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Year 2013 in History

Events in History

  • Jan 19 Calcium deposits are discovered on Mars by NASA’s Curiosity Rover
  • Feb 12 North Korea allegedly conducts its third nuclear test, saying it was a nuclear device that could be weaponized
  • Mar 14 Xi Jinping named the new President of the People's Republic of China
  • May 16 Human stem cells are successfully cloned
  • Jul 18 Detroit, Michigan, files for bankruptcy, becoming the largest US municipal bankruptcy ever at $18.5 billion
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Historical Marriages

  • Jan 19 "Big Brother" Daniele Donato (26) weds Dominic Briones at the Newland House Museum in Huntington Beach, California
  • Feb 14 Wedding planner to the stars Preston Bailey (63) weds Theo Bleckmann (47) at Empire State Building
  • Feb 16 "Devious Maids" actress Dania Ramirez (33) weds director Bev Land on the beach in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Historical Divorces

  • Jun 7 Russian President Vladimir Putin announces his divorce from his wife on national TV
  • Nov 20 Business magnate Rupert Murdoch (82) divorces Wendi Deng (44) due to irreconcilable differences after 13 years of marriage

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