The 13th Day of August 2021 falls on a Friday. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • The number 13 is often associated with witchcraft
  • French King Philip IV would torture victims on Friday the 13th
  • In Britain, many public hangings took place on this day

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Paraskevidekatriaphobia is the fear of Friday the 13th. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • It is believed that President Franklin Roosevelt feared number 13
  • Friday the 13th is associated with several negative events
  • Paraskevidekatriaphobia is often discussed on Friday the 13th