Amanda

By Amanda

LifeBuzz Staff

25 Facts About Halloween That Will Scare You Witless. #19 Is Actually Horrifying.

#6. Parts of Halloween were influenced by an ancient Roman festival called Pomona, which was a celebration of an Italian harvest goddess.

Parts of Halloween were influenced by an ancient Roman festival called Pomona, which was a celebration of an Italian harvest goddess.

#7. Trick-or-treating evolved from a Celtic tradition, which involved putting treats and foods outside of your house to appeal to the spirits.

Trick-or-treating evolved from a Celtic tradition, which involved putting treats and foods outside of your house to appeal to the spirits.

#8. Ireland is typically believed to be the birthplace of Halloween.

#9. His life was his strange as his death: Harry Houdini died on Halloween, 1926, as a result of appendicitis brought on by three stomach punches.

His life was his strange as his death: Harry Houdini died on Halloween, 1926,  as a result of appendicitis brought on by three stomach punches.

#10. According to one old folk tradition, if a person wears his or her clothes inside out and then walks backwards on Halloween, he or she will see a witch at midnight.

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