October 31, 2013

Did You Know. . .

that Halloween came to this country by European immigrants?  They would celebrate their harvest by sitting around a bonfire, sing and dance, and even tell fortunes and ghost stories.

that the yearly sales of Halloween candy in America averages to be about 2 billion dollars?

that chocolate candy bars are the most popular candy chosen to be received as treats on Halloween?  And the most popular one is the Snickers bar?

that October 30th is known as National Candy Corn Day?

that the world record for having the most lit jack o'lanterns all at one time took place in Boston Massachusetts?  There were 30,128 of them.  Supposedly, they came up with idea due to the great Boston Fire in 1872.


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