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.
#7. 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.
#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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