Friday the 13th,
regarded as a day of bad luck all around the world, from England to the
Philippines, The association is thought to derive from the fact that Jesus
was thought to have been the 13th guest at the last supper, and that if you
started counting around the table from Jesus, then Judas was number 13.
13 is the 6th prime
number, with 6 being considered unlucky due to it's association with '666'.
There are 13 lunar months in the Pagan calendar.
In Britain, those who were to be hung, walked 13 steps
to the noose.
Jack the Ripper,
John Wayne Gacy, Charles Manson, Jeffrey Dahmer and Theodore (Ted) Bundy all
notorious serial killers each have 13 letters in their names.
At Scottish airports '12b' is used in place of gate
Many streets do not
contain a house number 13.
is a superstition that if 13 people dine together at the same table, one
will die within the year.
13 malfunctioned in space, imperilled it's crew, and never visited the moon
after being launched at 13 minutes past 1 or 13:13.
The fear of the number 13 is known as