'Odd Day' and other odd dates

Published On: Nov 11 2011 08:22:09 AM CST   Updated On: Nov 13 2015 02:02:34 PM CST

With Friday marking "Odd Day," the last day with consecutive odd integers (11/13/15) this century, here are some other intriguing dates that have been the source of fascination and speculation.

Odd dates 8 - Beijing 2008
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08/08/08 – Opening ceremonies for the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, China were held on Aug. 8 at 8 p.m. The number eight is considered auspicious in Chinese culture and traditions because its pronunciation sounds similar to the words for prosper, wealth and fortune in various regional dialects.

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