Friday the 13th origins: Where did Friday the 13th come from? Is it from the Bible?

Friday the 13th is, to many people, a supernaturally charged occasion fraught with opportunity for chaos. Those who still believe may take the opportunity to take part in some lucky rites or shut themselves away to avoid any unfortunate events. The day has a well-established basis in myth and legend, but several different versions make it tough to distinguish one absolute origin.