Guy Fawkes Day


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day for the celebration of the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot

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5 you see people celebrate what is called Guy Fawkes Day.
In anticipation of the Guy Fawkes Day, Ozeal is not just about the provision of frames to add value to your appearance.
Dan Chappell, a sophomore international student at the University of Illinois, originally from Great Britain says he has celebrated Guy Fawkes Day, also called Bonfire Night, at home.
Most injuries occurred around Guy Fawkes Day (47), 3 during the period of Diwali celebrations, and 5 at New Year's Eve.
Remember, Remember: A Cultural History of Guy Fawkes Day.
Being the day after Guy Fawkes day, both sets of fans will have got fireworks to smuggle into the ground and throw at opposing fans.
Last year, the hacking group vowed to "kill" Facebook on Guy Fawkes Day, which was November 5.
Across the pond, North Americans rarely celebrate or even acknowledge holidays and commemorations specific to other countries (have you ever been to a Guy Fawkes Day celebration outside of Britain?
Led by campaigning group the People's Assembly Against Austerity, it was part of a national protest organised for Guy Fawkes day.
PLEASE realise that the proposed selling of fireworks for only three weeks prior to Guy Fawkes Day is unacceptable, as other festivals, such as Eid and Diwali, etc require celebration and, I believe, fireworks form a part of both - especially Diwali, as it is the Festival of Light.
The English have been burning effigies to mark Guy Fawkes Day for almost 400 years.
November 5: Guy Fawkes Day, which is the anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605 to blow up the English king and Parliament, could be celebrated appropriately with the gift of a stick of dynamite, but -- a gift certificate from Southwest Airlines will give your loved one a great trip here in the United States while they ponder why a civilized nation would declare a national holiday celebrating a plot against its king and government.
November fifth is Guy Fawkes Day in the UK, with Anonymous members wearing masks depicting a stylised representation of the famous revolutionary.
A TEENAGER has been accused of threatening to blow up a shop with a firework on Guy Fawkes day.
PENSIONERS will deliver a Guy Fawkes Day rocket to the First Minister over elderly people having to pay for personal care services.