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31 August 2015

  • 23:45, 31 August 2015 (UTC)
Hermann at the Council of Constance
Hermann at the Council of Constance
  • ... that Hermann II of Celje (pictured), viceroy of Croatia and heir to Bosnia, accused his daughter-in-law Veronika of witchcraft and had her drowned?
  • ... that the mining industry of Swaziland includes what may be the world's oldest iron mine?
  • ... that a reluctant John Wooden was convinced by assistant coach Jerry Norman to use a zone press, which became instrumental in the first two national titles won by the UCLA basketball program?
  • ... that the Flatiron Flyer bus rapid transit line is expected to carry 11,000 riders a day and be 10 to 15 minutes faster than the bus it replaces?
  • ... that Eritha, one of the most significant priestesses in Mycenaean Pylos in c. 1200 BC, was involved in a dispute over the legal status of her religious holdings?
  • ... that only six percent of the watershed of Beaver Run is on forested land?
  • ... that Tarik Badwan, the vocalist of LOOM, has been called "the angriest man to stalk a stage in ages"?
  • ... that Munk's devil ray sometimes performs vertical leaps, somersaults and other acrobatic manoeuvres?
  • 11:30, 31 August 2015 (UTC)
Skull of a large cave lion (Panthera leo spelaea)
Skull of a large cave lion (Panthera leo spelaea)

30 August 2015

  • 23:15, 30 August 2015 (UTC)
Saint Lucius Church
Saint Lucius Church
  • 10:55, 55 August 2015 (UTC)
Anna Ancher: Harvesters (1905)
Anna Ancher: Harvesters (1905)

29 August 2015

  • 22:25, 29 August 2015 (UTC)
Perovskia atriplicifolia
Perovskia atriplicifolia
  • 10:10, 29 August 2015 (UTC)
James Gandolfini
James Gandolfini

28 August 2015

  • 21:55, 28 August 2015 (UTC)
Team Great Britain
Team Great Britain
  • 09:40, 28 August 2015 (UTC)
Banksia burdettii
Banksia burdettii

27 August 2015

  • 21:25, 27 August 2015 (UTC)
Portrait of Henry Hoʻolulu Pitman
Portrait of Henry Hoʻolulu Pitman
  • 09:10, 27 August 2015 (UTC)
Ram Raja Temple
Ram Raja Temple

26 August 2015

  • 20:55, 26 August 2015 (UTC)
Britomart Redeems Faire Amoret
Britomart Redeems Faire Amoret
  • 08:40, 26 August 2015 (UTC)
Wasp nest
Wasp nest

25 August 2015

  • 18:45, 25 August 2015 (UTC)
Pluto's heart
Pluto's heart
  • 06:30, 25 August 2015 (UTC)
Lise (1867)
Lise (1867)

24 August 2015

  • 11:48, 24 August 2015 (UTC)
Greater Egyptian jerboa
Greater Egyptian jerboa

23 August 2015

  • 23:33, 23 August 2015 (UTC)
Self-portrait of J.G. Bruff
Self-portrait of J.G. Bruff
  • 11:18, 23 August 2015 (UTC)
Fossil of Elephantomyia brevipalpa
Fossil of Elephantomyia brevipalpa

22 August 2015

  • 23:03, 22 August 2015 (UTC)
Wendhausen Windmill
Wendhausen Windmill
  • 08:48, 22 August 2015 (UTC)
Target House, London
Target House, London

21 August 2015

  • 16:33, 21 August 2015 (UTC)
Sepia dun winged adult
Sepia dun winged adult
  • 01:16, 21 August 2015 (UTC)
Halfway Run
Halfway Run

20 August 2015

  • 07:51, 20 August 2015 (UTC)
Carl Nielsen
Carl Nielsen

19 August 2015

  • 19:36, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
New Town Hall in Hanover
New Town Hall in Hanover
  • 07:21, 19 August 2015 (UTC)
Thelma Todd wearing a Eugénie hat
Thelma Todd wearing a Eugénie hat

18 August 2015

  • 18:16, 18 August 2015 (UTC)
Hopkins County Courthouse
Hopkins County Courthouse
  • 06:01, 18 August 2015 (UTC)
Günter Stempel
Günter Stempel

17 August 2015

  • 13:26, 17 August 2015 (UTC)
Tattooed prisoner
Tattooed prisoner
  • 00:31, 17 August 2015 (UTC)
Highfields, site of the Lindbergh kidnapping
Highfields, site of the Lindbergh kidnapping

16 August 2015

  • 12:46, 16 August 2015 (UTC)
Manisha koirala baskins and robbins.jpg
  • 01:01, 16 August 2015 (UTC)
McKee Run
McKee Run

15 August 2015

  • 00:09, 15 August 2015 (UTC)
Schloss Bothmer
Schloss Bothmer

14 August 2015

  • 11:55, 14 August 2015 (UTC)
Claudia Cardinale
Claudia Cardinale

13 August 2015

  • 23:40, 13 August 2015 (UTC)
Trans Am Totem
Trans Am Totem
  • 07:45, 13 August 2015 (UTC)
Seru Epenisa Cakobau wearing an i-sala
Seru Epenisa Cakobau wearing an i-sala

12 August 2015

  • 19:30, 12 August 2015 (UTC)
San Giacomo (right) in Piazza Scossacavalli
San Giacomo (right) in Piazza Scossacavalli
  • 07:15, 12 August 2015 (UTC)
Timothy R. Coffin
Timothy R. Coffin

11 August 2015

  • 16:20, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
Heliofungia actiniformis
Heliofungia actiniformis
  • 04:35, 11 August 2015 (UTC)
View in Rome
View in Rome

10 August 2015

  • 16:50, 10 August 2015 (UTC)
Alexander Glazunov
Alexander Glazunov
  • 04:25, 10 August 2015 (UTC)
Long-tongued bee
Long-tongued bee

9 August 2015

  • 16:40, 9 August 2015 (UTC)
Franklin machine
Franklin machine
  • 04:55, 9 August 2015 (UTC)
Aqil Agha
Aqil Agha

8 August 2015

  • 17:10, 8 August 2015 (UTC)
Literary Hall
Literary Hall
  • 05:25, 8 August 2015 (UTC)
Open Hand Monument
Open Hand Monument

7 August 2015

  • 17:40, 7 August 2015 (UTC)
William Etty, 1823
William Etty, 1823
  • 05:55, 7 August 2015 (UTC)
Huzoor Palace at Porbandar
Huzoor Palace at Porbandar

6 August 2015

  • 17:20, 6 August 2015 (UTC)
Interior with Young Woman Seen from the Back
Interior with Young Woman Seen from the Back
  • 02:25, 6 August 2015 (UTC)
Aphonopelma behlei
Aphonopelma behlei

5 August 2015

  • 12:40, 5 August 2015 (UTC)
Allington Castle
Allington Castle

4 August 2015

  • 23:55, 4 August 2015 (UTC)
Derek White
Derek White
  • 11:40, 4 August 2015 (UTC)
Father Honoré Laval
Father Honoré Laval

3 August 2015

  • 23:25, 3 August 2015 (UTC)
Sarpa Satra
Sarpa Satra
  • 11:10, 3 August 2015 (UTC)
Rendering of murine polyomavirus capsid structure
Rendering of murine polyomavirus capsid structure

2 August 2015

  • 20:55, 2 August 2015 (UTC)
The Lutherkirche
The Lutherkirche
  • 07:10, 2 August 2015 (UTC)
Jashodaben Narendrabhai Modi
Jashodaben Narendrabhai Modi

1 August 2015

  • 17:35, 1 August 2015 (UTC)
Eadwine at work
Eadwine at work
  • 05:50, 1 August 2015 (UTC)
William M. Mitchell
William M. Mitchell
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