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Wednesday

Woden-es or Odin-es Day, called by the French “Mercredi” (Mercury's Day). The Persians regard it as a “red-letter day,” because the moon was created on the fourth day. (Genesis iv. 14-19.)

But the last Wednesday of November is called “Black Wednesday.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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