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Let’s Talk Fireworks Facts!

How much do you really know about fireworks. I found out that I really didn’t know much. So we are going to learn some facts about some subjects and then see if we can pass the quiz and keep them all straight.  The first post is fireworks facts.

Here are your random fireworks facts. On the night Ted Bundy was executed, an estimated 2,000 celebrants sang, danced, and set off fireworks in a pasture across the street from the prison, then cheered loudly as the white hearse carrying his body left the facility.

There is around 42% decrease in air quality throughout the US on 4th July as a result of firework displays.

Trenna got hit in the head from fireworks debris at a local fireworks show.

The first-ever “astronaut” blew himself to bits trying to reach the moon with fireworks. 

In May 1983, a huge explosion in a rural area of Tennessee caused damage in a miles-wide radius, killing 11. The cause was the largest known secret, unlicensed fireworks factory in US history.

The CIA once plotted to overthrow Castro by using fireworks shot from submarines to simulate the Second Coming of Christ.

Fireworks were originally invented in 7th century China, where they were believed to ward off evil spirits. 

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