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Founders Title wishes you a Happy Cinco di Mayo

May 4, 2017

Fun facts about Cinco de Mayo –
The holiday celebrates the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. The Mexican army won the battle despite being smaller and ill-equipped.
Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day. That occurred 50 years prior to the Battle of Puebla and is celebrated on September 16.
Cinco de Mayo is a bigger deal in the United States. In Mexico, the day is observed with political speeches and battle reenactments.
Americans consume up to 81 million avocados on Cinco de Mayo , according to the California Avocado Commission.
According to Smithsonian magazine, more than one person has claimed they invented the margarita. Carlos “Danny” Herrera reportedly developed the drink for an actress at his Tijuana-area restaurant in 1938.
Chandler Arizona has a celebration that includes Chihuahua races crowning two of the dogs king and queen.


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