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This Is How Halloween Was Celebrated 100 Years Ago

Halloween celebrations started more than 2000 years ago!

Yes! It is not a millennial trend! Halloween celebrations started more than 2000 years ago. Celtic traditions gave life to All Saints’ eve, later on, called Halloween, the moment when spirits were thought to walk the Earth on their way to the afterlife.

However, Halloween traditions changed throughout the years, from pagan animal skins to creepy masks and modern costumes.

Viral Strange has collected some pictures of Halloween costumes from the past. Have a look!

1. The left mask is kinda weird

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2. Group snapshot!

3. Michelin Man costume, the early 1900s

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4. 1930s dog masks

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5. The Hon Mrs. Roland Cubitt dressed as ‘Three Candles’, 1930

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6. Pumpkin Man

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7. In the spirit of Halloween

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8. The witch costume wins. A vintage mid-50s snapshot

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9. Futuristic

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10. Four grotesques pose for the camera, the 1920s

11. Pumpkins always

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12. What are these things?

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13. Kiddo being cute

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14. Halloween in the 50s

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15. This is creepy. They understood their task.

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16. This ghost is levitating

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17. Bizarre yet interesting

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18. Acorn

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19. Clubs Card Costume

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Do you celebrate Halloween? What is your favorite costume?

Written by DADADEL

Adelaida, the founder of Dadadel Creative, boasts a multifaceted background, blending expertise in software engineering, copywriting, and digital marketing. Prior to establishing her agency, she honed her skills as the former Head of the News Department at a regional media outlet, and also amassing 18 years of experience as a host. She has a penchant for sarcasm, a passion for lifestyle topics, and an undeniable love for cats.

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