It's Friday the 13th and what better way to celebrate than with these chilling tattoos? Comment your favorite below! Are you getting a Friday the 13th tattoo today? Share below. Cover image by: Ikonic Ink Altoona

The first of our 13 facts is hotels and hospitals often avoid using the number 13 for their rooms.

Tattoo by: Sam Barber 

One event that added to the superstition that goes with the number 13 came from the Apollo 13 mission.

Tattoo by: Pony Lawson

for anyone feeling uneasy about this holiday, the good news is there can only be up to 3 in a year and it's possible to go as many as 14 months without one. There's an easy way to figure out if a month will have a Friday the 13th, too—if the month starts on a Sunday, you're guaranteed one.

Tattoo by: Adam Aguas

In some Spanish-speaking countries, Tuesday (also known as Martes) the 13th is considered bad luck.

Tattoo by: Wandering Witch Tattoo

It's possible that good things can happen on Friday the 13th, one of these instances is the famous Hollywood sign was completed on July 13th, 1923.

Tattoo by: Anrijs Straume

Fear of the number 13 is called triskaidekaphobia.

Tattoo by: Sasha O'Kharin


Captain William Fowler attempted to remove the stigma surrounding the number 13 by creating an exclusive society named the Thirteen Club. The club took their mission very seriously, apparently, they would dine on the 13th day of the month in room 13 of the Knickerbocker Cottage for a 13-course dinner.

Tattoo by: Neon Judas

There will be another Friday the 13th in March of 2020.

Tattoo by: Jeremy D Tattoo

Film Director, Alfred Hitchcock, known for creating some of the best psychological thrillers was born on Friday, August 13th.

Tattoo by: Thomas Carli Jarlier



Contrary to popular beliefs, in Italy, the number 13 is considered lucky. In fact, the phrase "fare tredici" which means to do 13 for them means to hit the jackpot. 

Tattoo by: DJ Tamble

Some people try to lay-low on Friday the 13th, but lucky for us many tattoo shops have deals to bring in this day, sometimes including $13 tattoos.

Tattoo by: AD Pancho 

Friday the 13th can be an expensive day for some businesses. One analyst claims that around a billion dollars a year is lost because clients choose not to do serious business transactions of any kind on Friday the 13th.

Tattoo by: Poch Tattoos

 On Friday, November 13th, 2015 astronomers captured video of an unidentified piece of "space junk" that fell and entered Earth's atmosphere. Freaky Friday, right?

Tattoo by: Luiz Lopes


Which fact did you find the most surprising? Comment below!