2013 Week 26

This includes events from Sunday, June 23, 2013 through Saturday, June 29, 2013.

There were various uncategorized events in Western Civilization. Anglic peoples had numerous events. There were numerous Anglo-American events. There were multiple events among Latin peoples. There were a few events among Hispanic and Lusitanic peoples, a helicopter crash in Switzerland, and events among Northeast European peoples. There were uncategorized events among Asiatic peoples. There were multiple events in Middle Eastern peoples, some in Egypt and some among Persian peoples. There were numerous events in India and in Pakistan, some among Oriental peoples and a few in China. There were events in Southeast Asian Island peoples. There were various uncategorized events among African peoples including east African, West African, and Central African peoples.

   

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Sunday, June 23, 2013

Monday, June 24, 2013

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Friday, June 28, 2013

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Other History

Other 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 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. Other periods of the early 21st century including the early 2000s and late 2000s can be connected. Other periods of the early 2010s including 2011, and 2012 can be connected. Other periods of 2013 including the first quarter 2013 can be connected. Other periods of second quarter 2013 including events of April 2013 and May 2013 can be connected. other events of June 2013 including 2013 week 22, 2013 week 23, 2013 week 24, 2013 week 25, and 2013 week 27 can be connected. The third quarter 2013 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2013 can be connected. 2014 can be connected. The future can be connected.

Sociology

Peoples of the world

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

Nations such as Burma, Colombia, Spain, Ukraine, Tanzania, 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 can be connected.

Western Civilization including Italy can be connected.

June 23, 2013 Voters in Albania go to the polls for a parliamentary election. Activist Gjon Pjeter Gjoni is shot dead and three other people are wounded in a shoot out near a polling station in the town of Laç. (Al Jazeera) (BBC), (AFP via Yahoo New Zealand)

June 23, 2013 At least 18 Romanians were killed and 32 were injured after a bus crash, in Montenegro. (Huffington Post)

June 25, 2013 The Prime Minister of Greece, Antonis Samaras, reshuffles his cabinet giving more positions to his Panhellenic Socialist Movement coalition partner, appointing its leader Evangelos Venizelos as Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister. (The Guardian)

Anglic peoples such as those of the United Kingdom can be connected.

June 23, 2013 In cricket, India narrowly defeats England by 5 runs to win the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in the English city of Birmingham. (AFP via Yahoo! Sports Australia)

June 26, 2013 Former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd wins leadership of the Australian Labor Party against incumbent Julia Gillard. (News Limited)

June 27, 2013 Kevin Rudd is sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Australia with Anthony Albanese as the Deputy Prime Minister. (ABC News Australia)

June 27, 2013 European leaders agree to back a deal on the European Union's long-term budget after a deal is done on a rebate for the United Kingdom. (Reuters)

June 28, 2013 A man is arrested in England on charges related to an attack on the John Constable painting The Hay Wain. (AP via Silicon Valley Mercury News)

June 29, 2013 The Australian Dollar falls to its lowest level against the US Dollar since 2010. (Sydney Morning Herald)

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

June 23, 2013 After a failed U.S. extradition request Hong Kong says does not fully comply with the law, U.S. whistleblower Edward Snowden leaves Hong Kong for Moscow. (Al Jazeera) (The Guardian)

June 23, 2013 American daredevil Nik Wallenda becomes the first person to complete a high wire walk across a Little Colorado River Gorge near the Grand Canyon. (Canadian Press via CBC)

June 24, 2013 The U.S. Supreme Court decides Fisher v. University of Texas, tightening constitutional scrutiny of the consideration of race in the college admissions process. (Opinion)

June 24, 2013 The Chicago Blackhawks defeat the Boston Bruins in six games to win the 2013 Stanley Cup Finals. (NHL), (CBC)

June 25, 2013 Democrat Ed Markey defeats Republican Gabriel E. Gomez in a Massachusetts special election to elect a senator to finish John Kerry's term. Kerry resigned in February to become Secretary of State.(New York Times)

June 25, 2013 The United States Supreme Court strikes down a portion of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. (Washington Post)

June 25, 2013 The Under the Dome TV series premieres to 13.5 million viewers in the United States, the largest summertime premiere for a drama since 2007. (Newsday) (Entertainment Weekly)

June 25, 2013 In college baseball, the UCLA Bruins win the 2013 College World Series for the first time. (USA Today)

June 26, 2013 Same-sex marriage in the United States: The U.S. Supreme Court rules that Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and in violation of the Fifth Amendment to the United States Constitution. (NBC News)

June 26, 2013 The court also dismisses an appeals case on the 2008 Proposition 8 ballot measure, allowing same-sex marriage to continue in the state of California. (CNN)

June 26, 2013 Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is formally charged with murder in the US state of Massachusetts more than a week after the body of former semi-professional American football player Odin Lloyd is found near his home. (NBC News)

June 26, 2013 National Football League tight end Aaron Hernandez is taken into police custody and released by the New England Patriots after an ongoing murder investigation. (ESPN)

June 27, 2013 A US federal grand jury issues a thirty count indictment against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his alleged role in the Boston Marathon bombings. (New York Times)

June 27, 2013 In basketball, the 2013 NBA Draft gets underway in Brooklyn, New York with the Cleveland Cavaliers selecting Canadian player Anthony Bennett as the first pick of the draft. (Bloomberg)

June 27, 2013 NASA launches the Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph, a space probe to observe the Sun, from the US state of California. (IRIS Mission Updates)

June 28, 2013 Gay marriage in the state of California is legalized after the stay held on the unconstitutional California Proposition 8 is lifted. Two women who successfully challenged Proposition 8 in the Supreme Court of the United States are married in San Francisco. (NBC News)

June 28, 2013 News Corp. completes a planned split into two companies, creating 21st Century Fox. (LA Times)

June 28, 2013 The USDA approves a plant to slaughter horses for meat in New Mexico. (Reuters)

June 29, 2013 Vice President of the United States Joe Biden asks Ecuador to reject an asylum request by Edward Snowden. (The Independent)

June 29, 2013 Extreme heat in Las Vegas, Nevada, US, leads to dozens of hospitalizations. (LA Times)

Latin peoples such as those of France can be connected.

June 24, 2013 Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is found guilty of abusing his power and having sex with an underage prostitute, and is sentenced to seven years in prison. (CNN)

June 25, 2013 Italian police search more than thirty Italian football clubs including SS Lazio and Juventus FC searching for evidence of criminal conspiracy, international tax evasion, money laundering and invoice falsification. (Reuters)

June 25, 2013 French anti-terror police arrest six people in Paris who were said to have been planning a terrorist attack on well known figures. (France 24)

June 28, 2013 A senior Vatican bank cleric, Monsignor Nunzio Scarano, and two others are arrested on suspicion of smuggling €20 million into Italy from Switzerland. (BBC)

June 28, 2013 French businessman Bernard Tapie is placed under investigation for improperly using political influence to benefit his businesses. (Xinhua)

June 29, 2013 In cycling, the 100th running of the Tour de France gets underway in Corsica. (The Australian)

Hispanic peoples such as those of Mexico can be connected.

June 24, 2013 According to reports in Catalonia, Argentine football star Lionel Messi has paid €10 million in Spanish back taxes for 2010 and 2011, and is looking to settle a claimed tax liability of €4.1 million for the 2007–2009 period that is the subject of a current investigation. (ESPN)

June 28, 2013 Former President of Venezuela Hugo Chávez wins the Simón Bolívar National Award for Journalism posthumously. (Mail & Guardian Online)

Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

June 23, 2013 2013 protests in Brazil: Police again fire tear gas at demonstrators participating in nationwide protests across Brazil. (The Guardian)

June 25, 2013 Nine are killed in gun battles between paramilitary forces and drug gangs in Rio de Janeiro favelas. (BBC)

June 29, 2013 2013 protests in Brazil: Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff, experiences a sharp drop in popularity. Only 30 percent of people asked by the Datafolha's opinion poll considered Rousseff's administration "great" or "good". (Reuters)

Germanic peoples such as those of Germany can be connected.

June 29, 2013 Four men including the pilot die in a helicopter crash in southern Switzerland. (AP via News24)

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

June 25, 2013 Russian president Vladimir Putin confirms that Edward Snowden is currently in a Moscow airport's international area; Russia rejects United States extradition demands. (Fox News)

June 29, 2013 One policeman is killed and 14 are wounded in a clash with the North Caucasian rebels in Chechnya, Russia. (Reuters)

June 29, 2013 Dozens of people are arrested at a gay pride parade in the Russian city of St. Petersburg. (AP via St Louis Today)

Asiatic peoples such as those of South Korea can be connected.

June 26, 2013 Voters in Mongolia go to the polls for a presidential election with incumbent President Tsakhia Elbegdorj apparently gaining over 50 per cent of the vote. (New York Times)

June 27, 2013 Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj is reelected as President of Mongolia. (Associated Press via The Globe and Mail)

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

June 23, 2013 Syrian civil war spillover in Lebanon: Six Lebanese Army soldiers are killed and several others injured in clashes at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Sidon. (Al Jazeera)

June 23, 2013 Mahmoud Abbas, the President of the Palestinian National Authority, accepts the resignation of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah who had offered his resignation on Thursday. (Reuters)

June 24, 2013 Syrian civil war spillover in Lebanon: Clashes between the Lebanese Army and supporters of the Salafist cleric Ahmed Al-Assir continue for a second day around the Ain el-Hilweh camp near Sidon. The government reports at least 15 soldiers killed and 38 others injured in the violence, as it promises crackdown on ethnic strife across the country. (Al Jazeera)

June 24, 2013 Israeli Air Force planes attack the Gaza Strip after two rockets were fired into southern Israel on Sunday night. (BBC) (The Times of Israel)

June 25, 2013 The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani abdicates in favour of his son Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. (France24) (Reuters)

June 26, 2013 Syrian Civil War: The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights estimates that 100,000 people have died in the fighting. (AP via Newsday)

June 28, 2013 Fifteen people are killed in attacks targeting Iraqi police and anti-Al-Qaeda militiamen. (The Daily Star)

June 29, 2013 Syrian civil war: Three German Gruenhelme e.V. aid workers have been missing since May 19 in the town of Harem in northern Syria and are believed to have been kidnapped. (AP) Syrian government troops launch a major offensive on rebel-held areas in the city of Homs, following the regime’s success in seizing the city of Qusayr with Hezbollah backing.[ http://www.jpost.com/Middle-East/Assads-forces-launch-offensive-in-Homs-city-318116 (The Jerusalem Post)]

Egypt can be connected.

June 28, 2013 One person is killed and four injured in an attack on a provincial party office in the Egyptian city of Zagazig. (Reuters)

June 29, 2013 Large crowds gather in Cairo, Egypt to protest against the presidency of Mohammed Morsi (BBC)

Persian peoples such as those of Iran can be connected.

June 25, 2013 War in Afghanistan: Taliban forces attack near the Presidential Palace in Kabul. (BBC)

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

India can be connected.

June 23, 2013 2013 North India floods: The death toll from the disaster soars to more than 6,500, as units of the Indian Army struggle to reach thousands of people stranded in country's northwest. (Al Jazeera)

June 24, 2013 2013 North India floods: North India braces for more rain in what is believed to be the worst monsoon season in 50 years. (BBC)

June 25, 2013 FICCI calls on the government of India to legalize sports betting. (Times of India)

June 25, 2013 2013 North India floods: A rescue helicopter crashes in Uttarakhand; 19 people are feared dead. (FirstPost)

June 26, 2013 At least 20 people die as an Indian military helicopter trying to rescue victims of the floods in the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand crashes, killing all on board. (AAP via News Limited)

June 29, 2013 2013 North India floods: A Uttarakhand lawmaker claims the actual death toll from the floods is 10,000, ten times the official estimate. (Hindustan Times)

Pakistan can be connected.

June 23, 2013 Gunmen storm a hotel in Northern Pakistan, killing nine tourists and a Pakistani tour guide. (BBC)

June 26, 2013 At least nine people are killed and several others injured as a bomb targeted at Sindh High Court judge Justice Maqbool Baqar explodes in the Pakistani city of Karachi. (The Express Tribune) (Dawn)

June 28, 2013 Three people are killed and seven injured in an attack in Karachi, Pakistan (Gulf News)

June 28, 2013 Former captain of the Pakistan cricket team Salman Butt admits to fixing matches in 2010. (The News International)

Oriental peoples such as those of Japan can be connected.

June 23, 2013 Several places in North Korea are named as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. (ABC)

June 25, 2013 South Korea issues a cyber alert after a hacking attack on a number of Government websites including the presidential Blue House site. (AFP via Fox News)

June 27, 2013 The President of South Korea Park Geun-hye arrives in the People's Republic of China for four days of talks with the President of China Xi Jinping in an effort to reduce tensions on the Korean Peninsula. (AP)

China can be connected.

June 25, 2013 China's Shenzhou 10 spacecraft returns to Earth after its crew complete a 15-day mission. (CBS News)

June 26, 2013 Riots in China's Xinjiang region kill at least 36 people. (NBC News)(The Australian)

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples such as those of Thailand can be connected.

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

June 28, 2013 Two people are killed and seven injured in a bomb attack in Songkhla, Thailand. (The Nation)

June 29, 2013 Eight Royal Thai Army soldiers are killed during an ambush in Krong Pinang District in Yala Province located in Southern Thailand. (BBC)

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

June 23, 2013 Al-Qaeda-linked gunmen kidnap two sisters working on a film in the Philippines (Sky News)

June 28, 2013 One trainee member of the Philippine National Police is killed and six injured in an ambush in Mountain Province. (ABS-CBN News)

Indonesia can be connected.

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

June 23, 2013 Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, is in a critical condition after his lung infection takes a turn for the worse. (ABC News)

June 26, 2013 South African President Jacob Zuma cancels his scheduled trip to Mozambique after a visit to the critically ill former president Nelson Mandela in a Pretoria hospital. (News24)

June 29, 2013 Riot police clash with protesters in Soweto, South Africa, shortly before a visit by United States President Barack Obama. (Reuters)

June 29, 2013 Former South African president F. W. de Klerk cuts short his European trip because of former president Nelson Mandela's ill-health. (SAPA via News24)

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

June 23, 2013 16 people are killed and more than 20 others wounded in tribal violence in Kenya. (Muscatine Journal)

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

June 25, 2013 Four executions take place in Nigeria, the first since 2006. (BBC)

June 28, 2013 Thirty-three are killed in an attack in Nigeria's Plateau State. (Xinhua)

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

June 25, 2013 A gold mine collapses in the Central African Republic killing at least 37 people. (Reuters)

American Indian peoples such as those found in Mexico can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as 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 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 can be examined for connection.

Social structure and change including social change, social types, and social structure can be connected.

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

June 25, 2013 Gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson reports record sales for its fourth quarter and for the full fiscal year. (NBC News)

June 25, 2013 Men's Wearhouse fires its founder and longtime spokesperson George Zimmer. (Newsday)

June 28, 2013 Gold falls below $1200 per ounce for the first time since 2010. (BBC)

Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be connected.

Anthropology, personal studies, and science will be connected as the site develops.


Created 2 July 2013 Last updated 16 July 2013