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31 March 2011[edit]

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Schematic drawing of six planets orbiting around a sun-like star

  • 08:00, 31 March 2011 (UTC)

Photograph of a medieval stone castle with two rectangular towers in the foreground

  • 00:00, 31 March 2011 (UTC)

A small, young slow loris is gripped by its limbs while its front teeth are cut with fingernail cutter.

30 March 2011[edit]

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Two bunches of white grapes

  • 08:00, 30 March 2011 (UTC)

A group of diamond miners panning at the edge of a man-made pond

  • 00:00, 30 March 2011 (UTC)

The top of Brown Willy, with many granite boulders, some piled up to form a cairn, next to the trig point

29 March 2011[edit]

  • 16:00, 29 March 2011 (UTC)

Black and white photo of two standing men, below an archway, facing a number of seated men and women

  • 08:00, 29 March 2011 (UTC)

The Stone Plinth in front of the Sign of the Kiwi

  • 00:00, 29 March 2011 (UTC)

Portrait of Pére Tanguy by Vincent van Gogh, 1887–88

28 March 2011[edit]

  • 16:00, 28 March 2011 (UTC)

St John the Evangelist Church at Hollington, Hastings, Sussex, England

  • 08:00, 28 March 2011 (UTC)

A black-and-white portrait of a young man in formal dress

  • 00:00, 28 March 2011 (UTC)

A flint church with a red tied roof and a tower at the west end, seen from the southeast

27 March 2011[edit]

  • 16:00, 27 March 2011 (UTC)

James Moody with bassist Todd Coolman in background

  • 08:00, 27 March 2011 (UTC)

The last rugby union league game of London Irish being played at the Avenue

  • 00:00, 27 March 2011 (UTC)

View of a collapsed church

26 March 2011[edit]

  • 16:00, 26 March 2011 (UTC)

An historic 1952-built trolleybus runs along a street in Valparaíso, Chile's city center in 2008.

  • 08:00, 26 March 2011 (UTC)

Bronze sculpture of a woman in a sunbonnet leading her son

  • 00:00, 26 March 2011 (UTC)

Indian widow painting

25 March 2011[edit]

  • 16:00, 25 March 2011 (UTC)

Photograph of Charles Watkins cropped from 1898 Michigan Wolverines baseball team portrait

  • 08:00, 25 March 2011 (UTC)

A marble statue showing a man in polar clothing holding a rod, in front of trees

  • 00:00, 25 March 2011 (UTC)

A stone pylon with two gold stars at the sides, below which are inscribed "A Jose Rizal"

24 March 2011[edit]

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A structure coated with marble impounds a reservoir.

  • 08:00, 24 March 2011 (UTC)

A photograph of the head of a bat.

  • 00:00, 24 March 2011 (UTC)

Captain Philemon Pownoll

23 March 2011[edit]

  • 16:00, 23 March 2011 (UTC)

The failed Gleno Dam, right portion destroyed

  • 08:00, 23 March 2011 (UTC)

Saigō-no-Tsubone, or "Lady Saigo"

  • 00:00, 23 March 2011 (UTC)

Painting of the Pavlovsk train station in 1862

22 March 2011[edit]

  • 16:00, 22 March 2011 (UTC)

A room packed with paintings and curios

  • 08:00, 22 March 2011 (UTC)

Photograph of University of Michigan athlete Arthur Karpus in 1918

  • 00:00, 22 March 2011 (UTC)

Items related to Santa Muerte and Santería

21 March 2011[edit]

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HMS Hasty at anchor

  • 08:00, 21 March 2011 (UTC)

A classical portico with four columns and the entrance to the church beyond

  • 00:00, 21 March 2011 (UTC)

Snow on the eastern slope of Steens Mountain

20 March 2011[edit]

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Ruins of a Bronze Age Acropolis with Cyclopean structures. The main entrance is seen on the right and a burial site on the left.

  • 08:00, 20 March 2011 (UTC)

A painting of Reza Abbasi

  • 00:00, 20 March 2011 (UTC)

Juliet with arm raised

19 March 2011[edit]

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A two-story yellow brick building on the corner of Hunter Street and Cooper Avenue with purple and green trim. A pointed section above the roof has "1888" in large letters written on it. In the rear, at the top of the image, is a wooded, rocky ridgeline.

  • 08:00, 19 March 2011 (UTC)

The Oxhey Chapel, made of flint and brick, is seen from an angle, with a brick gable at the near end, and a white bellcote towards the far end.

  • 00:00, 19 March 2011 (UTC)

Crumbling stone walls of the Santa Maria de Ovila monastery stand without a roof

18 March 2011[edit]

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Molokai twinsorus fern

  • 08:00, 18 March 2011 (UTC)

Sirikit Dam

  • 00:00, 18 March 2011 (UTC)

University of Michigan football player Fred Rehor

17 March 2011[edit]

  • 16:00, 17 March 2011 (UTC)

The stone tower of a church with buttresses and an octagonal top stage with a clock

  • 08:00, 17 March 2011 (UTC)

Brabourne Stadium

  • 00:00, 17 March 2011 (UTC)

Scrub balm (Dicerandra frutescens)

16 March 2011[edit]

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Photograph of a basket of mushrooms for sale at a market

  • 08:00, 16 March 2011 (UTC)

Mario Lemieux

  • 00:00, 16 March 2011 (UTC)

Small-toothed sportive lemur (Lepilemur microdon) in Vohiparara, Ranomafana National Park

15 March 2011[edit]

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A piece of ivory showing a lion devouring a man

  • 08:00, 15 March 2011 (UTC)

Photo of Ray Barnhart

  • 00:00, 15 March 2011 (UTC)

The head and shoulders of a grey-haired, bespectacled man sitting at a table wearing a beige military uniform

14 March 2011[edit]

  • 16:00, 14 March 2011 (UTC)

A marble statue fallen off its plinth

  • 08:10, 14 March 2011 (UTC)

Tall arched doorway surrounded by ivory-colored masonry and ornamentation

  • 00:20, 14 March 2011 (UTC)

An engraving depicting the battleship Poltava (1712)

13 March 2011[edit]

  • 16:30, 13 March 2011 (UTC)

A branch with bright green leaves, small yellow flowers and greenish fruit

  • 08:40, 13 March 2011 (UTC)

A tall flint tower with the body of the church extending beyond it

  • 00:50, 13 March 2011 (UTC)

Chilean blue crocus in the Cambridge University Botanic Garden

12 March 2011[edit]

  • 17:00, 12 March 2011 (UTC)

Pipo de Clown on the set, 1973

  • 09:10, 12 March 2011 (UTC)

Rice farmer holding part of his harvest in each hand

  • 01:20, 12 March 2011 (UTC)

Architectural plans of two lighthouses, one more than three times the size of the other, shown in scale

11 March 2011[edit]

  • 17:30, 11 March 2011 (UTC)

Vickers Wellington Mk2

  • 09:40, 11 March 2011 (UTC)

View up a clock tower with a stone base and iron railings

  • 01:50, 11 March 2011 (UTC)

Farmer with deep water rice

10 March 2011[edit]

  • 18:00, 10 March 2011 (UTC)

Daguerreotype photography of the composer, seated in an arm chair, dressed in a suit

  • 10:10, 10 March 2011 (UTC)

The gills of a whiting infested by two blood-sucking Lernaeocera branchialis

  • 02:20, 10 March 2011 (UTC)

View of a stone church

9 March 2011[edit]

  • 18:30, 9 March 2011 (UTC)

The new railroad station of Bellegarde in 2010

  • 10:40, 9 March 2011 (UTC)

Governor Bruere, attributed to John Russell

  • 02:50, 9 March 2011 (UTC)

Portrait of a middle-aged black woman, wearing a dark dress with a white collar

8 March 2011[edit]

  • 19:00, 8 March 2011 (UTC)

Hikmat Abu Zayd, the first female cabinet minister in Egypt.

  • 11:00, 8 March 2011 (UTC)

Young Asian woman with long black hair, white T-shirt and glasses, looking aside

  • 03:00, 8 March 2011 (UTC)

B&w photo of a statue, with multi-storey buildings in the background

7 March 2011[edit]

  • 19:00, 7 March 2011 (UTC)

=View of a medieval Byzantine-style church's front facade and bell tower slightly from below, with partially destroyed stone walls in the foreground

  • 10:00, 7 March 2011 (UTC)

View of a brigantine rigged two-masted sailing ship at anchor with sails furled, a raised observation deck is visible between the two masts

  • 02:00, 7 March 2011 (UTC)

Drawing of horn-shaped fossil

6 March 2011[edit]

  • 18:00, 6 March 2011 (UTC)

B&w photo of a church in Gothic Revival style

  • 10:00, 6 March 2011 (UTC)

Dark-haired man with stubbly beard and mustache, wearing gold-brocade clothing and hat

  • 02:00, 6 March 2011 (UTC)

Reuben Wells, an old steam engine on display in a museum, against a painted backdrop

5 March 2011[edit]

  • 18:00, 5 March 2011 (UTC)

A church seen from the southwest with a large brick tower on the left and the flint body of the church on the right, showing the clerestory, south aisle and porch

  • 10:00, 5 March 2011 (UTC)

Colorado potato beetle eggs

  • 02:00, 5 March 2011 (UTC)

Smiling woman with brown hair, wearing a white pearl necklace.

4 March 2011[edit]

  • 18:00, 4 March 2011 (UTC)

The eastern view of the castle Český Šternberk

  • 10:00, 4 March 2011 (UTC)

Stielgranate 41 fitted on the PaK-36 barrel

  • 02:00, 4 March 2011 (UTC)

Design from black marble with other rocks

3 March 2011[edit]

  • 18:00, 3 March 2011 (UTC)

Coryphantha ramillosa, a round cactus with dark spines and a single pink flower on the top

  • 10:00, 3 March 2011 (UTC)

A flint church with red tiled roofs seen from the southwest, showing a tower with a battlemented parapet, the nave with a porch, and the chancel

  • 02:00, 3 March 2011 (UTC)

A Persian miniature showing a musician playing a lute for a seated man inside a large house

2 March 2011[edit]

  • 18:00, 2 March 2011 (UTC)

A man wearing a military uniform with an Iron Cross displayed at his neck

  • 10:00, 2 March 2011 (UTC)

A caricature of a middle-aged man sitting cross-legged in a chair, holding a newspaper

  • 02:00, 2 March 2011 (UTC)

A large canal lock built of limestone, almost entirely empty of water and clearly abandoned

1 March 2011[edit]

  • 18:00, 1 March 2011 (UTC)

A small flint church seen between trees from the southeast, with a battlemented tower at the far end

  • 12:00, 1 March 2011 (UTC)

Detached Badger at work

  • 06:00, 1 March 2011 (UTC)

Part of the Xochimilco Ecological Reserve

  • 00:00, 1 March 2011 (UTC)

University of Michigan pole vault champion Charles Dvorak in 1903