December 12, 2012 or 12-12-12 was the last date of its kind - when all three numericals in a date are the same - for the next 88 years.The next time this will happen is on January 1, 2101, or 01-01-01.Even so, special date patterns occur more often than you might think.According to popular belief, 12-12-12 is a lucky date that will bring good fortune.Many engaged couples plan to hold their weddings on December 12, 2012, while some expectant parents hope to deliver their baby on that date.
In countries that use the 12-hour time format, there will even be two instances of per time zone: first just after midnight ( a.m.), then just after midday ( p.m.).
Create a Countdown to the event in your Time Zone Countless internet sources also claim that the end of the World, as prophecised by the Mayans, will occur on this date. For centuries, doomsdayers and self-styled prophets have claimed to know about the end of the world, emphasizing that their version of the apocalypse will come true.
However, the Mayan Calendar ends on December 21, 2012 and not on December, 12, 2012. The practical and numerological significance of the number 12 is attributed not least to its mathematical properties.
The best doomsday prophecies in history For most people, 12-12-12 is nothing but a fun fact, and December 12, 2012 will be a day like any other. There are few small numbers that can be evenly divided by so many subsets.
The number 12 has a great significance in many cultures.
In western tradition, it is commonly associated with completeness and seen as a perfect and harmonious unit.