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31 March 2016

  • 12:00, 31 March 2016 (UTC)
Imelda Marcos
Imelda Marcos
  • 00:00, 31 March 2016 (UTC)
A Burger King Big King sandwich
A Burger King Big King sandwich

30 March 2016

  • 12:00, 30 March 2016 (UTC)
Wreckage of the aircraft
Wreckage of the aircraft
  • 00:11, 30 March 2016 (UTC)
A sketch of Santi Sergio e Bacco in the Roman Forum
A sketch of Santi Sergio e Bacco in the Roman Forum

29 March 2016

  • 12:26, 29 March 2016 (UTC)
Amazonian streaked antwren
Amazonian streaked antwren
  • 00:41, 29 March 2016 (UTC)
Tom Kilburn
Tom Kilburn

28 March 2016

  • 12:56, 28 March 2016 (UTC)
The Old Wall
The Old Wall
  • 01:11, 28 March 2016 (UTC)
Watercolor of San Caio by Achille Pinelli
Watercolor of San Caio by Achille Pinelli

27 March 2016

  • 13:26, 27 March 2016 (UTC)
Mary Barr
Mary Barr
  • 01:41, 27 March 2016 (UTC)
Huntsham Court
Huntsham Court

26 March 2016

  • 13:56, 26 March 2016 (UTC)
Royal antelope
Royal antelope
  • 00:31, 26 March 2016 (UTC)
Detail of the Swoon of the Virgin in the Marienkirche
Detail of the Swoon of the Virgin in the Marienkirche

25 March 2016

  • 12:46, 25 March 2016 (UTC)
Symbol of the Lamb of God
Symbol of the Lamb of God
  • 01:01, 25 March 2016 (UTC)
The Colossus of Ostermunzel during its excavation
The Colossus of Ostermunzel during its excavation

24 March 2016

  • 13:16, 24 March 2016 (UTC)
Khasi women of Meghalaya
Khasi women of Meghalaya
  • 01:16, 24 March 2016 (UTC)
Detail of an Art Nouveau building in Riga
Detail of an Art Nouveau building in Riga

23 March 2016

  • 12:00, 23 March 2016 (UTC)
  • ... that Sara W. Combs, the first woman to sit on the Kentucky Supreme Court, held her seat for less than four months before losing it in a special election to another woman?
  • ... that after the ancient Chinese state of Zhoulai was conquered in 529 BC, its territory was ruled by three different states in the ensuing decades?
  • ... that when Elida Campodónico attempted to get an identity card to vote, she was told, "In Panama there are no women citizens, only male citizens"?
  • ... that antlions, which are found over most of the European continent, are extremely rare in Great Britain and only known to breed in two areas across East Anglia?
  • ... that Bai Jinian was China's first provincial party chief elected by secret ballot, but was forced out of office three years later?
  • ... that while Benjamin Disraeli wrote of Charles Auchester that "No greater book will ever be written on music", the critic Henry Chorley thought it "half-crazy"?
  • ... that despite admitting to necrophilia, Karen Greenlee only spent 11 days in jail for theft of a hearse and interfering with a funeral?
  • 00:00, 23 March 2016 (UTC)
Cerro Quiac
Cerro Quiac

22 March 2016

  • 12:00, 22 March 2016 (UTC)
A giant virus factory infected with Zamilon
A giant virus factory infected with Zamilon
  • 00:00, 22 March 2016 (UTC)
[[File:||120x133px |Sue Austin's Portal in a swimming pool ]]
Sue Austin's Portal in a swimming pool

21 March 2016

  • 12:00, 21 March 2016 (UTC)
King Hussein after checking an abandoned Israeli tank
King Hussein after checking an abandoned Israeli tank
  • 00:00, 21 March 2016 (UTC)
Coropuna
Coropuna

20 March 2016

  • 12:00, 20 March 2016 (UTC)
Doris Stevens
Doris Stevens
  • 00:00, 20 March 2016 (UTC)
Runnals Union
Runnals Union

19 March 2016

  • 12:00, 19 March 2016 (UTC)
Amanda Sidwall self-portrait
Amanda Sidwall self-portrait
  • 00:00, 19 March 2016 (UTC)
A BLU-82 15,000 lb bomb at moment of detonation
A BLU-82 15,000 lb bomb at moment of detonation

18 March 2016

  • 12:00, 18 March 2016 (UTC)
Chappel Viaduct
Chappel Viaduct
  • 00:00, 18 March 2016 (UTC)
Hanuman showing Rama in his heart
Hanuman showing Rama in his heart

17 March 2016

  • 12:00, 17 March 2016 (UTC)
Holy Island War Memorial
Holy Island War Memorial
  • 00:00, 17 March 2016 (UTC)
Diaphanous hatchetfish
Diaphanous hatchetfish

16 March 2016

  • 12:00, 16 March 2016 (UTC)
Friargate Bridge
Friargate Bridge
  • 00:00, 16 March 2016 (UTC)
Bilikiss Adebiyi
Bilikiss Adebiyi
  • ... that Bilikiss Adebiyi (pictured) planned to collect rubbish in the streets of Nigeria while taking her MBA at MIT?
  • ... that the BBC re-launched its former television channel BBC Three as an Internet television service?
  • ... that the Sanskrit text Manasollasa is a 12th-century encyclopedia covering topics such as garden design, cuisine recipes, veterinary medicine, jewelry, painting, music, and dance?
  • ... that the species name for Burmaleon magnificus was coined for the quality of preservation in the fossils?
  • ... that the documentary film No Land's Song spotlights women's protests against an Iranian ban on public female solo singing before male audiences?
  • ... that uninjured reporters commandeered a medical evacuation helicopter during Campaign Z?
  • ... that of an estimated 100,000 German Jews who served in the German Army in World War I, 12,000 were killed in action?

Correction: we erroneously claimed here that in 1964 Jim Hazelton was the first Australian to fly a single-engine aircraft across the Pacific, but Charles Kingsford Smith and copilot Gordon Taylor were actually the first to do so in 1934 in their Lockheed Altair Lady Southern Cross.

15 March 2016

  • 12:00, 15 March 2016 (UTC)
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium
Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium
  • 00:00, 15 March 2016 (UTC)
Neil Druckmann
Neil Druckmann

14 March 2016

  • 12:00, 14 March 2016 (UTC)
Air-bicycle
Air-bicycle
  • 00:00, 14 March 2016 (UTC)
York City War Memorial
York City War Memorial

13 March 2016

  • 12:00, 13 March 2016 (UTC)
Lady Reading Poetry
Lady Reading Poetry
  • 00:00, 13 March 2016 (UTC)
Marquesa del Ter
Marquesa del Ter

12 March 2016

  • 12:00, 12 March 2016 (UTC)
Antarctic Sound
Antarctic Sound
  • 00:00, 12 March 2016 (UTC)
An aquatic weed harvester in action
An aquatic weed harvester in action

11 March 2016

  • 12:00, 11 March 2016 (UTC)
Chamba Rumal
Chamba Rumal
  • 00:00, 11 March 2016 (UTC)
Banksia sceptrum flower spikes
Banksia sceptrum flower spikes

Correction: We stated in a previous "Did you know" that "the Devanahalli pomelo [...] is said to be the largest citrus fruit in the world". However, no good source for this claim could be found.

10 March 2016

  • 12:00, 10 March 2016 (UTC)
Main building of Albany International
Main building of Albany International
  • 00:00, 10 March 2016 (UTC)
Eivind Astrup
Eivind Astrup

9 March 2016

  • 12:00, 9 March 2016 (UTC)
Testaroli with pesto
Testaroli with pesto
  • 00:00, 9 March 2016 (UTC)
Ruth M. Gardiner
Ruth M. Gardiner

8 March 2016

  • 12:00, 8 March 2016 (UTC)
He Xiangning in 1909
He Xiangning in 1909
  • 00:00, 8 March 2016 (UTC)
Skyway Monte Bianco
Skyway Monte Bianco

7 March 2016

  • 12:00, 7 March 2016 (UTC)
Orissa Ikat from Sambalpur
Orissa Ikat from Sambalpur
  • 00:00, 7 March 2016 (UTC)
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
Elizabeth Barrett Browning

6 March 2016

  • 12:00, 6 March 2016 (UTC)
Whoopie pie
Whoopie pie
  • 00:00, 6 March 2016 (UTC)
Ivory burning in the Republic of Congo
Ivory burning in the Republic of Congo

5 March 2016

  • 12:00, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
St John the Baptist Church, Rochdale
St John the Baptist Church, Rochdale
  • 00:00, 5 March 2016 (UTC)
Joseph Tucker
Joseph Tucker

4 March 2016

  • 12:00, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
Sitatunga
Sitatunga
  • 00:00, 4 March 2016 (UTC)
Hurricane Danny as seen from the ISS
Hurricane Danny as seen from the ISS

3 March 2016

  • 12:00, 3 March 2016 (UTC)
Santiniketan pencil boxes made from goat leather
Santiniketan pencil boxes made from goat leather
  • 00:00, 3 March 2016 (UTC)
Portrait of Maria Portinari
Portrait of Maria Portinari

2 March 2016

  • 12:00, 2 March 2016 (UTC)
Sarasvati
Sarasvati
  • 00:00, 2 March 2016 (UTC)
Elena Kagan
Elena Kagan

1 March 2016

  • 12:00, 1 March 2016 (UTC)
Le coq blanc
Le coq blanc
  • 00:00, 1 March 2016 (UTC)
Main pavilion of building in 2015
Main pavilion of building in 2015
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