2014 Week 10

This includes events from Sunday, March 2, 2014 through Saturday, March 8, 2014.


Sunday, March 2, 2014

Monday, March 3, 2014

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Thursday March 6, 2014

Friday, March 7, 2014

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Other history

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

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

The 20th century including the early 20th century, early mid 20th century, mid 20th century, and late mid 20th century can be connected.

Other periods of the early 21st century including the early 2000s can be connected.

The late 2000s including 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 can be connected. 2010 including the first quarter 2010, second quarter 2010, third quarter 2010, and fourth quarter 2010 can be connected.

Other periods of the 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.

2013 including the first quarter 2013 and second quarter 2013 can be connected. The third quarter 2013 including July 2013, August 2013, and September 2013 can be connected.

The fourth quarter 2013 including October 2013 and November 2013 can be connected. December 2013 including 2013 week 49, 2013 week 50, 2013 week 51, 2013 week 52, and 2013 week 53 can be connected.

Other periods of 2014 can be connected. Other periods of the first quarter 2014 can be connected. January 2014 including 2014 week 1, 2014 week 3, 2014 week 3, 2014 week 4, and 2014 week 5 can be connected. February 2014 including 2014 week 5, 2014 week 6, 2014 week 7, 2014 week 8, and 2014 week 9 can be connected. Other weeks of March 2014 including 2014 week 9, 2014 week 11, 2014 week 12, 2014 week 13, and 2014 week 14 can be connected.

The future can be connected.


Sociology including peoples of the world, communities, and social structure and change 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 including Mexico, Philippines, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Egypt, Germany, Iran, Turkey, Congo DR, Thailand, France, United Kingdom, Italy, South Africa, South Korea, 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, 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 peoples and Latin peoples can be connected. Russia can be connected.

March 2, 2014 -- 2014 Crimean crisis, 2014 Ukrainian revolution: Ukraine's Navy commander-in-chief, Denis Berezovsky who was appointed only March 1, defects to the Russia-backed Crimea government. (Ria Novosty via inSerbia) Ukraine's acting president Oleksandr Turchynov says Ukraine's airspace has been closed to any non-civilian aircraft. (Reuters)[dead link]

March 2, 2014 -- In Russia, police detained several hundred anti-war protesters in Moscow. (AFP/NewsAsia) (Wall Street Journal)

March 2, 2014 -- Stalingrad, depicting the battle of the same name, becomes the best-selling Russian film of all time.[citation needed]

March 3, 2014 -- 2014 Crimean crisis: The commander of the Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaydachniy reportedly confirms that the ship never defected to Russia as reported in Russian media. (Ministry of Defence of Ukraine)

March 3, 2014 -- The Lithuanian and Polish presidents call for NATO treaty Article 4 consultations on the basis that Russia is executing military maneuvers in Kaliningrad, close to the borders with Lithuania and Poland. (Lithuania Tribune) Reuters reports that armed men have seized a ferry checkpoint between Crimea and Russia. (Fox News)

March 3, 2014 -- Romanian Prime Minister Victor Ponta announces the composition of his new government after days of complicated negotiations with main ethnic Hungarian party of Romania. (Reuters)

March 4, 2014 -- Armed conflicts and attack 2014 Crimean crisis: Russian President Vladimir Putin holds a press conference, saying that “force isn’t needed right now” after deploying roughly 16,000 troops to Crimea. (Reuters) Swedish foreign secretary Carl Bildt compares the ousted Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych to Norwegian traitor Vidkun Quisling after Yanukovych asked Russia to intervene to restore "law and order" in the country. (Dagens Næringsliv) Russia's UN ambassador says to the UN Security Council that Ukraine's fugitive former President Viktor Yanukovych requested Russian soldiers in the strategic Crimea region "to establish legitimacy, peace, law and order," contradicting the president's own comments last week. (Times of India) Vladimir Putin orders troops near the Ukraine border to return to their bases with Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov calling the military exercises a "success". (Telegraph)

March 5, 2014 -- 2014 Crimean crisis: UN Envoy Robert Serry is ordered to leave Crimea at gunpoint after being threatened by 10–15 armed men. (AP)

March 5, 2014 -- Saying she cannot be part of a network that "whitewashes the actions of Russian President Vladimir Putin", Washington-based anchor Liz Wahl resigns on-air from the Russian government-backed news channel RT. (The Guardian) (CNN)

March 5, 2014 -- Andrus Ansip resigns after nine years as prime minister of Estonia. (BBC)

March 6, 2014 -- Arts and culture Pope Francis acknowledges that civil unions for LGBT people is a governmental move for economic and health management. (TIME)

March 6, 2014 -- Two members of the protest band Pussy Riot are left with chemical burns and head injuries after being attacked by a group of people in a McDonald's. (AFP via Google News)

March 6, 2014 -- 2014 Crimean crisis: The European Union freezes the assets of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich, two of his sons, and dozens of his advisers. (Los Angeles Times) The European Union and UN Security Council both hold emergency meetings to talk about the current crisis in Ukraine. (AFP via Times of India) President Barack Obama signs an executive order placing sanctions and visa bans on people that contributed to the current crisis in Crimea. (CNN) A special referendum date is moved again. Now it becomes March 16, 2014 instead of the previously announced March 30. Voters will be asked whether they wish to stay part of Ukraine or join the Russian Federation. (Fox News)

March 7, 2014 -- Sports 2014 Winter Paralympics: The Winter Paralympics in Sochi, Russia officially opens. (CBC)

March 7, 2014 -- Armed conflicts and attacks 2014 Crimean crisis: Armed men – thought to be Russian – attempt to seize a Ukrainian military base in Sevastopol, withdrawing soon afterwards. (BBC)

Anglic peoples including those of the United States can be connected.

March 2, 2014 -- Alabama's oldest hotel the Mentone Springs Hotel built in 1884 and listed on the register of historical places burns to the ground. (Chattanoogan)

March 3, 2014 -- Ireland's deputy leader Eamon Gilmore responds by summoning his Russian ambassador for talks. (The Irish Times)

March 3, 2014 -- Microsoft founder Bill Gates regains the top spot as the world's richest person, according to Forbes magazine's annual ranking of global billionaires. (BBC)

March 3, 2014 Art and culture 86th Academy Awards: 12 Years a Slave wins three Oscars, including the Academy Award for Best Picture. (Los Angeles Times)

March 3, 2014 -- Italian film The Great Beauty wins the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film. (Reuters)

March 3, 2014 -- Alfonso Cuarón wins the Academy Award for Best Director for the film Gravity, which earned the most Awards during the ceremony, a total of seven. (euronews) Matthew McConaughey wins the Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in Dallas Buyers Club. (Reuters) Cate Blanchett wins the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in Blue Jasmine. (Los Angeles Times) Frozen wins two Oscars, including the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. (LA Times) Frozen becomes the eighteenth film and second animated film to cross the $1 billion mark in worldwide box office grosses. (Variety)

March 3, 2014 -- RTÉ, the Irish national broadcast service, is jammed inexplicably with strange and repetitive messages, provoking confusion and debate. (Independent)

March 4, 2014 Law and crime A New Jersey judge has ruled that the parents of their 18-year-old daughter do not have to pay for her college education after the teen filed a lawsuit against them seeking support and alleging abuse. (CBS)

March 4, 2014 Business and economy A New York gold and gold futures trader files a lawsuit against the international banks involved in the twice-daily teleconferences that set the price of that metal. (Reuters)

March 5, 2014 -- The U.S. Supreme Court interprets the whistle-blower provisions of Sarbanes-Oxley to protect the employees of privately owned companies that contract with public companies, in a case involving a group of mutual fund entities. (SCOTUSBlog)

March 5, 2014 Business and economy Radio Shack announces the closure of up to 1,100 stores. (USA Today)

March 6, 2014 -- Getty Images allows the free use of 35 million photos. (BBC)

March 6, 2014 Religion The 14th Dalai Lama delivers the Opening Prayer at the US Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (Time)

March 6, 2014 Sport Prince Harry launches the Invictus Games, a Paralympic-style sporting championship for wounded soldiers. (BBC)

March 7, 2014 -- Business and economy Staples Inc. plans to close 225 store locations and cut $500 million from its budget, citing low sales and internet competition. (Boston Globe)

March 7, 2014 -- The United States economy added 175,000 jobs for the month of February. (AP via Houston Chronicle)

March 8, 2014 -- Politics and elections United States Senator from Kentucky Rand Paul wins the annual CPAC presidential straw poll with 31% of the vote. (Real Clear Politics)

Latin peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected.

March 4, 2014 Italy releases 2m euros to save the ancient city of Pompeii after flooding causes walls to collapse. (BBC)

March 6, 2014 International relations The Government of Venezuela cuts diplomatic ties with Panama calling it a "lackey of the United States". (CNN)

Asiatic peoples including South Asian peoples, Oriental peoples, and Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples can be connected. Japan can be connected.

March 2, 2014 -- Over 250,000 Haredim in Israel staged a protest against military conscription. [1]

March 4, 2014 Islamist unrest in Egypt (2013–present): An Egyptian court bans the Palestinian group Hamas and orders its offices in the country to be shut down and all dealings with the group suspended. The court also brands it as a terrorist organization. (DW) (International Business Times)

March 5, 2014 -- The Israel Defense Forces captures an Iranian ship carrying long-range artillery rockets to Palestinians in the Gaza Strip (CNN)

March 5, 2014 Arts and culture An 1,800-year-old Egyptian papyrus discovered a century ago, whose inscription is nearly illegible to the naked eye, has been made more readable using infrared sensors, revealing the message to be a soldier's letter to his family. (Live Science)

March 6, 2014 -- War in Afghanistan (2001–present): A NATO airstrike mistakenly hits a Afghan military outpost in Logar Province killing 5 Afghan soldiers. (The Washington Post)

March 6, 2014 Politics and elections The brother of the current President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai, Quayum Karzai, drops out of the Afghan presidential election and endorses Zalmai Rassoul. (Hindustan Times)

March 6, 2014 -- President of Tunisia Moncef Marzouki lifts a state of emergency that was put in place after the 2011 Tunisian Revolution. (BBC)

March 7, 2014 -- Turkey scrambles fighter jets after a Russian surveillance plane flew along its Black Sea coast. (Reuters via Today's Zaman)

March 7, 2014 -- Art and culture A statue of Iset, daughter of King Amenhotep III who was the grandfather of Tutankhamun and ruler of Ancient Egypt around 3,350 years ago, has been unearthed by a team of Egyptian and European archaeologists. The statue, which depicts Iset alone without her father, is the first of its kind ever discovered. (GMA News)

March 7, 2014 -- The Saudi Arabian government designates the Muslim Brotherhood and al-Qaeda among others as terrorist groups and warns that people joining them could face 30 years in prison. (AP via Washington Post)

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

Pakistan can be connected.

March 2, 2014 -- War in North-West Pakistan: Pakistani military bombs the hideout of a Taliban militant leader killing five insurgents. (Jerusalem Post)

March 3, 2014 -- Young men with guns open fire at a local court in the Pakistani capital Islamabad, resulting in at least 11 deaths and 22 injuries. (Associated Press of Pakistan)

India can be connected.

Oriental peoples such as those of China can be connected.

March 3, 2014 -- Business and economy Google and Samsung have asked an agency of the government of the People's Republic of China to impose limiting conditions on a proposed merger of Microsoft and Nokia. (Bloomberg)

March 3, 2014 -- International relations North Korea announces that it will release Australian Christian missionary John Short on account of his age. (Reuters via ABC Australia)

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

March 2, 2014 -- Thai general election, 2014 Voters in Thailand go to the polls for a rerun of a general election hoped to end the current political crisis. (AAP via SBS)

March 4, 2014 Disasters and accidents Smog caused by haze from forest fires on Indonesia's Sumatra island leaves 30,000 people ill. (AFP via News Limited)

March 5, 2014 Disasters and accidents Raging forest fires break out and sweep through Hoàng Liên National Park fueled by dry weather and strong winds, in Lào Cai, Vietnam. (VOV)

March 6, 2014 -- Vietnamese defender Tran Dinh Dong given 28-match ban in March 2014 after breaking an opponent's leg. (BBC)(Yahoo!)

March 7, 2014 -- Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is sentenced to 5 years in prison for sodomy after his 2012 acquittal is overturned. (Bloomberg via SFGate)

March 8, 2014 --Disasters and accidents Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Malaysia Airlines loses contact with a Boeing 777-200ER passenger plane carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, China. (BBC)

African peoples such as those of Nigeria can be connected.

March 2, 2014 -- Islamist insurgency in Nigeria: Over 100 people die in several bomb attacks in Nigeria. (Vanguard)

March 3, 2014 -- Violence across Nigeria, between Islamic terrorists and the Nigerian military, kills dozens of people. (CNN)

March 3, 2014 -- Law and crime The trial of Oscar Pistorius begins in Pretoria. (New York Daily News)

March 3, 2014 -- Sports Graeme Smith, the captain of the South Africa cricket team, announces his retirement from international cricket at the end of the current series against Australia. (BBC)

March 6, 2014 Niger deports Saadi al-Gaddafi, son of Muammar al-Gaddafi, to Libya. (BBC)

March 7, 2014 -- International relations Rwanda and South Africa each expel the other's diplomats after armed men broke into an exiled Rwandan critic's home in Johannesburg. (Reuters)

March 7, 2014 -- Law and crime The former leader of the Front for Patriotic Resistance in Ituri, Germain Katanga, is found guilty in the International Criminal Court for war crimes and crimes against humanity. (Bloomberg)

American Indian peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. Middle American Indian peoples such as those of the southwestern United States 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, Nagoya, Lima, Chicago, Kinshasa, Tianjin, Chennai, Bengaluru, London, Saigon, Donguan, Hyderabad, Chengdu, Lahore, Jonannesburg, Tehran can be connected. Social structure and change including social change, social types, and social structure can be connected.

Institutions including economics, education, and family can be connected. Religion including particular religions of the world, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be connected. Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be connected.

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

March 2, 2014 -- In association football, Newcastle United fine their manager Alan Pardew nearly £100,000 for headbutting David Meyler on the opposing Hull City during a Premier League match yesterday. (The Observer)

March 2, 2014 -- In NASCAR Sprint Cup, Kevin Harvick dominates leading to his 2nd straight win in Phoenix (Nascar.com)

March 7, 2014 -- Health and science A study released by the University of California, San Diego shows that vitamin D increases the chances of survival in patients suffering from breast cancer. (Science Recorder)

Anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, physical anthropology, demography, and social foundations can be connected.

Personal studies and science will be connected as the site develops.

March 3, 2014 -- Science and technology Scientists announce the discovery of pithovirus, the largest giant virus yet known, from a 30,000 year old sample of frozen tundra. (Nature)

Created 3 Mar 2014 Last updated 4 Nov 2015