one of the four feasts held each year at Hogwarts; the Great Hall was decorated with live bats and carved jack-o'-lanterns ( SS10, CS8, PA8, GF16 ); Harry's parents were murdered on Halloween (SS1, OP38) ; Quirrell let a Mountain Troll into the castle on Halloween to create a diversion (SS10); Nearly Headless Nick was beheaded on Halloween and had his Deathday Party on Halloween (CS8); Sirius Black slashed the Fat Lady's portrait on Halloween (PA8); after the Halloween feast, the Goblet chose the Triwizard Champions (GF16); dangerous Halloween incidents involved exploding pumpkins and broom accidents, which led to busy wards at St Mungo's Hospital ( Daily Prophet, Oct 1st, 1999)
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