Did you know that the fear of Friday the 13th is actually called paraskevidekatriaphobia? The term arises from the Greek words Paraskeví meaning Friday and dekatreís meaning thirteen.
While there’s virtually no scientific evidence supporting the idea that Friday the 13th is actually a bad day, its origins as an unlucky day go back pretty far.
Friday the 13th has a bad reputation and many Christians consider this day really unlucky because it is associated with the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Another theory is that Judas, who betrayed Christ, was the 13th guest at the Last Supper.
However, we are here to prove you that there’s no need to fear this day with a bunch of lucky things that happened on Friday the 13th throughout history—check them out!