2013 Week 29

This includes events from Sunday, July 14, 2013 through Saturday, July 20, 2013.

There were numerous incidents among Anglic peoples. These included numerous events among Anglo-American peoples, notably the announcement of the bankruptcy of Detroit. Five employees of Costa Crociere were found guilty of negligence and manslaughter in connection with the Costa Concordia disaster. There were numerous incidents among Hispanic peoples. In the Mexican drug war, a leader of a drug cartel was captured by the Mexican military. There was a bribery indictment in Germany. There were a few incidents in Russia.

There were numerous events among Middle Eastern peoples. There were continuing protests in Egypt over the removal of Mohammed Morsi. There were was a shooting of laborers among Persian peoples. Various incidents took place in South Asia. There was a notable poisoning of school children in India among other incidents. There was an explosive incident and a couple of natural disasters in China. in Japan there was steam reported at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. There were a few incidents among Mainland Southeast Asian Island peoples. In Indonesia there was a riot at a boxing match.

There was a political incident in West Africa and military action in Central Africa.


Sunday, July 14, 2013

Monday, July 15, 2013

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Wenesday, July 17, 2013

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Friday, July 19, 2013

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Other 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 and second quarter 2013. Other periods of the third quarter 2013 can be connected. Other weeks of July 2013 including 2013 week 27, 2013 week 28, 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 including nations and major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be connected. Nations such as 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 Poland can be connected.

July 16, 2013 Norwegian black metal musician, Kristian "Varg" Vikernes, and his wife are arrested in France on suspicion of alleged plans for a terrorist act after buying 4 rifles at the same time. (BBC)

July 16, 2013 Unions in Greece call a general strike over new austerity measures. (France 24)

July 17, 2013 Thousands of protesters gather outside the Hellenic Parliament in opposition of a new bill that would cut thousands of public sector jobs. (Reuters)

July 18, 2013 2012 Kunstahal Art theft: Romanian investigators find the remains of paint, canvas and nails in the oven of a woman whose son is charged with stealing seven paintings by Picasso, Monet and Matisse from the Kunsthal gallery in October 2012. (AP via Australian)

July 18, 2013 The Hellenic Parliament passes a bill that will cut thousands of public sector jobs. (Reuters)

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

July 15, 2013 The House of Lords, the upper house of the United Kingdom, approves the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill, meaning it will become law, enabling gay marriage in England and Wales to take place from 2014. (BBC)

July 15, 2013 Two British soldiers die during a training exercise as they take part in a gruelling selection process for the elite SAS unit on the hottest day of the year. (AFP via News24)

July 17, 2013 Same-sex marriage becomes legal in England and Wales after the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill receives Royal Assent. (BBC)

July 17, 2013 Researchers from different medical centers at major cities in the United Kingdom, led by Cancer Research UK's London Research Institute and University College London, are embarking on a massive long-term effort to study lung cancer's resistance to treatment by mapping involved genes using patient profiles. (BBC)

July 18, 2013 New Zealand police decide not to proceed with manslaughter charges against the managers of the Pike River Mine over the deaths of 29 workers in the 2010 Pike River Mine disaster. (AFP via Fox News)

July 19, 2013 The Prime Minister of Australia, Kevin Rudd, announces a plan to settle asylum seekers who come by boat in Papua New Guinea. (The Australian)

July 20, 2013 Two US marine harrier jets forced to drop several unarmed bombs on the world-heritage listed Great Barrier Reef due to an emergency during a training exercise. (news.com.au)

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

July 14, 2013 Protests occur in several American cities following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in relation to the shooting of Trayvon Martin. (AAP via News Limited)

July 15, 2013 Asiana Airlines says they will sue Oakland, California television station KTVU for defamation after the station reported the wrong names of the pilots of Asiana Airlines Flight 214. (CNN)

July 15, 2013 Loblaw Companies Limited, one of Canada's largest supermarket chain owners, agrees to purchase Canada's largest pharmacy retailer Shoppers Drug Mart for almost $12.4 Billion dollars. (Reuters)

July 16, 2013 The British Columbia coroner's office reports that actor Cory Monteith died of an overdose of heroin and alcohol. (MSN)

July 17, 2013 Asiana Airlines redacts their lawsuit of San Francisco news station KTVU over displaying racist names. (NPR)

July 17, 2013 A heat wave settles over the United States with at least one death reported. (AP via Newser)

July 18, 2013 The Dow Jones Industrial Average hits its intraday high of 15,552. (CNN)

July 18, 2013 With $18.5 billion in debts, the city of Detroit, Michigan files for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection, becoming the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history. (Detroit Free Press)

July 18, 2013 A massive wildfire burns over 19,000 acres of forest on and around the San Jacinto Mountains and engulfs numerous buildings including seven homes, prompting the evacuation of Idyllwild-Pine Cove, California. (Reuters)

July 20, 2013 Three female bodies are found in plastic sheets in East Cleveland, Ohio; a 35-year-old sex offender was arrested on suspicion of all three cases, but has not been charged. Police say he may have been influenced by convicted Cleveland serial killer Anthony Sowell. (Peoria Journal Star)

July 20, 2013 American veteran journalist Helen Thomas, who covered the White House for nearly five decades, dies at 92. (BBC)

Latin peoples such as those of Argentina can be connected.

Italian peoples such as those of Italy can be connected.

July 20, 2013 Five Costa Crociere employees plead guilty to manslaughter and negligence charges in relation to the Costa Concordia disaster that cost 32 crew and passengers their lives off the coast of Italy. Captain Francesco Schettino is being tried separately. (AP)

French peoples such as those of France can be connected.

Hispanic peoples such as those of Spain can be connected.

July 17, 2013 Chilean politician Pablo Longueira withdraws his candidacy for the presidential election, less than a month after winning the primaries of the right-wing coalition. (Reuters)

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

July 19, 2013 Colombian FARC offer to release Kevin Scott Sutay, an American soldier captured last month. (AFP via France 24)

July 20, 2013 Venezuela ends its rapprochement with the United States due to a statement by Samantha Power, nominated to become the United States Ambassador to the United Nations. (AFP via News24)

July 20, 2013 17 government soldiers are killed in an attack by FARC revolutionaries in the Colombian department of Arauca. BBC

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

July 14, 2013 The Mexican Army captures Miguel Treviño Morales, a leader of the Los Zetas criminal gang. (CBS News)

July 15, 2013 Mexican Drug War The Mexican Army captures Miguel Treviño Morales, the supreme leader of Los Zetas drug cartel. (CBS News)

July 16, 2013 Panamanian authorities seize North Korean bulk carrier Chong Chon Gang after a missile is found on board. The captain of the ship, which was en route from Cuba, attempted to commit suicide.(BBC News) (USA Today)

Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

Germanic peoples such as those of Germany can be connected.

July 17, 2013 German authorites indict Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone for alleged bribery. (Guardian)

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

Russia can be connected.

July 14, 2013 Four policemen are killed in Russia's restless Dagestan region as gunmen open fire on their car. (Reuters)

July 18, 2013 Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny is convicted of embezzlement from a state-owned timber company. (The Guardian)

July 19, 2013 A Russian court releases Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny a day after being sentenced for alleged embezzlement. (AP via The Hindu)

Asiatic peoples such as those of Burma can be connected.

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

July 14, 2013 Syrian civil war: Syria's opposition claims that 200 civilians are trapped in a mosque in a Damascus suburb while fighting rages outside. (CTV)

July 14, 2013 Unknown attackers kill six people in and near the city of Mosul in northern Iraq. (Press Association via Independent Ireland)

July 15, 2013 A car bomb strikes Deir Atiyah, north of Damascus, killing 13. (BBC)

July 16, 2013 Pro-government militiamen kill six mediators in the Syrian province of Homs. (BBC)

July 17, 2013 Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula confirms that its former deputy Said Ali al-Shihri was killed in a US drone strike. (ABC Online)

July 17, 2013 Syrian civil war: 1 man and a 15 year-old boy are killed near the Turkish border town of Ceylanpinar after clashes erupted between Al-Nausra and female Kurds the YPG. (Hurriyet Daily News), (Daily star News)

July 17, 2013 7 people are killed by a car bomb close to Damascus. (Sky News)

July 17, 2013 A bomb detonates inside a teahouse in Mosul, Iraq killing at least 7 people. (Reuters)

July 17, 2013 Senior Syrian government official Mohammed Darrar Jamo is shot dead in Sarafand, Lebanon. (BBC)

July 17, 2013 In a new law the United Arab Emirates is offering citizens a gram of gold for every kilogram of weight they lose in an attempt to curb the rising obesity rate in the nation. (NPR)

July 19, 2013 Iraqi insurgency (post-U.S. withdrawal): A suicide bombing inside a Sunni mosque in the eastern Iraqi province of Diyala kills at least twenty people. (BBC)

July 20, 2013 Israel announces that it will release Palestinian prisoners if peace talks are resumed. (Reuters)

Egypt can be connected.

July 15, 2013 Militants open fire on a bus carrying workers from a cement factory in Arish, Northern Sinai, Egypt, killing three and injuring 17. The gunfire is believed to have been intended for a police vehicle.(AFP via NDTV)

July 16, 2013 Clashes continue between Egyptian police and supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsi in central Cairo with 22 people injured. (Reuters)

July 17, 2013 Protests break out in Egypt when envoys from the European Union visit the country, protesting for Morsi to be brought back to power. (Al Jazeera)

July 19, 2013 The Muslim Brotherhood calls for millions of supporters to hold rallies across Egypt two weeks after Mohamed Morsi was deposed as president. (NBC News)

Persian peoples such as those of Iran can be connected.

July 18, 2013 Eight Afghan labourers are killed on their way to work at a U.S. military base in Logar Province. (BBC)

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

July 15, 2013 A war crimes tribunal finds Bangladeshi ex-politician Ghulam Azam, former leader of the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami, guilty of war crimes during the Bangladesh Liberation War in 1971. (BBC)

July 17, 2013 A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal sentences Ali Ahsan Mohammad Mojaheed, Secretary General of the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami political party, to death for atrocities committed during the Bangladesh Liberation War. (Reuters)

India can be connected.

July 16, 2013 As many as 27 children die and 25 others are hospitalised after eating lunch served at their school in eastern India. (AFP via News24) (Times of India) Initial indications are that a jar previously used to hold an insecticide was reused for cooking oil and was thus thereby contaminated by organophosphorus. (CNN)

July 18, 2013 Indian paramilitary forces shoot dead seven protesters outside a Border Security Force station in Kashmir with dozens injured. (AFP via Ahram Online)

July 18, 2013 The Supreme Court of India has ordered acid sales to be regulated by local and national governments. Acid is mainly used for attacks on people, especially women. (BBC)

July 20, 2013 Bihar school meal poisoning incident: Police say that a forensic report confirmed the cooking oil contained "very toxic" levels of monocrotophos, an agricultural pesticide. (The Guardian),(BBC)

Pakistan can be connected.

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

July 16, 2013 South Korea blames North Korea for cyberattacks on government websites last month. (Wall street Journal)

China can be connected.

July 14, 2013 Typhoon Soulik kills three people in China's Guangdong province after having killed two people in Taiwan. (BBC)

July 17, 2013 At least 58 people are dead and 175 missing in floods in China's Sichuan province. (xinhuanet)

July 20, 2013 A man sets off homemade black powder explosive in Beijing Capital International Airport, injuring himself. No one else was hurt in the explosion. (CNN)

Japan can be connected.

July 18, 2013 Steam begins to rise at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant with utility company Tepco saying that it is possibly because of rain and that the levels of radioactivity in the surrounding areas have remained unchanged. (Reuters)

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

July 15, 2013 International linguists announce the discovery of a new language in Australia called Light Warlpiri. (news.com.au)

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

July 15, 2013 Thein Sein, the President of Burma (Myanmar) visits the United Kingdom. (The Telegraph via the Brisbane Times)

July 16, 2013 McDonald's announces that it will open its first outlet in Viet Nam early next year, which will be in Ho Chi Minh City, and will be operated by Henry Nguyen, a Vietnamese businessman and the son-in-law of Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung. (Marketwatch)

July 19, 2013 Cambodian opposition leader Sam Rainsy returns home to contest the general election after receiving a royal pardon for a conviction in 2009. (AP via Calgary Herald)

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

Indonesia can be connected.

July 15, 2013 Indonesian police report that at least 18 people were killed and 47 injured following a riot at a boxing match. (Associated Press via Inquirer) (AFP via Yahoo News South Africa)

African peoples such as those of Kenya can be connected.

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

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

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

July 17, 2013 Rivers State governor Rotimi Amaechi and his convoy are pelted with stones, coming days after he was suspended from People's Democratic Party, allegedly for lodging his opposition against Goodluck Jonathan. (BBC)

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

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

July 15, 2013 The M23 rebel movement and the Congolese Army are engaged in heavy fighting in the environs of Goma. (BBC)

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, and Paris can be connected. 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.

July 19, 2013 Pope Francis names a new Pontifical Commission to investigate current accounting practices among all Vatican offices and bodies and to help devise new strategies for greater fiscal responsibility and fiscal transparency. (Catholic News Service)

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

July 14, 2013 In athletics, six athletes are announced to have failed drug tests including American Tyson Gay and Jamaican Asafa Powell. (The Guardian)

July 15, 2013 Oakland Athletics outfielder Yoenis Céspedes defeats Bryce Harper of the Washington Nationals to win the 2013 Major League Baseball Home Run Derby. (ESPN)

July 16, 2013 In baseball, the American League defeats the National League 3–0 in the 2013 Major League Baseball All-Star Game played at Citi Field in New York City. New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, in his final MLB season, is named MVP. (Detroit Free Press)

July 18, 2013 A study published in The Archives of Diseases in Childhood states that breastfeeding, in addition to its numerous more well-known physical and psychosocial benefits, may increase the infant's future upward mobility. (MSN)

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

July 16, 2013 Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano almost drowns while undertaking a spacewalk on the International Space Station. (ABC News America)

Created 30 July 2013 Last updated 24 Jan 2014