Guy Fawkes


Guy Fawkes Night (or “bonfire night”), celebrated on 5 November in the United Kingdom and some parts of the Commonwealth, is a commemoration of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605, during which an kind of ‘puppet’ representing Guy ( or Guido ) Fawkes is burned, often accompanied by a fireworks display. ( Note: The word “guy”, meaning “man” or “person”, is derived from his name.
( Taken and adapted from the Wilkipedia )

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