Have you ever wondered why people fear the date FRIDAY THE 13TH? The unluckiest day of the year is here! This is just the first of three in 2012, because April and July also will have a Friday that will fall on the 13th. This is the most possible times this can happen in one year. Scared yet?
It’s hard to pinpoint the exact origin of Friday the 13th, but many historians believe that two superstitions were combined to make one; Friday is an unlucky day, and 13 is an unlucky number. Therefore, Friday the 13 is just completely unlucky.
This combo-superstition has only been around since the beginning of the 20th century. The number 13 has been considered unlucky since biblical times.
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