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The origin of this day dates back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. The Celts, who lived in Ireland, the United Kingdom and norther France, celebrated the New Year on November 1. This day marked the end of the summer harvest, and the beginning of the cold, dark winter. The Celts believed that on the night before, the boundary of the worlds between the living and the dead blurred, and the ghosts of the dead returned to the earth. They held huge bonfires, made sacrifices to their gods, and wore costumes. Pope Gregory (731-741) moved the feast of All Saints Day to November 1; All Saints Day was called All Hallows; the night before was called All Hallows Eve; which led to the modern name of this day. The holiday became popular in America after large numbers of Irish immigrants arrived in 1846. People would dress up in costumes and go door-to-door, asking for food or money; which led to today's "trick-or-treat" tradition. Name the day.

(Info for this question: history.com (website for the History Channel.)
 
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as a witch its a very important day. its halloween

I have a few other friends that are Wiccan; so I know true importance and meaning of Halloween--and many other holidays. I hope you had a blessed, safe, and very happy day yesterday, my friend. 🙂 ❤
 

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