2013 (MMXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday in the Gregorian calendar, the 13th year of the 3rd millennium, the 13th year of the 21st century, and the 4th year of the 2010s decade

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 1980s  1990s  2000s  – 2010s –  2020s  2030s  2040s
Years: 2010 2011 201220132014 2015 2016
2013 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar2013
MMXIII
Ab urbe condita2766
Armenian calendar1462
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԲ
Assyrian calendar6763
Bahá'í calendar169–170
Balinese saka calendar1934–1935
Bengali calendar1420
Berber calendar2963
British Regnal year61 Eliz. 2 – 62 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2557
Burmese calendar1375
Byzantine calendar7521–7522
Chinese calendar壬辰(Water Dragon)
4709 or 4649
    — to —
癸巳年 (Water Snake)
4710 or 4650
Coptic calendar1729–1730
Discordian calendar3179
Ethiopian calendar2005–2006
Hebrew calendar5773–5774
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2069–2070
 - Shaka Samvat1934–1935
 - Kali Yuga5113–5114
Holocene calendar12013
Igbo calendar1013–1014
Iranian calendar1391–1392
Islamic calendar1434–1435
Japanese calendarHeisei 25
(平成25年)
Javanese calendar1946–1947
Juche calendar102
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4346
Minguo calendarROC 102
民國102年
Nanakshahi calendar545
Thai solar calendar2556
Tibetan calendar阳水龙年
(male Water-Dragon)
2139 or 1758 or 986
    — to —
阴水蛇年
(female Water-Snake)
2140 or 1759 or 987
Unix time1356998400 – 1388534399

Events

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January

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One of the bush fires in New South Wales, Australia, viewed from Wagga Wagga.
 
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama at the parade after Barack Obama's second public inauguration on January 21.

February

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John Kerry becomes United States Secretary of State
 
The meteor over Chelyabinsk
 
The scene after the first of the explosions in Boston, Massachusetts.
 
King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
 
View of the devastation caused by the 2013 Moore tornado on May 20.
 
Flooding in Passau, Bavaria, southern Germany, during the floods in Central Europe.
 
Satellite image showing devastating monsoon flooding in northern India.
 
The scene after the train crash in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, on July 6.
 
Aftermath of the train crash in Santiago de Compostela on July 24.

August

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The discovery of the Olinguito is announced on August 15.

September

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Tony Abbott becomes the 28th Prime Minister of Australia after winning the election.

October

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Emergency services doing recovery work in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany, during the St Jude Storm.

November

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Typhoon Haiyan destroyed many towns and cities, and killing thousands of people.

December

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Nelson Mandela, who died at age 95 in Johannesburg

Nobel Prizes

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Major religious holidays

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Comic books

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Computer and video games

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Movies

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Television

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Mathematical interest

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  • The date will comprise four distinct digits, for the first time since 1987.
  • The date will comprise of four consecutive digits, for the first time since 1980.

Births

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Deaths

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References

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  1. "Eurozone and IMF agree 10bn-euro Cyprus bailout deal". BBC Business News. bbc.co.uk. BBC. 17 March 2013. Retrieved 17 March 2013.
  2. "Eurogroup Statement on Cyprus" (PDF). Eurogroup. 25 March 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
  3. "Canada only UN member to pull out of droughts and deserts convention - CTV News". www.ctvnews.ca. 27 March 2013.
  4. Charbonneau, Louis (2013-04-02). "U.N. overwhelmingly approves global arms trade treaty". Reuters. Archived from the original on 2013-04-08. Retrieved 2013-04-08.
  5. "Human stem cells created by cloning". Nature. 2013-05-15. Retrieved 2013-05-15.
  6. "Coup topples Egypt's Morsy; deposed president under 'house arrest'". CNN. July 3, 2013. Retrieved July 11, 2013.
  7. "Bolivia Oldest Man". Associated Press.com. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  8. "Minamata mercury treaty signed at UN conference". THE TIMES OF INDIA. 2013-10-10. Retrieved 2013-10-11.
  9. The New York Times (November 6, 2013). "De Blasio Is Elected New York City Mayor in Landslide". The New York Times. Retrieved November 6, 2013.
  10. "Obama: Iran nuclear deal limits ability to create nuclear weapons". CNN. 24 November 2013. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  11. "Iran agrees to curb nuclear activity at Geneva talks". BBC. 24 November 2013. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  12. Walker, Andrew (7 December 2013). "WTO agrees global trade deal worth $1tn". BBC News. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  13. "China lands Jade Rabbit robot rover on Moon". BBC. 14 December 2013.
  14. "Digital TV Switchover Australia - Rollout map NSW". Archived from the original on 2010-02-09. Retrieved 2010-01-07.