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30 April 2014

  • 22:51, 30 April 2014 (UTC)

Eggs on sale in Hong Kong

  • 14:36, 30 April 2014 (UTC)

Rice Yacht Alberta full.jpg

  • 05:01, 30 April 2014 (UTC)

Josephus Nelson Larned

29 April 2014

  • 20:46, 29 April 2014 (UTC)

Hi'iaka Patera with nearby mountains with the 11 km high peak of Hi'iaka Montes to the north

28 April 2014

  • 16:00, 28 April 2014 (UTC)

MacLellan's Castle

  • 08:00, 28 April 2014 (UTC)

Front gate of People's Park

  • 00:00, 28 April 2014 (UTC)

Maximus/Minimus

27 April 2014

  • 16:00, 27 April 2014 (UTC)

Raymond House, pictured in 2013

  • 08:00, 27 April 2014 (UTC)

Nancy Kelsey

26 April 2014

  • 23:50, 26 April 2014 (UTC)

The Teaching Assistants Association on strike in 1970

  • 15:35, 26 April 2014 (UTC)
  • 07:20, 26 April 2014 (UTC)
Wally Pipp

25 April 2014

  • 23:05, 25 April 2014 (UTC)

The Western green mamba

  • 14:50, 25 April 2014 (UTC)

Anzac Cove in 2004

  • 06:35, 25 April 2014 (UTC)

Garland Trench Mortar

24 April 2014

  • 22:20, 24 April 2014 (UTC)

Last known photograph of Yenovk Shahen

  • 14:05, 24 April 2014 (UTC)

Main Square, Telč

  • 01:50, 24 April 2014 (UTC)

Young Girl with a Dove

23 April 2014

  • 18:05, 23 April 2014 (UTC)

Title page from the Illustrated Treatise on the Maritime Kingdoms

  • 10:20, 23 April 2014 (UTC)

CPI(M) rally in North Chennai

  • 00:00, 23 April 2014 (UTC)

Storm clouds over Catlow Valley

22 April 2014

  • 16:00, 22 April 2014 (UTC)

Norwich School chapel, the main schoolroom until the 19th century

  • 08:00, 22 April 2014 (UTC)

Đurić playing for the Singapore national team

  • 00:00, 22 April 2014 (UTC)

Uranium ore

21 April 2014

  • 16:00, 21 April 2014 (UTC)

Unit IV building

  • 08:00, 21 April 2014 (UTC)

Fay Fuller, ca. 1890

  • 00:00, 21 April 2014 (UTC)

St. Patrokli Dom

20 April 2014

  • 16:00, 20 April 2014 (UTC)

Portrait of Jeanne Immink

  • 08:15, 20 April 2014 (UTC)

Bull's Eyes

  • 00:30, 20 April 2014 (UTC)

Pyramid of Capitalist System

19 April 2014

  • 16:45, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

The Impala

  • 09:00, 19 April 2014 (UTC)
Isadora sleeping next to the game's title
  • 01:15, 19 April 2014 (UTC)

St John Passion title page

18 April 2014

  • 17:30, 18 April 2014 (UTC)

Jesus Mocked by the Soldiers by Édouard Manet, c. 1865

  • 09:45, 18 April 2014 (UTC)

Joaquín Gutiérrez

  • 02:00, 18 April 2014 (UTC)

Ben Hur poster, 1959

17 April 2014

  • 18:15, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

Captain Herbert Garland in Arabia, December 1917

  • 10:30, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

A page of the Goražde Psalter

  • 00:00, 17 April 2014 (UTC)

Princess Nāhiʻenaʻena holding the feathered royal kahili

  • ... that the kāhili standard (pictured) of Hawaiian royalty was made from the bones of an enemy king and the feathers of a bird of prey?
  • ... that the meteorite EETA 79001, recovered from the Elephant Moraine, was found to have come from Mars?
  • ... that Redcliffe N. Salaman was the first person to identify genetic resistance to late blight in wild potatoes?
  • ... that Czech Radio broke a national record for the longest uninterrupted radio broadcast when it celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2013?
  • ... that the Sterbelied "Valet will ich dir geben" is described in a subtitle as a song of consolation, in which a pious heart bids farewell to this world?
  • ... that Silver the Hedgehog, a character in the Sonic the Hedgehog video games, was originally intended to be orange?

16 April 2014

  • 16:00, 16 April 2014 (UTC)

Artist's rendering of Chariklo with its rings

  • 08:00, 16 April 2014 (UTC)

Portrait of Weston from circa 1882

  • 00:00, 16 April 2014 (UTC)

Munsö Church

  • ... that round Munsö Church (pictured) was built to serve both a religious and a defensive purpose?
  • ... that salmon canning magnate Frank M. Warren, the only first-class passenger from Oregon to perish in the sinking of the Titanic, played for one of the first baseball teams in Portland?
  • ... that Morton B. Panish and a colleague at Bell Labs developed a laser that led to fiber optics, laser printers, barcode readers, and optical disc drives?
  • ... that Sigma called their label "Life Recordings" on the grounds that the music industry made them make the record label their life?
  • ... that the first Cassette Store Day was observed on 7 September 2013 to celebrate the Compact Cassette music format?
  • ... that Anthony Minoprio provided a new master plan for Crawley New Town after the previous planner suddenly resigned in "an extraordinary decision [... which was] never completely explained"?

15 April 2014

  • 16:10, 15 April 2014 (UTC)

The Great Captain Island Lighthouse in 1935

  • 08:25, 15 April 2014 (UTC)

John Silvanus Wilson, Jr.

  • 00:40, 15 April 2014 (UTC)

William Swinden Barber in 1864

14 April 2014

  • 16:55, 14 April 2014 (UTC)

Colross in Alexandria, Virginia, photographed in 1916

  • 09:10, 14 April 2014 (UTC)

Beatrice Tomasson in 1883

  • 01:25, 14 April 2014 (UTC)

Daszyńska-Golińska

13 April 2014

  • 17:40, 13 April 2014 (UTC)

Transverse cross-section of a Martian lava tube

  • 09:55, 13 April 2014 (UTC)

Rhyner during his 2008 deployment to Afghanistan prior to the Battle of Shok Valley

  • 02:10, 13 April 2014 (UTC)

Woody Guthrie

12 April 2014

  • 18:25, 12 April 2014 (UTC)

Green orchid bee collecting nectar

  • 10:40, 12 April 2014 (UTC)

A beige 4 × 4 grid with certain squares filled with powers of two

  • 02:55, 11 April 2014 (UTC)

Eastern wall of Saint Birgitta's chapel

11 April 2014

  • 17:48, 11 April 2014 (UTC)

An officer of the 15th Lancers (Cureton's Multanis) c. 1910

  • 10:03, 11 April 2014 (UTC)

California Chrome at the 2014 San Felipe Stakes

  • 02:18, 11 April 2014 (UTC)

A screenshot from Karma depicting the kissing scene

10 April 2014

  • 18:33, 10 April 2014 (UTC)

San Antonio Municipal Auditorium

  • 10:48, 10 April 2014 (UTC)

YCGM-121B at the National Museum of the United States Air Force

Methanosarcina barkeri fusaro

9 April 2014

  • 16:00, 9 April 2014 (UTC)

Beckwithshaw Church

  • 08:00, 9 April 2014 (UTC)

Jayalalithaa

  • 00:00, 9 April 2014 (UTC)

Sturehov Manor

8 April 2014

  • 16:00, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

Emma Thompson

  • 08:00, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

A "mermaid" at the Sip 'n Dip lounge

  • 00:00, 8 April 2014 (UTC)

Cimabue's Celebrated Madonna by Frederic Leighton

7 April 2014

  • 16:00, 7 April 2014 (UTC)

Male White-fronted Chat, Orielton Lagoon

  • 08:00, 7 April 2014 (UTC)

Allen Harvey Woodward

  • 00:00, 7 April 2014 (UTC)

Gesche Schünemann

6 April 2014

  • 16:00, 6 April 2014 (UTC)

Seal of Mali

  • 08:00, 6 April 2014 (UTC)

Formidable underway, 3 August 1942

  • 00:00, 6 April 2014 (UTC)

Astrid Stampe Feddersen

5 April 2014

  • 16:00, 5 April 2014 (UTC)

Dogtrot log cabin, part of Aue Stagecoach Inn

  • 08:00, 5 April 2014 (UTC)

7 December 2013 image from the NASA's Terra satellite of smog blanketing Eastern China

  • 00:00, 5 April 2014 (UTC)

Flag of NATO

4 April 2014

  • 16:00, 4 April 2014 (UTC)

President Barack Obama presenting Maya Angelou with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, 2011

  • 08:00, 4 April 2014 (UTC)

Banksia media flower spike in bud

  • 00:00, 4 April 2014 (UTC)

Illuminated page from the Copenhagen Psalter

3 April 2014

  • 16:00, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

King Peter of Hungary

  • 08:00, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

Squadron Leader Malley, c. 1930

  • 00:00, 3 April 2014 (UTC)

View from the water

2 April 2014

  • 16:00, 2 April 2014 (UTC)

El Yunque National Forest

  • 08:00, 2 April 2014 (UTC)

Randolph Air Force Base Taj Mahal

  • 00:00, 2 April 2014 (UTC)

Alois Delug

1 April 2014

  • 16:00, 1 April 2014 (UTC)

Emblem of Society of Science, Letters and Art

  • 08:00, 1 April 2014 (UTC)

Illustration of a cat with an incendiary device strapped to its back

  • 00:00, 1 April 2014 (UTC)

A bust of Béla

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