It’s the 13th of the month today and while many people consider 13 an unlucky number, for some it’s downright terrifying. Take, for example, Arnold Schoenberg.
Fun Fact of the day:
Arnold Schoenberg was an Austrian-born composer and considered to be one of the most influential composers of the 20th century. Schoenberg also happened to suffer from triskaidekaphobia: the fear of the number 13.
Unfortunately for the great composer, his death befit in 1951 his phobia. He died at age 76 (7 + 6 = 13) on Friday the 13th.
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In case you missed it:
A Port Alberni elementary school named after a controversial figure from the city’s past will be getting a new name. The education board unanimously voted to remove A.W. Neill from the school’s name due to the past MP’s “racist actions” against Japanese-Canadians.
‘Racist’ MP’s name removed from Port Alberni school https://t.co/UhGTOThHFK
— Vernon Morning Star (@VernonNews) February 12, 2020
Video of the day:
Sidney Crosby’s golden goal recently had its 10th anniversary, which means it’s time to relive it.
On this day, 9 years ago: Sidney Crosby scores the Golden Goal pic.twitter.com/qNjCd4rqQm
— Gino Hard (@Ginohard_) February 28, 2019