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Fact Sheet: Is Date 26 Jinxed?

Bengaluru: The 7.5 magnitude quake that rattled Afghanistan, Pakistan and northern India on October 26 has made some analysts wonder if the date 26 is jinxed.

Or is it just a coincidence that many disasters took place on that date?

For example:
North America earthquake 26 January 1700
Krakatau volcanic eruption 26 August 1883
The Rhodes earthquake 26 June 1926
Kansu, China, earthquake 26 December 1932
Turkey earthquake 26 December 1939
Portugal earthquake 26 January 1951
Yugoslavia earthquake 26 July 1963
China earthquake 26 July 1976
Sabah Tidal waves 26 December 1996
Gujarat earthquake 26 January 2001
Bam, Iran, earthquake 26 December 2003
Tsunami in Indian Ocean 26 December 2004
Japan earthquake 26 February 2010
Tasik earthquake 26 June 2010
Taiwan earthquake 26 July 2010
Merapi volcanic eruption 26 October 2010
Afghanistan, Pakistan earthquake 26 October, 2015

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