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By The Associated Press
Associated Press
2013-12-28 03:01 AM


Jan. 1, Wednesday:

BRUSSELS -- 15th anniversary of the euro

Jan. 1, Wednesday:

NEW YORK -- Inauguration of New York City mayor

Jan. 4, Saturday:

10th anniversary of NASA Spirit rover reaching Mars

NEW YORK -- "Spider-Man" musical closes on Broadway

Jan. 6, Monday:

NEW YORK -- New York Film Critics Circle Awards

Jan. 8, Wednesday:

SEOUL -- North Korea celebrates birthday of leader Kim Jong Un

LOS ANGELES -- People's Choice Awards

Jan. 9, Thursday:

LONDON -- Kate Middleton celebrates her 32nd birthday

Jan. 10, Friday:

FLORENCE, Italy -- Deliberations and possible verdict in the retrial on murder charges of American Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend

Jan. 12, Sunday:

LOS ANGELES -- 71st Golden Globe film awards

NEW YORK -- Carole King musical opens on Broadway

Jan. 15, Wednesday:

WASHINGTON -- Deadline for new funding deal to avoid government shutdown

Jan. 16, Thursday:

LOS ANGELES -- Oscar nominations announced

PARK CITY, Utah -- Sundance Film Festival (through Jan. 26)

Jan. 17, Friday:

WASHINGTON -- Michelle Obama's 50th birthday

Jan. 18, Saturday:

LOS ANGELES -- Screen Actors Guild Awards

Jan. 20, Monday:

PARIS -- Fashion week haute couture shows begin

Jan. 21, Tuesday:

NEW YORK -- Osama bin Laden's son-in-law Abu Ghaith on trial

Jan. 22, Wednesday:

DAVOS, Switzerland -- World Economic Forum (through Jan. 25)

MONTREUX, Switzerland -- U.N. holds peace summit on Syria

Jan. 26, Sunday:

LOS ANGELES -- Grammy Awards

Jan. 31, Friday:

WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's second four-year term ends


Feb. 1, Saturday:

TEHRAN -- 35th anniversary of the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran

Feb. 2, Sunday:

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey -- Super Bowl

Feb. 6, Thursday:

NEW YORK -- New York Fashion Week

Feb. 7, Friday:

SOCHI, Russia -- Winter Olympics opening ceremony

Feb. 10, Monday:

NEW YORK -- Westminster Dog Show (through Feb. 11)

Feb. 11, Tuesday:

WASHINGTON -- French President Francois Hollande visits U.S.

Feb. 16, Sunday:

NEW YORK -- American International Toy Fair

Feb. 23, Sunday:

SOCHI, Russia -- Winter Olympics closing ceremony

Feb. 25, Tuesday:

GENEVA -- Summit for human rights and democracy opens

Feb. 27, Thursday:

NEW YORK -- World's Most Admired Companies as ranked by Fortune magazine

Feb. 28, Friday:

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Carnival opening ceremony


March 2, Sunday:

LOS ANGELES -- Academy Awards

March 3, Monday:

PRETORIA, South Africa -- Murder trial of athlete Oscar Pretorius starts

March 4, Tuesday:

NEW ORLEANS -- Mardi Gras

March 5, Wednesday:

OSAKA, Japan -- World's oldest person, Misao Okawa, celebrates 116th birthday

March 7, Friday:

AUSTIN, Texas -- South By Southwest Festival (through March 16)

March 13, Thursday:

NEW YORK -- National Book Critics Circle Awards

March 15, Saturday:

DAMASCUS, Syria -- 3rd anniversary of Syrian protests starting

March 17, Monday:

DUBLIN, Ireland -- St. Patrick's Day

WHISTLER, British Columbia -- TED conference on Technology, Entertainment, Design (through March 21)


April 3, Thursday:

BRUSSELS -- EU interest rate announcement

April 13, Sunday:

VATICAN CITY -- Palm Sunday

LONDON -- London Marathon

April 20, Sunday:

VATICAN CITY -- Easter Sunday

April 21, Monday:

BOSTON -- Boston Marathon, first since terrorist attack on last year's race

LONDON -- Queen Elizabeth's 88th birthday

April 27, Sunday:

VATICAN CITY -- Pope John Paul II and Pope John XXIII declared saints in historic double canonization

April 29, Tuesday:

NEW YORK -- Tony Awards nominations


May 3, Saturday:

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky -- Kentucky Derby

WASHINGTON -- White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner

May 14, Wednesday:

CANNES, France -- Film festival opens (through May 25)

May 22, Thursday:

MIAMI -- 2014 Atlantic hurricane season forecast released

May 25, Sunday:

PARIS -- French Open begins


June 2, Monday:

NEW YORK -- Fortune 500 ranking of America's largest corporations

June 4, Wednesday:

BEIJING -- Anniversary of Tiananmen Square massacre in 1989

June 6, Friday:

OMAHA BEACH -- 70th anniversary of D-Day landings on Normandy beaches in France

June 8, Sunday:

NEW YORK -- Tony Awards

June 10, Tuesday:

LONDON -- UK's Prince Philip has 93rd birthday

June 12, Thursday:

SAO PAULO, Brazil -- World Cup begins (through July 13)

June 21, Saturday:

LONDON -- UK's Prince William has 32nd birthday

June 27, Friday:


June 30, Monday:

DAMASCUS, Syria -- Deadline for destruction of Syria's chemical weapons


July 1, Tuesday:

LONDON -- Monty Python reunion at The O2

July 5, Saturday:

LEEDS, England -- 2014 Tour de France begins (through July 27)

LONDON -- Wimbledon women's singles final

July 6, Sunday:

LONDON -- Wimbledon men's singles final

July 7, Monday:

PAMPLONA, Spain -- Running of the bulls

NEW YORK -- Fortune Global 500 ranking of world's largest corporations

July 22, Tuesday:

LONDON -- UK's Prince George has 1st birthday

July 24, Thursday:

SAN DIEGO -- Comic-Con International Show opens to the public (through July 27)

July 29, Tuesday:

MOSCOW -- Edward Snowden's temporary asylum in Russia expires



Sept. 4, Thursday:

NEW YORK -- New York Fashion Week (through Sept. 11)

Sept. 16, Tuesday:

UNITED NATIONS -- Opening of the 69th session of the General Assembly

Sept. 23, Tuesday:

UNITED NATIONS -- U.N. Climate Change Summit hosted by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

Sept. 24, Wednesday:

UNITED NATIONS-- U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders known as the General Debate (through Oct. 3)

Sept. 30, Tuesday:

WASHINGTON -- U.S. fiscal year ends


Oct. 5, Sunday:

VATICAN CITY -- Vatican convenes Extraordinary General Assembly to focus on family and marriage 'crisis' (through Oct. 19)

Oct. 10, Friday:

WASHINGTON -- World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings open

Oct. 12, Sunday:

CHICAGO -- Chicago Marathon

Oct. 27, Monday:

TORONTO -- Embattled Mayor Rob Ford seeks re-election


Nov 4, Tuesday:

WASHINGTON -- U.S. congressional elections


Dec. 1, Monday:

World AIDS Day

Dec. 31, Wednesday:

KABUL -- Afghan deadline for withdrawal of all combat forces

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