebrate Cinco De mayo?" As an "American", I don't celebrate that particular event. ...
Asked in Mexico
What event do Mexicans and mexian-Americans celebrate on September 16 who are the men Mexico consider patriots for this day and why?
Sep 16 is Mexico's Independence Day. Miguel Hidalgo (started the movement) and Vicente Guerrero (finished up the movement) are some of the 'patriots' for this date. ...
What event led to the Alamo?
There were several events that led to the Alamo. Some of these events include shifting away from the federalist model, the Texans driving the Mexicans troops out of Mexican Texas and the Mexican army attacking the Alamo. ...
Asked in Christmas, Mexico
How do Mexicans dress for Christmas?
Although Mexicans celebrate Christmas slightly differently to the UK & USA (from December 12th to Jan 6th) there is no record of them dressing especially for the event although as it is a religious time it is thought many people would dress smarter than they usual would throughtout the year. ...
Asked in Movie Ratings
What are the ratings and certificates for Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event - 1943?
Mexican Spitfire's Blessed Event - 1943 is rated/received certificates of: Australia:G ...