Ever wonder why some people hate their birthdays? Is it because it’s a reminder that they’re getting old, or maybe they know that they won’t be getting that sweet present they’ve always wanted? Or maybe, it’s because they’ve heard of The Birthday Effect.
According to a Swiss study, there’s a statistical phenomenon that suggests that you might be 14% more likely to die on your birthday, as compared to any other day. While there’s no definite proof, there are some specific and famous examples that do come to mind.