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1847: B. Chapultepec, Scott defeats Santa Anna in the decisive
battle of the U.S.-Mexican War, commemorated in the Marines' Hymn:
``From the Halls of Montezuma...''. "Dia de Los Niņos Heroes de
Chapultepec" ("day of the boy heroes of Chapultepec). One possible
origin of the Spanish word gringo.
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