Those who honored in May what they'd heard was Mexico's independence day can do it again this week. They'll be a lot closer to having the date right this time. Although Cinco de Mayo is sometimes mistakenly referred to as Mexican Independence Day in the United States, September 16 is the day Mexico officially celebrates its anniversary of independence from Spain. After being under Spanish rule, the French army newly conquered Mexico. Cinco de Mayo commemorates the defeat of the French by Mexican... More >>>