Friday the 13th has long been considered by many Western countries as a day of bad luck. In 2017, there will have been two of them — January 13 and October 13!
However, many countries worldwide have their own superstitions about numbers and dates that are definitely as fear-inducing. Don’t step on a crack or you’ll break your mother’s back, never pass a black cat, don’t have a phone number with a series of 8s….
After learning about these superstitions, you’ll know why you can’t take a trip to the fourth floor in some buildings in China. You will probably want to be accompanied by an egg if you’re sitting with a party of 13 in France. You may even find yourself treating Tuesday the 13th with just as much caution. Click here to get spooked by freaky Friday the 13th superstitions from around the world!