Cinco de Mayo is a huge party for college students all over the U.S; but it's a bit more than a Mexican piss-up. Dean Praetorius writing for The Huffington Post says that:
"Cinco de Mayo is more than just another excuse to party.
The holiday, which is celebrated more abroad than actually in Mexico, commemorates the Battle of Puebla which took place on May 5, 1862.
Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day. That holiday, which is more widely honored in Mexico, is actually celebrated on September 16.
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