Friday The 13th Pt. 1: The Threat

At the very least once every year, we’re all struck with the fear of the ominous day of Friday the 13th, which is today. Throughout movies and TV shows, we’re reminded to be extra careful on this day because of the bad luck and dangerous omens that it brings, but why are we so freaked out and unsettled by this day? Join Reverend Kenny Yates as he searches through Scripture for Biblical answers in his video, Friday The 13th Pt. 1: The Threat.

Friday The 13th

The Threat

At the very least once a year, an ominous and perceived menace of a date pops its threatening, sinister head up on our Gregorian calendar. It’s none other than Friday the 13th.

Where and when did this day turn so spooky and threatening?

If you search Friday the 13th, the majority of results will claim it all started with the arrest and eradication of the Knights Templars on Friday the 13th of October 1307.

A few instances of bad things that happened on This Day:
  • October, Friday 13, 1307: King Philip IV of France arrested hundreds of Knights Templar and later had them executed
  • September, Friday 13, 1940: Germans bombed Buckingham Palace
  • March, Friday 13, 1964: Kitty Genovese was murdered in Queens, New York
  • October, Friday 13, 1972: A Chilean Air Force Plane disappeared in the Andes
  • September, Friday 13, 1996: Tupac Shakur was shot and killed in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • January, Friday 13, 2012: The Costa Concordia cruise ship crashed off the coast of Italy

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