History Quiz / Events That Happened in 2013

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Can you name the events which happened in 2013?

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January 11th: This country began its five month intervention into the North Mali conflict.
January 16th: 40 hostages were killed during a hostage crisis in a natural gas facility in this country.
February 12th: This country conducts its third underground nuclear test, prompting condemnation and sanctions.
February 15th: 1,491 people were injured and 4,300 buildings damaged in Chelyabinsk, Russia due to the occurrence of what?
February 24th: The winner of the Best Picture at the Oscars goes to this movie.
March 13th: This pope is elected, the 266th, following the resignation of Benedict XVI on February 28th.
April 8th: Death of this first female British Prime Minister.
April 15th: Two Chechen brothers detonate bombs at which annual US event, killing three.
April 24th: An eight-story building collapses in this capital city, killing 1,129 people.
June 6th: This person discloses sensitive information about US government mass surveillance to news agencies and flees the country.
July 1st: This country becomes the 28th member of the European Union.
July 22nd: Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to this heir to the British monarchy.
September 7th: The host of the 2020 Summer Olympics is announced as this city.
September 16th: A lone gunman attacks and fatally shoots 12 people at this facility in Washington DC.
September 21st: Islamic militants attack Westgate shopping centre in this east African country, killing 62.
October 1st: Failings by the Congress to enact legislation appropriating funds for 2014 leads to the shutdown of this nation's government.
November 8th: This typhoon, one of the strongest on record, hits the Philippines and Vietnam causing over 6,000 deaths.
November 12th: Portraits of Lucian Freud by this artist fetch $142.4million in a New York City auction setting a new record.
November 23rd: The 50th anniversary of this popular British sci-fi television series is celebrated.
November 24th: This country agrees to limit its Uranium enrichment program in return for sanctions relief.
November 30th: A high speed car accident leads to the death of this 'Fast and Furious' actor.
December 5th: The death of this anti-apartheid revolutionary, the first black President of South Africa at the age of 95, in Johannesburg.
December 16th: The first soft landing on the Moon since 1976 is accomplished by this country.

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