For the Celts, the day finished and started at nightfall; along these lines the celebration started on the night prior to 7 November by present day figuring (the half point among equinox and solstice). Vikings Odin 3d. Samhain and Calan Gaeaf are referenced in the absolute most punctual Irish and Welsh writing.
The names have been utilized by antiquarians to allude to Celtic Halloween traditions up until the nineteenth century, are as yet the Gaelic and Welsh names for Halloween. Vikings Odin 3d. Samhain/Calan Gaeaf denoted the part of the bargain season and start of winter or the ‘darker half’ of the year.