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2013 (MMXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday in the Gregorian calendar. It was the first year since 1987 to have all four of its digits being different numbers.

Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
Decades: 1980s  1990s  2000s  – 2010s –  2020s  2030s  2040s
Years: 2010 2011 201220132014 2015 2016

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EventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

 
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.

FebruaryEdit

 
The meteor over Chelyabinsk

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

 
The scene after the first of the explosions in Boston, Massachusetts.

MayEdit

 
View of the devastation caused by the 2013 Moore tornado on May 20.

JuneEdit

 
Flooding in Passau, Bavaria, southern Germany, during the floods in Central Europe.
 
Satellite image showing devastating monsoon flooding in northern India.

JulyEdit

 
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.

AugustEdit

 
The discovery of the Olinguito is announced on August 15.

SeptemberEdit

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

OctoberEdit

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

NovemberEdit

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

DecemberEdit

 
Nelson Mandela, who died at age 95 in Johannesburg

Nobel PrizesEdit

Major religious holidaysEdit

In fiction and popular cultureEdit

Comic booksEdit

Computer and video gamesEdit

MoviesEdit

TelevisionEdit

Mathematical interestEdit

  • 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.

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

Hit songsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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.
  4. Charbonneau, Louis (2013-04-02). "U.N. overwhelmingly approves global arms trade treaty". Reuters. 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. http://www.digitalready.gov.au/rolloutmap_NSW.aspx