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Friday the 13th is like most bad dates; they all have something negative to do with politicians – usually war, street battles or theft.
Friday 13th gained its association with trouble from such a government enterprise in the year 1307. As today, there was an empire swamped by debt and with a desperate political leadership looking for wealth to steal. The hero in charge was King Phillip the 4th of France, who had earlier stolen most of the wealth of his Jewish subjects. After running through that money, he decided to go after the very wealthy Knights Templar, who had accumulated much w
Traditions say that on Friday the 13th in 1306, King Philip of France arrested the reverend Nights Templar and tortured them, making the occasion as a day of evil, but this claim is said to be a modern-day invention. In British tradition, Friday was the day for public hangings and there were supposedly 13 steps leading up to the noose.
Originally posted by Romantic_Rebel
Oh no! Not another Friday and it's on the 13. I don't know how I'm going to survive with out Thursday the 12th
Originally posted by 13th Zodiac
As you can see by my avatar ,13 is my number . I like Friday the 13th since my name is also Jason .I also smile and celebrate the Templars punishment , could not happen to a nicer bunch . Shame the job was never finished , we wouldn't have all the pain and suffering that we have in the world today .