|Calvary by Paolo Veronese, 16th century|
On Good Friday in 1930, the BBC reported, “There is no news.” Instead, they played piano music.
The 1964 Good Friday Earthquake, the most powerful earthquake in USA history at a magnitude of 9.2 strikes killed 125 people in South Central Alaska and inflicted massive damage to the city of Anchorage.
Crucifixion in the Philippines is a devotional practice held every Good Friday, and are part of the local observance of Holy Week. Devotees or penitents called magdarame in Kapampangan are willingly crucified in imitation of Jesus Christ’s suffering and death.