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  • Erath County, Texas, U.S.
    Saturday Feb 2, 2013

    American Sniper: Christopher Scott Kyle

    Death

    Erath County, Texas, U.S.
    Saturday Feb 2, 2013

    On February 2, 2013, Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield, 35, were shot and killed by Eddie Ray Routh at the Rough Creek Ranch-Lodge-Resort shooting range in Erath County, Texas. Both Kyle and Littlefield were armed with .45-caliber 1911-style pistols when they were killed, but neither gun had been unholstered or fired, and the safety catches were still on. Kyle was killed with a .45-caliber pistol, while Littlefield was shot with a 9mm SIG Sauer pistol. Both guns belonged to Kyle.




  • New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Sunday Feb 17, 2013

    Dwayne Johnson

    Elimination Chamber (2013)

    New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
    Sunday Feb 17, 2013

    Punk received a title rematch with The Rock, at Elimination Chamber, with the added stipulation that if The Rock was disqualified or counted out, he would still lose the WWE Championship. The Rock would pin Punk to retain the championship.




  • Caracas, Venzuela
    Monday Feb 18, 2013

    Hugo Chávez

    Chávez returned to Venezuela

    Caracas, Venzuela
    Monday Feb 18, 2013

    On 18 February 2013, Chávez returned to Venezuela after two months of cancer treatment in Cuba.




  • Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.
    Monday Feb 18, 2013

    Dwayne Johnson

    The Rock Unveiled a New WWE Championship Design

    Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.
    Monday Feb 18, 2013

    The following night on Raw, The Rock unveiled a new WWE Championship design, with a different center plate and removable customizable side-plates which had his "Brahma Bull" logo.




  • Tokyo, Japan
    Wednesday Feb 20, 2013

    PlayStation

    The PlayStation 4

    Tokyo, Japan
    Wednesday Feb 20, 2013

    The PlayStation 4 (PS4) is the latest video game console from Sony Computer Entertainment announced at a press conference on February 20, 2013. In the meeting, Sony revealed some hardware specifications of the new console.




  • Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 21, 2013

    Nike, Inc.

    Nike announced It Suspended Its Contract With Oscar Pistorius

    Beaverton, Oregon, U.S.
    Thursday Feb 21, 2013

    On February 21, 2013, Nike announced it suspended its contract with South African limbless athlete Oscar Pistorius, due to his being charged with premeditated murder.




  • Havana, Cuba
    Sunday Feb 24, 2013

    Raúl Castro

    Cuba's Parliament Named Raúl Castro To a New Five-year Term as President

    Havana, Cuba
    Sunday Feb 24, 2013

    On 24 February 2013 Cuba's parliament named Raúl Castro to a new five-year term as president and appointed Miguel Díaz-Canel as his first vice president. Castro announced that day that he would step down from power after his second term as president ended in 2018.


  • Czech Republic
    Monday Feb 25, 2013

    IKEA

    The Company removed the Swedish meatballs from stores' shelves

    Czech Republic
    Monday Feb 25, 2013

    In February 2013, IKEA announced it had pulled 17,000 portions of Swedish meatballs containing beef and pork from stores in Europe after testing in the Czech Republic found traces of horsemeat in the product. The company removed the Swedish meatballs from stores' shelves on 25 February 2013, but only made the announcement public after Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet uncovered what happened.


  • North Korea
    Tuesday Feb 26, 2013

    Kim Jong-un

    Met Dennis Rodman

    North Korea
    Tuesday Feb 26, 2013

    On 26 February 2013, Kim Jong‑un met Dennis Rodman, which led many reporters to speculate that Rodman was the first American that Kim had met. Rodman described his trip to Kim Jong-un's private island: "It's like Hawaii or Ibiza, but he's the only one that lives there."


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