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    Reporter: Kateb
    Published: Friday, January 13, 2017
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    Do you know what Friday the 13th, means in Western superstition??

    Friday the 13th is considered the worst day in the calendar in Western superstition.  .
    Friday the 13th, considered by many as one of the unluckiest days of the year, is almost here again.

    To avoid bad luck:
    You should stay tucked up in bed all day to avoid any potential Friday the 13th bad luck that may come your way, or alternatively, you could ignore the superstitious chatter and embrace it.


    It occurs when the 13th day of the month in the Gregorian calendar falls on a Friday. It occurs at least once every year, and up to three times a year. In 2017, it occurs twice, on January 13 and October 13.There will be two Friday the 13ths per year until 2020, where 2021 will have just one occurrence.

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    Very little is known about the origins of the day's notoriety. Some historians believe that the superstitions surrounding it arose in the late 19th century. 

    The first documented mention of the day can be found in a biography of Italian composer Gioachino Rossini, who died on a Friday 13th. A 1907 book, Friday the Thirteenth, by American businessman Thomas Lawson, may have further perpetuated the superstition.

    Others believe that the myth has Biblical origins. Jesus was crucified on a Friday and there were 13 guests at the Last Supper the night before his crucifixion.Another account suggests that the day has been associated with misfortune since 1307, when on a Friday the 13th, the French king gave the orders to arrest hundreds of Knights Templar.

    Another account suggests that the day has been associated with misfortune since 1307, when on a Friday the 13th, the French king gave the orders to arrest hundreds of Knights Templar.
    n 2017, there happen to be two Friday the 13ths – January 13 and October 13.





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