05 November-Guy Fawkes

Today is known as Guy Fawkes Day. In England it is celebrated with fireworks, bonfires and the burning of effigies of Guy Fawkes. The celebrations recall a plot by Fawkes and twelve others to blow up the House of Lords during an address by King James 1 in 1605. The plot, which became known as The Gunpowder Plot was a failure.

Guy Fawkes Day is celebrated in England each year On This Day.

Guy Fawkes Night by Mike_fleming on 2009-11-05 21:52:15

Guy Fawkes photo

Guy Fawkes Night at Chirk

Photo by LlGC ~ NLW


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