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Photo: Penny for the guy

November 5 is Guy Fawkes Night in the United Kingdom. The celebration marks the anniversary of a failed attempt to blow up the Houses of Parliament in 1605, known as the Gunpowder Plot. Guy Fawkes, who was left in charge of the gunpowder placed beneath the House of Lords, was discovered, arrested, tortured and executed. Traditionally, an effigy representing Fawkes is burned on a bonfire, accompanied by fireworks. Photo: Flickr/donnaidh_sidhe

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