QUADRIVIUM

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UPDATE 4:30PM –  HT to The Point, the phenomenon last occurred 476 years ago, January 13th, 1520. 

And, for all you word geeks out there, there’s actually a name for those that fear Friday the 13th – paraskevidekatriaphobic.  Your triple word score for the day. 

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So, it’s Friday the 13th.  And not only is it merely thirteen days into October; if you wrote out the date—10.13.2006—the integers will actually add up to thirteen.

(When you enter the numbers into the computer and press the button, the timer will reset to 108 minutes.) 

I heard on the radio this that a Harvard mathematician somewhere looked it up and learned that this last happened some 400 years ago.  Someone with acumen in numbers that far exceeds mine can try to look up the actual date. 

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Written by taj

October 13, 2006 at 3:13 pm

Posted in For to Be a Geek

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