Friday the 13th is a Lucky Day for us. We got married on a Friday the 13th, and 13 years and 2 months later things continue to go quite well. I’m a bit of a contrarian, if the crowd zigs I’ll often zag. One of the rules of life is “Beware of large groups”.
That said, here are some items from a post on USA Today on the origin of the Friday the 13th is bad luck. http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2014/06/13/friday-the-thirteenth-origins-bad-luck/10376945
It was on a Friday that Jesus was crucified, and ever since, the day has been associated with “general ill omen,” Michael Bailey, a history professor at Iowa State University who specializes in the origins of superstitions, tells USA TODAY Network.
In the Middle Ages, for instance, weddings were not held on Fridays; likewise, it was not a day someone would set out on a journey, Bailey says.
Friday was also unlucky in medieval times because it was “hangman’s day,” says Stuart Vyse, a psychology professor at Connecticut College, in an interview with USA TODAY Network.
Don’t most folks who are working a standard week think “Thank God it’s Friday?”