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2013 (MMXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday in the Gregorian calendar. It was the first year since 1987 to have all four of its digits being different numbers.






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The scene after the first of the explosions in Boston, Massachusetts.



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Flooding in Passau, Bavaria, southern Germany, during the floods in Central Europe.
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Satellite image showing devastating monsoon flooding in northern India.


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The scene after the train crash in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, on July 6.


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The discovery of the Olinguito is announced on August 15.


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Tony Abbott becomes the 28th Prime Minister of Australia after winning the election.


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Emergency services doing recovery work in Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany, during the St Jude Storm.


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Typhoon Haiyan destroyed many towns and cities, and killing thousands of people.


Nobel Prizes

Major religious holidays

In fiction and popular culture

Comic books

Computer and video games



Mathematical interest

  • The date will comprise four distinct digits, for the first time since 1987.
  • The date will comprise of four consecutive digits, for the first time since 1980.



Hit songs


  1. "Eurozone and IMF agree 10bn-euro Cyprus bailout deal". BBC Business News. bbc.co.uk. BBC. 17 March 2013. Retrieved 17 March 2013.
  2. "Eurogroup Statement on Cyprus" (PDF). Eurogroup. 25 March 2013. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
  3. "Canada only UN member to pull out of droughts and deserts convention - CTV News". www.ctvnews.ca.
  4. Charbonneau, Louis (2013-04-02). "U.N. overwhelmingly approves global arms trade treaty". Reuters. Retrieved 2013-04-08.
  5. "Human stem cells created by cloning". Nature. 2013-05-15. Retrieved 2013-05-15.
  6. "Coup topples Egypt's Morsy; deposed president under 'house arrest'". CNN. July 3, 2013. Retrieved July 11, 2013.
  7. "Bolivia Oldest Man". Associated Press.com. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  8. "Minamata mercury treaty signed at UN conference". THE TIMES OF INDIA. 2013-10-10. Retrieved 2013-10-11.
  9. The New York Times (November 6, 2013). "De Blasio Is Elected New York City Mayor in Landslide". The New York Times. Retrieved November 6, 2013.
  10. "Obama: Iran nuclear deal limits ability to create nuclear weapons". CNN. 24 November 2013. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  11. "Iran agrees to curb nuclear activity at Geneva talks". BBC. 24 November 2013. Retrieved 24 November 2013.
  12. Walker, Andrew (7 December 2013). "WTO agrees global trade deal worth $1tn". BBC News. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  13. "China lands Jade Rabbit robot rover on Moon". BBC. 14 December 2013.
  14. http://www.digitalready.gov.au/rolloutmap_NSW.aspx