Friday Is Guy Fawkes Day

Every November 5th is a big date in London as it is on this day that every year that Guy Fawkes Day and Night is observed.

The Guy Fawkes Night is always celebrated with a huge bonfire. Guy Fawkes Day commemorates Guy Fawkes, who was the leader of the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. It was a revolt by English Catholics and their attempt to assassinate King James I.

The day celebrates the survival of King James I and it was Fawkes who was the overseer of the gunpowder underneath of the House of Lords and it was there that he was found and arrested.

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