First Quarter 2013

This includes events of January 2013, February 2013, and March 2013.

   

January 2013

Week 1, Week 2, Week 3, Week 4, and week 5 can be connected.

January 11 – The French military begins a five-month intervention into the Northern Mali conflict, targeting the militant Islamist Ansar Dine group.[1][2] January 16–20 – Thirty-nine international workers and one security guard die in a hostage crisis at a natural gas facility near In Aménas, Algeria.[3][4][5][6]

February 2013

Week 5, Week 6, Week 7, week 8, and week 9 can be connected.

February 12 – North Korea conducts its third underground nuclear test, prompting widespread condemnation and tightened economic sanctions from the international community.[7][8] February 15 – A meteor explodes over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, injuring 1,491 people and damaging over 4,300 buildings. It is the most powerful meteor to strike Earth's atmosphere in over a century.[9] The incident, along with a coincidental flyby of a larger asteroid, prompts international concern regarding the vulnerability of the planet to meteor strikes.[10][11] February 21 – American scientists use a 3D printer to create a living lab-grown ear from collagen and animal ear cell cultures. In the future, it is hoped, similar ears could be grown to order as transplants for human patients suffering from ear trauma or amputation.[12] February 28 – Benedict XVI resigns as pope, becoming the first to do so since Gregory XII in 1415, and the first to do so voluntarily since Celestine V in 1294.[13]

March 2013

week 9, week 10, week 11, week 12, week 13, and 2013 week 14 can be connected.

March 13 – Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina is elected the 266th pope, whereupon he takes the name Francis[14][15][16] and becomes the first Jesuit pope, the first pope from the Americas, and the first pope from the Southern Hemisphere.[17] March 24 – 2012–2013 Central African Republic conflict: Central African Republic President François Bozizé flees to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, after rebel forces capture the nation's capital, Bangui.[18][19][20] March 25 – The European Union agrees to a €10 billion economic bailout for Cyprus. The bailout loan will be equally split between the European Financial Stabilisation Mechanism, the European Financial Stability Facility, and the International Monetary Fund. The deal precipitates a banking crisis in the island nation.[21][22] March 27 – Canada becomes the first country to withdraw from the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification.[23]

Other history

Prehistory including early prehistory, middle prehistory, and late prehistory can be connected. Antiquity including the early 3rd millennium BC, late 3rd millennium BC, early 2nd millennium BC, late 2nd millennium BC, and early 1st millennium BC can be connected. Classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history can be connected.

Other modern history including the 16th century and 17th century can be connected. The 18th century including the early 18th century, early mid 18th century, mid 18th century, late mid 18th century, and late 18th century can be connected. The 19th century including the early 19th century, early mid 19th century, mid 19th century, late mid 19th century, and late 19th century can be connected.

The 20th century including the early 20th century and early mid 20th century can be connected. The mid 20th century including the early 1940s, late 1940s, early 1950s, and late 1950s can be connected. The late mid 20th century including the early 1960s, late 1960s, early 1970s, and late 1970s can be connected.

The late 20th century including the early 1980s and late 1980s can be connected. The early 1990s including 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994,, and 1995 can be connected. The late 1990s including 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 can be connected.

Other early 21st century

The early 2000s including 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 can be connected.

The late 2000s including 2006 can be connected. 2007 including the first quarter 2007, second quarter 2007, third quarter 2007, and fourth quarter 2007 can be connected. 2008 including the first quarter 2008, second quarter 2008, third quarter 2008, and fourth quarter 2008 can be connected. 2009 including the first quarter 2009, second quarter 2009, third quarter 2009, and fourth quarter 2009 can be connected. 2010 including the first quarter 2010, second quarter 2010, third quarter 2010, and fourth quarter 2010 can be connected.

Other early 2010s

2011 including the first quarter 2011, second quarter 2011, third quarter 2011, and fourth quarter 2011 can be connected.

2012 including the first quarter 2012 and second quarter 2012 can be connected. The third quarter 2012 including July 2012, August 2012, and September 2012 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2012 including October 2012, November 2012, and December 2012 can be connected.

Other 2013

The second quarter 2013 can be connected. April 2013 including 2013 week 14, 2013 week 15, 2013 week 16, 2013 week 17, and 2013 week 18 can be connected. May 2013 including 2013 week 18, 2013 week 19, 2013 week 20, and 2013 week 21 can be connected. June 2013 can be connected. The third quarter 2013 including July 2013, August 2013, and September 2013 can be connected.

Fourth quarter 2013

October 2013 including 2014 week 40, 2014 week 41, 2014 week 42, 2013 week 43, and 2014 week 44 can be connected. November 2013 including 2013 week 44, 2013 week 45, 2013 week 46, 2013 week 47, and 2013 week 58 can be connected. December 2013 including 2013 week 49, 2013 week 50, 2013 week 52, 2013 week 52, and 2013 week 53 can be connected.

2014 including the second quarter 2014, third quarter 2015, and fourth quarter 2014 can be connected. The first quarter 2014 can be connected. January 2014 including 2014 week 2, 2014 week 3, 2013 week 4, and 2014 week 5 can be connected. 2014 week 1 has no specific mention of events of the first quarter reported.

February 2014 including 2014 week 5, 2014 week 6, 2014 week 7, 2014 week 8, and 2014 week 9 can be connected. March 2014 including 2014 week 9, 2014 week 10, 2014 week 11, 2014 week 12, 2014 week 13, and 2014 week 14 can be connected.

2015 including the first quarter 2015, second quarter 2015, third quarter 2015, and fourth quarter 2015 can be connected.

The late 2010s including 2016 can be connected. 2016 including the first quarter 2016, second quarter 2016, and third quarter 2016 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2016 including October 2016 and November 2016 can be connected.

Future

The future including the near future, middle future, and far future can be connected.

Sociology

Sociology including peoples of the world, communities, and social structure and change can be used to examine January 2013, February 2013, and March 2013.

Peoples of the world

Peoples of the world including major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be used to examine January 2013, February 2013, and March 2013.

Nations

Nations such as South Africa, South Korea, Burma, Colombia, Spain, Ukraine, Tanzania, Argentina, Kenya, Poland, Algeria can be used to examine January 2013, February 2013, and March 2013.

Western Civilization

Western Civilization including Anglic, Latin, Northeast European, and Germanic peoples can be used to examine January 2013, February 2013, and March 2013. Italy can be connected.

Anglic peoples can be used to examine March 2013. The United Kingdom can be connected. Anglo-American peoples including those of the United States can be connected.

Latin peoles including Hispanic and Lusitanic peoples can be used to examine March 2013. France can be connected.

Hispanic peoples such as those of Mexico can be connected. Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

Germanic peoples such as those of Germany can be connected. Northeast European peoples such as those of Russia can be connected.

Asiatic peoples

Asiatic peoples including Oriental, South Sian, Southeast Asian, and Middle Eastern peoples can be used to examine February 2013 and March 2013. Thailand can be connected.

Middle Eastern peoples such as those of Turkey can be connected. Egypt can be connected. Persian peoples such as thoe of Iran can be connected.

South Asian peoples

South Asian peoples such as those of India and Pakistan can be used to examine March 2013. Bangladesh can be connected. India can be used to examine February 2013 and March 2013. Pakistan can be used to examine March 2013.

Oriental peoples

Oriental peoples such as those of China can be used to examine February 2013 and March 2013. Japan can be connected. China can be used to examine January 2013, February 2013, and March 2013. Xi Jinping succeded Hu Jintao as President of China.

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples including Southeast Asian Island peoples can be used to examine March 2013. Vietnam can be connected.

Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those of Indonesia can be connected. Philippines can be connected. Indonesia can be used to examine March 2013.

African peoples

African peoples incluing East African and West African peoples can be used to examine March 2013. Congo DR can be connected.

East African peoples such as those of Ethiopia can be connected. West African peoples such as those of Nigeria can be connected.

American Indian peoples

American Indian peoples including Middle American Indian, South American Indian, and North American Indian peoples can be used to examine January 2013, February 2013, and March 2013. Mexico can be connected.

Middle American Indian peoples can be used to examine March 2013. The southwestern United States can be connected. South American Indian peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. North American Indian peols can be used to examine March 2013. Peoples such as those of the United States can be connected.

Communities

Communities such as Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow, Los Angeles, Calcutta, Dacca, Buenos Aires, Istanbul, Rio de Janeiro, Shenzhen, Lagos, Paris, Nagoya, Lima, Chicago, Kinshasa, Tianjin, Chennai, Bengaluru, London, Saigon, Donguan, Hyderabad can be used to examine January 2013, February 2013, and March 2013.

Social mechanics

Social mechanics including social change, social types, and social structure can be used to examine January 2013, February 2013, and March 2013.

Social change including social change factors and social change processes can be connected. Particular changes and movements including the industrial revolution, agrarian revolution, and agricultural revolution can be connected.

Social types including industrial society, agrarian society, horticultural society, and hunting and gathering society can be connected. Social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure can be connected.

Institutions

Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family can be connected.

Religion including religious organization, and religious practice can be connected. Particular religions including Abrahamic religion, Asiatic religion, pagan religion, and secularism can be connected.

Government including particular governments, government activities, government structure, and law can be connected. Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activities can be connected. Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be connected. Family including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marrige can be connected.

Culture

Behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs can be connected. Conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and language can be connected. Material culture including miscellaneous artifacts, communications technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building technology, and industrial technology can be connected.

Anthropology including physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be connected. Particular groups can be connected. Human geography including European geography, Asian geography, African geography, North American geography, South American geography, and Oceanic geography can be connected. Human ecology including human effects on the environment, relations with other life forms, and environmental effects on people can be connected.

Personal studies including biography, psychology, and the human body can be connected. Science including astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, and physics can be connected.


Created 4 Mar 2013 Last updated 15 Jan 2018