Halloween

How Halloween Got It's Name

Halloween would eventually get its name. In 835 A.D. Pope Gregory IV moved "All Saints Day" to November 1 in an effort to put a religious spin on a pagan holiday that was not going away. This made October 31st All Hallow's Eve, Holy Evening, or the night before All Saints Day. Eventually, "All Hallow's Eve" was shortened to Hallow'een.

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