Royal Vegas explores the fear of Friday the 13th
In pursuit of understanding why there is so much phobia surrounding Friday the 13th, we have stumbled upon interesting findings.
Are You Triskaidekaphobic?
Do you fear the number 13?
There’s an excessive superstition and phobia surrounding the number 13, and so we took to history and discovered a few things too many…
- The fear of Friday the 13th gained widespread popularity in the 20th century.
- The Knights of Templar were wiped out by King Philip of France on Friday, Oct 13 in 1307
- In ancient Rome, witches gathered in groups of 12. The 13th was believed to be the devil.
- If you have 13 letters in your name, you’re said to have the devil’s luck.
- One superstition says that if one cuts one’s hair on Friday the 13th, someone in their family dies
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