Old Farmer’s Almanac

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Hi I'm Amy an editor with the Old Farmer's Almanac October's full moon is known as the full Hunter's Moon this was the traditional time of year for hunting and slaughtering in preparation for the coming winter the ancient cross quarter day of saw when on October 31st was the traditional day for harvesting and slaughtering as well and the death knight of the old year today we know this day as Halloween and it has come to be associated with ghosts and graveyards but saw one had happier festivities as well including carrying out rituals in order to tell the fortune of the coming year the ancient Romans for example bobbed for apples believing that the first person to catch an apple with their teeth would be the first to marry in the new year the full moon has long been associated with Halloween and is believed to have particular powers when it falls on Halloween night but how often does this happen in the 20th century the full moon fell on Halloween four times oftentimes because of the calendar Halloween full moon will also be a blue moon the second full moon in the same month to learn more about the quarter and cross-quarter days and to check the full moon times for your area visit us at https://www.almanac.com/content/full-moon-october

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