2014 Week 5

This includes events from Sunday, January 26, 2014 through Saturday, February 1, 2014.

   

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Monday, January 27, 2014

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Thursday, January 30, 2014

Friday, January 31, 2014

Saturday, February 1, 2014

Events between January 25 and January 31 include a few uncategorized events of Western Civilization. Anglic peoples have some events, and there are numerous complex events in Anglo-American peoples. Latin peoples have some events, but Hispanic and Lusitanic peoples do not have any. Germanic peoples have one event. Northeast European peoples have a few events. Among Asiatic peoples, Middle Eastern peoples have numerous events that are so far uncategorized. Egypt has political maneuverings associated with its new Constitution and Persia has some events. South Asian peoples have a few events. India has one and Pakistan has one. Oriental peoples have one, and China has a couple. Japan had no reported events. Southeast Asian peoples one uncategorized events. Mainland Southeast Asian peoples have a few events. Southeast Asian Island peoples have a few. African peoples have a few uncategorized events. Eastern African peoples have one reported event and Western African peoples have one reported event. Central African peoples have none. American Indian peoples have no reported events.

February 1 has a few events among Anglo-American peoples. Northeast European peoples have one event. India has one event reported. Indonesia has one reported event.

Other History

Other history including prehistory and antiquity can be connected.

Classical and medieval history

Classical and medieval history including early classical, late classical, early medieval, and late medieval history can be connected.

January 28, 2014 Science and technology DNA analysis reveals that the Plague of Justinian responsible for killing up to half the population of Europe in 6th century AD was caused by a variant of Yersinia pestis, the same bacterium believed to have caused the Black Death. (Health Canal)

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

Other periods of the 20th century including the early 20th century, early mid 20th century, mid 20th century, late mid 20th century, and late 20th century can be connected.

January 31, 2014 Disasters and accidents For the first time in its 54-year history the State Water Project announces a zero water allocation for the state of California providing no water to urban residents or farmers this year amid a record setting drought. (LA Times) (Mercury News)

Other periods of the early 21st century including the early 2000s can be connected. The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 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.

January 30, 2014 A man whose boat was adrift for sixteen months is rescued at the Marshall Islands. The journey began with a companion as part of a venture from Mexico for El Salvador in September 2012. (FOX News)

January 30, 2014 Armed conflicts and attacks Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal): Six suicide bombers take over the Iraqi Ministry of Transportation in Baghdad and kill at least 24 hostages before security forces take control. (Reuters via NDTV)

2013 including the first quarter 2013, second quarter 2013, third quarter 2013, and fourth quarter 2013 can be connected.

January 28, 2014 2013–14 Thai political crisis: Thai protesters surround the venue of a cabinet meeting in Bangkok. (Reuters via Thomson Reuters Foundation)

January 30, 2014 2013–14 Thai political crisis: The Thai Army announces plans to deploy more troops in the streets of Bangkok ahead of Sunday's general election. (Reuters)

January 27, 2014 A New York federal district court seeks the extradition of Los Zetas drug cartel leader Miguel Treviño Morales, arrested in July 2013. (El Siglo de Torreón)

January 29, 2014 In the US Senate, James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, calls for the return of NSA documents by "Snowden and his accomplices"; asked whether this includes journalists, Clapper's spokesperson says "Director Clapper was referring to anyone who is assisting Edward Snowden to further threaten our national security through the unauthorized disclosure of stolen documents related to lawful foreign intelligence collection programs." (The Guardian)

January 29, 2014 Global surveillance disclosures (2013–present) Edward Snowden is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. (Bloomberg)

Other periods of 2014 can be connected. Other months of the first quarter 2014 can be connected. Other weeks of January 2014 including 2014 week 1, 2014 week 2, 2014 week 3, and 2014 week 4 can be connected. Other weeks of February 2014 including 2014 week 6 and 2014 week 7, and 2014 week 8 can be connected.

The 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 Argentina, Kenya, Poland, Algeria, 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, Latin, Germanic, and Northeast European peoples can be connected. Ukraine can be connected.

January 28, 2014 Science and technology DNA analysis reveals that the Plague of Justinian responsible for killing up to half the population of Europe in 6th century AD was caused by a variant of Yersinia pestis, the same bacterium believed to have caused the Black Death. (Health Canal)

January 30, 2014 The Danish coalition government breaks up as widespread turmoil over the partial sale of the state-owned DONG Energy to Goldman Sachs leads to the withdrawal of the Socialist People's Party. (Copenhagen Post)

Anglic peoples

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

January 26, 2014 Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr perform together in memory of the other late Beatles members. (Rolling Stone)

January 26, 2014 2014 Australian Open Stanislas Wawrinka defeats Rafael Nadal 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 to win the men's final. (BBC Sport)

January 28, 2014 Former Australian Army General Peter Cosgrove is named as the next Governor-General of Australia. (AAP via Courier-Mail)

January 30, 2014 2013–14 Australian region cyclone season: Tropical Cyclone Dylan forms off the North Queensland coast and is expected to make landfall between Lucinda and Proserpine. (ABC Australia via Weatherzone)

Anglo-American peoples such as those of the United States can be connected.

January 26, 2014 56th Annual Grammy Awards Macklemore & Ryan Lewis wins Best New Artist, Lorde wins Song of the Year for "Royals", and Daft Punk wins Record of the Year for "Get Lucky" and Album of the Year for Random Access Memories. (BBC)

January 26, 2014 Thirty-three couples get married live during a performance of "Same Love" by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Mary Lambert in a ceremony officiated by Queen Latifah with Madonna serving as maid-of-honor. (The Telegraph)

January 26, 2014 2014 24 Hours of Daytona João Barbosa, Christian Fittipaldi, and Sébastien Bourdais of Action Express Racing wins the inaugural United SportsCar Championship event, marred by a crash that hospitalized drivers Memo Gidley and Matteo Malucelli three hours into the race. (NASCAR) (Charlotte Observer)

January 27, 2014 Embattled U.S. Representative Trey Radel submits his resignation. (New York Times)

January 27, 2014 The U.S. Justice Department and the Director of National Intelligence reach a preliminary joint agreement, likely resolving a lawsuit with the major American Internet provider companies (Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Microsoft, and LinkedIn), about the information the companies can release to customers regarding requests by the intelligence agencies for information. (NBC)

January 27, 2014 A New York federal district court seeks the extradition of Los Zetas drug cartel leader Miguel Treviño Morales, arrested in July 2013. (El Siglo de Torreón)

January 27, 2014 American Folk singer Pete Seeger dies at the age of 94. Barack Obama went on to say that he was "America's tuning fork" and believed in "the power of song" to help bring social change. (USA Today)

January 28, 2014 Carl Icahn announces he has purchased another bloc of the stock of Apple Inc., part of a ramping up that now has him owning Apple equity in the amount of more than $4 billion. (Reuters)

January 28, 2014 Several states in the Southeastern United States prepare for several inches of snow and ice. (NBC News)

January 29, 2014 Global surveillance disclosures (2013–present) Edward Snowden is nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. (Bloomberg)

January 29, 2014 In the US Senate, James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence, calls for the return of NSA documents by "Snowden and his accomplices"; asked whether this includes journalists, Clapper's spokesperson says "Director Clapper was referring to anyone who is assisting Edward Snowden to further threaten our national security through the unauthorized disclosure of stolen documents related to lawful foreign intelligence collection programs." (The Guardian)

January 29, 2014 U.S. President Barack Obama signs the myRA at a visit to U.S. Steel's Irvin Works in metropolitan Pittsburgh. (C-SPAN 24:50) (WTAE-TV) (Whitehouse.gov)

January 29, 2014 Canadian singer Justin Bieber surrenders to Toronto Police to face assault charges. (Time)

January 29, 2014 National Guard troops are deployed to reach students stranded overnight on buses after ice and snow cause widespread traffic chaos in Atlanta, Georgia.(CNN)

January 30, 2014 U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announces that federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (CNN)

January 30, 2014 Exxon Mobil posts lower than expected profit figures largely due to the fall in its oil and natural gas production. (Reuters)

January 31, 2014 Disasters and accidents For the first time in its 54-year history the State Water Project announces a zero water allocation for the state of California providing no water to urban residents or farmers this year amid a record setting drought. (LA Times) (Mercury News)

February 1, 2014 Politics and elections Bridgegate scandal: A former aide of Chris Christie accuses the governor of having knowledge of the event. (USA Today)

February 1, 2014 Sports Ray Guy becomes the first pure punter inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in its 40+ year history.[1]

Latin peoples

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

French peoples such as those of France can be connected.

Hispanic peoples including Hispanic Mexican American peoples can be connected. Colombia can be connected.

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

Italian peoples such as those of Italy can be connected.

January 30, 2014 American Amanda Knox is found guilty of the murder of Meredith Kercher together with Knox's former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito. (News Limited)

January 31, 2014 Murder of Meredith Kercher Raffaele Sollecito is arrested in Italy near the Austrian border after again being found guilty of the murder of Meredith Kercher. (BBC) Amanda Knox tells the American media she refuses to return to Italy to be arrested after again being found guilty of the same murder. (CNN)

Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

Germanic peoples such as those of Germany can be connected.

January 30, 2014 In the Netherlands, State Secretary of Finance Frans Weekers resigns after opposition parties give fierce criticism about his performance. (NOS)

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

January 28, 2014 Euromaidan: Ukrainian Prime Minister Mykola Azarov submits his resignation to President Viktor Yanukovich "for the sake of a peaceful settlement of the conflict." (CBC)

January 28, 2014 Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich accepts the resignation of Prime Minister Nikolay Azarov and his cabinet; the cabinet will continue to work until a new government is formed. (BBC) Parliament repeals anti-protest laws which had led to protests. (NBC News), (New York Times)

January 29, 2014 In the Czech Republic a new coalition government is sworn in, led by Bohuslav Sobotka and consisting of the Social Democrats, the liberalist ANO 2011 and the Christian Democrats. (Radio Prague)

January 29, 2014 Largest Russian TV providers disconnected leading independent Dozhd TV channel. The previous days the channel was criticised by Vladimir Putin's press secretary and Russian parliament members. (The Moscow Times) (Guardian) (Reuters) (RIA)

February 1, 2014 Euromaidan: Activist Dymtro Bulatov reappears after allegedly being tortured by the government. (CNN)

Asiatic peoples

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

Middle Eastern peoples

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

January 30, 2014 Armed conflicts and attacks Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal): Six suicide bombers take over the Iraqi Ministry of Transportation in Baghdad and kill at least 24 hostages before security forces take control. (Reuters via NDTV)

January 31, 2014 Israeli-Palestinian Conflict The Israeli Air Force strikes targets in the Gaza Strip in response to ongoing rocket fire from the Palestinian territory. (Jerusalem Post)

January 31, 2014 South Yemen insurgency: 15 soldiers are killed and four wounded by suspected al Qaeda militants in an attack on an army checkpoint in southeastern Yemen. (Reuters)

February 1, 2014 Syrian Civil War: Talks in Geneva end. (BBC)

Egypt can be connected.

January 27, 2014 The governing body of the Egyptian military approves Field Marshal Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who led the coup d'état that overthrew President Mohamed Morsi in July 2013, to run for the presidency in the upcoming election. (BBC)

Persian peoples such as those of Iran can be connected.

January 26, 2014 Taliban insurgency A suicide bomber attacks an army bus in the Afghan capital, Kabul, killing two soldiers and two civilians. (BBC)

January 30, 2014 Mohammad-Ali Najafi resigns as Head of Iran's Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization, marking the first change in President Rouhani's cabinet. (tehrantimes) (Trend)

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

January 26, 2014 A tourist boat capsizes off of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, leaving 21 people dead and 11 missing. (BBC)

India can be connected.

January 29, 2014 Seven people are killed and 14 injured after a bus collides with a diesel tanker on the Mumbai - Ahmedabad highway in India. (NDTV)

February 1, 2014 In India, the first 8.9 km of the Mumbai Monorail is inaugurated. (New Delhi Television Limited)

Pakistan can be connected.

January 31, 2014 Balochistan conflict A bomb kills three Pakistan Army soldiers and injures four others in the restive province of Balochistan. (Al-Arabiya)

Oriental peoples

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

January 28, 2014 Hong Kong orders the destruction of 20,000 chickens after the H7N9 bird flu strain is found in chickens imported from mainland China. (BBC)

China can be connected.

January 28, 2014 Bird flu in China: Sales of live poultry are banned in eastern China after 19 people die from the strain this year. (News Limited)

January 30, 2014 Chinese technology company Lenovo buys Motorola Mobility from Google for $3 billion to create its own mobile device unit. (BBC News)

Japan can be connected.

Southeast Asian peoples

Southeast Asian peoples including Mainland Southeast Asian peoples and Southeast Asian Island peoples can be connected. Thailand can be connected.

January 30, 2014 A man whose boat was adrift for sixteen months is rescued at the Marshall Islands. The journey began with a companion as part of a venture from Mexico for El Salvador in September 2012. (FOX News)

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

January 28, 2014 2013–14 Thai political crisis: Thai protesters surround the venue of a cabinet meeting in Bangkok. (Reuters via Thomson Reuters Foundation)

January 28, 2014 All tourism activities at Hoàng Liên National Park and to the Fansipan mountain in Vietnam's Lào Cai Province have been suspended until the end of March to reduce the risk of forest fires caused by cold weather and a lack of rain. (Balita)

January 30, 2014 2013–14 Thai political crisis: The Thai Army announces plans to deploy more troops in the streets of Bangkok ahead of Sunday's general election. (Reuters)

Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those of the Philippines can be connected.

January 29, 2014 Civil conflict in the Philippines More than 40 people are killed on Mindanao between the Philippine government and armed groups opposed to the peace deal between the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front. (New York Times), (BBC)

January 30, 2014 The Philippines refuses to apologize to Hong Kong for the Manila hostage crisis a day after visa-free access was revoked by the territory. (Bloomberg Businessweek)

January 30, 2014 182 inmates escape from a provincial jail in Leyte, Philippines, which was previously affected by Typhoon Haiyan, citing squalid conditions and a lack of food. 148 are recaptured hours later. (Fox News)

January 30, 2014 The Philippine economy grows by about 7.2% in 2013 despite being affected by Typhoon Haiyan. (BBC), (Financial Times)

January 31, 2014 Moro insurgency in the Philippines Fifty-three people die in fighting between the Philippine Army and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters on the island of Mindanao with the dead including 52 rebels and one soldier over the past week. (AFP via Capital FM)

February 1, 2014 Moro insurgency in the Philippines: 12 people are injured by a bomb attack in Mindanao. (Voice of America)

Indonesia can be connected.

February 1, 2014 Indonesian Mount Sinabung erupts killing 14 people. (Jakarta Post)

African peoples

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

Eastern African peoples such as those of Ethiopia can be connected.

January 26, 2014 Somali Civil War: The U.S. military carries out a missile strike in southern Somalia, hitting a vehicle and killing Sahal Iskudhuq, a member of the Al Shabaab terrorist group, along with his driver. (Fox News)

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

January 27, 2014 Armed conflicts and attacks Islamist insurgency in Nigeria: Sixty-one people are feared to have been killed following gun attacks in the states of Adamawa and Borno. (Xinhua)

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

Southern African peoples such as those of South Africa can be connected.

January 28, 2014 Former anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele and her 1-year old party Agang South Africa joins the main opposition party, Democratic Alliance, as Ramphele becomes DA's presidential candidate for the 2014 general election and thus the main challenger to incumbent President Jacob Zuma. (BBC)

February 1, 2014 Law and crime Hundreds of endangered species from Madagascar are found in a South African airport. (BBC)

American Indian peoples including Middle American Indian peoples, South American Idnan peoples, and North American Indian peoples can be connected. Colombia can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as those of Southwestern American Indian peoples can be connected. Mexico can be connected. Southwestern American Indian peoples including those of the southwestern United States can be connected. South American Indian 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 connected.

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 including family can be connected. 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, industries, and economic activity can be connected. Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be connected.

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

January 29, 2014 The cruise ship MS Explorer of the Seas returns to port; at least 684 of the 4237 people aboard had symptoms of norovirus. (CNN, NBC)

Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundaions 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.

January 29, 2014 Science and technology Scientists find a way to convert normal cells into stem cells, which can be used for any part of the body. Previously, the standard method of obtaining stem cells was to get them from an embryo. (The New York Times)

January 30, 2014 Science and technology Scientists warn that penguin populations may be declining due to extreme environmental conditions related to climate change (The Guardian)


Created 31 Jan 2014 Last updated 31 Mar 2015