Cinco De Mayo

Story of Benito Juárez – Short History of Porfirio Díaz Maximilian I, Emperor of Mexico & The French Intervention Introduction The holiday of Cinco De Mayo, celebrated on the 5th of May, commemorates the victory of the Mexican militia over the French army at The Battle Of Puebla in 1862. It is primarily a regional…

St. Patrick’s Day and Related Flags

A Brief History of St. Patrick’s Day and Flags Associated with St. Patrick’s Day   A Brief History of St. Patrick’s Day Saint Patrick’s Day is also known as the Feast of Saint Patrick in Ireland.  It is a cultural and religious holiday celebrated on March 17th.   It commemorates Saint Patrick, the arrival of Christianity…

Flags of St. Patrick’s Day

Flags of St. Patrick’s Day and a Brief History of St. Patrick’s Day   Flags associated with St. Patrick’s Day include: (Note:  Links will take you to images of these flags.) St. Patrick’s Cross Flag (custom made) Although the origin of this flag is unclear, it is generally thought to have originated in the coat of arms…