Orange and black are Halloween colors because orange is associated with the Fall harvest and black is associated with darkness and death.
There really are so-called vampire bat, but they're not from translyvania. They live in central and south america and feed on the blood of cattle, horses and birds.
Halloween is on October 31st, the last day of the Celtic calendar. It was originally a pagan holiday, honoring the dead. Halloween was referred to as All Hallows Eve and dates back to over 2000 years ago.
The first candy corn invented was in the 1800's
If you see a spider on Halloween, it is the spirit of a loved on watching over you.
The Ouija Board ended up outselling the game of Monopoly in its first full year at Salem. Over two million copies of the Ouija Board were shipped.