Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with UNT Libraries

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Cinco de Mayo — celebrated on May 5 in Mexico and the United States —marks the anniversary of the 1862 Battle of Puebla, in which the outnumbered Mexican army, led by Ignacio Zaragoza, defeated the French during the Franco-Mexican war.

Today, people across Mexico and the United States observe Cinco de Mayo, and it serves as a celebration of Mexican heritage and culture.

With UNT Libraries, you can learn all about the history and tradition surrounding this important day: