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  • Puebla City, Mexico
    Monday May 5, 1862

    Mexican Revolution

    The Battle of Puebla

    Puebla City, Mexico
    Monday May 5, 1862

    In the 19th century, Díaz had been a national hero, opposing the French Intervention in the 1860s and distinguishing himself in the Battle of Puebla on 5 May 1862 ("Cinco de Mayo").




  • U.S.
    Monday Sep 22, 1862

    Juneteenth

    President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation

    U.S.
    Monday Sep 22, 1862

    During the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862.




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