Year in Review 2013

2013 Breakdown

January: 23rd, Algerian hostage crisis ends

Remote gas facility where Algerian troops ended the hostage crisis
Taken from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-21056884

 

February: 11th, Pope Benedict XVI announces resignation

Pope Benedict XVI
Taken from: http://inhabitat.com/green-pope-benedict-xvi-resigns-from-the-vatican-at-age-85/

 

March: 29th, North Korea say they are entering “state of war” with South

Rally at Kim Il Sung Square in downtown Pyongyang, North Korea
Taken from: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/north-korea-says-its-entering-state-of-war-with-south/

 

April: 15th, Boston Marathon bombing

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
Taken from:http://www.businessinsider.com/dzhokhar-tsarnaev-2013-4

 

May: 7th, three Ohio women found after ten years of captivity

Charles Ramsey, rescuer of the women
Taken from: http://fox8.com/2013/05/13/burger-named-after-charles-ramsey/

 

June: 20th, Miami heat defeat San Antonio Spurs to win the NBA Finals

LeBron James NBA finals MVP 2nd year in a row
Taken from: http://www.people.com/people/news/category/0,,personsTax:LeBronJames,00.html

 

July: 12th, train derailment in paris

Train wreckage
Taken from: http://www.myfoxny.com/story/22826843/packed-train-derails-near-paris-7-believed-dead

 

August: 21st, chemical weapon attacks in Syria

Many dead after chemical weapon attack
Taken from: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2013/08/24/un-official-in-syria-to-press-for-probe-into-alleged-chemical-attack/

 

September: 8th, Sebastian Vettel wins Italian Formula One Grand Prix

Sebastian Vettel
Taken from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sebastian_Vettel

 

October: 1st, partial U.S. government shutdown

Senate building
Taken from: http://trend.usao.edu/article/government-shutdown-making-usa-look-ridiculous

 

November: 27th, Tiger Woods is named PGA Tour’s Player of the Year for the 11th time

Tiger Woods
Taken from: http://www.northjersey.com/sports/197258691_Expectations_rise_with_another_Tiger_Woods_win_with_another_Tiger_win.html

 

December: 5th, Nelson Mandela died at 95

Nelson Mandela
Taken from: http://guardianlv.com/2013/06/nelson-mandela-life-support-shut-down-as-respected-humanitarian-dies-age-94/

 

With 2014 just around the corner, it’s interesting to take a look at 2013 as its last days fade away. May we hope for an exciting 2014!

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