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Halloween began as the ancient Celtic 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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Halloween or Hallowe'en also known as Allhalloween, All Hallows' Eve, or All Saints' Eve, is a celebration observed in a number of ...

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Find out more about the history of History of Halloween, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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Find out more about the history of Halloween, including its origins, how it's celebrated around the world and more. Get all the facts on History.com.

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Since much of the history of Halloween wasn't written down for centuries; some of it is still sketchy and subject to debate. But the most plausible theory is that ...

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Oct 19, 2016 ... Amid the silly and scary antics, Halloween is much more than just costumes and candy; in fact, the holiday has a rich and interesting history.

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Halloween falls on October 31st each year in North America and other parts of the world. What do you know about Halloween? Do you celebrate it in your ...

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In Ireland fairies were numbered among the legendary creatures who roamed on Halloween. An old folk ballad called "Allison Gross" tells the story of how the ...

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Learn some fascinating facts about the history and origin of Halloween, including how the holiday originated and how it evolved into what it is today.

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About Halloween history and customs: How did Samhain influence the modern celebration? What about trick or treat, ghosts, witches, vampires, and zombies?