Some stats on Friday the 13th at 2013
Tomorrow is Friday the 13th. It is the 2nd Friday the 13th of the year, and 3 is the most Friday the 13ths any calendar year can have. The next comes in December. Here’s more interesting factoids:
The next year in which we'll have three Friday the 13ths is 2015. They'll fall in February, March and November.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt is said to have avoided travel on the 13th day of any month, and would never host 13 guests at a meal.
More than 60 million people worldwide claim to be affected by a fear of Friday 13th. Some of them won’t go to work, drive cars or get out of bed on this day.
According to the British Medical Journal there is a significant increase in traffic-related accidents when the date is Friday 13th.
Every year has at least one and at most three Friday the13ths.
The longest period that can occur without a Friday the 13th is fourteen months.
Many hospitals have no room 13; many hotels have no 13th floor; many airports don't have a Gate 13.