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  • Today in History: Gunpowder Plot Foiled (1605)

    written by plasticpopsicle on 2011-11-05
    Today in History: Gunpowder Plot Foiled (1605)

    On this day four centuries ago, a man was seen with several barrels of gunpowder in the cellar of the Parliament, underneath the House of Lords. Let us go back to 1605, to the day the plan to blow up the English Parliament and assassinate the King was foiled.