When did halloween become a holiday?

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Halloween became a holiday in the late 1800's. Halloween though is not officially recognized as a National Holiday. Businesses, banks, and the post office still operate on Halloween.
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Halloween was first celebrated by the ancient Celts, who were around as long ago as 800 BC, as the festival of Samhain, which marked the end of the harvest and the beginning of winter, when the Celts believed spirits of the dead returned to earth.
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