What happened on October 31st 2015?

Russian plane crash over Egypt kills all 224 passengers A Russian airplane carrying 224 passengers that crashed in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula early Saturday left no survivors, officials said. The pilot of the plane, which was headed from the Egyptian resort area Sharm el-Sheikh to St.

What year was Halloween on a Friday?

Here are the days of the week when Halloween fell in previous years, going back to 2007: Halloween 2007: Wednesday, October 31, 2007. Halloween 2008: Friday, October 31, 2008.

What day does Halloween fall on October 31st?

When Is Halloween This Year?

Year Day of Halloween
2021 Sunday, October 31
2022 Monday, October 31
2023 Tuesday, October 31
2024 Thursday, October 31

When was the last Halloween on a Sunday?

The last time Halloween fell on a Sunday was 2010, and while no Chattanooga area agencies have promoted one day over the other, several other governments have suggested kids go out Saturday and instead of Sunday.

What is special about 31 October?

Happy Halloween! On the night of October 31, many Americans celebrate the traditions of Halloween by dressing in costumes and telling tales of witches and ghosts. Children go from house to house—to “trick or treat”—collecting candy along the way. Communities also hold parades and parties.

Why is Halloween celebrated on October 31st?

Celts believed that on the night before the new year, the boundary between the worlds of the living and the dead became blurred. On the night of October 31 they celebrated Samhain, when it was believed that the ghosts of the dead returned to earth.

What years did October 31 fall on a Saturday?

When is Saturday the 31st?

Saturday the 31st occurrences
Year Date Since last
2015 Saturday, October 31, 2015 + 9 months
2016 Saturday, December 31, 2016 + 14 months
2018 Saturday, March 31, 2018 + 15 months

What does 31 mean for Halloween?

All Hallows’ Eve (October 31) and All Saints’ Day (November 1) both paid homage to saints (“hallows” = saints). The name was eventually shortened to “Halloween,” which we know and love to this day.

What happened October 31st?

Was Halloween moved to the 30th?

Halloween fell on a Sunday in 1982 and some cities agreed to move the trick-or-treat day to Oct. 30.