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1 Legend has it that fireworks were invented in china in the 7th century
2 90% of all fireworks originate from china
3 it is believed marco polo was the first person to bring fireworks back from china to the middle east where european crusaders then brought them to england
4 the first ever recorded fireworks in england were in 1486 at the wedding of king henry vii
5 fireworks were often used to scare away evil spirits
6 the hardest colour firework to make is blue
7 the easisest colour fireworks to make is orange
8 a rocket can reach speeds of upto 150mph.. now that's fast
9 the largest rock is 29.53lb
10 the largest firework display of all time took place on november 2013 in kuwait to celebrate the 50th anniversary of kuwait's consitution