Submitted by swalzer on

Sure, Cinco de Mayo is a great excuse to eat delicious food and drink delicious drinks. But did you ever wonder what exactly it is that you're celebrating? Most people think that it's Mexico's Independence Day. It is not!

For a quick history lesson about the origin of this holiday, watch one of the many online videos from our Films on Demand database. (Hint: use the search box to find videos about Cinco de Mayo).