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What Happened on Cinco de Mayo?

Mexico has been getting some bad press lately thanks to swine flu. But it's May 5, so today is the day we celebrate Mexico, at least in America! Cinco de Mayo marks the date Mexico beat France in the Battle of Puebla in 1862.

But do you know what else happened on this day in history? Take this quiz to test your skills. You might learn some new trivia you can drop while you're sipping a margarita tonight!


What Happened on Cinco de Mayo?

On May 5 of what year did the first American travel to space?

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elizabethsosewn elizabethsosewn 8 years
i have to let you know here, that Cinco De Mayo is really only celebrated by those in the immediate region it happened in, and in america. Most of america laughs at it, and doesn't consider it a holiday at all.
nikkisoda nikkisoda 8 years
Wow! Thank you early morning quiz. You have definitely put me in check! I bow down to you and next time I will have my coffee before I take you.
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