2013 Week 28

This includes events from Sunday, July 7, 2013 through Saturday, July 13, 2013.

There were various so far ungrouped events in Western Civilization. There were numerous events among Anglic peoples. There were several events among Anglo-American peoples. Among Italian peoples, the trial of the captain of the Costa Concordia on charges of manslaughter and abandoning ship began. Among French peoples there were some political events and a disaster. Among Hispanic peoples there were diplomatic protests over the treatment of the airplane of the Bolivian president. There were incidents in Brazil and Portugal. A few events among Northeast European peoples can be mentioned.

There is one so far uncategorized event among Asiatic peoples. There were numerous events among Middle Eastern peoples. There were various events in Egypt, including demonstrations in support of deposed President Mohamed Morsi. A few incidents among Persian peoples are identified. There is an uncategorized incident in South Asian peoples. There were disasters and other events in India. Malala Youssavzai of Pakistan addressed the UN. Events among Oriental peoples can be identified. There were several political events and natural disasters in China. There were incidents among Southeast Asian peoples including a prison riot and escape.

There were violent incidents in Eastern Africa and a political incident among West African peoples.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Monday, July 8, 2013

Tueday July 9, 2013

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Thursday July 11, 2013

Friday, July 12, 2013

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Other history

Other history including prehistory, antiquity, and classical and medieval history can be connected.

Other modern history

Othe 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 and second quarter 2013 can be connected. Other periods of the third quarter 2013 including can be connected. Other weeks of July 2013 including 2013 week 27 and future weeks of 2013 week 29, 2013 week 30, and 2013 week 31 can be connected. August 2013 including 2013 week 31, 2013 week 32, and 2013 week 33 can be connected. September 2013 can be connected. The fourth quarter 2013 can be connected.

2014 can be connected.

The future can be connected.


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 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 Argentina can be connected.

July 7, 2013 Police in Sweden fatally shoot a knife-wielding man after he allegedly stabbed three people, an elderly woman fatally. (AP via News 24)

July 9, 2013 Greece secures an additional 6.2 billion euros from the European Commission, the European Central Bank and the International Monetary Fund despite warnings that the Greek government is moving too slow to reform the government. (BBC)

July 12, 2013 Romanian Transport minister Relu Fenechiu is sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for complicity in abuse of power but the decision is not final. (Realitatea TV)

July 12, 2013 Swedish high-quality crystal glassware producer Orrefors closes down. (Svenska Dagladet)

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

July 9, 2013 British Labour Party leader Ed Miliband says he will end the automatic affiliation fee paid to the Party by three million union members after the Unite union was accused of secretly signing up its members in order to get its favoured candidate elected in the Falkirk constituency. (BBC)

July 11, 2013 Six women climb western Europe's tallest skyscraper, The Shard, towering over Shell's headquarters in London, to protest against Arctic drilling. (BBC)

July 11, 2013 The lower house of the Irish parliament passes the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill, legalising abortion when the woman's life is at risk. (RTE)

July 12, 2013 In Ireland, the Dáil votes to approve the controversial Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill 2013 (RTÉ)

July 12, 2013 An empty Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner catches fire eight hours after landing at London Heathrow Airport, closing runways for an hour. Another Boeing 787 Dreamliner (Thomson Airways-owned) was forced to return to Britain's Manchester Airport after an unspecified mechanical problem. (MSN)

July 13, 2013 9 people are feared dead and 88 are rescued by Australian authorities after a boat carrying asylum seekers capsizes north of Christmas Island. (The Australian)

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

July 7, 2013 A De Havilland Otter air taxi crashes near the Soldotna Airport in Soldotna, Alaska, killing all ten on board. (Associated Press via ABC News) (Peninsula Clarion)

July 8, 2013 Governor of Texas Rick Perry, the longest serving governor in his home state, announces he will not seek a fourth term. (BBC)

July 8, 2013 In the Greater Toronto Area, Canada, 126 mm of rain falls causing major flooding bursting most rivers and creeks. It is the single highest rain total in a day since Hurricane Hazel. (CBC News)

July 10, 2013 Boston Marathon bombings: Suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev makes his first appearance in a US court since his arrest on April 19. (AP via Montreal Gazette) Dzhokhar pleads not guilty to 30 counts including using a weapon of mass destruction in his first court appearance. (The Verge), (BBC)

July 10, 2013 The death toll from the Lac-Mégantic derailment in the Canadian province of Quebec rises to 20, with 30 people missing presumed dead. (AP via CBS News)

July 11, 2013 Eight people are injured (three seriously) in Lower Manhattan as a result of an explosion and partial collapse, of as-yet unknown cause, in a five-storey building, in Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, on Pike Street, near Henry Street. (NBC)

July 11, 2013 The death toll from the Lac-Mégantic train disaster is presumed at 50. (Los Angeles Times)

July 12, 2013 U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announces her resignation to become the President of the University of California. (Los Angeles Times)

July 12, 2013 Two people are killed and one person is wounded during a shooting in the South of Market neighborhood of San Francisco, California, United States. A suspect is in custody. (San Francisco Chronicle)

July 12, 2013 A third person, a critically injured unidentified girl, dies at San Francisco General Hospital of injuries she sustained as a result of the Saturday, July 6, 2013 crash-landing of Asiana Airlines Flight 214, a Boeing 777 (180 were injured, 16 remain hospitalized, including two critical adults; autopsy results will take about 3 weeks). (NBC)

July 13, 2013 George Zimmerman is found not guilty in the shooting of Trayvon Martin. (Yahoo! News) (AP via CBC) (USA Today)

July 13, 2013 Canadian actor Cory Monteith, of the TV series Glee, is found dead in his Vancouver hotel room. (Canada.com)

Latin peoples such as those of Spain can be connected.

Italian peoples such as those of Italy can be connected.

July 9, 2013 Francesco Schettino, former captain of the Costa Concordia cruise ship, goes on trial in Italy for manslaughter and abandoning ship during the disaster on 13 January 2012. (AP via the Houston Chronicle)

French peoples including those of France can be connected.

July 8, 2013 A French court clears oil company Total S.A., its chief executive and over a dozen defendants of corruption charges related to the United Nations oil-for-food programme in Iraq. (BBC)

July 11, 2013 The Prime Minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker resigns over a scandal in the Service de Renseignement de l'État (State Intelligence Service), leading to an election being called. (BBC)

July 12, 2013 A commuter train derails in the Paris suburb of Brétigny-sur-Orge with at least eight people dead. (France24) (ITV)

Hispanic peoples such as those of Colombia can be connected.

July 8, 2013 2013 mass surveillance scandal Bolivia summons the ambassadors of France, Spain and Portugal to explain why their countries blocked President Evo Morales' official jet en route to land on the Eurozone last week, amid orders to be searched if Edward Snowden was on board. (BBC)

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

Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

July 8, 2013 Brazil calls on the United States, asking to explain why US intelligence agencies have been monitoring millions of emails and phone calls of Brazilian citizens in their country. (The Guardian)

July 8, 2013 The US Department of State confirms dialogue with Brazil on the alleged intelligence activity. (Merco Press)

July 8, 2013 After six days with temperatures over 40°C (104°F), Portugal officially has a heat wave. Temperatures have reached as high as 45°C in some places in Alentejo and Ribatejo.

July 10, 2013 Portuguese political crisis, 2013 The President of Portugal Cavaco Silva calls for a national salvation understanding between the three main parties: the Socialists, and the governing coalition PSD and CDS-PP. In a statement after the President's communication to the country, the Socialists said they will not support such Government and called for early elections. (Reuters)

July 13, 2013 At least ten people are killed in Brazil's Minas Gerais state after a bus accident. (AP via New Straits Times)

Germanic peoples such as those of Germany can be connected.

Northeast European people such as those of Ukraine can be connected.


July 10, 2013 Prominent Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny registers himself to stand in September's vote for Moscow mayor. (BBC)

July 11, 2013 A district court in Moscow convicts the late investment fund auditor Sergei Magnitsky of tax evasion in Russia's first posthumous trial. (Russia Today)

July 13, 2013 Eighteen people are killed and at least 40 injured after a gravel truck smashes into a bus near Podolsk, Russia. (Rappler)

Asiatic peoples such as those of Burma can be connected.

July 10, 2013 President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj is sworn into office for his second term as President of Mongolia in front of Genghis Khan's monument, the Parliament and public on main Sükhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar. This is the first time Mongolian President took oath in front of public in the country's history. (Montsame News Agency)

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

July 11, 2013 Taiwan evacuates 2,000 tourists as it prepares for Typhoon Soulik expected later this week. (AFP via France 24)

China can be connected.

July 8, 2013 Former Chinese Railways Minister Liu Zhijun is given a suspended death sentence for corruption. (BBC)

July 10, 2013 A rain-triggered landslide in southern China's Sichuan Province buries between 30-40 people. (Xinhua)

July 11, 2013 Heavy rain in southwest China causes floods and landslides with at least 9 people dead and 62 missing. (AFP via Channel News Asia)

July 12, 2013 China issues emergency alerts for the provinces of Fujian and Zhejiang for Typhoon Soulik which is expected to hit the mainland tomorrow after passing through Taiwan. (Xinhua)

July 12, 2013 The toll of dead and missing people from the 2013 Southwest China floods rises above 40 with Sichuan province worst affected. (Reuters)

Japan can be connected.

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

July 13, 2013 The Bhutanese People's Democratic Party led by Tshering Tobgay wins 32 out of 47 seats in the National Assembly election. (Yahoo! News)

India can be connected.

July 7, 2013 A serial blast injures 5 people near Mahabodhi temple at Bodh Gaya, in the Indian state of Bihar. (TOI)

July 8, 2013 At least twelve people are killed and a dozen injured when a dilapidated hotel collapses in the Indian city of Hyderabad. (The Hindu)

July 11, 2013 An Indian juvenile court is due to deliver its verdict on a seventeen-year old boy accused of participating in the gang rape and murder of a 23 year old woman in the New Delhi surburb of Munirka. (BBC)

July 11, 2013 2013 Assam floods: Floods in Indian state of Assam force nearly 250,000 people to leave their homes. (BBC)

Pakistan can be connected.

July 12, 2013 Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan visits the UN headquarters in New York City to celebrate her 16th birthday with the UN address. (AP via Yahoo! News)

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

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

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

July 10, 2013 Typhoon Soulik (Huaning) is expected to enter Philippines territory this morning. (News Info)

July 11, 2013 Three suspected robbers are killed in a shoot-out in Davao City, Philippines, and one suspected robber is returned to Manila to be imprisoned. (ABS-CBN News Online)

July 12, 2013 The Moro National Liberation Front kidnaps eight civilians in the Philippines Basilan province later releasing four of them. (Inquirer)

Indonesia can be connected

July 12, 2013 Authorities in Indonesia search for 70 prison inmates who escaped from the Tanjung Gusta prison in North Sumatra province after a prison riot last night. Twelve of the escapees were convicted of terrorism related offences. (AAP via SBS)

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

July 7, 2013 Abu Qatada, a Palestinian Muslim cleric allegedly affiliated with al-Qaeda, is deported from the United Kingdom to Jordan to face charges of terrorism. (BBC)

July 8, 2013 The Syrian Ba'ath Party announces a shakeup of leadership positions with Vice President Farouk al-Sharaa losing his position. (AFP via Fox News)

July 8, 2013 The Syrian opposition figure Ghassan Hitto task with forming an interim government to administer rebel-held areas has resigned, citing an inability to do so during a meeting in Istanbul. (BBC) (Ya Libnan)

July 9, 2013 Syrian civil war: Ban Ki-Moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, calls for a ceasefire during Ramadan. (Al Jazeera)

July 9, 2013 A car bomb targeting the office of the Shia militant group Hezbollah located in the Lebanese capital Beirut injures 53 people. (BBC) (The Independent) (The Guardian)

July 10, 2013 Syrian civil war: Syrians in Aleppo stage a protest against a rebel siege of government-held areas in the city. (BBC)

July 11, 2013 Bomb and gun attacks across Iraq kill more than 30 people including members of the Iraqi security forces. (BBC)

Egypt can be connected.

July 7, 2013 Opponents of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi call for demonstrations to be held today in the aftermath of the 2013 Egyptian coup d'état (AAP via Herald Sun)

July 8, 2013 Aftermath of the 2013 Egyptian coup d'état: At least 42 people have been killed and hundreds injured after the Army raids a sit-in by supporters of former President Mohamed Morsi in the Nasr City district of Cairo. (BBC)

July 9, 2013 Egypt's military-backed interim government selects economist Hazem Al Beblawi as the interim Prime Minister. (New York Times)

July 10, 2013 Egyptian prosecutors seek the arrest of Mohammed Badie, the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, for allegedly instigating the 2013 Republican Guard headquarters clashes. (BBC)

July 12, 2013 The US calls on the Egyptian Army to free deposed president Mohamed Morsi. (BBC)

July 12, 2013 Supporters and opponents of deposed President of Egypt Mohamed Morsi hold rallies on the first Friday of Ramadan. (Sky News)

Persian peoples such as those of Iran can be connected.

July 9, 2013 War in Afghanistan (2001–present): An Afghan soldier kills a Slovak soldier and wounds six others. (BBC) Seventeen people are killed by a roadside bomb in western Afghanistan. (BBC)

July 11, 2013 An Iranian exile group claims that it has evidence of secret nuclear facilities located in tunnels beneath a mountain near the town of Damavand. (AFP via France 24)

African peoples such as those of Kenya can be connected.

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

July 13, 2013 The African Union – United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur confirms that seven peacekeepers were killed and 17 injured in a patrol while returning to their base in Manawashi near Nyala, the capital of Sudan's South Darfur state. (France 24)

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

July 12, 2013 War in Somalia (2009–present): A car bomb explodes near an African Union convoy killing three soldiers. (Capital FM Kenya)

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

July 11, 2013 The Mali government returns to the northern city of Kidal. (ABC), (Washington Post)

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

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

American Indian peoples such as those of Argentina 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 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 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 government, economics, education, and family can be connected. Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected.

July 8, 2013 Pope Francis visits the tiny Italian island of Lampedusa, holds a mass to pay tribute to the many immigrants who have drowned trying to reach Europe and condemns the "global indifference" to their plight. (BBC), (The Guardian)

July 10, 2013 A U.S. district court rules that Apple Inc. has conspired to fix the prices of eBooks . The ruling could expose Apple to significant damages. (Reuters)

July 12, 2013 The Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 close at record highs, with the NASDAQ hitting its highest level in ten years. (CNN)

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

July 7, 2013 Andy Murray of the United Kingdom wins the Men's Singles at Wimbledon, defeating Novak Djokovic of Serbia in straight sets. Murray becomes the first British man to win Wimbledon since Fred Perry in 1936. (News Limited)

July 10, 2013 American country music star Randy Travis suffers a stroke while being hospitalized for congestive heart failure. (MSN)

July 10, 2013 In cricket, the 2013 Ashes series between England and Australia begins at Trent Bridge in the English county of Nottinghamshire. (Daily Mail)

July 10, 2013 Host Sweden are held by Denmark in a 1-1 draw with two second half penalties saved in Euro 2013 group stage opener. (BBC Sports)

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

July 8, 2013 NASA Curiosity Mars rover begins its mission to its destination and drives to Mount Sharp. (BBC)

Created 25 July 2013 Last updated 22 Jan 2014