Cinco de Mayo, which means 5th of May in Spanish, is an independence holiday celebrated mainly in the Pueblo state of Mexico as well as by Mexican immigrants in the United States. Its Taurus star date is rife with politically auspicious energy that influenced not only Mexico at the time but world political history.
The date, May 5, 1862, the first Cinco de Mayo, and the birth of Mexican General Ignacio Zaragoza Segu’n on March 24, 1829 in Aries corresponded to a nexus of celestial strength, confidence even dominance that peaked during several key battles of the war. General Segu’n is credited with leading the successful campaign to victory against the French.
By the same token, Segu’n’s rising sign in Leo favored him and by proxy his troops with an imperturbable optimism, even stubbornness against slim odds of victory. In fact, outnumbered Mexican troops eventually defeated the much better-equipped French army through sheer Taurus fueled tenacity. Viva Mexico!