Historical Events for January 2013

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1st - 13 FARC members are killed by an airstrike by the Columbian military
1st - 13 Boko Harem members are killed by Nigeria’s military in Maiduguri
1st - 60 people are killed and 200 are injured after a stampede following New Year celebrations
1st - 18 people are killed and 16 wounded after a bus and mini-bus collision in Thiès, Senegal
1st - 10 people are killed and 120 are injured in a stampede in Luanda, Angola
1st - US bi-partisan deal temporarily avoids the fiscal cliff
1st - Magnus Carlsen breaks Garry Kasparov's chess FIDE rating, reaching 2,861
3rd - 27 Shiite pilgrims are killed and 60 are injured by a suicide bombing in Musayyib, Iraq
4th - 9 people are killed by a car bomb in Damascus, Syria
4th - 8 people are killed by a gunman in Kawit, the Philippines
4th - 6 people are killed a 2 are seriously injured after a snowmobile veers off a ski slope on Mt Cermis, Italy
4th - 3 people are killed after a Beechcraft BE35 crashes into a house in Florida
6th - 10 people are killed by a US drone attack in South Waziristan, Pakistan
6th - The NHL reaches an agreement to end a 113 day lockout
7th - Lionel Messi wins the FIFA Ballon d'Or for the third consecutive year
8th - 130 wildfires across Australia’s east coast force thousands to evacuate their homes
8th - 2,130 prisoners held by the Syrian government are exchanged for 48 Iranians kidnapped by Syrian rebels
10th - 81 people are killed and 120 are wounded by a twin bombing in Quetta, Pakistan
10th - 39th People's Choice Awards: Robert Downey, Jr & Jennifer Lawrence win (Movie Star) and Nathan Fillion & Ellen Pompeo win (TV Drama)
Actress Jennifer LawrenceActress Jennifer Lawrence 11th - 46 people are killed and 12 are missing after a landslide buries a village in the Yunnan province, China
11th - 29 people are killed and 12 are injured after a bus veers off a mountain road in Doti, Nepal
12th - A failed attempt to rescue a French hostage in Bulo Marer, Somalia, results in 18 deaths
12th - Beijing’s level of air pollution is declared to be at levels that are hazardous to human health
13th - Argo wins the Golden Globe awards for best drama and best director
15th - 83 people are killed and 150 are injured in a rocket attack on Aleppo University, Syria
15th - 19 Egyptian Army recruits are killed and 120 are injured in a train accident in Giza
16th - 24 people are dead after three car bombs exploded in Idlib Governorate, Syria
16th - A four day occupation of an Algerian BP facility by Amenas militants begins, killing 48 hostages
16th - 25 people are killed after an apartment block collapses in Alexandria, Egypt
17th - 106 people are massacred by Syrian army forces in Homs
17th - 33 people are killed by a series of bombs across Iraq
17th - 4 people are killed and over 2,000 are evacuated after a massive flood hits Jakarta, Indonesia
17th - 8 people are killed in a plane crash in Chiapas, Mexico
17th - Japan unveils plans to build the world’s largest wind farm near the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant
19th - 4 climbers are killed by an avalanche in Glen Coe, Scotland
19th - Calcium deposits are discovered on Mars by NASA’s Curiosity Rover
19th - The 2012-2013 NHL season begins after a 119-day lockout
Professional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor Lance ArmstrongProfessional Road Cyclist and Testicular Cancer Survivor Lance Armstrong 19th - Lance Armstrong admits to doping in all seven of his Tour de France victories
20th - Austria votes to maintain compulsory military service in a referendum
20th - The San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens win the NFC and AFC championship games to reach Super Bowl XLVII
21st - 30 people are killed in a car bombing in Salamiyeh, Syria
21st - 41 people are injured after two trains collide in Vienna, Austria
21st - 18 people are killed and 24 are injured after a bus falls down a ravine in Yungas, Bolivia
21st - 1 person is killed and 15 are injured by a magnitude 5.9 earthquake in Indonesia
21st - Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Netherlands’ Minister of Finance, becomes the President of the Euro Group
22nd - A series of Baghdad car bombings kill 17 people
23rd - 23 people are killed in a mosque suicide bombing in Tuz Khormato, Iraq
23rd - 18 people are killed in a market shooting in Damboa, Nigeria
23rd - US armed forces overturns 1994 ban on women serving in combat
24th - 17 people are killed and 34 are injured in a bus crash in Taperas, Bolivia
24th - A Japanese Coast guard ship engages a Taiwanese activist ship in the Senkaku Islands dispute
24th - Russian police kill 13 rebels in Vedeno District, Chechnya
25th - Tropical cyclone Oswald makes landfall in Queensland, Australia, causing mass flooding
25th - 6 civilians and 1 police officer are shot dead and 456 people are injured during a nationwide protest against Egypt’s 2011 revolution
25th - Islamist forces are driven out of Hombori by the Malian army
25th - 8 people are killed by 2 car bombs in Golan Heights, Syria
25th - 50 people are killed and 90 are injured in a prison riot in Barquisimeto, Venezuela
26th - 30 people are killed during a violent protest in Port Said, Egypt
26th - 10 people are killed and 20 are injured by a suicide bombing in Kunduz, Afghanistan
26th - The United States Sentencing Commission is hacked by Anonymous in response to the suicide of Aaron Swartz
26th - Miloš Zeman wins the Czech Republic’s presidential election
26th - Victoria Azarenka defeats Li Na to win the women's singles at the 2013 Australian Open
27th - 20 police officers have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in Kandahar, Afghanistan
27th - In Port Said, Egypt, protests result in 7 people being killed and 630 are injured
27th - 11 people are killed and 32 are injured after a bus crashes down a ravine in Serta, Portugal
27th - 7 people are killed and 3 are injured after a retaining wall collapses during a football match at the Ugur Sports Facility, Turkey
27th - Novak Djokovic defeats Andy Murray to wins his third consecutive men's singles title at the 2013 Australian Open
27th - Magnus Carlsen wins the 2013 Tata Steel Chess Tournament
27th - Spain defeats Denmark to win the 2013 World Men's Handball Championship
27th - NFL Pro Bowl: NFC beats AFC 62-35
28th - 10 people are killed and 11 are injured in after a freight train collides with a bus in Heihe City, China
28th - Iran’s Pishgam rocket successfully completes a return trip of sending a monkey into space
28th - 20 people are killed after a Bombardier CRJ200 airliner crashes outside Almaty, Kazakhstan
28th - John Kerry is voted to succeed Hillary Rodham Clinton as the United States Secretary of State
30th - South Korea successfully launches its rocket Naro-1 which was carrying a scientific satellite
31st - 300 people are injured in a train collision in Pretoria, South Africa
31st - 36 people are killed and 126 are injured in an explosion at Torre Ejecutiva Pemex, Mexico

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