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Friday the 13th, November 2020, Does NOT Count; It ONLY Counts In October.

by Anura Guruge

Please click on image to access my last — & very definitive — post on this matter. Thanks.

I have covered this “Friday the 13th” so, so many times that it does NOT make sense to do it all over again. SMILE. Nothing new to add. Said it all before. So, please read IF you are new to this. Thank YOU.

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by Anura Guruge

Another Friday The 13th; Really A Month Too Early To Be Significant — Since It Was All To Do With The Dissolution Of The Knight’s Templar.

Anura Guruge, June 8, 2013.

Anura Guruge

Despite all the other theories and beliefs, this ‘superstition‘ about Fridays the 13th being unlucky really appears to have its roots in Friday, October 13, 1307, when, with the blessing of the French Pope, Clement V (#196), the first of the Clement V  popes, the French King, Philip IV, who was heavily in fiscal debt to the Templar’s (the original international bankers), had most of the Templars in France arrested.

It was a bad day for the Templars — and was really the first major financial crisis in world history.

Hence why people were afraid of Fridays the 13th. They didn’t want a repeat of what happened to the (far from) ‘poor’ Templars.

This fact tends to be forgotten.

But, I, like a few others, want to make sure that we don’t forget why Friday the 13th is significant.

Today, at sundown is the start of Yom Kippur. Given that many Jewish holidays start on a Friday I have to assume that over the centuries having a holiday start on a Friday the 13th is quite common place. To be fair the Jews were probably very glad to see the backs of the Templar — who loved nothing better than butchering Muslims and Jews (given that they were supposed to be celibate).