It’s Friday the 13th!

Author Lyn Gibson

hanging    Millions of folks awoke this morning in search of their lucky trinkets as an attempt to ward off the evil and ill luck said to be associated with Friday the 13th. But how did this day become tagged as one of the most ill fated dates in history?

The answer may lie within the superstitions below:

Friday has been an inauspicious day for centuries in many cultures. Being held to be unlucky as evil powers were said to be at their peak on this day, Friday the 13th is definitely a day to be aware of your surroundings!

In ancient Rome Friday was execution day

From the Christian Bible:

Friday is the day that Eve reputedly gave the forbidden fruit to Adam

The great flood is thought to have started on Friday

God struck down the builders of the Tower of Babel on a Friday

The temple of Solomon…

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