A Guy Fawkes protester in San Francisco on November 5, 2014 Reuters/ Robert Galbraith

Bonfires and masks for everyone's favorite anarchist.

Groups in cities as diverse as New York, Belgrade, and Hong Kong donned those infamous masks on November 5, what's become known as Guy Fawkes Day, or Bonfire Day, a commemoration of the British anarchists's failed attempt to blow up the British Parliament in 1606.  

In San Francisco and London, thousands joined the 'Million Mask March' in support of Anonymous, the global hacking group. Others seemingly used the occasion to walk around town in a creepy mask and not feel weird about it.

Check out the photos below for a look at how Guy Fawkes is honored around the world. You'll notice the day is celebrated in England as the foiling of a major terrorist plot. But elsewhere, the mask of Guy Fawkes has become an important symbol of resistance.

A band of Guy Fawkes fanatics in Belgrade, Serbia. (Reuters/Marko Djurica
A celebration in southern England commemorates the uncovering of Fawkes' gunpowder plot. (Reuters/Luke MacGregor)
Protesters took over the Liberty Bridge in Budapest, Hungary. (Reuters/ Bernadett Szabo)
A reenactment of Guy Fawkes' capture. (Reuters/Luke MacGregor)
A day after Election Night, Guy Fawkes' made their way to Capitol Hill. (Reuters/Gary Cameron)
A smitten Fawkes in Belgrade, Serbia. (Reuters/Marko Djurica)
A celebration of Bonfire Night in southern England. (Reuters/Luke MacGregor)
Are anarchists allowed to take public transportation? (Reuters/Bobby Yip)

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