History of China
Pyrotechnics and Fireworks

Where did fireworks orginate from?

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2009-05-08 03:50:14

Fireworks were invented because a Chinese cook spilled the

ingredients of gunpowder into his cooking, he found that the

chemical burned very hotly and made loud explosions. The Chinese

soon put this crude gunpowder into sticks of bamboo, and when

thrown into a fire it exploded making a large flame and a loud


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