Bonfire Night: GUY FAWKES

November 7, 2015 1:59pm CST
November 5th commemorates the failure of the November 1605 Gunpowder Plot by a gang of Roman Catholic activists led by Warwickshire-born Robert Catesby. Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators, having rented out a house closed to the Houses of Parliament, managed to smuggle 36 barrels of gunpowder into a cellar of the House of Lords - enough to completely destroy the building. Following the failed plot, Parliament declared November 5th a national day of thanksgiving, and the first celebration of it took place in 1606. Full Article: ------------------------------------------------------------- Fireworks every night! Since the month of November started. It's new to me cause we only have firework at home during New Year! :)
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@boiboing (12881)
• Northampton, England
7 Nov 15
You really do need to write your posts entirely in your own words. Ones like this sail very close to plagiarism and I wouldn't want you to get your account delisted because of what some would see as cheating.
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• Philippines
7 Nov 15
i'm not owning the articles. that's why i include the link in the discussion. but thanks for the heads up. i'm aware.