2014 Week 1

This includes events from Wednesday, January 1, 2014 through Saturday, January 4, 2014

   

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Thursday, January 2, 2014

Friday, January 3, 2014

Saturday January 4, 2014

Events of the first few days of 2014 include various events among Anglo-American peoples. Latin peoples have a few events. Hispanic peoples have one uncategorized event. Hispanic Mexican American peoples have one reported event. Italian peoples have one. Germanic peoples have no reported events. Northeast european peoples have a few events. Middle Eastern peoples have various events. Islamic unrest continued in Egypt. Persian peoples had nothing reported. In India, there were a couple of disasters. Nothing was reported in Pakistan. Oriental peoples had nothing reported in China or Japan. Southeast Asian peoples had nothing reported in the Southeaast asian mainland, but a few in the Southeast Asian islands. There were a few events in Indonesia. African peoples had a few events among East African peoples, but nothing in West Africa, Central Africa, or Southern Africa. Nothing was reported among American Indian peoples.

Other History

Earlier periods of history including prehistory, antiquity, and classical and medieval history can be connected.

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

Other 20th century history including the early 20th century, early mid 20th century and mid 20th century can be connected.

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

January 2, 2014 The Swedish Academy releases secret documents of the 1963 Nobel Prize in Literature that ultimately was awarded the Greek poet Giorgos Seferis, revealing that writers such as Samuel Becket and Vladimir Nabokov were dismissed early in the selection process.(Svenska Dagbladet)

The late 20th century including the early 1980s, late 1980s, early 1990s, and late 1990s 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 and 2007 can be connected.

January 2, 2014 Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is in critical condition following renal failure after being in a coma since 2006. (CNN)

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.

January 1, 2014 War in Somalia (2009–present) 11 people are killed in bomb attacks outside a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu. (Standard Media), (Reuters)

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, second quarter 2012, third quarter 2012, and fourth quarter 2012 can be connected.

2013

The first quarter 2013 including January 2013, February 2013, and March 2014 can be connected. The second quarter 2013 including April 2013, May 2013, and June 2013 can be connected.

The third quarter 2013 including July 2013 and August 2013 can be connected. September 2013 including 2013 week 36, 2013 week 37, 2013 week 38, 2013 week 39, and 2013 week 40 can be connected.

January 3, 2014 South Sudanese conflict (2013–present): The United States evacuates additional diplomatic personnel at its embassy in Juba due to the deteriorating security situation. (The Hill)

January 3, 2014 Islamist unrest in Egypt (2013–present): Thirteen people are killed in clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters, police and opponents. (Reuters) (Sky News)

Fourth quarter 2013

October 2013 including 2013 week 40, 2013 week 41, 2013 week 42, 2013 week 43, and 2013 week 44 can be connected. November 2013 including 2013 week 44, 2013 week 45, 2013 week 46, 2013 week 46, and 2014 week 48 can be connected.

January 4, 2014 Majid al-Majid, the chief of the Abdullah Azzam Brigades militant group that was accused of being responsible for a double suicide bombing in front of the Iranian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, in November 2013, dies in custody in a military hospital in Beirut. (BBC)

December 2013 including 2013 week 49, 2013 week 50, 2013 week 51, and 2013 week 52 can be connected. 2013 week 53 can be connected.

Other periods of 2014 can be connected. Other periods of the first quarter 2014 can be connected. Other weeks of January 2014 including 2014 week 2, 2014 week 3, 2014 week 4, and 2014 week 5 can be connected. February 2014 including 2014 week 5, 2014 week 6, 2014 week 7, 2014 week 8, and 2014 week 9 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 connected.

Peoples of the world

Peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected.

Nations such as Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Mali, Ecuador, Cambodia, Malawi, Zambia, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Chad, Cuba, Belgium, Greece, Rwanda, Tunisia, Portugal, Czech Republic, Bolivia, Guinea, Burundi, Haiti, Hungary, Somalia, Sweden, Belarus, Dominican Republic, Azerbaijan, Benin, Austria, can be connected.

Western Civilization

Western Civilization including Anglic peoples, Latin peoples, Germanic peoples, and Northeast European peoples can be connected. Poland can be connected.

Anglic peoples

Anglic peoples including Anglo-American peoples can be connected. The United Kingdom can be connected.

January 3, 2014 A deep area of low pressure named Anne brings strong winds, high tides and coastal flooding to parts of Western England, Wales, Scotland, France and Ireland. (BBC)

Anglo-American peoples including the United States can be connected.

January 1, 2014 Bill de Blasio is sworn in as the 109th Mayor of New York City. (AP via USA Today)

January 1, 2014 Catholic priest Rev. Eric Freed was found bludgeoned to death in the rectory of his church in Eureka California. Suspect Gary Lee Bullock was arrested, and had been jailed, hospitalized and released due to erratic behavior just before the killing. Freed was named by the Vatican as one of 22 Catholic priests and religious who were killed during 2013 (Spero News Seattle PI)

January 1, 2014 Recreational marijuana stores open in Colorado. (CNN)

January 1, 2014 A three-story building, housing apartments and a grocery store, explodes and burns in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, Minnesota, injuring 13 people, some critically. (CNN)

January 2, 2014 Fisker Automotive in bankruptcy, asks the judge to reject the official creditors' committee's plan for an auction. The proposed auction would be based on an initial $24.725 million bid from the U.S. unit of Wanxiang Group, a major auto parts concern in China. (Reuters)

January 2, 2014 The East Coast of the United States braces itself for the first Nor'easter of the season set to bring below normal temperatures and heavy snow in places and prompting the governors of Massachusetts, New York, and New Jersey to declare state emergencies. (NBC)(CNN)

January 3, 2014 A winter storm hits the Northeastern United States, bringing snow to the region, affecting travel, and killing thirteen people. (NBC News)

Latin peoples

Latin peoples including Italian, French, Hispanic and Lusitanic peoples can be connected. Argentina can be connected.

French peoples such as those of France can be connected.

Hispanic peoples

Hispanic peoples including Hispanic Mexican American peoples and Hispanic Colombian American peoples can be connected. Spain can be connected.

January 3, 2014 Paraguay announces withdrawal of its recognition of the Sahrawi Republic. (The Maghreb Daily)

Hispanic Mexican American peoples such as those of Mexico can be connected.

January 3, 2014 Authorities confirm the arrest of El Chino Ántrax, a high-ranking Sinaloa Cartel leader, in the Netherlands. (UT-San Diego)

Hispanic Colombian American peoples such as those of Colombia can be connected.

Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

Italian peoples such as those of Italy can be connected.

January 2, 2014 The Italian navy rescues 233 migrants from an overcrowded boat at risk of sinking in rough waters in the Mediterranean Sea. The boat was spotted about 80 miles south of the Italian island of Lampedusa. (CNN)

Germanic peoples such as those of Germany can be connected.

Northeast European peoples including East Slavic peoples can be connected. Ukraine can be connected.

January 1, 2014 Jamal al-Jamal, a Palestinian ambassador to the Czech Republic, is killed in an explosion near his home in Prague. (Reuters), (CNN)

East Slavic peoples such as those of Russia can be connected.

Asiatic peoples

Asiatic peoples including Middle Eastern, South Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples can be connected. Algeria can be connected.

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

January 1, 2014 Syrian Civil War spillover in Lebanon: Sources confirm that Lebanon has captured Majid bin Mohammad al-Majid, leader of the al-Qaeda-linked group Abdullah Azzam Brigades responsible for the recent bombing of the Iranian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. (The Daily Star) (Reuters)

January 2, 2014 Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal): Armed tribesmen and ISIS militants control the Iraqi cities of Fallujah and Ramadi, after days of violence that erupted as a protest camp was removed. (Al Bawaba), (AFP)

January 2, 2014 13 people are killed in a suicide bombing in Balad Ruz, near Baqubah. (Abram Online)

January 2, 2014 Syrian Civil War spillover in Lebanon: Five people are killed and 20 wounded in a car bomb which hit a southern suburb of the Lebanese capital Beirut. (BBC)

January 2, 2014 Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is in critical condition following renal failure after being in a coma since 2006. (CNN)

January 3, 2014 Armed conflicts and attacks Israeli–Palestinian conflict An 85-year old man dies during Israeli suppression of a violent riot at Kufr Qaddoum near Nablus; he is the first Palestinian casualty from conflict with Israel in 2014. (The Guardian)

January 4, 2014 Anbar conflict: The Iraqi government loses control of Fallujah to Islamist militants. (Al Jazeera)

January 4, 2014 Majid al-Majid, the chief of the Abdullah Azzam Brigades militant group that was accused of being responsible for a double suicide bombing in front of the Iranian embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, in November 2013, dies in custody in a military hospital in Beirut. (BBC)

Egypt can be connected.

January 3, 2014 Islamist unrest in Egypt (2013–present): Thirteen people are killed in clashes between Muslim Brotherhood supporters, police and opponents. (Reuters) (Sky News)

Persian peoples such as those of Iran can be connected.

South Asian peoples such as those of Bangladesh can be connected.

India can be connected.

January 2, 2014 A bus plunges off a cliff into a 400-foot ravine in Malshej Ghat, in western India, killing at least 30 people and injuring ten others. (The Independent) (MSN)

January 4, 2014 Disasters and accidents A three-story building under construction collapses in the southern Indian state of Goa, killing at least 14 people. (Reuters via Voice of America)

Pakistan can be connected.

Oriental peoples such as those of China and Japan can be connected. South Korea can be connected.

China can be connected. Japan can be connected.

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples including Mainland Southeast Asian and Southeast Asian island peoples can be connected. Burma can be connected.

Mainland Southeast Asian peoples

Mainland Southeast Asian peoples such as those of Vietnam can be connected. Thailand can be connected.

Vietnam can be connected.

Southeast Asian Island peoples

Southast Asian Island peoples such as those of Indonesia can be connected. The Philippines can be connected.

January 3, 2014 Health The Philippine Department of Health declares a measles outbreak in Metro Manila. (Solar News)

Indonesia can be connected.

January 1, 2014 Police in Indonesia exchange gunfire with suspected militants near Jakarta, killing six people. (ABC)

January 1, 2014 Indonesia's Sinabung volcano erupts, displacing more than 19,000 people. (ABC News)

African peoples

African peoples including Eastern African, Western African, Central African, and Southern African peoples can be connected. Kenya can be connected.

East African peoples including Northern East African peoples can be connected. Tanzania can be connected.

January 3, 2014 South Sudanese conflict (2013–present): The United States evacuates additional diplomatic personnel at its embassy in Juba due to the deteriorating security situation. (The Hill)

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

January 1, 2014 War in Somalia (2009–present) 11 people are killed in bomb attacks outside a hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu. (Standard Media), (Reuters)

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

Central African peoples such as those of Congo DR can be connected.

Southern African peoples including those of South Africa can be connected.

American Indian peoples

American Indian peoples including Middle American Indian, South American Indian, and North American Indian peoples can be connected. Argentina can be connected.

Middle American Indian peoples including Southwestern American Indian peoples can be connected. Mexico can be connected. Southwestern American Indian peoples such as those of the southwestern United States can be connected.

South American Indian peoples

South American Indian peoples including Amazonian peoples can be connected. Colombia can be connected. Amazonian peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

North American Indian peoples such as those of the United States can be connected.

Communities

Cities 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, Chengdu, Lahore can be examined for connection.

Social structure and change

Social change including particular changes and movements, social change factors, and social change processes can be connected. Social types including industrial societies, agrarian societies, horticultural societies, and hunting and gathering societies can be connected. Social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure can be connected.

Institutions

Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected. Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected. Economics including economic systems, industies, and economic activity can be connected. Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be connected. Family studies including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be connected.

Culture

Behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations, and customs can be connected.

January 1, 2014 In front of a crowd of 105,491 at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the largest ever to attend an ice hockey game, the Toronto Maple Leafs defeat the Detroit Red Wings 3–2 after a shootout in the 2014 NHL Winter Classic. (ESPN)

January 1, 2014 Michael van Gerwen wins the 2014 PDC World Darts Championship by defeating Peter Wright. (BBC Sports)

January 2, 2014 The Swedish Academy releases secret documents of the 1963 Nobel Prize in Literature that ultimately was awarded the Greek poet Giorgos Seferis, revealing that writers such as Samuel Becket and Vladimir Nabokov were dismissed early in the selection process.(Svenska Dagbladet)

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 demography and social foundations can be connected. Particular groups can be connected. Human geography including Asian geography, European 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. Physical anthropology including human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins can be connected.

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


Created 20 Jan 2014 Last updated 22 Nov 2017