By PABLO ALBERTO MORALESalbertopablo. Friday, May 4, 2012 8:35:08 PM
Cinco de Mayo is a really important date in the history of Mexico: the Battle of Puebla. It marks the first time the Mexican army defeat a better equipped foreign power, in this case the French. The battle took place in the modern city of Puebla de Zaragoza on May 5, 1862, between the armies of Mexico and France.