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Today is the second of three Friday the 13ths this year
Today is the second of three Friday the 13ths this year

The way the calendar falls this year, there are three months in which the 13th day falls on a Friday -- creating three unlucky holidays that have spawned many a horror movie. This month's is the second in a row -- Feb. 13 also fell on a Friday. And November will include a Friday the 13th, too. This pattern of February/March/November Friday the 13ths happens periodically, explains EarthSky.org -- in any year that begins on a Thursday. In those years (as long as it's not a leap year), February, March and November all begin on Sundays, which means in each of those months, the 13th day falls on a Friday. The last time it happened was 2009, and the next time will be in...

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