Cinco De Mayo Memes: Funny Photos, Best Jokes & Images

Cheryl Sanders
May 11, 2017

"A lot of people from my state immigrate to the most important cities in the united states that is Los Angeles and NY, so the population of people from my state is very high in those places and they start celebrating the day of Cinco de Mayo", Vazquez says.

"Tequila! Margaritas! Tacos! Reason to drink".

Cinco de Mayo (the Fifth of May) celebrates the anniversary of the Battle of Puebla, a military victory by Mexico over the French forces of Napoleon III in 1862.


"So this holiday is an opportunity to remember how deeply Mexican-American culture is woven into the fabric of this country", Obama stated during the 2015 celebration. It was the beginning of a series of battles that would eventually lead to the full evacuation of the French from Mexico six years later. Is it celebrated in Mexico at all or is it just a USA holiday? Puebla celebrates Cinco de Mayo with parades, speeches and reenactments of the battle.

Roosevelt helped popularize Cinco de Mayo in the U.S.: Cinco de Mayo became a popular holiday in the U.S. after President Franklin Roosevelt enacted the "Good Neighbor Policy" in 1933 to improve relations with Latin American countries.

Not only does Smith have plans on Cinco de Mayo to show off his bride of three years, he also uses her inspiration as his muse on his current single, "Like You That Way". Other U.S. cities that throw big celebrations for Cinco de Mayo are Denver, New York, Phoenix and Houston.


In Chandler, Arizona, there are annual Chihuahua dog races on Cinco de Mayo. Want to throw your own Cinco de Mayo party?

It was just last October when Pence made the statement-"that Mexican thing"- during the vice-presidential debate in reference to Donald Trump's previous comments about Mexican immigrants who came to the United States.


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