At the onset of the Guy Fawkes Day celebration, the Observance of 5th November Act described it as a day of celebrating the failure of the plot against the king, government officials and the people . However, in the 17th century, Protestants honored the day as a celebration of God's providential deliverance.What is the significance of the 5th of November?
Probably few Americans are aware of the significance of November 5th or of Guy Fawkes Night: a celebration to commemorate the failed attempt made by Guy Fawkes and his fellow conspirators to blow up the English Parliament in 1605.What is the history of November 5th?
“Remember, remember 5th November…” is the first line of John Milton’s poem In Quintum Novembris (On the Fifth of November). The poem alluded to the happenings on November 5, 1605.