Saturday, December 16, 2017
Contact us    |    Advertise    |   Help   RSS icon Twitter icon Facebook icon
    Home  ·  News  ·  Forum  ·  Stories  ·  Image Gallery  ·  Columns  ·  Encyclopedia  ·  Videos
Find: in
This news story is archived which means that, while it is still available to view, the information contained within may be outdated and the original source site/link may no longer be viewable.

For the most recent stories, please visit either the site's home page or main news section.
  Occult

The Origins of Halloween

Posted on Sunday, 31 October, 2004 | Comment icon 1 comment


Image credit: sxc.hu
 
"The origins of Halloween date back over 2000 years to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in)."

  View: Full article

 Source: BBC News


  Discuss: View comments (1)

   


 
Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by ROGER on 31 October, 2004, 16:57
I suppose sacrificing a virgin is not appropriate at this time? Thats ok, I'am out of them any way.




Please Login or Register to post a comment.




  On the forums
Hurricane Harvey dropped 127bn tons of rain
12-15-2017
Scientists have managed to weigh how much water fell on Texas during the hurricane back in August.
Man spontaneously combusts on London street
12-15-2017
Police are appealing for information after a pensioner inexplicably burst in to flames in broad daylight.
Undersea Internet cables 'at risk of attack'
12-15-2017
The head of Britain's armed forces has warned that an attack on undersea cables could be 'catastrophic'.
NASA finds entire solar system like our own
12-14-2017
The space agency has made an important new exoplanet discovery using a Google artificial intelligence.
Other news in this category
Mystery pentagram shows up on Google Earth
Posted 12-29-2013 | 35 comments
The perplexing symbol appeared on Google's online map of a remote region of Kazakhstan....
 
Man in Sri Lanka dies during failed exorcism
Posted 9-11-2013 | 23 comments
Exorcist Maxi Castro ended up burying himself alive while trying to purge demons from a teacher's house....
 
'Cursed' coconut seized at Maldives election
Posted 9-8-2013 | 19 comments
Police in the Maldives were called in to investigate the 'suspicious' coconut near a polling station....
 
'Goblin' killer on the run in Zimbabwe
Posted 5-29-2013 | 28 comments
Two elderly women were poisoned after being accused of using goblins to harm local children....
 
Voodoo grave robberies abundant in Benin
Posted 12-4-2012 | 7 comments
More than 100 coffins have been desecrated by grave robbers making voodoo charms from body parts....
 

 View: More news in this category
 
Top   |  Home   |   Forum   |   News   |   Image Gallery   |  Columns   |   Encyclopedia   |   Videos   |   Polls
UM-X 10.7 Unexplained-Mysteries.com © 2001-2017
Privacy Policy and Disclaimer   |   Cookies   |   Advertise   |   Contact   |   Help/FAQ