Top 10 Most Bizarre Halloween facts

The farther we've gotten from the magic and mystery of our past, the more we've come to need Halloween-Paula Guran(Two-time Bram Stoker Award winner writer)


Halloween is the most mysterious festival of time.It's a huge celebration day all over the world.Halloween is a Irish originated culture ,now widely celebrated in all over the Europe and Northern America.Here is top ten most bizarre facts about Halloween

1.The Witch Tradition

According to tradition,on the Halloween night if a person wears his clothes inside out and then walks backwards,he will see a witch at midnight.Actually this is an Irish myth ,no prove has been found to prove this true.

2.2000 Years Of Halloween

Halloween has been around for over 6,000 years.Yes.It was originated from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain who lived 2000 years ago in now Ireland.Today's Halloween customs are thought to have been influenced by folk customs and beliefs from the Celtic-speaking countries, some of which are believed to have pagan roots.

3.Harry Died On Halloween

Harry Houdini,one of the most famous and mysterious magicians of his time.It is very shocking that,he died in 1926 on Halloween night as a result of appendicitis brought on by three stomach punches.

4.Halloween Has Special Symbols

Black cats, spiders, and bats are all Halloween symbols because of their spooky history and ties to Wiccans. All three were thought to be the familiars of witches in the middle ages, and are often associated with bad luck.

5.No Full Moon On Halloween

A full moon on Halloween is extremely rare.Last full moon Halloween was in 2001 and the next is coming in 2020.In the last century there was only 4 full moon Halloween nights.

6.Samhainophobia

Samhainophobia is the morbid fear of Halloween. The origin of the term traces back to the Celtic word Samhuin, meaning All Hallows Eve to Christians, though Samhuin predates the introduction of Christianity to the region it originated in, Ireland, by at least 4000 years. Samfuin (alternate spelling of Samhuin) comes from Old Irish word sam, meaning "summer", and fuin, meaning "end".Many sufferers are unwilling to celebrate Halloween, including not wearing costume, go trick-or-treating, nor visit haunted attractions.

7.Stop!That's unlucky

If you bite into a Halloween cake and hit a thimble, you'll be unlucky in love.Don't be scared.Like many other Halloween myths,it's never proved to be true.

8.Get Some Candy,It's Halloween


Nearly 35 Million Pounds Of That Famous Halloween Candy Is Produced Yearly.

9.A Day For Finding Soulmate

In some parts of Ireland,Halloween was celebrated as a day of soulmates.They used to play games like predicting your soulmate.Like valentines day,on Halloweens people could mingle with their loved ones.

10.More Evil Kids!

Studies have shown that Halloween actually makes kids act more evil.As io9 points out, putting costume-wearing kids into groups and introducing a clear object of desire, such as candy, has been shown to lead to “deindividuation.”

This are the most bizzare halloween facts.Comment what you want to share about Halloween.
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