What is Día de los Niños Héroes (Mexico)?

Introduction The Niños Héroes (Boy Heroes, or Heroic Cadets) were six Mexican military cadets who were killed in the defence of Mexico City during the Battle of Chapultepec, one of the last major battles of the Mexican-American War, on 13 September 1847. The date of the battle is now celebrated in Mexico as a civic… Read More