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Mexican Independence Day, also called "Independence Day" or the "cry of independence," is celebrated annually on September 16 with food, dances and music. Fireworks and parties, called fiestas, are also part of Independence Day festivities.


Mexican Mother's Day is celebrated on May 10 each year. The celebration was first held in 1922 and is commemorated by a special mass in some Mexican churches.


The first Saint Patrick's Day parade was held in New York City before the American colonies had declared their independence from England and established themselves as the United States. This parade, which was held on March 17, 1762, was organized by Irish members of the...


The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade begins at 77th Street and Central Park West and ends at 34th Street and Seventh Avenue, where there is an official viewing area and media platform. The parade lasts three hours and features performers, participants, floats and balloons...


Creoles were the group who led the quest for Mexican Independence in the early 19th century. Creole was the term applied to any person of European descent born in the West Indies or parts of French or Spanish America. The revolutions began in large part because discrimi...


Independence Day marks the adoption of the Declaration of Independence, which established America as a country free from the rule of Great Britain. It is celebrated on the 4th of July.


The first Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade took place in November, 1924, though at this time it was known as the Macy's Christmas Parade. The event's first iteration featured Macy's employees, floats and captive animals from New York's Central Park Zoo.