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31 August 2005[edit]

  • 21:11, 31 August 2005 (UTC)

Bassein Fort


  • 00:35, 31 August 2005 (UTC)

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego (1863) by Simeon Solomon

29 August 2005[edit]

  • 23:39, 29 August 2005 (UTC)

VII, Strength, from the Minchiate deck, depicts a woman breaking a pillar


  • 09:53, 29 August 2005 (UTC)

26 August 2005[edit]

  • 22:59, 26 August 2005 (UTC)


  • 00:09, 26 August 2005 (UTC)

Cherubina de Gabriak

25 August 2005[edit]

  • 00:18, 25 August 2005 (UTC)

War memorial hall commemorating the First Sino-Japanese War on Liugong Island

24 August 2005[edit]

  • 13:16, 24 August 2005 (UTC)

American toad

23 August 2005[edit]

  • 23:32, 23 August 2005 (UTC)

Liberty Displaying the Arts and Sciences


  • 12:42, 23 August 2005 (UTC)

Distribution of language families in Uganda


  • 00:19, 23 August 2005 (UTC)

Sea fan

22 August 2005[edit]

  • 11:40, 22 August 2005 (UTC)

The Devil's Beef Tub and the monument to John Hunter


  • 01:03, 22 August 2005 (UTC)

Flag of Ireland

19 August 2005[edit]

  • 13:12, 19 August 2005 (UTC)

Poison oak causes Urushiol-induced contact dermatitis


  • 00:08, 19 August 2005 (UTC)

Khardungla Pass

18 August 2005[edit]

  • 01:09, 18 August 2005 (UTC)

A woodcut from 1636 depicting the Cotswold Games

17 August 2005[edit]

  • 00:55, 17 August 2005 (UTC)

Nuclear plant at Grafenrheinfeld

16 August 2005[edit]

  • 00:34, 16 August 2005 (UTC)

Cricket ball

15 August 2005[edit]

  • 12:17, 15 August 2005 (UTC)

Swan Bells

14 August 2005[edit]

  • 23:58, 14 August 2005 (UTC)

Andrew Ellicott

11 August 2005[edit]

  • 20:23, 11 August 2005 (UTC)

John Brown's Fort

10 August 2005[edit]

  • 20:19, 10 August 2005 (UTC)

Capitoline Museums


  • 01:54, 10 August 2005 (UTC)

Margaret Roper

9 August 2005[edit]


  • 03:24, 9 August 2005 (UTC)

Fort Yellowstone

8 August 2005[edit]

  • 13:24, 8 August 2005 (UTC)

Asclepias syriaca, aka Common Milkweed

7 August 2005[edit]

  • 21:55, 7 August 2005 (UTC)

Conopodium majus, aka Saint Anthony's nut

4 August 2005[edit]

  • 22:31, 4 August 2005 (UTC)

A fully inflated ceiling balloon before it is released


  • 01:04, 4 August 2005 (UTC)

Execution of the Comuneros of Castile, by Antonio Gisbert

2 August 2005[edit]


  • 03:12, 2 August 2005 (UTC)

1 August 2005[edit]

  • 12:19, 1 August 2005 (UTC)

Henry Purcell wrote the music for 'King Arthur'.


  • 00:44, 1 August 2005 (UTC)