2013 Timeline

February 15, 2013

Meteor Explodes Over Russia

Meteor explodes over the Russian city of Chlyabink, injuring 1,491 people and damaging over 4,300 buildings.

March 13, 2013

New Pope Elected

Argentina’s 266th Pope Jorge Mario Bergoglio was elected.


April 15, 2013

Boston Marathon Bombing

Two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon in Boston, killing three and injuring 264 others.

May 20, 2013

Devastating Tornado

Mile wide category four tornado hits Oklahoma

June 30, 2013


Several wildfires burn through colorado~Elite firefighters killed in Arizona

Eunice Rah

July 6, 2013

SFO Plane Crash

Plane crashes in San Francisco killing three and injuring dozens

ABC News

July 24, 2013

Train Crash

Spain has worst train crash in decades


August 19, 2013

Train Hits Crowd

Train hits crowd in India, killing dozens

September 12, 2013

Colorado Floods

Colorado floods leave thousands stranded

ABC News

October 15, 2013

Earthquake in the Phillipines

7.2 Magnitude Earthquake strikes the Philippines


November 17, 2013

Typhoon Hits the Phillipines

Typhoon Haiyan “Yolanda” one of the most strongest tropical cyclones on record hits the Philippines and Vietnam~ Plane crashes in Russia kills everyone on board

-Writing by Cyndal Jacobson, timeline by April Martin-Hansen

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