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Good Friday the 13th

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 According to the Irish, “It is good to die on Friday, be buried on Saturday and get prayed for on Sunday.”

  • Friday, September 13, 1939 – Igor Secorsky invented the helicopter. 
  • Friday, July 13, 1900 – Teddy Roosevelt laid the cornerstone for the new county courthouse in New York.
  • Friday, September 13, 1814 – Francis Scott Key wrote “The Star Spangled Banner”. 

This is a good thing for our country, but not necessarily for our ears (depending on who sings the song).

Regarding our Dollar Bill and it’s images:
13 steps on the Pyramid
13 letters in the Latin above
13 letters in “E Pluribus Unum”,
13 stars above the Eagle
13 plumes of feathers on each span of the Eagle’s wing,
13 bars on the shield
13 leaves on the olive branch
13 fruits, and 13 arrows
(look close or use a magnifying glass).

Rhode Island our 13th state.

The 13th Amendment emancipated slaves of all races in the United States.

A baker’s dozen has 13 items, not 12!

Friday, September 13, 1857 – Milton Hershey was born. And, thus gave us Hershey chocolate!

Author: SpindoctorUSA

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