HALLOWEEN FACTS TO KNOW AND TELL
- "All Hallows Eve" was first celebrated by the ancient Celts in 5th
century B.C. Ireland to honor the Sun God for the past season's harvest and
to frighten away furtive spirits. The Halloween traditions of wearing
costumes and general mischief came to America with Irish immigrants in the
- "Trick Or Treating" started with the 9th century European custom of
"souling." On All Souls Day (Nov. 2nd) Christians walk...