Opening an umbrella indoors brings bad luck. This story originates from a Roman woman who opened her umbrella inside the home. Several seconds later the entire building collapsed.
The Hope Diamond - Its story began in India, where it was taken off of a statue. It then changed hands among various aristocrats but brought with it only misfortune, destruction and financial ruin.
The 1st famous fatal event to transpire on Friday the 13th was the massacre of thousands of Knights Templar in the year 1307 on orders of the French king Philip IV and Pope Clement V.
According to Chinese numerology, the number 4 is fatal and brings about tragic events, even death. Turks, on the other hand, never chew gum at night, associating this with the rotting of dead flesh and thereby possibly attracting a tragic event.
Superstitions are related to wearing all kinds of talismans, casting magic and so on. Many people claim that they don't believe in superstitions, without even thinking that a large majority of the things they do or don't do are also superstitions.
Never use broken or cracked objects. If you are able to fix them, do it, if not - throw them away. Otherwise, you run the risk of not having any luck in love, nor work and to be left wondering why things work out for others but not for you.
In ancient Rome, it was believed that if 12 sorcerers were gathered in one place, the 13th to arrive would be the Devil himself. The terror of the number 13 is strong even today.
Every one of us has had moments of despair, when we have asked ourselves this very question. It is said that for a person to be truly happy, 3 things are needed: a beloved, a favored profession and friends.
Misfortune is a peculiar energy, which repels favorable situations and leads to such circumstances where, no matter how long a person has been moving forward, disappointment will be waiting for them at the end.
Elizabethan era had some superstitions that still exist in today modern world. Superstitions for bad luck, existence of witches and casting spells.