05/05/2015 02:52 EDT | Updated 05/05/2015 02:59 EDT

Cinco De Mayo Is About More Than Tequila And Cerveza (VIDEO)

It's May 5, and for many, that means today is Cinco de Mayo.

And what does that mean to you? It might mean nothing more than a chance to gather at a local bar over drinks with friends. And there's nothing wrong with that. But if you're Mexican, Cinco de Mayo is a very important day on the calendar and in the history books.

It's our One Thing You Should Know Today.

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