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Historical Events for the Year 2013

  • 1st January » At least 60 people are killed and 200 injured in a 2013 Houphouët-Boigny stampede called stampede after celebrations at Stade Félix Houphouët-Boigny e.g Félix Houphouët-Boigny Stadium in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
  • 4th January » A gunman Kawit shooting named kills eight people in a house-to-house rampage in Kawit, Cavite called Kawit, the Philippines.
  • 9th January » A SeaStreak ferry traveling to lower Manhattan, New York City, crashes into the dock, injuring 85 people.
  • 10th January » More than 100 people are killed and 270 injured in several January 2013 Pakistan bombings or bomb blasts in Pakistan.
  • 11th January » One French soldier and 17 militants are killed in a Bulo Marer hostage rescue attempt called failed attempt to free a French hostage in Bulo Marer, Somalia.
  • 15th January » A Badrashin railway accident or train carrying Egyptian Army recruits derails near Giza, Greater Cairo, killing 19 and injuring 120 others.
  • 16th January » An estimated 41 international workers are In Aménas hostage crisis or taken hostage in an attack in the town of In Aménas, Algeria.
  • 19th January » A failed attempt to assassinate Ahmed Dogan, chairman of the Bulgarian political party Movement for Rights and Freedoms, on live television is foiled by security guards.
  • 25th January » At least 50 people are killed and 120 people are injured in a 2013 Uribana prison riot named prison riot in Barquisimeto, Venezuela.
  • 27th January » 242 people die in a Kiss nightclub fire called nightclub fire in the city of Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul or Santa Maria, Brazil.
  • 29th January » SCAT Airlines Flight 760 crashes near the Kazakhstan or Kazakh city of Almaty, killing 21 people.
  • 31st January » Torre Ejecutiva Pemex explosion e.g An explosion at the Torre Ejecutiva Pemex known as Pemex Executive Tower in Mexico City kills at least 33 people and injures more than 100.
  • 1st February » The Shard, the List of tallest buildings in the European Union called tallest building in the European Union, is opened to the public.
  • 7th February » At least 51 people are killed in a Chibombo bus crash called crash involving a bus and truck in Zambia.
  • 10th February » Thirty-six people are killed and 39 others are injured in a 2013 Kumbh Mela stampede called stampede in Allahabad, India, during the Kumbh Mela festival.
  • 11th February » Pope Benedict XVI announces his resignation from the papacy, the first pontiff to resign in more than half a millennium.
  • 15th February » 2013 Russian meteor event named A meteor explodes over Russia, injuring 1,500 people as a shock wave blows out windows and rocks buildings. This happens unexpectedly only hours before the 'expected' closest ever approach of the larger and unrelated astero
  • 16th February » A February 2013 Quetta bombing known as bomb blast at a market in Hazara Town in Quetta, Pakistan, kills more than 80 people and injures 190 others.
  • 20th February » The smallest Extrasolar planet, Kepler-37b is discovered.
  • 26th February » A hot air balloon 2013 Luxor hot air balloon crash known as crashes near Luxor, Egypt, killing 19 people.
  • 27th February » At least 19 people are killed when a 2013 Kolkata market fire or fire breaks out at an illegal market in Kolkata, India.
  • 27th February » 5 people (including the perpetrator) are killed and 5 others injured in a 2013 Menznau shooting called shooting at a factory in Menznau, Switzerland.
  • 28th February » Pope Benedict XVI Resignation of Pope Benedict XVI e.g resigns as the pope of the Catholic Church becoming the first pope to do so since 1415.
  • 3rd March » A March 2013 Karachi bombing called bomb blast in Karachi, Pakistan, kills at least 45 people and injured 180 others in a predominately Shia Muslim area.
  • 13th March » Pope Francis is elected, in the 2013 papal conclave called papal conclave, as the List of popes named 266th Pope of the Catholic Church.
  • 17th March » The largest meteorite (since NASA started observing the moon in 2005) hit the moon.
  • 22nd March » At least 37 people are killed and 200 are injured after a 2013 Thailand refugee camp fire called fire destroys a camp containing Burma e.g Burmese refugees near Ban Mae, Thailand.
  • 29th March » At least 36 people are killed when a 16-floor 2013 Dar es Salaam building collapse or building collapses in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • 3rd April » More than 50 people die in 2013 Argentina floods or floods resulting from record-breaking rainfall in La Plata and Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • 4th April » More than 70 people are killed in a 2013 Thane building collapse known as building collapse in Thane, India.
  • 15th April » Boston Marathon bombings or Two bombs explode near the finish line at the 2013 Boston Marathon or Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts, killing three people and injuring 264 others.
  • 16th April » A 7.8-Moment magnitude scale e.g magnitude 2013 Sistan and Baluchestan earthquake known as earthquake strikes Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran, killing at least 35 people and injuring 117 others.
  • 17th April » West Fertilizer Company explosion called An explosion at a fertilizer plant in the city of West, Texas, kills 15 people and injures 160 others.
  • 18th April » A 18 April 2013 Baghdad bombing e.g suicide bombing in a Baghdad cafe kills 27 people and injures another 65.
  • 19th April » Boston Marathon bombings suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev is killed in a shootout with police. His brother Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is captured while hiding in a boat inside a backyard in Watertown, Massachusetts.
  • 22nd April » 6 people die in a 2013 Belgorod shooting known as shooting in Belgorod, Russia.
  • 22nd April » The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrest and charge two men with 2013 VIA Rail Canada terrorism plot or plotting to disrupt a Toronto area train service in a plot claimed to be backed by Al-Qaeda elements.
  • 24th April » A 2013 Savar building collapse called building collapses near Dhaka, Bangladesh, killing 1,129 people and injuring 2,500 others.
  • 29th April » A powerful 2013 Prague explosion e.g explosion occurs in an office building in Prague, Czech Republic, believed to have been caused by natural gas, injures 43 people.
  • 30th April » Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdication abdicates and Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander becomes Monarchy of the Netherlands King of the Netherlands.
  • 6th May » Ariel Castro kidnappings known as Three women missing for more than a decade are found alive in the U.S. city of Cleveland, Ohio. Ariel Castro, is taken into custody.
  • 7th May » 27 people are killed and more than 30 injured, when a tanker truck crashes and 2013 Ecatepec de Morelos gas tanker explosion e.g explodes outside Mexico City.
  • 10th May » One World Trade Center becomes the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere.
  • 11th May » At least 46 people are killed in a 2013 Reyhanlı bombings called bombing in Reyhanlı, Turkey.
  • 14th May » Nigerian President of Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan declares a state of emergency in the northeast states of Borno State Borno, Yobe State Yobe and Adamawa State Adamawa due to the terrorist activities of Boko Haram.
  • 15th May » An May 2013 Iraq attacks called upsurge in violence in Iraq leaves more than 389 people dead over three days.
  • 17th May » Two Metro-North Railroad named Metro-North commuter trains Fairfield train crash known as collide near Bridgeport, Connecticut injuring at least 72 people.
  • 20th May » An Enhanced Fujita Scale EF5 2013 Moore tornado tornado strikes the Oklahoma City suburb of Moore, Oklahoma Moore, killing 24 people and injuring 377 others.
  • 23rd May » The Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River I-5 Skagit River Bridge collapse named collapses in Mount Vernon, Washington.
  • 25th May » Suspected Naxalite named Maoist rebels kill at least 28 people and injure 32 others in 2013 Naxal attack in Darbha valley named an attack on a convoy of Indian National Congress politicians in Chhattisgarh, India.
  • 30th May » Nigeria passes a law Same-sex marriage in Nigeria or banning same-sex marriage.
  • 31st May » The asteroid (285263) 1998 QE2 1998 QE2 and its Natural satellite moon make their List of asteroid close approaches to Earth closest approach to Earth for the next two centuries.
  • 3rd June » The United States v. Manning or trial of United States Army private Chelsea Manning for leaking classified material to WikiLeaks begins in Fort Meade, Maryland.
  • 23rd June » Nik Wallenda becomes the first man to Skywire Live or successfully walk across the Grand Canyon on a Tightrope walking or tight rope.
  • 24th June » Former Prime Minister of Italy called Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is 2013 Silvio Berlusconi conviction e.g found guilty of abusing his power and having sex with an underage prostitute, and is sentenced to seven years in prison.
  • 25th June » Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani becomes the 8th List of emirs of Qatar known as Emir of Qatar.
  • 26th June » The Supreme Court of the United States U.S. Supreme Court United States v. Windsor rules that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and in violation of the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution Fifth Amendment to the Uni
  • 26th June » Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani became Prime Minister of Qatar.
  • 27th June » NASA launches the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, a space probe to observe the Sun.
  • 1st July » Croatia becomes the Accession of Croatia to the European Union named 28th member of the European Union.
  • 1st July » The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) begins its operative peacekeeping mandate in Mali.
  • 13th July » George Zimmerman is found State of Florida v. George Zimmerman called not guilty in the shooting of Trayvon Martin.
  • 16th July » As many as 27 children die and 25 others are hospitalized after Bihar school meal poisoning incident e.g eating lunch served at their school in eastern India.
  • 18th July » The Government of Detroit, with up to $20 billion in debt, files for the Detroit bankruptcy called largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.
  • 10th August » The 2013 World Championships in Athletics known as World Championships in Athletics takes place in Moscow, Russia.
  • 14th August » Egypt declares a state of emergency as security forces August 2013 Egyptian raids e.g kill hundreds of demonstrators supporting former president Mohamed Morsi.
  • 15th August » The Smithsonian announces the discovery of the olinguito, the first new carnivoran species found in the Americas in 35 years.
  • 16th August » The ferry MV St. Thomas Aquinas or 'St. Thomas Aquinas' collides with a cargo ship and sinks at Cebu, Philippines, killing 61 people and 59 others missing.
  • 19th August » A Dhamara Ghat train accident or train accident in India kills at least 37 people and injures over a dozen.
  • 21st August » Hundreds of people are reported killed by 2013 Ghouta attacks e.g chemical attacks in the Ghouta region of Syria.
  • 23rd August » A 2013 Palmasola prison riot known as riot at the Palmasola prison complex in Santa Cruz de la Sierra named Santa Cruz, Bolivia, kills 31 people.
  • 25th August » Six people die and 22 are injured when a 2013 Mexico train accident known as train derails in Huimanguillo (municipality) or Huimanguillo, Tabasco, Mexico.
  • 26th August » Nationwide Million People March named protests are held across the Philippines over the Priority Development Assistance Fund scam.
  • 27th August » The 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots called riots between two religious communities started at Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh, India.
  • 2nd September » The new Eastern span replacement of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge or eastern span of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge opened to traffic, being the widest bridge in the world.
  • 8th September » Eleven people are killed in a Valea Lupului minibus train collision e.g train collision in Iași County, Romania.
  • 11th September » A 400 km long human chain called Catalan Way is organized by the Assemblea Nacional Catalana for the independence of Catalonia
  • 13th September » Taliban insurgents 2013 attack on U.S. consulate in Herat or attack the United States consulate in Herat, Afghanistan, with two members of the Afghan National Police reported dead and about 20 civilians injured.
  • 16th September » A gunman Washington Navy Yard shooting called kills twelve people at the Washington Navy Yard known as Navy Yard in Washington, D.C.
  • 18th September » Cygnus Orb-D1 is launched into space.
  • 21st September » Al-Shabaab (militant group) or al-Shabaab Islamic militants Westgate shopping mall attack named attack the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, killing at least 67 people.
  • 22nd September » At least 75 people are killed in a Peshawar church attack e.g suicide bombing at a All Saints Church, Peshawar or church in Peshawar, Pakistan.
  • 24th September » A Moment magnitude scale named 7.7-magnitude 2013 Pakistan earthquake or earthquake strikes southern Pakistan, killing more than 327 people.
  • 29th September » Over 42 people are Gujba college massacre named killed by members of Boko Haram at the College of Agriculture in Gujba, Nigeria.
  • 1st October » The Federal government of the United States named U.S. federal government United States federal government shutdown of 2013 e.g shuts down non-essential services after it is unable to pass a budget measure.
  • 3rd October » At least 134 migrants are killed when their boat 2013 Mediterranean Sea migrant shipwreck e.g sinks near the Italian island of Lampedusa.
  • 3rd October » The Gambia withdraws from the Commonwealth of Nations.
  • 12th October » 51 people are killed after a truck 2013 Peru bus disaster called veers off a cliff in La Convencion Province in Peru.
  • 15th October » A 7.2-Surface wave magnitude or magnitude 2013 Bohol earthquake called earthquake strikes the Philippines, resulting in more than 215 deaths.
  • 16th October » Lao Airlines Flight 301 crashes on approach to Pakse International Airport in Laos, killing 49 people.
  • 19th October » At least 105 people have been injured in a 2013 Buenos Aires train crash or train crash at the Once railway station in Buenos Aires.
  • 21st October » 2013 Harbin smog called Record smog closes schools, roadways, and the airport in Harbin, China.
  • 22nd October » The Australian Capital Territory becomes the first Australian jurisdiction to legalize same-sex marriage with the Marriage Equality Legislation Australian Capital Territory, 2013
  • 28th October » 5 people are killed and 38 are injured after a 2013 Tiananmen Square attack named car crashes into barriers just outside the Forbidden City in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China.
  • 29th October » Turkey opens a Marmaray known as sea tunnel connecting Europe and Asia across the Bosphorus Strait in Istanbul.
  • 3rd November » A Solar eclipse of November 3, 2013 named solar eclipse sweeps across Africa, Europe and the Eastern United States.
  • 5th November » India launches the Mars Orbiter Mission, its List of Solar System probes or first interplanetary probe.
  • 8th November » Typhoon Haiyan, one of the List of tropical cyclone records or strongest storms in history hits the Visayas region in the Philippines. The typhoon killed 6,201 people as of 29 January 2014 and was considered the deadliest Typhoons in the Philippines or ty
  • 17th November » Fifty people are killed when Tatarstan Airlines Flight 363 crashes at Kazan Airport, Russia.
  • 17th November » A rare late-season tornado outbreak strikes the Midwest. Illinois and Indiana are most affected with tornado reports as far north as lower Michigan. In all around six dozen tornadoes touch down in approximately an 11-hour time period, including seven EF3
  • 18th November » NASA launches the MAVEN probe to Mars.
  • 19th November » A 2013 Iranian embassy bombing known as double suicide bombing at the List of diplomatic missions of Iran or Iranian embassy in Beirut kills 23 people and injures 160 others.
  • 21st November » A supermarket Riga supermarket roof collapse or roof collapse in Riga, Zolitude killing 54 people.
  • 24th November » Iran signs an interim Geneva interim agreement on Iranian nuclear program agreement with the P5+1 P5+1 countries, limiting its Nuclear program of Iran nuclear program in exchange for reduced Sanctions against Iran sanctions.
  • 28th November » A 2013 Borazjan earthquake called 5.6 earthquake in Iran kills seven people and injures 45.
  • 29th November » LAM Mozambique Airlines Flight 470 crashes in Namibia, killing 33 people.
  • 1st December » At least four are dead and 63 are injured following a Metro-North Railroad train December 2013 Spuyten Duyvil derailment called derailment near Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx, New York City.
  • 9th December » At least seven are dead and 63 are injured following a 2013 Bintaro train crash named train accident near Bintaro, Indonesia.
  • 10th December » The life of Nelson Mandela is celebrated in a Death and state funeral of Nelson Mandela named memorial service at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg.
  • 20th December » China successfully China National Space Administration known as launches the Bolivian Túpac Katari 1 from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center.
  • 29th December » A December 2013 Volgograd bombings suicide bomb attack at the Volgograd railway station Volgograd-1 railway station in the southern Russia Russian city of Volgograd kills at least 18 people and wounds 40 others.
  • 30th December » More than 100 people are killed when anti-government forces December 2013 Kinshasa attacks or attack key buildings in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.