2013

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This article is about the year 2013.
Millennium: 3rd millennium
Centuries: 20th century21st century22nd century
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Science and technology
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Other topics
AwardsLawReligious leaders
Birth and death categories
BirthsDeaths
Establishments and disestablishments categories
EstablishmentsDisestablishments
Works and introductions categories
WorksIntroductions
Works entering the public domain
2013 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 2013
MMXIII
Ab urbe condita 2766
Armenian calendar 1462
ԹՎ ՌՆԿԲ
Assyrian calendar 6763
Bahá'í calendar 169–170
Bengali calendar 1420
Berber calendar 2963
British Regnal year 61 Eliz. 2 – 62 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar 2557
Burmese calendar 1375
Byzantine calendar 7521–7522
Chinese calendar 壬辰(Water Dragon)
4709 or 4649
    — to —
癸巳年 (Water Snake)
4710 or 4650
Coptic calendar 1729–1730
Discordian calendar 3179
Ethiopian calendar 2005–2006
Hebrew calendar 5773–5774
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 2069–2070
 - Shaka Samvat 1935–1936
 - Kali Yuga 5114–5115
Holocene calendar 12013
Igbo calendar 1013–1014
Iranian calendar 1391–1392
Islamic calendar 1434–1435
Japanese calendar Heisei 25
(平成25年)
Juche calendar 102
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4346
Minguo calendar ROC 102
民國102年
Thai solar calendar 2556
Unix time 1356998400–1388534399

2013 (MMXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter F), the 2013th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 13th year of the 3rd millennium, the 13th year of the 21st century, and the 4th year of the 2010s decade.

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Main article: Deaths in 2013
Further information: Category:2013 deaths
Deaths
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  2. ^ "France army in key Mali withdrawal". BBC. May 25, 2013. Retrieved July 25, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Thirty hostages reported killed in Algeria assault". Reuters. January 17, 2013. Retrieved January 17, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Foreigners held hostage by terrorists in Algeria". BBC. January 16, 2013. Retrieved January 16, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Algeria hostage crisis: Briton confirmed dead as workers held hostage by terrorists". The Scotsman. January 17, 2013. Retrieved July 11, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Islamists take foreign hostages in attack on Algerian oil field". CNN. January 16, 2013. Retrieved January 16, 2013. 
  7. ^ Bilby, Ethan (February 18, 2013). "EU approves tighter sanctions on North Korea". Reuters. Retrieved July 11, 2013. 
  8. ^ "UN adopts tough new North Korea sanctions after nuclear test". BBC. March 7, 2013. Retrieved March 16, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Russia meteor eyewitness: 'Something like the sun fell'". BBC. February 15, 2013. Retrieved July 11, 2013. 
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  12. ^ "Scientists create artificial ear using 3D printing and living-cell gels". Daily Telegraph (London). February 21, 2013. Retrieved February 25, 2013. 
  13. ^ Pullella, Philip (February 28, 2013). "Benedict's reign ends with a promise to obey next pope". Reuters. Retrieved February 28, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Argentina's Jorge Mario Bergoglio elected Pope Francis". BBC. March 13, 2013. Retrieved April 22, 2013. 
  15. ^ "Argentina's Bergoglio elected as new Pope Francis". Reuters. March 14, 2013. Retrieved April 22, 2013. 
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  19. ^ "Central African Republic: Rebels 'take palace as Bozize flees'". BBC. March 24, 2013. Retrieved March 24, 2013. 
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  21. ^ "Eurozone and IMF agree 10bn-euro Cyprus bailout deal". BBC News. BBC. March 17, 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
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  25. ^ Josh Levs and Monte Plott (April 18, 2013). "Terrorism strikes Boston Marathon as bombs kill 3, wound scores". CNN. Retrieved April 22, 2013. 
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  27. ^ "Bangladesh garment factory collapse death toll rises to 1,129". The Raw Story. May 26, 2013. Retrieved July 22, 2013. 
  28. ^ "70 Dead in Bangladesh Garment Factory Collapse". Associated Press via ABC News. April 24, 2013. Retrieved July 11, 2013. 
  29. ^ "Bangladesh building collapse kills 25". Reuters via Sydney Morning Herald. April 24, 2013. Retrieved July 11, 2013. 
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  37. ^ "Coup topples Egypt's Morsy; deposed president under 'house arrest'". CNN. July 3, 2013. Retrieved July 11, 2013. 
  38. ^ "Egypt declares national emergency". BBC. August 14, 2013. Retrieved August 14, 2013. 
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  42. ^ "Mars mission starts, Mangalyaan launched successfully". Times of India. 2013-11-05. Retrieved 2013-11-05. 
  43. ^ "Typhoon Haiyan: Thousands feared dead in Philippines". BBC News. 2013-11-10. Retrieved 2013-11-10. 
  44. ^ "Bacon painting fetches record price". BBC News. BBC. 13 November 2013. Retrieved 14 November 2013. 
  45. ^ Vogel, Carol (12 November 2013). "At $142.4 Million, Triptych Is the Most Expensive Artwork Ever Sold at an Auction". The New York Times. Retrieved 13 November 2013. 
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  50. ^ "China lands Jade Rabbit robot rover on Moon". BBC. 14 December 2013.