Fun Facts to Lighten Your Halloween
Happy Halloween from your friends at HydroWorx!
We recently celebrated Halloween at HydroWorx with a costume contest, lunch, way too much candy and even a live musician. What do you think of our costumes? In addition to sharing our celebration with you, we have some interesting facts about Halloween to:
- The first Jack O’Lanterns were actually made from turnips.
- Samhainophobia is the fear of Halloween.
- According to polls, 50% of kids prefer to receive chocolate candy for Halloween, compared with 24% who prefer non-chocolate candy and 10% who prefer gum.
- Scottish girls believed they could see images of their future husband if they hung wet sheets in front of the fire on Halloween. Other girls believed they would see their boyfriends’ faces if they looked into mirrors while walking downstairs at midnight on Halloween.
- Harry Houdini died in 1926 on Halloween night as a result of appendicitis brought on by three stomach punches.