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Did you know...[edit]

31 May 2009[edit]

  • 20:21, 31 May 2009 (UTC)

Abraham Lincoln statue


  • 14:21, 31 May 2009 (UTC)

A bottle of bacon vodka


  • 08:21, 31 May 2009 (UTC)

The HMS Hermione (1893)


  • 02:21, 31 May 2009 (UTC)

Kutani ware

30 May 2009[edit]

  • 20:21, 30 May 2009 (UTC)

Breton-Pretot machine


  • 14:21, 30 May 2009 (UTC)

Portrait of Diego de Guevara by Michael Sittow


  • 08:21, 30 May 2009 (UTC)

Fleetwood Pellew


  • 02:21, 30 May 2009 (UTC)

Lowndes Grove

29 May 2009[edit]

  • 20:21, 29 May 2009 (UTC)

Siri Fort


  • 14:21, 29 May 2009 (UTC)

Union Pacific 618


  • 08:21, 29 May 2009 (UTC)

Crux Easton wind engine


  • 02:21, 29 May 2009 (UTC)

Blue runner under an oil platform

28 May 2009[edit]

  • 20:21, 28 May 2009 (UTC)

Wilmot Pass


  • 14:21, 28 May 2009 (UTC)

An ancient Gorgon coin


  • 08:21, 28 May 2009 (UTC)

The Frot-Laffly landship


  • 02:21, 28 May 2009 (UTC)

St. James Chapel

27 May 2009[edit]

  • 20:21, 27 May 2009 (UTC)

Emily Fowler


  • 14:21, 27 May 2009 (UTC)

Procopio dei Coltelli


  • 08:21, 27 May 2009 (UTC)

Lady Writing a Letter with her Maid


  • 02:21, 27 May 2009 (UTC)

Model of the Zagreb synagogue

26 May 2009[edit]

  • 20:21, 26 May 2009 (UTC)

The former St Stephen's Church, Brighton


  • 14:21, 26 May 2009 (UTC)

The Gonzaga cameo


  • 08:21, 26 May 2009 (UTC)

The terraced palace Sayil, in Mexico


  • 02:21, 26 May 2009 (UTC)

Lance Corporal William "Billy" Windsor

25 May 2009[edit]

  • 20:21, 25 May 2009 (UTC)

The Battle of San Juan Hill


  • 14:21, 25 May 2009 (UTC)

Walmoor Hill


  • 08:21, 25 May 2009 (UTC)

Wedge Plantation


  • 00:56, 25 May 2009 (UTC)

Basilica of the Holy Blood (Bruges, Belgium)

24 May 2009[edit]

  • 18:56, 24 May 2009 (UTC)

A covertible


  • 12:56, 24 May 2009 (UTC)

The USS Nicholson


  • 06:56, 24 May 2009 (UTC)

Greater Flamingo which visits in large flocks of over 1000 individuals, from Rann of Kutch of India


  • 00:56, 24 May 2009 (UTC)

Henry Burrell

23 May 2009[edit]

  • 18:56, 23 May 2009 (UTC)

William Seabrook House


  • 12:56, 23 May 2009 (UTC)

The George Inn


  • 06:56, 23 May 2009 (UTC)

Louie Caporusso in a faceoff


  • 00:56, 23 May 2009 (UTC)

Entrance to a palace at Xlapak

22 May 2009[edit]

  • 18:56, 22 May 2009 (UTC)

SS American in 1918


  • 12:56, 22 May 2009 (UTC)

Statue of Hanuman


  • 06:56, 22 May 2009 (UTC)

Bettino Ricasoli


  • 00:56, 22 May 2009 (UTC)

The Torment of Saint Anthony, c. 1487–1489

21 May 2009[edit]

  • 18:56, 21 May 2009 (UTC)

A school of Atlantic herrings migrating at high speed to their spawning grounds


  • 13:07, 21 May 2009 (UTC)

Battle of Trafalgar painting


  • 07:21, 21 May 2009 (UTC)

An epaulette shark


  • 01:35, 21 May 2009 (UTC)

The gravestone at the Confederate Monument in Augusta.

20 May 2009[edit]

  • 19:49, 20 May 2009 (UTC)

A zebra shark


  • 14:00, 20 May 2009 (UTC)

Lacrosse being played by Army.


  • 08:14, 20 May 2009 (UTC)

U.S. Department of Agriculture South Building


  • 02:28, 20 May 2009 (UTC)

(4953) 1990 MU orbit

19 May 2009[edit]

  • 20:42, 19 May 2009 (UTC)

Sparks flying diagram


  • 14:56, 19 May 2009 (UTC)

Bamboo coral


  • 09:07, 19 May 2009 (UTC)

The Sea Cloud


  • 03:21, 19 May 2009 (UTC)

A Consultation prior to the Aerial Voyage to Weilburgh, 1836 by John Hollins

18 May 2009[edit]

  • 21:35, 18 May 2009 (UTC)

Riddle Ranch, Oregon


  • 15:49, 18 May 2009 (UTC)

Frank Bladin


  • 10:00, 18 May 2009 (UTC)

Submersible Pisces V


  • 04:14, 18 May 2009 (UTC)

Mercury, Venus and Jupiter showing their position on the ecliptic plane, with the Moon pictured in the foreground.

17 May 2009[edit]

  • 22:28, 17 May 2009 (UTC)

Charles Duryea's Motor Wagon


  • 16:42, 17 May 2009 (UTC)

Pyramid at Toniná


  • 10:56, 17 May 2009 (UTC)

Upthorpe Mill in Stanton


  • 05:07, 17 May 2009 (UTC)

Aravan

16 May 2009[edit]

  • 23:21, 16 May 2009 (UTC)

Oliver Cromwell's head, late 1700s


  • 17:35, 16 May 2009 (UTC)


  • 11:49, 16 May 2009 (UTC)

The Body of the Dead Christ in the Tomb


  • 06:00, 16 May 2009 (UTC)

Baby Asian elephant


  • 00:14, 16 May 2009 (UTC)

The crash site of the Borki train disaster

15 May 2009[edit]

  • 18:28, 15 May 2009 (UTC)

An open air chapel at Tlalmanalco


  • 12:42, 15 May 2009 (UTC)

Woodburn Plantation


  • 06:56, 15 May 2009 (UTC)

Mibbit


  • 01:07, 15 May 2009 (UTC)

A bottle of Chianti wine

14 May 2009[edit]

  • 19:26, 14 May 2009 (UTC)


  • 13:35, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

The dome of the Osaka Maritime Museum


  • 07:49, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

Vanessa Rousso


  • 02:01, 14 May 2009 (UTC)

Finetooth shark (Carcharhinus isodon)

13 May 2009[edit]

  • 20:14, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

A Ring-tailed Lemur (L. catta)


  • 14:28, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

A. c. japonica forming a "bee ball" in which two giant hornets (Vespa simillima xanthoptera) are engulfed and are being heated


  • 08:36, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

Persian embassy to Europe


  • 02:43, 13 May 2009 (UTC)

Holland Road Baptist Church, Hove

12 May 2009[edit]

  • 20:47, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

Brede Waterworks, Brede, East Sussex


  • 13:49, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

Portrait of Anna Cuyler (Mrs. Anthony) Van Schaick


  • 07:27, 12 May 2009 (UTC)

Fireships of the Royal Navy

11 May 2009[edit]

  • 23:54, 11 May 2009 (UTC)

An Aldabra Giant Tortoise


  • 17:13, 11 May 2009 (UTC)

Humbug Mountain, Oregon


  • 10:51, 11 May 2009 (UTC)

Price's Mill near Parksville, South Carolina


  • 04:02, 11 May 2009 (UTC)

Oregon Iron Company furnace

10 May 2009[edit]

  • 21:16, 10 May 2009 (UTC)

Moth Ki Masjid


  • 14:43, 10 May 2009 (UTC)

Grey reef shark


  • 07:59, 10 May 2009 (UTC)

The Death of Procris


  • 01:56, 10 May 2009 (UTC)

A simulated dark matter halo

9 May 2009[edit]

  • 19:48, 9 May 2009 (UTC)

East side of the third eastern gopura, Ta Som


  • 12:05, 9 May 2009 (UTC)

The Buddhist flag


  • 06:03, 9 May 2009 (UTC)

8 May 2009[edit]

  • 23:29, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

Screen shot from The Misadventure of a French Gentleman Without Pants at the Zandvoort Beach


  • 17:28, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

Len Siffleet's execution in WWII


  • 10:56, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

Nuestra Señora de Loreto Church


  • 03:49, 8 May 2009 (UTC)

Rivoli Theatre (South Fallsburg, New York)

7 May 2009[edit]

  • 21:31, 7 May 2009 (UTC)

Levi Coffin


  • 14:58, 7 May 2009 (UTC)

Ville de Milan and Cleopatra


  • 07:13, 7 May 2009 (UTC)

Sultan Ghari

6 May 2009[edit]

  • 23:17, 6 May 2009 (UTC)

Lytes Cary


  • 17:03, 6 May 2009 (UTC)

Facade of San Ildefonso


  • 09:26, 6 May 2009 (UTC)

Blacktip shark


  • 02:49, 6 May 2009 (UTC)

Cottonwood Creek in the Trout Creek Mountains

5 May 2009[edit]

  • 20:42, 5 May 2009 (UTC)

Madonna and Child in oriental carpet


  • 13:48, 5 May 2009 (UTC)

Lambdin P. Milligan


  • 07:25, 5 May 2009 (UTC)

An example of a monumental sculpture by Eduardo Chillida


  • 01:25, 5 May 2009 (UTC)

John Roach

4 May 2009[edit]

  • 19:01, 4 May 2009 (UTC)

William H. Lewis


  • 10:54, 4 May 2009 (UTC)

Saint Serapion


  • 03:34, 4 May 2009 (UTC)

Hemileia vastatrix

3 May 2009[edit]

  • 21:14, 3 May 2009 (UTC)

Panzer Badge


  • 15:50, 3 May 2009 (UTC)
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TVXQ in Paris


  • 08:47, 3 May 2009 (UTC)


  • 02:02, 3 May 2009 (UTC)

Brahminy kite at Boeng Tonle Chhmar, Cambodia

2 May 2009[edit]

  • 19:47, 2 May 2009 (UTC)

CQC-6 knives


  • 13:39, 2 May 2009 (UTC)

Zen master Línjì Yìxuán


  • 06:41, 2 May 2009 (UTC)

Gautama Buddha statue


  • 00:48, 2 May 2009 (UTC)

Mohammed Atef

1 May 2009[edit]

  • 19:26, 1 May 2009 (UTC)

Air well in Trans-en-Provence


  • 12:50, 1 May 2009 (UTC)

Otto Becher


  • 06:44, 1 May 2009 (UTC)

Patent for Marie Tucek's underwire bra


  • 00:19, 1 May 2009 (UTC)

La Porta