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Halloween which is celebrated on October 31st is a bewitching holiday that owes its origins to an ancient Celtic festival in the areas of the world now known as Ireland, United Kingdom, and Northern France. They celebrated the new year on 1 November. Termed Samhain, it is pronounced sow-in, it marked the last day of the summer and harvest season., and signaled the beginning of the frigid Winter. Most of the Celts associated this time of year with human suffering and death. They believed that on the 31st of October, the barriers between the realm of the living and the dead became obscured. So they celebrated Samhain because they believed that the spirits of the deceased returned to our world on that date. Fleeing immigrants helped to spread the celebration of Halloween in the USA.
In the eight century when Pope Gregory III basically designated Halloween as a Christian Holiday by designating 1 November as a date to honor Saints (all Saints day) and the night before was known as All Hallows Eve, and later Halloween. So whether it be Halloween decorations for your home or for yourself, you'll find an array of gifts at GearRex.com