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Mischief Night - Wikipedia

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Mischief Night is an informal holiday on which certain children and teens engage in pranks and minor vandalism. Contents. [hide]. 1 Historical background; 2 Naming variations; 3 Contemporary practic...

Devil's Night: The History of Pre-Halloween Pranks - Live Science

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Oct 29, 2008 ... The night of Oct. 30 is called Devil's Night in Detroit and Miggy Night in parts ... sister tradition that is not quite as old (but a yearly custom all the same) is ... Causing mischief has been a part of the Halloween tradition since the ...

BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | Watch out... it is Mischief Night

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Nov 3, 2009 ... Like many native traditions, its exact origins are unknown, but Mischief Night is thought to date from the 1700s when a custom of Lawless Hours ...

Mischief Night - The Museum of Hoaxes

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Nov 3, 2009 ... Like many native traditions, its exact origins are unknown, but Mischief Night is thought to date from the 1700s when a custom of Lawless Hours ...

How an old Yorkshire tradition came back to haunt us - Yorkshire Post

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Oct 28, 2010 ... tradition of trick or treating stems from Yorkshire's own Mischief Night. ... to the US during the Industrial Revolution, the custom crossed the Atlantic with them. "A lot of Hallowe'en traditions started in the UK," says Fright Night's ...

​What's The Night Before Halloween Called? It Depends On Where ...

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Oct 29, 2014 ... The custom of vandalism on Oct. 30, oddly, seems to have only ... Nowadays, Mischief Night is especially popular in pockets where Irish and Scottish ... The name stems from an old Scottish tradition when, on All Hallow's Eve, ...

What is Cabbage Night or Mischief Night? - WIBX 950

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Oct 30, 2013 ... What is commonly referred to as cabbage night, or mischief night in the ... Regardless of the day – or night – on which the tradition is observed, ...

Traditionalist pranksters prepare for mayhem of Mischief Night | UK ...

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Nov 2, 2008 ... Centuries-old tradition refuses to die out despite the rise of Halloween's trick or treat.

What's Goosey Night? « offeringstone

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Oct 30, 2012 ... Goosey Night always takes place on the night before Halloween, October 30. ... I had no idea, at the time, that I was taking part in a tradition dating back centuries. ... Cabbage Night may derive from an old Scottish folk custom of telling ... Mischief Night activities also take place on night of November 4, ...

Facts about November - Traditions including All Saints Day and All ...

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Traditions and festivals in November include All Saints Day, All Souls Day, Mischief Night, ... The 4th November is called Mischief Night in some parts of the country. ... Bonfire Night is the most widespread and flourishing of all British customs.

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A Brief History of 'Mischief Night' | TIME

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Oct 30, 2015 ... References to the Halloween-related tradition of Mischief Night start appearing ... up and collecting candy from the custom of causing mayhem.

Mischief Night Customs - Weird Island

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Jul 9, 2013 ... Mischief night was -and possibly still is - a redoubtable tradition in some areas of Britain (notably Yorkshire) until recent years. Today it has ...

Halloween - Halloween in Britain - British Culture, Customs and ...

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For example the custom of 'trick or treat' originated in England as 'Mischief Night' when children declared one 'lawless night' of unpunished pranks (usually May ...