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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo - The Galveston County Daily News : Editorials

October 23, 2014

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo

Posted: Monday, May 5, 2014 12:00 am

Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday, but its roots are in Texas. The holiday celebrates the victory of a Mexican army over the French on May 5, 1862.

The army was led by Maj. Gen. Ignacio Zaragoza Seguin, one of the most interesting Texans in history.

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