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

From left, clockwise: Edward Snowden becomes internationally famous for leaking classified NSA wiretapping information; Typhoon Haiyan kills over 6,000 in the Philippines and Southeast Asia; The Dhaka garment factory collapse in Bangladesh kills over 1,000 people; The streak from the Chelyabinsk meteor that rocketed across the Russian morning sky; Protests occur amid the coup d'état that overthrew President Mohamed Morsi of Egypt; Smoke rises as a result of the Westgate shopping mall attack in Nairobi, Kenya, carried out by Al-Shabaab militants; The Boston Marathon bombing marks the first terrorist attack in the United States since 9/11; Pope Francis is elected to the Papacy in the 2013 papal conclave.
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Millennium: 3rd millennium
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2013 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar2013
Ab urbe condita2766
Armenian calendar1462
Assyrian calendar6763
Baháʼí calendar169–170
Balinese saka calendar1934–1935
Bengali calendar1420
Berber calendar2963
British Regnal year61 Eliz. 2  62 Eliz. 2
Buddhist calendar2557
Burmese calendar1375
Byzantine calendar7521–7522
Chinese calendar壬辰年 (Water Dragon)
4709 or 4649
癸巳年 (Water Snake)
4710 or 4650
Coptic calendar1729–1730
Discordian calendar3179
Ethiopian calendar2005–2006
Hebrew calendar5773–5774
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat2069–2070
 - Shaka Samvat1934–1935
 - Kali Yuga5113–5114
Holocene calendar12013
Igbo calendar1013–1014
Iranian calendar1391–1392
Islamic calendar1434–1435
Japanese calendarHeisei 25
Javanese calendar1946–1947
Juche calendar102
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4346
Minguo calendarROC 102
Nanakshahi calendar545
Thai solar calendar2556
Tibetan calendar阳水龙年
(male Water-Dragon)
2139 or 1758 or 986
(female Water-Snake)
2140 or 1759 or 987
Unix time1356998400 – 1388534399

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