Historical Events for Year 2013 (Part 2)

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Feb 24th - 85th Academy Awards: "Argo," Daniel Day-Lewis & Jennifer Lawrence win
Feb 24th - Nicos Anastasiades wins the Cypriot presidential election
Feb 24th - Raúl Castro is elected to a second term as the President of Cuba
Feb 24th - Jimmie Johnson wins the 2013 Daytona 500
Feb 25th - Italy Common Good, a centre left alliance, wins the Italian general election
Feb 25th - Cuban President Raul Castro announces he will not seek another term in 2018
Feb 26th - A flexible battery capable of being charged wirelessly and folded and stretched is developed
Feb 26th - A hot air balloon crashes in Luxor, Egypt, killing 19 tourists
Feb 26th - A rocket launched from the Gaza strip into Israel ends the ceasefire since November 2012
Feb 27th - 20 people are killed in a market fire in Calcutta, India
Actress Jennifer LawrenceActress Jennifer Lawrence Feb 27th - 17 Afghan militia are killed by Taliban insurgents in an attack in the Andar District
Feb 27th - Pope Benedict XVI presents his farewell address to Vatican City
Feb 28th - 28 people are killed and 60 are injured after a series of bombings across Baghdad, Iraq
Feb 28th - 35 people are killed in violent demonstrations across Bangladesh
Feb 28th - The brains of two rats have been successfully connected so that they share information
Mar 1st - The 2013 US budget sequestration comes into effect
Mar 1st - 14 people are killed in the Lahad Datu standoff between Malaysian government and rebel forces
265th Pope  Benedict XVI265th Pope Benedict XVI Mar 3rd - 45 people are killed by a bomb blast in Karachi, Pakistan
Mar 3rd - A 2 year old US girl becomes the first child born with HIV to be cured
Mar 4th - 40 Syrian soldiers are killed in an ambush in Western Iraq
Mar 4th - 11 children are killed after a bus collides a truck in the Jalandhar district, India
Mar 4th - The Papal Conclave begins to select the successor of Pope Benedict XVI
Mar 5th - The Dow Jones surpasses its 2007 pre-financial crisis levels for the first time
Mar 5th - Venezuelan Vice-President Nicolás Maduro assumes the presidency after the death of Hugo Chavez
Mar 5th - Willcom announces the world’s smallest mobile phone, weighing 32 grams
Mar 6th - Syrian rebels capture Ar-Raqqah, their first major city
Mar 6th - Microsoft is fined €561 by the Euro Commission for not providing alternative web browsers
Mar 6th - 9 people die after a plane crashes after being ensnared in power lines in Peru
Mar 7th - Hilary Mantel is awarded the 2013 David Cohen Prize for literature
Mar 7th - UN Security Council approves further North Korean sanctions for its nuclear testing
Mar 8th - North Korea terminates all peace pacts with South Korea
Mar 9th - 19 people are killed in two suicide bombings in Kabul, Afghanistan
Mar 9th - Asteroid 2013 ET comes within 960,000 km from the Earth’s surface
Mar 9th - Bernard Hopkins defeats Tavoris Cloud to win IBF Light Heavyweight title
Burmese Politician Aung San Suu KyiBurmese Politician Aung San Suu Kyi Mar 10th - Aung San Suu Kyi is re-elected leader of the Burmese National League for Democracy
Mar 11th - European Union bans the sale of cosmetics that have been tested on animals
Mar 11th - North Korea cuts the phone line with South Korea, breaching the 1953 armistice
Mar 11th - Falkland Islands’ sovereignty referendum: 99.8% choose to remain an Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
Mar 12th - JOGMEC becomes the first to successfully extract methane hydrate from seabed deposits
Mar 12th - The 2013 Papal conclave begins with no new Pope elected on the first day
Mar 13th - 10 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Kunduz province, Afghanistan
Mar 13th - The European Parliament rejects a European Union budget for the first time
Mar 13th - An Embraer 821 aeroplane crashes and kills 9 people in Para, Brazil
Mar 13th - North Korea shreds the Korean Armistice agreement
Mar 13th - Aleqa Hammond’s Siumut party wins the Greenland parliamentary elections
Mar 13th - Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio is elected as the new pope, taking the papal name Pope Francis
Mar 14th - 25 people are killed and 50 are wounded by a series of car bombings in Baghdad, Iraq
Mar 14th - 7 people are killed after gunmen storm a bar in Cancun, Mexico
Mar 14th - Xi Jinping is named as the new President of the People's Republic of China
Mar 15th - 24 people die after a double decker bus veers of a pass in Cape Town, South Africa
Mar 15th - 16 people are killed by a fireworks accident in Tlaxcala, Mexico
Mar 15th - Patrick Chan of Canada wins the men’s 2013 World Figure Skating Championships
Mar 16th - A €10 billion Cyprus bailout plan will wipe out 10% of the citizens bank deposits
Mar 16th - 24 Pakistani Army soldiers are killed after their bus falls down a ravine in Rawalpindi
Mar 16th - Kim Yu-Na of South Korea wins the women’s 2013 World Figure Skating Championships
Mar 17th - 10 people are killed by a car bombing in Basra, Iraq
Mar 17th - Toyo Ito wins the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize
Mar 17th - Pope Francis delivers his first Angelus prayer and blessing
Mar 18th - Explosions kill 25 people at a bus park in Kano, Nigeria
Mar 18th - A car bombing kills 10 people and injures 20 in Mogadishu, Somalia
Mar 18th - 98 people are killed and 248 are injured across Iraq from a series of bombings and shootings
Mar 19th - 27 people are killed and 14 are injured in a bus crash in Maharashtra, India
Mar 19th - 16 people are killed by mudslides in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Mar 19th - NASA's Mars rover Curiosity discovers further evidence of water-bearing minerals
Mar 20th - Pierre Deligne wins the 2013 Abel Prize in mathematics
Mar 21st - 12 people are killed and 30 are injured by a car bombing in Peshawar, Pakistan
Mar 21st - 42 people are killed and 84 are injured by a bombing in a mosque in Damascus, Syria
Mar 21st - At least 45 people drown and 60 are missing after a Nigerian boat sinks off the shore of Gabon
Mar 21st - 24 people are killed and 100 are injured by a tornado and hail storm in southern China
Mar 21st - A barter dispute loses control and results in 10 people being killed, 20 injured, and 4 mosques being burnt to the ground in Myanmar
Mar 21st - The European Space Agency reveals new data that indicates that the universe is 13.82 billion years old
Mar 21st - Martin Gould defeats Ali Carter to win the snooker 2013 Championship League
Mar 22nd - 37 people are killed and 200 are injured in a refugee camp fire in Ban Mae, Thailand
Mar 23rd - 20 people are killed and 200 are injured by a tornado in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh
Mar 23rd - The US Senate approves its first budget in four years by a margin of 50–49
Mar 24th - 17 soldiers are killed by a suicide bomber at a military checkpoint in North Waziristan, Pakistan
Mar 24th - 25 people are killed by gunmen in a coordinated attack in Adamawa State, Nigeria
Mar 24th - A series of emergency meetings in Brussels undertaken to resolve Cyprus’ financial situation
Mar 24th - Scotland defeats Sweden to win the 2013 World Women's Curling Championship
Golfer Tiger WoodsGolfer Tiger Woods Mar 25th - Golfer Tiger Woods returns to his world number one ranking
Mar 26th - Ariana Grande's first single, "The Way", is released
Mar 27th - 12 people are killed in the Philippines after a mini-tornado causes a boat to capsize
Mar 28th - 143 rebels and 20 government troop are killed in conflict in Pibor County, Sudan
Mar 28th - 15 students are killed and 7 are injured after a mortar strikes Damascus University
Mar 28th - Pope Francis becomes the first Pope to wash the feet of women in the Maundy Thursday service
Mar 28th - Banks in Cyprus re-open after having been closed for two weeks; the government agrees a 10 billion euro bailout deal with the EU and IMF
Singer Ariana GrandeSinger Ariana Grande Mar 29th - 10 people are killed and 31 are injured by a blast outside the US consulate in Pakistan
Mar 29th - 23 people are killed by coordinated bombings on Shiite mosques in Iraq
Mar 29th - 36 people are killed after a 16-floor building collapses in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Mar 29th - UN regulation of international arms trade is blocked by North Korea, Iran, and Syria
Mar 29th - Soyuz TMA-08M sets a new record of 6 hours in orbit before docking with the International Space Station
Mar 29th - American horse, Animal Kingdom, wins the 2013 Dubai World Cup
Mar 30th - North Korea declares it is at a state of war with South Korea
Mar 30th - Uhuru Kenyatta is declared the rightful winner of the Kenyan presidential election by the Supreme Court
Mar 31st - 14 Boko Haram suspects are killed in a Nigerian Army raid
Mar 31st - 11 people are killed in flooding at Port Louis, Mauritius
Mar 31st - 2 people die from bird flu (type H7N9) in China
Apr 1st - 9 people are killed by a suicide bombing in Tikrit, Iraq
Apr 1st - The world’s first smelling TV screen is unveiled in Japan
Apr 2nd - 9 mutilated bodies are found in an SUV in Tamaulipas, Mexico
Apr 2nd - 7 people are killed in an attack on a power plant in Peshawar, Pakistan
Apr 2nd - Eurozone unemployment reaches a high of 12%
Apr 2nd - 13 children are killed in a fire in a mosque in Yangon, Burma
Apr 2nd - 13 people are killed in a quarry accident, in Arusha, Tanzania
Apr 2nd - 4 more critical cases of bird flu (H7N9) are reported in China
Apr 2nd - The UN General Assembly approves the first Arms Trade Treaty
Apr 2nd - Uruguay passes legislation to legalize same-sex marriage
Apr 3rd - 46 people are killed and 100 are injured by a court-house suicide bombing in Farah, Afghanistan
Apr 3rd - 50 people are killed by flooding across Argentina
Apr 3rd - 24 people are killed after a bus plunges off a cliff in Papa New Guinea
Apr 4th - 74 people are killed after an illegally constructed building collapses in Thane, India
Apr 4th - 9 people have been killed on an axe-murdering rampage in Chhattisgarh state, India
Apr 4th - Poecilotheria rajaei, a giant tarantula with a 20cm leg span, is discovered in Sri Lanka
Apr 5th - Japan’s Nikkei 225 reaches its highest level in five years
Apr 5th - 60 people are killed in Nigeria after a bus collides with an oil tanker
Apr 6th - 22 people are killed and 60 are injured by a suicide bombing at an election campaign tent in Baquba, Iraq
Apr 6th - 11 people are killed in an attack on a village in Midlu, Nigeria
Apr 6th - Bayern Munich win their 23rd German Bundesliga title with 6 games to spare
Apr 6th - 48th Academy of Country Music Awards: Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert & Jason Aldean wins
Apr 7th - 15 people, including 9 children, are killed by an air strike on Aleppo by the Syrian Air Force
Apr 7th - Sweden wins the 2013 World Men's Curling Championship defeating Canada
Apr 8th - 15 people are killed and 53 are wounded by a car bombing in Damascus
Apr 8th - 163 people are killed and 50,000 are displaced after tribal violence erupts in Darfur, Sudan
Apr 8th - Filip Vujanović’s election as President of Montenegro is confirmed by the electoral commission
Apr 9th - 12 civilians and UN peacekeepers are killed in an ambush in Jonglei, Sudan
Apr 9th - 37 people are killed and 850 are injured after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake strikes Iran
Apr 9th - 13 people are killed and 3 are injured from a shooting spree in Velika Ivanča, Serbia
Apr 9th - The French Senate approves a bill for same-sex marriage
Apr 10th - Japan and Taiwan sign an agreement on fishing rights around the Senkaku Islands
Apr 11th - 14 people are killed in clashes between drug traffickers and police in Michoacán, Mexico
Apr 11th - 57 people are killed by the Syrian Army in Daraa Governorate, Syria
Apr 11th - Two women are beheaded for sorcery in Bougainville, Papua New Guinea
Apr 11th - Fossilized dinosaur eggs with embryos are discovered in China
Apr 12th - 11 people are killed and 30 are injured in mosque attacks across Iraq
Apr 12th - A man-made 32-foot and 60 tonne monument that is dates around 2000 BC is discovered in the Sea of Galilee
Apr 13th - 8 people are killed after a bomb explodes on a bus in Peshawar, Pakistan
Apr 13th - 20 civilians are killed by the government bombing of Saraqib, Idlib
Apr 14th - 20 people are killed in attacks in Mogadishu, Somalia
Apr 14th - 33 people are killed after a bus tumbled off a cliff in Trujillo, Peru
Apr 14th - 11 people are killed and 50 are injured after a hotel fire in Xiangyang, China
Apr 14th - 77th Golf Masters Championship: Adam Scott wins, shooting a 279
Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada Justin TrudeauLeader of the Liberal Party of Canada Justin Trudeau Apr 14th - Justin Trudeau, son of long-serving Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau, is elected leader of the Liberal Party of Canada
Apr 15th - 3 people are killed and 183 are injured after two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon
Apr 15th - 33 people are killed and 163 are injured in a wave of bombings across Iraq
Apr 15th - Nicolás Maduro is narrowly elected President of Venezuela
Apr 16th - 37 people are killed by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Khash country, Iran
Apr 16th - 16 people are killed after a gold mine collapses in Kyekyewere, Ghana
Apr 17th - 5 people are killed in Wana, Pakistan, by a United States drone attack
Apr 17th - 15 people are killed and 100 are injured after a fertilizer plant explodes in West, Texas
Apr 17th - North Korea blocks a South Korean supply delegation from the Kaesong joint industrial zone

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