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30 November 2016

  • 00:00, 30 November 2016 (UTC)
Sydney Eardley-Wilmot
Sydney Eardley-Wilmot

29 November 2016

  • 00:00, 29 November 2016 (UTC)
Schloss Tutzing
Schloss Tutzing

28 November 2016

  • 00:00, 28 November 2016 (UTC)
Air-Cobot under an aircraft
Air-Cobot

27 November 2016

  • 00:00, 27 November 2016 (UTC)
Göran Fredrik Göransson
Göran Fredrik Göransson

26 November 2016

  • 00:00, 26 November 2016 (UTC)
Smog in New York
Smog in New York

25 November 2016

  • 00:00, 25 November 2016 (UTC)
A kronkåsa that belonged to Gustaf Banér and Christina Sture (1589)
A kronkåsa

24 November 2016

  • 00:00, 24 November 2016 (UTC)
Madagascar succulent woodlands
Madagascar succulent woodlands

23 November 2016

  • 00:00, 23 November 2016 (UTC)
Queen Emma of Hawaii, c. 1859
Queen Emma

22 November 2016

  • 00:00, 22 November 2016 (UTC)
The Vaile Mansion
The Vaile Mansion

21 November 2016

  • 00:00, 21 November 2016 (UTC)
A circular maze
A circular maze

20 November 2016

  • 00:00, 20 November 2016 (UTC)
Aroup Chatterjee
Aroup Chatterjee

19 November 2016

  • 00:22, 19 November 2016 (UTC)
Banda-Yangere slit drum
Banda-Yangere slit drum

18 November 2016

  • 00:00, 18 November 2016 (UTC)
Charles E. King
Charles E. King

17 November 2016

  • 00:49, 17 November 2016 (UTC)
SMS Novara during World War I
SMS Novara

16 November 2016

  • 00:38, 16 November 2016 (UTC)
A gold coin of Govindachandra
A gold coin of Govindachandra

15 November 2016

  • 00:20, 15 November 2016 (UTC)
The Segara Anak caldera
The Segara Anak caldera

14 November 2016

  • 00:00, 14 November 2016 (UTC)
Todd McKenney and Nancye Hayes, dancing the waltz
Todd McKenney and Nancye Hayes

13 November 2016

  • 00:00, 13 November 2016 (UTC)
Tommy Tucker
Tommy Tucker

12 November 2016

  • 00:00, 12 November 2016 (UTC)
Alfred Harmsworth
Alfred Harmsworth

11 November 2016

  • 01:10, 11 November 2016 (UTC)
Mausoleum of four Shi'a Imams
Mausoleum of four Shi'a Imams

10 November 2016

  • 00:00, 10 November 2016 (UTC)
Inès de Bourgoing
Inès de Bourgoing
  • ... that nurse Inès de Bourgoing (pictured) was named Honorary Corporal of the Foreign Legion after she established a convalescent hospital in Morocco and a retirement center in France for French soldiers?
  • ... that athletes from more than 50 countries who had a prior doping offence were allowed to compete at the 2016 Summer Olympics?
  • ... that John J. Horn supported New Jersey's proposed Illegal Alien Employment Prohibition Act, stating "illegal aliens holding jobs represent more than half of our total unemployed"?
  • ... that no official conservation measures are in place to protect the critically endangered Iris cedreti, endemic to Lebanon?
  • ... that in the Battle of Kharistan in 737, the Umayyads caught the Turgesh khagan off guard with only a fraction of his army, and secured a victory that saved Arab rule in Central Asia?
  • ... that the Zimbabwean prophetess Mai Chaza, who called herself a messenger from God, was regarded by her followers as an African reappearance of Christ?
  • ... that the Peak Farmland theory predicts that global acreage of farmland will decrease, even as the world population grows?
  • ... that Katsura Hoshino says she comes up with most of the ideas for the manga series D.Gray-man after falling asleep in her bath?

9 November 2016

  • 00:00, 9 November 2016 (UTC)
Paul Nahaolelua
Paul Nahaolelua

8 November 2016

  • 00:00, 8 November 2016 (UTC)
Water bottle flipping
Water bottle flipping

7 November 2016

  • 00:00, 7 November 2016 (UTC)
West Horsley Place
West Horsley Place

6 November 2016

  • 00:00, 6 November 2016 (UTC)
Rogožarski IK-3
Rogožarski IK-3

5 November 2016

  • 00:00, 5 November 2016 (UTC)
St Thomas the Apostle, Killinghall
St Thomas the Apostle, Killinghall

4 November 2016

  • 00:00, 4 November 2016 (UTC)
Anton Malej
Anton Malej

3 November 2016

  • 00:00, 3 November 2016 (UTC)
Taiwan whistling thrush
Taiwan whistling thrush

2 November 2016

  • 00:28, 2 November 2016 (UTC)
OREYA in 2009
OREYA in 2009

1 November 2016

  • 00:00, 1 November 2016 (UTC)
Pterosaur portrayed as spawn of Satan
Pterosaur portrayed as spawn of Satan