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31 January 2017

  • 12:27, 31 January 2017 (UTC)
[[File:|120x133px|Deseret alphabet cursive ]]
Deseret alphabet cursive
  • 00:26, 31 January 2017 (UTC)
A woman with bare shoulders rests her chin on her hands.
Risqué stereoview of writer Ella Wheeler Wilcox

30 January 2017

  • 09:52, 30 January 2017 (UTC)
Pioneer Cabin Tree
Pioneer Cabin Tree

29 January 2017

  • 21:37, 29 January 2017 (UTC)
Capture of Fort Fautaua
Capture of Fort Fautaua
  • 09:22, 29 January 2017 (UTC)
Timex Expedition WS4
Timex Expedition WS4

28 January 2017

  • 21:07, 28 January 2017 (UTC)
Sri Lankan Christmas tree
Sri Lankan Christmas tree
  • 00:30, 28 January 2017 (UTC)
Walt Disney World Railroad
Walt Disney World Railroad

27 January 2017

  • 12:45, 27 January 2017 (UTC)
Sun helmet
Sun helmet
  • 01:00, 27 January 2017 (UTC)
Grace Bochenek
Grace Bochenek

26 January 2017

  • 13:40, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
Sundial cannon
Sundial cannon
  • 00:00, 26 January 2017 (UTC)
Neon triplefin on diploastrea brain coral
Neon triplefin on diploastrea brain coral
  • ... that small gobies are often associated with diploastrea brain coral (pictured)?
  • ... that Herschel K. Mitchell, Roger J. Williams, and Esmond E. Snell isolated folic acid from four tons of processed spinach?
  • ... that the science fiction novella Paradises Lost was adapted as an opera?
  • ... that a Chinese acting troupe was flogged for slander in the 13th century after they portrayed the scholar Wei Liaoweng as a drunkard?
  • ... that writer Ed Brubaker created the murdering vigilante in his comic book Kill or Be Killed because recent news events made him feel there was no justice?
  • ... that the historian who researched early Canadian baseball figure William Shuttleworth believed that "at first people thought I made him up"?
  • ... that the Mazu Temple in Lugang, Taiwan, includes wood carvings of the "Four Best Things in Life": stretching, ear-cleaning, nose-picking, and scratching?

25 January 2017

  • 12:00, 25 January 2017 (UTC)
Naomi Frankel in 2004
Naomi Frankel
  • 00:00, 25 January 2017 (UTC)
Mangal Shobhajatra
Mangal Shobhajatra

24 January 2017

  • 12:00, 24 January 2017 (UTC)
Sonja Vectomov
Sonja Vectomov
  • 00:00, 24 January 2017 (UTC)
Rabbit stew
Rabbit stew

23 January 2017

  • 12:00, 23 January 2017 (UTC)
The Bears Ears
The Bears Ears
  • 00:00, 23 January 2017 (UTC)
King Kalākaua, c. 1881
King Kalākaua
  • ... that one of the goals of King Kalākaua's world tour (Kalākaua pictured) was to save the declining population of Native Hawaiians?
  • ... that monasteries and public buildings are illuminated during the Galdan Namchot festival marking the beginning of new year celebrations in Ladakh, India?
  • ... that for Givat Brenner's 25th anniversary, kibbutz theatre director Shulamit Bat-Dori staged an open-air play with a cast and crew of 1,000, before an audience of 10,000?
  • ... that business historian Robert Sobel has described the New York Gold Exchange as "the most informal and certainly the wildest market in American history"?
  • ... that a study by child psychiatrist Stella Chess and her husband, Alexander Thomas, found that children could be divided into three different categories: "easy", "difficult", and "slow to warm up"?
  • ... that Girls' Generation was among the five South Korean acts that best represent K-pop during the past two decades, according to a 2015 poll by Korea Creative Content Agency?
  • ... that the lemon-bellied flyrobin occasionally catches and eats insects that are one-sixth of its length?

22 January 2017

  • 12:00, 22 January 2017 (UTC)
Excavated 40-metre (130 ft) dragon kiln
Excavated dragon kiln
  • 00:00, 22 January 2017 (UTC)
Levee break at Mound Landing, Mississippi
Levee break at Mound Landing

21 January 2017

  • 12:00, 21 January 2017 (UTC)
Neopalpa donaldtrumpi
N. donaldtrumpi
  • 00:00, 21 January 2017 (UTC)
Bernardo Putairi
Bernardo Putairi

20 January 2017

  • 12:00, 20 January 2017 (UTC)
Fissure at Þingvellir
Fissure at Þingvellir
  • 00:00, 20 January 2017 (UTC)
Soup and sandwich
Soup and sandwich

19 January 2017

  • 12:00, 19 January 2017 (UTC)
Killenworth in 1915
Killenworth in 1915
  • 00:00, 19 January 2017 (UTC)

18 January 2017

  • 12:00, 18 January 2017 (UTC)
Ernst Keil
Ernst Keil
  • 00:00, 18 January 2017 (UTC)
A jumbo slice
A jumbo slice

17 January 2017

  • 12:00, 17 January 2017 (UTC)
  • 00:00, 17 January 2017 (UTC)
Chrysler Building
Chrysler Building

16 January 2017

  • 12:00, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
Comet Hale–Bopp in April 1997
Comet Hale–Bopp
  • 00:00, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
Organ in Neanderkirche
Organ in Neanderkirche

15 January 2017

  • 12:00, 15 January 2017 (UTC)
Martin Luther in 1525
Martin Luther
  • 00:00, 15 January 2017 (UTC)
William Pūnohu White
William Pūnohu White

14 January 2017

  • 12:00, 14 January 2017 (UTC)
Artist's depiction of an asteroid impact
Artist's depiction of an asteroid impact
  • 00:00, 14 January 2017 (UTC)
Wild sweet potato in bloom
Wild sweet potato

13 January 2017

  • 12:00, 13 January 2017 (UTC)
Female hen flea
Female hen flea
  • 00:00, 13 January 2017 (UTC)
Amy Satterthwaite in 2010
Amy Satterthwaite

12 January 2017

  • 12:00, 12 January 2017 (UTC)
European Hansemuseum
European Hansemuseum
  • 00:00, 12 January 2017 (UTC)
Bisaldeo temple
Bisaldeo temple

11 January 2017

  • 12:00, 11 January 2017 (UTC)
Lady Henrietta Cavendish
Lady Henrietta Cavendish
  • 00:00, 11 January 2017 (UTC)
Jingdezhen porcelain
Jingdezhen porcelain

10 January 2017

  • 12:00, 10 January 2017 (UTC)
Ruins of the Üçayak Byzantine Church
Ruins of the Üçayak Byzantine Church
  • 00:00, 10 January 2017 (UTC)
Lee Chong Wei in 2008
Lee Chong Wei

9 January 2017

  • 00:00, 9 January 2017 (UTC)

8 January 2017

  • 00:00, 8 January 2017 (UTC)
Sutton Hoo helmet
Sutton Hoo helmet

7 January 2017

  • 00:00, 7 January 2017 (UTC)
The Biblical Magi visiting Jesus
The Biblical Magi visiting Jesus

6 January 2017

  • 00:00, 6 January 2017 (UTC)
Peter Prevc
Peter Prevc

5 January 2017

  • 00:00, 5 January 2017 (UTC)
Ashurbanipal kills a lion
Ashurbanipal kills a lion

4 January 2017

  • 00:00, 4 January 2017 (UTC)
Oskar Gottlieb Blarr in 2001
Oskar Gottlieb Blarr

3 January 2017

  • 00:10, 3 January 2017 (UTC)
INS Vikrant
INS Vikrant

2 January 2017

  • 00:00, 2 January 2017 (UTC)
Jōmon Venus
Jōmon Venus

1 January 2017

  • 00:00, 1 January 2017 (UTC)
December calendar page from a book of hours
December calendar page