Posted Dec 12, 2012By
Wednesday is an auspicious date: 12/12/12 on the calendar, numerologically and astrologically significant, and an easy-enough date to remember as an anniversary or birthday. Likely thousands of people worldwide will marry on the last triple-digit date of the century. Couples will line up at Las Vegas wedding chapels Wednesday as insurance for a lucky start to a new marriage. Likewise, some women have scheduled cesarean-section births to give their offspring a head start — at least numerologically.
Even Pope Benedict is taking advantage of the lucky day, scheduling his much-awaited first tweet for 12/12/12 — although, to be fair, no one has determined whether numerology influenced the holy man’s entrance to the Twittersphere.
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