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30 September 2015[edit]

  • 20:07, 30 September 2015 (UTC)
Ernest Deane
Ernest Deane
  • 07:52, 30 September 2015 (UTC)
Hercules
Hercules

29 September 2015[edit]

  • 19:37, 29 September 2015 (UTC)
Kuala Terengganu
Kuala Terengganu
  • 07:22, 29 September 2015 (UTC)
Lata Mangeshkar
Lata Mangeshkar

28 September 2015[edit]

  • 19:07, 28 September 2015 (UTC)
P. eocenica fossil
P. eocenica fossil
  • 06:52, 28 September 2015 (UTC)
Onion powder
Onion powder

27 September 2015[edit]

Mammillaria spinosissima var. 'rubrispina'
Mammillaria spinosissima var. 'rubrispina'

26 September 2015[edit]

  • 17:47, 26 September 2015 (UTC)
Engraved portrait of Joseph Sprigg, 1890
Engraved portrait of Joseph Sprigg, 1890
  • 01:52, 26 September 2015 (UTC)
Mongols pursuing Hungarians
Mongols pursuing Hungarians

25 September 2015[edit]

  • 14:07, 25 September 2015 (UTC)
Giant basket star
Giant basket star
  • 02:22, 25 September 2015 (UTC)
Palazzo Alicorni seen from Borgo Santo Spirito
Palazzo Alicorni seen from Borgo Santo Spirito

24 September 2015[edit]

  • 14:37, 24 September 2015 (UTC)
Graphocephala coccinea
Graphocephala coccinea
  • 02:52, 24 September 2015 (UTC)
Train arrives at Yawkey station
Train arrives at Yawkey station

23 September 2015[edit]

  • 14:50, 23 September 2015 (UTC)
Jacqueline Fernandez
Jacqueline Fernandez
  • 00:00, 23 September 2015 (UTC)
Landscape by Sesshū (detail)
Landscape by Sesshū (detail)

22 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 22 September 2015 (UTC)
Emha Ainun Nadjib
Emha Ainun Nadjib
  • 00:00, 22 September 2015 (UTC)
Hawaii Sesqui­centennial half dollar
Hawaii Sesqui­centennial half dollar

21 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 21 September 2015 (UTC)
Haggis pakora at a restaurant
Haggis pakora at a restaurant
  • 00:00, 21 September 2015 (UTC)
Reshid Akif Pasha
Reshid Akif Pasha

20 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 20 September 2015 (UTC)
Silver reliquary at Saint Bartholomew's Church
Silver reliquary at Saint Bartholomew's Church


  • 00:05, 20 September 2015 (UTC)
Trinity Chain Pier
Trinity Chain Pier

19 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:20, 19 September 2015 (UTC)
Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou
Vassiliki Thanou-Christophilou
  • 00:35, 19 September 2015 (UTC)
Belle of Temagami at Bear Island in 1926
Belle of Temagami at Bear Island in 1926

18 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:50, 18 September 2015 (UTC)
Band-tailed fruiteater
Band-tailed fruiteater
  • 01:05, 18 September 2015 (UTC)
Owen Swift
Owen Swift

17 September 2015[edit]

  • 13:20, 17 September 2015 (UTC)
Mohale Dam
Mohale Dam


  • 01:35, 17 September 2015 (UTC)
Horse-fly
Horse-fly

16 September 2015[edit]

  • 13:50, 16 September 2015 (UTC)
A cross-section of shark meat
A cross-section of shark meat
  • 02:05, 16 September 2015 (UTC)
Northeast Texas Rural Heritage Center and Museum
Northeast Texas Rural Heritage Center and Museum

15 September 2015[edit]

  • 14:20, 15 September 2015 (UTC)
Portrait of William Hood Dunwoody by Julian Russell Story (cropped)
William Hood Dunwoody


  • 02:35, 15 September 2015 (UTC)
Wharf terminal at Sibu
Wharf terminal at Sibu

14 September 2015[edit]

  • 14:50, 14 September 2015 (UTC)
Reverse of Cleveland Centennial half dollar
Reverse of Cleveland Centennial half dollar
  • 03:05, 14 September 2015 (UTC)
Portrait of Kyra Vassiliki
Portrait of Kyra Vassiliki

13 September 2015[edit]

  • 15:20, 13 September 2015 (UTC)
St. Paul's Cathedral, Kolkata
St. Paul's Cathedral, Kolkata
  • 03:35, 13 September 2015 (UTC)
Slippery jack
Slippery jack

12 September 2015[edit]

  • 15:50, 12 September 2015 (UTC)
HMS Rattlesnake
HMS Rattlesnake
  • 00:00, 12 September 2015 (UTC)
Ken Giles
Ken Giles

11 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 11 September 2015 (UTC)
Utica, New York
Utica, New York
  • 00:00, 11 September 2015 (UTC)
Ecstasy tablets
Ecstasy tablets

10 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 10 September 2015 (UTC)
Anthony Anderson
Anthony Anderson
  • 00:00, 10 September 2015 (UTC)
Black siskin
Black siskin

9 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 9 September 2015 (UTC)
A "4-way Cincinnati chili" is spaghetti topped with a Greek-inspired meat sauce, chopped onions, and shredded cheddar.
Cincinnati chili
  • 00:00, 9 September 2015 (UTC)
Argentine actress Amelia Bence in the 1940s
Amelia Bence

8 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 8 September 2015 (UTC)
Shamokin Creek in Shamokin, Pennsylvania
Shamokin Creek in Shamokin, Pennsylvania
  • 00:00, 8 September 2015 (UTC)
Rear Admiral Hoskins
Rear Admiral Hoskins

7 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 7 September 2015 (UTC)
Bull-leaping scene
Bull-leaping scene
  • 00:00, 7 September 2015 (UTC)
Banded butterflyfish
Banded butterflyfish

6 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 6 September 2015 (UTC)
The Dawn of Love
The Dawn of Love
  • 00:00, 6 September 2015 (UTC)
Lucille Farrier Stickel
Lucille Farrier Stickel
  • ... that Lucille Farrier Stickel (pictured) was the first woman to become director of a United States national research laboratory?
  • ... that the long-clawed mole mouse leaves its burrow briefly to forage at night?
  • ... that when Romanian headmaster Alexandru Lambrior was fired for political reasons, all but two of the teachers at his school resigned in protest within two days?
  • ... that only the government of Tunisia is allowed to own the country's mines?
  • ... that Ralph Townsend was described as "the most adamant and extreme of the voices in America defending Japanese policy"?
  • ... that students at the University of San Diego created a law journal to encourage scholarship about "the world's transition to a climate-safe economy"?
  • ... that plains in the Italian provinces of Pordenone and Udine have water rising through the ground in a zone of springs?
  • ... that at different times in its history, West Chester, Pennsylvania, led the U.S. in production of peach trees and penicillin?

5 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 5 September 2015 (UTC)
Panther Run
Panther Run
  • 00:00, 5 September 2015 (UTC)
Schloss Haimhausen
Schloss Haimhausen

4 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 4 September 2015 (UTC)
Trees in Malaysia displaying crown shyness
Trees in Malaysia displaying crown shyness
  • 00:00, 4 September 2015 (UTC)
Vahida Maglajlić
Vahida Maglajlić

3 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 3 September 2015 (UTC)
Cliff Palace
Cliff Palace
  • 00:00, 3 September 2015 (UTC)
Perijá tapaculo
Perijá tapaculo

2 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 2 September 2015 (UTC)
Wollaton Hall, Nottingham
Wollaton Hall, Nottingham
  • 00:00, 2 September 2015 (UTC)
Kozarčanka
Kozarčanka

1 September 2015[edit]

  • 12:00, 1 September 2015 (UTC)
Close-up of the Birmingham Quran manuscript
Close-up of the Birmingham Quran manuscript