Chris’ List: Friday the 13th Facts


Today is Friday the 13th, a date many consider unlucky. The International Business Times reports both the number 13 and Friday have reputations for misfortune and bad luck. Here are some fun facts about Friday the 13th.

    • Friggatriskaidekaphobia: fear of Friday the 13th

    • At least one every year, at most three

    • 13’s bad rap may be because it comes after 12, a number of “completeness”

    • Fidel Castro & Butch Cassidy born on Friday the 13th

    • FDR never had 13th guest or traveled on 13th day