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Yearly downtown Los Angeles Cinco De Mayo festival. Cinco de mayo in english is 5th of May and celebrates mexican independence by marking the day of the battle of Puebla were the Mexican army defeated invading French forces. Not the true Mexican independence day which is September 11th, this holiday, which was first celebrated in California in the late 19th century, was promoted to it's current stature by beer distributors who saw a need to provide a drinking holiday in the holiday free period between Easter and Memorial Day.

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