2013 Week 27

This includes events from Sunday, June 30, 2013 through Saturday, July 6, 2013.

There were various events among Anglic peoples and among Anglo-American peoples. Among French peoples there were political and diplomatic events. There were multiple events among Hispanic peoples. Among Hispanic Mexican American peoples, there was a shkeup in the leadership of the Communist party. Among Lusitanic peoples there was a Portuguese political crisis. The king of Belgium announced his abdication. There were a couple of events among Northeast European peoples.

There were multiple events among Middle Eastern peoples. In Egypt, Mohammed Morsi was deposed by the Egyptian military. There were events among Persian peoples. There were a couple of attacks on or involving policemen in India. There were multiple incidents in Pakistan. Campaigning for the Japanese House of Councillors began. A former President of the Philippines was sworn in as mayor of Manila. There was an earthquake in Indonesia.

There were multiple incidents among African peoples. There was a disaster in East Africa and multiple events among Western African peoples.


Sunday, June 30, 2013

Monday July 1, 2013

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Wednesday July 3, 2013

Thursday, July 4, 2013

Friday, July 5, 2013

Saturday, July 6, 2013

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 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, late 2000s and can be connected. Other periods of the early 2010s including 2011, 2012, other periods of 2013, and 2014 can be connected. The future can be connected.


Peoples of the world

including 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 can be connected.

Western Civilization including Ukraine can be connected.

July 1, 2013 Croatia becomes the 28th member of the European Union. (ABC News)

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

July 1, 2013 The Manning River Skull is purported to be the oldest European remains discovered in Australia and possibly rewriting Australian history. (Yahoo! News)

July 2, 2013 Wales becomes the first country in the UK to adopt a presumed consent system of organ donation after members of its legislative assembly vote in favour of the system. (BBC)

July 4, 2013 Scotland Yard discovers new evidence and new witnesses in the Madeleine McCann case and opens a formal investigation into her disappearance. (BBC)

July 5, 2013 A New Zealand court orders Pike River Coal to pay $3 million in compensation for the 29 victims of the Pike River Mine disaster. (ABC News Australian)

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

June 30, 2013 The President of the European Parliament demands an explanation from the U.S. for allegations of spying, while new sources hint that the NSA could gather information from several European countries and had placed microphones in the Embassy of Italy to the U.S.. Many European leaders declare themselves greatly disappointed and the issue may bring serious political and economical consequences. (The Guardian)

June 30, 2013 US heatwave: A heatwave hits the southwestern United States with a death recorded in the state of Nevada and record or near-record days. (AP via Fox News)

June 30, 2013 19 firefighters die controlling a wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona. (Associated Press via ABC) (KSAZ)

July 1, 2013 Former United States spy agency contractor Edward Snowden applies for political asylum in Russia. (Reuters)

July 1, 2013 The United States commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg, a decisive battle in the American Civil War. (Washington Post)

July 2, 2013 The Obama administration postpones enforcement of a major requirement of the PPACA healthcare law - that pertaining to employers offering coverage to their workers - for a full year after its planned January 1, 2014 implementation. (Washington Post)

July 4, 2013 At least 19 people have been shot in the US city of Chicago since Wednesday with four people killed and 15 injured. (NBC Chicago)

July 4, 2013 The Statue of Liberty opens for the first time since Hurricane Sandy caused extensive damage to Liberty Island in New York harbor in late October 2012. (The Atlantic Wire)

July 4, 2013 A house fire kills 6 people in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. (AP via Kansas.com)

July 5, 2013 39 people are injured due to malfunctioning fireworks at a 4th of July event in Simi Valley, California. (AP via SFGate) (FOX News)

July 5, 2013 In three states—Wisconsin, Minnesota (where an elderly person's death was reported), and Illinois—in the United States, Whole Foods Market Inc. is recalling three types of the Crave Brothers (based in Waterloo, Wisconsin) Les Freres cheese, sold in 30 states and in Washington, D.C., due to concerns that it may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, which causes listeriosis, dangerous especially to the immunocompromised and pregnant women. (NBC)

July 6, 2013 Three people are killed, a hundred are missing and 2000 are evacuated after a runaway train carrying crude oil derails and explodes in the town of Lac-Mégantic, Québec, Canada. (CBC) (The Gazette)

July 6, 2013 A Boeing 777 flown by Asiana Airlines crash-lands at San Francisco International Airport with 2 dead and 181 injured. (CNN) (KTVU) (BBC News)

Latin peoples such as those of Spain can be connected.

Italian peoples such as those of Italy can be connected.

French peoples including those of France can be connected.

July 2, 2013 France and Portugal refuse to allow the plane of Bolivian President Evo Morales to land on their respective territories after suspicions that Edward Snowden was on board. (The Washington Post)

July 4, 2013 Former President of France, Nicolas Sarkozy, announces his resignation from the Constitutional Council of France following a finding that he exceeded spending limits in his 2012 Presidential election campaign. (The Local)

Hispanic peoples such as those of Colombia can be connected.

June 30, 2013 90,000 people attended the 'Concert per la llibertat' (Concert for freedom) for the independence of Catalonia, organized by Òmnium Cultural and the Assemblea Nacional Catalana in Camp Nou in Barcelona, Catalonia. (Vilaweb)

July 1, 2013 Former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet gets a landslide victory, becoming the presidential candidate of the Nueva Mayoría centre-left coalition for the next November elections. Pablo Longueira, former Minister of Economy, wins the centre-right primary. (The New York Times)

July 3, 2013 Diversion of Bolivian president Evo Morales' flight: The presidential jet of Bolivia is denied access to European airspace and forced to land in Vienna amid concerns that Edward Snowden is on board. (BBC)

July 3, 2013 Bolivia files a complaint at the United Nations over what is called the "kidnapping" of its president. (The Guardian)

July 3, 2013 Morales's fellow South American leaders condemn what they consider to be an act of aggression by the U.S. and its allies. Protests take place at the French Embassy in Bolivia. (Al Jazeera)

July 3, 2013 Ecuador announces the discovery of a bugging device used to listen in on its embassy in the United Kingdom. Ecuador's foreign minister Ricardo Patiño declares it as "another instance of a loss of ethics at the international level in relations between governments". (The Guardian) (Al Jazeera)

July 3, 2013 A 4,000-year-old pyramid at El Paraíso in Peru is destroyed by property developers. (BBC News)

July 5, 2013 NSA spying scandal Bolivian president Evo Morales calls the Eurozone for a violation of international law and threatens to close down the U.S. embassy in Bolivia after the episode of having his official airplane being refused to land en route to Vienna, amid suspicions of having former NSA employee Edward Snowden on board. Ambassadors of France, Italy, Spain and Portugal are summoned to give full explanations.(The Guardian)

July 5, 2013 Venezuela and Nicaragua offer Snowden asylum. (AP via USA today)

July 5, 2013 The European Central Bank and the European Commission release a joint report on the banking system in Spain, indicating that system is solvent and will not require "further program disbursements." (Reuters)

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

July 2, 2013 The Communist Party of Cuba announces a shakeup of its leadership with former President of the National Assembly of People's Power Ricardo Alarcón and several others losing roles on the Central Committee. (AP)

Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

July 1, 2013 Vitor Gaspar, Minister of Finance of Portugal, resigns due to lack of support and willingness to strenghten austerity measures, prompting a political crisis. The Minister was replaces by Treasury Secretary Maria Luis Albuquerque.

July 2, 2013 Portuguese political crisis, 2013: Portuguese Minister of Foreign Affairs Paulo Portas quits after disagreeing with the prime minister's choice for Finance Minister, Maria Luís Albuquerque. The Minister for the Environment and Agriculture and the Minister of Social Security are also set to resign. (Euro news), (BBC)

July 4, 2013 Portuguese political crisis, 2013 A series of talks between Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Prime Minister to solve the question around the former's resignation. After a third round the Prime Minister Passos Coelho is to meet with the President of the Republic Cavaco Silva.

July 5, 2013 Portuguese political crisis, 2013 Minister of Foreign Affairs Paulo Portas reportedly gives an ultimatum to the Prime Minister asking to exonerate the Minister of Finance Maria Luís Albuquerque in order to keep the first in the Government, as the President Cavaco Silva has demanded.

July 5, 2013 The Portuguese Parliament votes down a motion to apologize to the Government of Bolivia for not allowing the plane carrying President Evo Morales to land and fly over Portuguese national airspace.

July 6, 2013 Portuguese political crisis, 2013: Paulo Portas becomes Deputy Prime Minister, the first since 1985. Prime Minister Passos Coelho will make aditional reshuffles to his cabinet.

Germanic peoples such as those of Germany can be connected.

July 3, 2013 King Albert II of Belgium announces his abdication for health reasons in favour of his son Prince Philippe, Duke of Brabant. (Nieuwsblad) (DeRedactie.be)

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

July 2, 2013 Two Russian married couples are found guilty by a German court of espionage for Russia (BBC)

July 2, 2013 A Russian Proton-M rocket carrying three GLONASS navigation satellites loses control and crashes shortly after launch from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.(Spaceflightnow.com)

July 5, 2013 The People's Republic of China and Russia begin joint naval exercises in the Sea of Japan. (BBC)

Asiatic peoples such as those of Burma can be connected.

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

July 4, 2013 South Korea offers to hold talks with North Korea over reopening a joint factory complex in the North Korean town of Kaesong which shut down in April. (AP via The Hindu)

China can be connected.

Japan can be connected.

July 4, 2013 Campaigning gets underway in Japan for the House of Councillors election with voting to start on July 21. (Xinhua)

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

India can be connected.

July 1, 2013 Two suspected militants and a policeman are shot dead during a gun battle in Tral, Jammu and Kashmir. (BBC)

July 2, 2013 Naxalite-Maoist insurgency: Six policemen in the eastern India state of Jharkhand are killed in an attack by Naxalites. (NDTV)

Pakistan can be connected.

June 30, 2013 War in North-West Pakistan: A bomb attack on a security convoy in northwest Pakistan kills at least 11 people while injuring 19. (AP via Fox News)

July 1, 2013 At least 47 people are killed and more than 90 wounded in two separate bomb blasts in Pakistan, one in a Shiite suburb of Quetta and the other in an attack on a paramilitary convoy in the northwest of the country; a Sunni extremist group reportedly claims responsibility. (CNN)

July 2, 2013 At least seven people are killed in Pakistan after an American drone strike targets a militant compound near the border with Afghanistan. (IBN Live)

July 3, 2013 U.S. drone attacks on Pakistan: The death toll from a United States drone strike on a militants camp in the North Waziristan area of Pakistan rises to 16. (AP via Huffington Post)

July 3, 2013 Pakistan condemns the latest deadly U.S. drone strike to violate its "sovereignty and territorial integrity". (Al Jazeera)

July 6, 2013 At least fourteen people are killed as Pakistan Railways Karakoram Express runs over a rickshaw near the city of Sheikhupura. (The News Pakistan)

July 6, 2013 War in North-West Pakistan: A bomb in a market street kills 4 people and wounds 47 others in eastern Pakistan. (ABC)

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.

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

June 30, 2013 Former President of the Philippines Joseph Estrada is sworn-in as the newly elected Mayor of Manila, the nation's capital. (Rappler)

Indonesia can be connected.

July 2, 2013 At least eleven have been killed and dozens of people are injured in Indonesia's Aceh Province after a 6.2 magnitude earthquake. (Xinhua)

July 3, 2013 The death toll from a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in Indonesia's Aceh Province rises to 42, with more than 400 injured and thousands of buildings damaged. (AFP via Fox News)

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

July 2, 2013 Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal): A wave of market bomb attacks mostly targeting Shi'ite Muslims kills 46 people (Herald Sun)

July 2, 2013 68 Islamists accused of conspiring against the United Arab Emirates federal government, sentenced to 15 years. (BBC)

July 5, 2013 Syrian civil war: The Syrian opposition calls for immediate humanitarian aid to Homs after the Syrian army and Hezbollah step up their siege of the city with increased artillery shelling and incendiary bombs. (USA Today)

July 5, 2013 Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal): 15 people die in a suicide bomb attack targeting a Shia mosque in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad. (BBC)

Egypt can be connected.

June 30, 2013 Millions of Egyptians flood the streets on the anniversary of the inauguration of President Mohammed Mursi demanding his resignation. (Reuters)

July 1, 2013 July 2013 Egyptian protests: Demonstrations across Egypt gather about 15 million people nationwide calling for the resignation of Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. (The Atlantic) At least 16 people, including an American, have been killed, and 800 injured, in the anti-government demonstrations that began last week. (The Jerusalem Post) (CNN) Egyptian army officials issue a 48-hour ultimatum to the Muslim Brotherhood-linked government of President Mohamed Morsi to respond to the concerns of millions of protesters who have taken to the streets calling for Morsi’s resignation, or it will “step in to restore order”. (BBC) (The New York Times) (CNN)

July 2, 2013 July 2013 Egyptian protests: At least 16 people are killed and over 200 injured in clashes near Cairo University. (Ahram Online)

July 2, 2013 Mohamed Kamel Amr resigns as the Foreign Minister of Egypt along with five other ministers who also submit their resignations after Sunday protests. (Reuters via MSN)

July 2, 2013 The President of Egypt Mohammed Morsi vows to stay in office despite the protests. (The Telegraph)

July 3, 2013 2013 Egyptian coup d'etat: Egypt's military deposes President Mohamed Morsi, and installs Adly Mansour, the head of the Supreme Constitutional Court, as the country's new interim leader. (CNN)

July 3, 2013 The Egyptian military takes control of state TV studios and places a travel ban on Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi and other Muslim Brotherhood leaders as a military coup d'etat unfolds, following a week of anti-government unrest. (The Independent)

July 3, 2013 President Morsi is reportedly placed under house arrest as troops deploy across Cairo and armored vehicles and soldiers mass at Cairo University and other key sites. (The Times of Israel)

July 4, 2013 Egypt arrests Mohammed Badie, the Supreme Leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, for "inciting the killing of protesters". (Wires via France 24)

July 5, 2013 2013 Egyptian coup d'état: Islamist gunmen stage multiple attacks on security forces in the Sinai Peninsula with one soldier and five policemen reported dead. (Reuters) The death toll from clashes between supporters and opponents of former President Mohammed Morsi rises to 52 with another 2,500 people injured, after over 30 people are reported dead after clashes at the Cairo university. The Egyptian Army clashes with protesters supporting Morsi. (Egypt Independent)

July 5, 2013 The African Union has announced that it has suspended Egypt's membership. (CNN)

July 6, 2013 Mohamed ElBaradei is named as the Prime Minister of Egypt. (AAP via News Limited)

Persian peoples such as those of Iran can be connected.

June 30, 2013 Hassan Rouhani, President-elect of Iran, criticizes the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) over its news censorship of the Syrian civil war and the 2009–10 election protests. He also says Iran needs a cautious approach in its foreign policy. (Al Jazeera)

July 2, 2013 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): Militants attack NATO headquarters in the north of Kabul resulting in at least two deaths. (Reuters), (AP via Newsday)

African peoples such as those of Tanzania can be connected.

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

June 30, 2013 At least 30 are killed when a fuel truck explodes on a busy highway outside the Ugandan capital of Kampala. (Reuters)

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

June 30, 2013 175 prisoners in the southern Nigeria town of Akure are freed by armed gunmen who also kill two civilians during the raid. (Reuters)

July 2, 2013 Court proceedings against former Chadian President Hissène Habré commence in Senegal, with charges including war crimes, crimes against humanity, and torture. (BBC), (Euro news), (Deutsche Welle)

July 6, 2013 Nigerian Sharia conflict: Islamic extremists kill 42 people, mainly students, in an attack on the Government Secondary School boarding school in the Nigerian town of Mamudo in Yobe state. (AP)

July 6, 2013 Mali lifts a state of emergency ahead of a presidential election. (Reuters)

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

July 4, 2013 Former South African President Nelson Mandela is now in a "permanent vegetative state" and doctors have advised his family to turn off his life support machine. (AFP via News24) (Sky News)

July 5, 2013 Zimbabwe's top court rules that the general election should be held on July 31 despite an appeal by President Robert Mugabe and his main rival Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai. (AFP via Sydney Morning Herald)

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

American Indian peoples such as those of Colombia can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as those of Mexico can be connected. Southwestern 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 connected. Social structure and change including social change, social types, and social structure can be connected.

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

July 2, 2013 Pending approval from Pope Francis, reports that Pope John Paul II may be canonized at the end of the year are confirmed after approval by the Vatican Congregation for the Causes of Saints of an alleged second miracle. (CBS News)

July 5, 2013 Samsung Electronics announces its second quarter results, missing its forecasts and disappointing investors. (Reuters)

July 5, 2013 The Vatican declares Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII canonized as saints. (The Telegraph)

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

June 30, 2013 In golf: Korean Inbee Park wins the U.S. Women's Open, becoming only the fourth woman to win three major championships in a season. (AP via ESPN)

June 30, 2013 American Kenny Perry wins the Champions Tour's Constellation Energy Senior Players Championship for his first senior major win. (AP via ESPN)

June 30, 2013 In football, Brazil defeats Spain 3-0 in the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. (BBC Sport)

June 30, 2013 In ice hockey, Nathan MacKinnon, a Canadian centre with the Halifax Mooseheads of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, is chosen by the Colorado Avalanche as the first pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. (AP via ESPN)

July 6, 2013 At the 2013 Wimbledon Championships in tennis: Marion Bartoli of France defeats Sabine Lisicki of Germany 6–1, 6–4 in the Ladies' Singles final, claiming her first Grand Slam singles title. (AP via ESPN) Bob and Mike Bryan of the USA defeat Ivan Dodig of Croatia and Marcelo Melo of Brazil 3–6, 6–3, 6–4, 6–4 in the Gentlemen's Doubles final, becoming the first men's doubles team in the Open era to hold all four Grand Slam titles at the same time. (BBC Sport)

July 6, 2013 In rugby union, the British and Irish Lions rout Australia 41–16 in Sydney to win their three-Test series 2–1. It is the Lions' first series win since 1997, when they defeated South Africa. (BBC Sport)

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

July 2, 2013 The International Astronomical Union names Pluto's fourth and fifth moons, Kerberos and Styx. (Sydney Morning Herald)

July 4, 2013 A new species of lizard is found in Sergipe, Brazil. (GloboNews)

Created 9 July 2013 Last updated 21 Jan 2014