The celebration of May 5 may be very popular in the United States, but in the Mexican territory the day is also celebrated with parades and food. It is about commemorating the victory of the Mexican army over the French army, which was better armed, it was said that it was the best army in the world and was determined to invade Mexico.
The Battle of Puebla happened on May 5, 1862, when Benito Juárez was the president and was led by Ignacio Zaragoza. Currently, the Mexican population in the United States celebrates it and in Mexico, in the state of Puebla, an annual military parade is held to commemorate the date. In addition, meetings with typical food are common, such as mole, chiles en nogada or pozole. All this thanks to the Battle of Puebla that is celebrated on May 5 in Mexico.