The day is a mathematical oddity, one when we should pause to remember …… Dylan Thomas died 60 years ago, aged only 39; the atrocities of war on Remembrance Sunday, tomorrow; and typhoon Haiyan, reputedly the largest storm ever recorded, estimated to have caused at least 10,000 deaths in the Philippines.
the ninth of November twenty-thirteen.
the last date this century
with three odd numbers
consecutively arranged in a row.
Nine, eleven, thirteen,
a numerologist’s dream
not to be seen again for ninety-two years.
We should remember today
|9th November 2013 – headline from the Daily Mail
Notes: “It’s Odd Day! Mathematical quirk featuring three consecutive odd numbers happens only five times every 100 years.” This is the last time for 92 years that we will have a day featuring three consecutive odd numbers – the final ‘Odd Day’ of the 21st century. Numerologists claim the Odd Day carries significant meaning and could indicate a weekend of change for many. It is a good day for taking stock and re-evaluation, the significance of three consecutive odd numbers is that it could make us more receptive to new ideas.
- 9/11/13? It’s Odd Day! Mathematical quirk featuring three consecutive odd numbers happens only five time every 100 years (dailymail.co.uk)
- It’s ODD Day! (mrsmancuso.wordpress.com)
- Crowds gather in Ypres for Armistice Day ceremony (itv.com)