Events That Have Happened On Friday The 13th
If you are superstitious or not, you must admit, some bad things have occurred on this date over the years.On Friday, October 13, 1972: Uruguayan Air Force Flight 571 crashed in the Andes, with 45 passengers on board. In order to stay alive, survivors were forced to feed on the bodies of dead passengers. They were not found until 2 months after the crash.
On Friday, May 13, 1988: American jazz trumpeter, Chet Baker died after a fatal fall from his hotel room in Amsterdam.
On Friday, September 13, 1996: Rapper, Tupac Amaru Shakur, was assassinated in the streets of Las Vegas.
On Friday, August 13, 2010, at 1:13 p.m.: A 13 year-old boy was struck by lightning while attending an air show in Lowestoft, England. Fortunately, he some how survived.
On Friday, January 13, 2012: The cruise ship, Costa Concordia, sank off the coast of Tuscany. 32 passengers were killed.
On Friday, November 13, 2015: The city of Paris, France, experienced an unprecedented terrorist attack. This happened only a few months after the Charlie Hebdo attack.