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30 April 2018

  • 12:00, 30 April 2018 (UTC)
Great Hall at the Strangers' Home
Great Hall at the Strangers' Home
  • 00:00, 30 April 2018 (UTC)
Marlon Bundo
Marlon Bundo

29 April 2018

  • 12:00, 29 April 2018 (UTC)
Cathinka Buchwieser in 1813
Cathinka Buchwieser
  • 00:00, 29 April 2018 (UTC)
Mott's aerial depiction of the General Motors building
Mott's aerial depiction of the General Motors building

28 April 2018

  • 12:00, 28 April 2018 (UTC)
Kennedy's speech on the space effort on September 12, 1962
  • 00:00, 28 April 2018 (UTC)
L. cordifolium flower head
L. cordifolium flower head

27 April 2018

  • 12:00, 27 April 2018 (UTC)
Surrey Dispensary, c. 1840
Surrey Dispensary, c. 1840
  • 00:00, 27 April 2018 (UTC)
Portrait of François de Vendôme
Portrait of François de Vendôme

26 April 2018

  • 12:00, 26 April 2018 (UTC)
A Michigan State drum major performs a backbend
A Michigan State drum major performs a backbend
  • ... that a drum major backbend (pictured), performed before many college football games, involves a drum major leaning back to touch their headgear to the ground without the knees also touching?
  • ... that The Times of London described Anthony Lejeune as a man for whom the term "young fogey" could have been invented?
  • ... that all cerumenolytics are equally good at softening ear wax?
  • ... that Junius George Groves was called the "Potato King of the World" in 1902 for producing more potatoes in a single year than anyone else to that point?
  • ... that in the nineteenth century, relics found in India were attributed to Maudgalyayana, a leading disciple of the Buddha?
  • ... that when it opened, the Brooklyn–Battery Tunnel in New York City was the second-longest underwater vehicular tunnel in the world?
  • ... that Godfrid Storms catalogued 86 Anglo-Saxon charms?
  • ... that tail chasing in dogs is a compulsion similar to those seen in humans suffering from OCD?
  • 00:00, 26 April 2018 (UTC)
Dermechinus horridus
Dermechinus horridus

25 April 2018

  • 12:00, 25 April 2018 (UTC)
Late Roman ridge Berkasovo I helmet
Late Roman ridge Berkasovo I helmet
  • 00:00, 25 April 2018 (UTC)
Parable of the Polygons
Parable of the Polygons

24 April 2018

  • 12:00, 24 April 2018 (UTC)
Sarah Frey in 2006
Sarah Frey in 2006
  • 00:00, 24 April 2018 (UTC)
Lovett's book of hours
Lovett's book of hours

23 April 2018

  • 12:00, 23 April 2018 (UTC)
Gothic-arch barn purchased from Sears
Gothic-arch barn purchased from Sears
  • 00:00, 23 April 2018 (UTC)
Frank Loomis with his motorized paddy wagon
Frank Loomis with his motorized paddy wagon

22 April 2018

  • 12:00, 22 April 2018 (UTC)
T. lapidator emerging from a Papilio machaon pupa
T. lapidator emerging from a Papilio machaon pupa
  • ... that parasitoid wasps in the genus Trogus emerge (pictured) through the side of swallowtail pupae after using liquid to soften the hard casing?
  • ... that in 2015, the then-20-year-old Hussein, Crown Prince of Jordan, became the youngest person ever to chair a UN Security Council session?
  • ... that the Ayahs' Home in London provided a refuge for Indian and Chinese nannies who had been "ill-treated, dismissed from service or simply abandoned"?
  • ... that the Staten Island Ferry in New York City, used by almost 24 million passengers annually as of 2017, is free to ride?
  • ... that footballer Hugh Lester was the first non-British player to represent Liverpool?
  • ... that part of Adolf Hitler's Tannenberg compound was used for fertilizer storage after World War II?
  • ... that journalist Joe Hung was the first to translate the works of Taiwanese poet Lai He into English?
  • ... that a blogpost made by David Frum predicting that Obamacare would never be repealed drew so many hits that it crashed the servers within hours?
  • 00:00, 22 April 2018 (UTC)
Charles Jewtraw
Charles Jewtraw

21 April 2018

  • 12:00, 21 April 2018 (UTC)
St. Edward's Catholic Church
St. Edward's
Catholic Church
  • 00:00, 21 April 2018 (UTC)
Metro bus and light rail passing in the tunnel
Metro bus and light rail passing in the tunnel

20 April 2018

  • 00:00, 20 April 2018 (UTC)
Heraclid on 1563 coinage
Heraclid on 1563 coinage

19 April 2018

  • 00:00, 19 April 2018 (UTC)
Airliner Number 4
Airliner Number 4

18 April 2018

  • 00:00, 18 April 2018 (UTC)
Dalek
Dalek

17 April 2018

  • 00:00, 17 April 2018 (UTC)
King Hussein in 1953
King Hussein in 1953

16 April 2018

  • 00:00, 16 April 2018 (UTC)
30 Rockefeller Plaza, within Rockefeller Center
30 Rockefeller Plaza,
within Rockefeller Center

15 April 2018

  • 00:00, 15 April 2018 (UTC)
Diogenes pugilator
Diogenes pugilator

14 April 2018

  • 00:00, 14 April 2018 (UTC)
Philip Van Horne House
Philip Van Horne House

13 April 2018

  • 00:00, 13 April 2018 (UTC)
Große Kirche tower in the 1960s
Große Kirche tower in the 1960s

12 April 2018

  • 00:00, 12 April 2018 (UTC)
Fallen Monarchs, Baker's masterwork
Fallen Monarchs, Baker's masterwork

11 April 2018

  • 00:00, 11 April 2018 (UTC)
Streamlined Ocean Liner, Popular Science Monthly, 1934
Streamlined Ocean Liner, Popular Science Monthly, 1934

10 April 2018

  • 00:00, 10 April 2018 (UTC)
Laura Kamhuber
Laura Kamhuber

9 April 2018

  • 00:00, 9 April 2018 (UTC)
A Petrel carried by a P2V Neptune aircraft
A Petrel carried by a P2V Neptune aircraft

8 April 2018

  • 00:10, 8 April 2018 (UTC)
Red-tailed tropicbird
Red-tailed tropicbird

7 April 2018

  • 00:00, 7 April 2018 (UTC)
R. Stevie Moore
R. Stevie Moore
  • ... that R. Stevie Moore (pictured) pioneered modern indie music, earning him the sobriquet "the godfather of home recording"?
  • ... that according to his memoirs, Howard Marks concluded a drug deal at the Warwick Castle with half a consignment of Thai grass hidden in a car parked outside?
  • ... that generals Yao Xian and Lin Hu were born in the same year, went to the same school, fought in the same war, held the same rank, and died on the same day?
  • ... that a giant landslide took place on Socompa volcano some 7,000 years ago, moving approximately 19.2 cubic kilometres (4.6 cu mi) of rock?
  • ... that Robin Surgeoner, a multiple Paralympic gold medal-winner in swimming, performs as a poet, artist, and musician under the stage name "Angryfish"?
  • ... that the new east platform of Tukwila station in Tukwila, Washington, was built with additional width that was later removed for the installation of a third track?
  • ... that elected at age 39, Sadiq Sanjrani is the youngest-ever Chairman of the Senate of Pakistan?
  • ... that the ashy pink sea cucumber obtains its nourishment from swallowing sand?

6 April 2018

  • 00:00, 6 April 2018 (UTC)
Finger clubbing
Finger clubbing

5 April 2018

  • 00:00, 5 April 2018 (UTC)
Min fanglei
Min fanglei

4 April 2018

  • 00:00, 4 April 2018 (UTC)
Archduke Charles, by Georg Decker
Archduke Charles, by Georg Decker

3 April 2018

  • 00:00, 3 April 2018 (UTC)
Moore home after the bombing
Moore home after the bombing

2 April 2018

  • 00:00, 2 April 2018 (UTC)
A relative of Daisy
A relative of Daisy

1 April 2018

  • 12:00, 1 April 2018 (UTC)
Masked suspect
Masked suspect
  • 00:00, 1 April 2018 (UTC)
Suffragetto game board
Suffragetto game board
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