Today is Cinco de Mayo, a holiday widely celebrated with Mexican-themed meals in the United States, but many don’t know why we commemorate May 5 each year.
Cinco de Mayo celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Pueblo during the Franco-Mexican War on May 5, 1862, according to the History Channel. It’s also known as Battle of Pueblo Day.
News5 would like to know how you celebrate.
66% Cooking at Home
20% Supporting Mexican Businesses
8% Attending Local Events
6% Learning the History
We're following this survey throughout the day and into tomorrow. Tune in to News5 at 4 p.m. as we review the results!
Editor's note: This survey is not based on scientific, representative samples and is solely for KOAA purposes.
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