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Witches, Black Cats….Creepy Facts About Halloween We Bet You Didn’t Know

While Halloween of present days for the most part is associated with immaculate makeup, costumes, going for trick and trick and parties with hardcore metal music, some facts about Halloween isn’t as bright as the pumpkin lit-up jack-o-lanterns. As Halloween clocks at the doorstep, let us look at some scary Halloween myths: (Photo credit: Instagram)

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 28 October 2019, 11:29:44 AM
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While Halloween of present days for the most part is associated with immaculate makeup, costumes, going for trick and trick and parties with hardcore metal music, some facts about Halloween isn’t as bright as the pumpkin lit-up jack-o-lanterns. As Halloween clocks at the doorstep, let us look at some scary Halloween myths: (Photo credit: Instagram)

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Halloween was once believed to be a day of romance. In Ireland, this particular day is used to play fortune- telling games that included predicting their true love. (Photo credit: Instagram)

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Halloween is thought to have originated around 4000 B.C. Which means it has been around for over 6,000 years. (Photo credit: Instagram)

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According to belief, if a person wears his or her clothes inside out and then walks backwards on Halloween, he or she will see witness witch at the stroke of midnight. (Photo credit: Instagram)

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The association of black cats with bad luck may have its link with Halloween. In the Medieval ages, black cats were seen as the familiars of witches, and this belief perpetuated the black cat’s association with bad luck. (Photo credit: Instagram)

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Originally Jack-o’-lanterns were once made out of turnips, beets, and potatoes and not pumpkins. (Photo credit: Instagram)