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31 July 2017

  • 00:00, 31 July 2017 (UTC)
Jamaica High School
Jamaica High School

30 July 2017

  • 00:00, 30 July 2017 (UTC)
Black stork
Black stork
  • ... that the black stork (pictured) population has been declining for many years in Western Europe and the bird is no longer a summer visitor to Scandinavia?
  • ... that Robert Lee Burns, a reformed convict from Oregon, was the subject of an interstate extradition battle between Oregon and California?
  • ... that some inhabitants of the Colca Canyon believe their ancestors came from the Hualca Hualca volcano?
  • ... that Swedish singer Wille Crafoord launched the Hovturnén, an annual concert tour in Skåne, in which singers and performers travel by horseback between gigs?
  • ... that at 27 weeks, the longest running number-one song on the US Billboard Dance/Electronic Songs chart is "Closer" by The Chainsmokers, featuring Halsey?
  • ... that the tubeworm Eunice norvegica often grows in association with a deep water coral?
  • ... that the increased prominence of pizza in China had the secondary effect of introducing Chinese consumers to cheese as a culinary ingredient?
  • ... that in 1975, eight men stole $30 million from the Providence Mafia and associates in the Bonded Vault heist?

29 July 2017

  • 00:00, 29 July 2017 (UTC)
Launch of USS Albacore
Launch of USS Albacore

28 July 2017

  • 00:00, 28 July 2017 (UTC)
Palomo volcano
Palomo volcano
  • ... that a geologist named a secondary vent of Palomo volcano (pictured) after his son, hoping that one day he would get to know the mountain range?
  • ... that Stanley Blankson made the smooth flow of human and vehicular traffic his major aim during his term as mayor of Accra?
  • ... that Jordan holds an annual celebration on 1 March for the 1956 Arabization of the Jordanian Army command?
  • ... that Carmen Cincotti ate nearly 1,000 hot dogs in two months while training for the 2017 Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, where he ate 62 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes to finish in second place?
  • ... that when dislodged from its burrow, the onion anemone may get rolled around by the sea before finding a suitable place to dig?
  • ... that in 1944, Northern Ireland politician William Lyle denounced as "obnoxious" the views of minister Harry Midgley, whom Lyle hoped would become "more mature"?
  • ... that the Hainan partridge occurs in forests that have recovered from logging?
  • ... that the 1928 one-act play The Queen's Messenger was the first television drama?

27 July 2017

  • 12:00, 27 July 2017 (UTC)
Nili Patera dune field
Nili Patera dune field
  • 00:00, 27 July 2017 (UTC)
The Blessed Damozel
The Blessed Damozel

26 July 2017

  • 12:00, 26 July 2017 (UTC)
Gorgonia mariae
Gorgonia mariae
  • 00:00, 26 July 2017 (UTC)
Sara's Dream (1984)
Sara's Dream (1984)

25 July 2017

  • 12:00, 25 July 2017 (UTC)
Dakota transport takes off
Dakota transport takes off
  • 00:00, 25 July 2017 (UTC)
15th-century woodcut of a bishop blessing the newlyweds in bed
15th-century woodcut of a bishop blessing the newlyweds in bed

24 July 2017

  • 12:00, 24 July 2017 (UTC)
Amfleet I coaches at Kingston station (Rhode Island)
Amfleet I coaches at Kingston station (Rhode Island)
  • 00:00, 24 July 2017 (UTC)
Tjele helmet fragment
Tjele helmet fragment

23 July 2017

  • 12:00, 23 July 2017 (UTC)
Dr Pepper logo (1910)
Dr Pepper logo (1910)
  • 00:10, 23 July 2017 (UTC)
Pallid cuckoo
Pallid cuckoo

22 July 2017

  • 12:25, 22 July 2017 (UTC)
  • 00:40, 22 July 2017 (UTC)
Maurice Wilder-Neligan
Maurice Wilder-Neligan

21 July 2017

  • 12:55, 21 July 2017 (UTC)
Oskar Czerwenka Landesmusikschule
Oskar Czerwenka Landesmusikschule
  • 01:10, 21 July 2017 (UTC)
Ganga Dussehra celebration
Ganga Dussehra celebration

20 July 2017

  • 12:00, 20 July 2017 (UTC)
Church of St. Augustine ruins
Church of St. Augustine ruins
  • 00:00, 20 July 2017 (UTC)
Luceafărul in a 1923 rendition
Luceafărul in a 1923 rendition

19 July 2017

  • 12:00, 19 July 2017 (UTC)
Star Jet wreckage
Star Jet wreckage
  • 00:00, 19 July 2017 (UTC)
Georg Philipp Telemann
Georg Philipp Telemann

18 July 2017

  • 12:00, 18 July 2017 (UTC)
Brasheedah Elohim
Brasheedah Elohim
  • 00:00, 18 July 2017 (UTC)
Disneyland Railroad Locomotive No. 3
Disneyland Railroad Locomotive No. 3

17 July 2017

  • 12:00, 17 July 2017 (UTC)
Lamborghini Asterion
Lamborghini Asterion
  • 00:00, 17 July 2017 (UTC)
Confidencen
Confidencen

16 July 2017

  • 12:00, 16 July 2017 (UTC)
Muhammad I and his Castilian ally
Muhammad I and his Castilian ally
  • 00:00, 16 July 2017 (UTC)
Georgia Ann Robinson
Georgia Ann Robinson

15 July 2017

  • 12:00, 15 July 2017 (UTC)
Foxwarren Park in 1860
Foxwarren Park in 1860
  • 00:00, 15 July 2017 (UTC)
Pimento cheese spread
Pimento cheese spread

14 July 2017

  • 12:00, 14 July 2017 (UTC)
Efimov Traveling Theater in Moscow, 1919
Efimov Traveling Theater in Moscow, 1919
  • ... that Ivan and Nina Efimov, known as the Adam and Eve of Russian puppetry, lived for six years largely on earnings from their traveling puppet show (pictured)?
  • ... that Typhoon Joe and Typhoon Kim struck the Philippines within a week of each other in July 1980?
  • ... that the first United States vessel to enter the Black Sea was owned by Ezra Weston II, a Massachusetts shipbuilder known as "King Caesar"?
  • ... that MINURCA was established by the UN Security Council to replace another peacekeeping force called MISAB?
  • ... that Kate Devlin is a computer scientist working in the field of sex robots and human-computer interaction?
  • ... that Robert Heinlein's 1959 novel Starship Troopers is a critique of US society of the 1950s, and advocates for corporal and capital punishment?
  • ... that award-winning film director Nujoom Al-Ghanem is also a poet?
  • ... that the Irish Fright caused thousands of English people to arm themselves against non-existent Irish marauders believed to be burning and massacring English towns?
  • 00:00, 14 July 2017 (UTC)
Sofia Richie
Sofia Richie

13 July 2017

  • 12:00, 13 July 2017 (UTC)
Montgomery Industrial School for Girls
Montgomery Industrial School for Girls
  • 00:00, 13 July 2017 (UTC)
Statue of Sybil Ludington on horseback
Statue of Sybil Ludington on horseback

12 July 2017

  • 12:00, 12 July 2017 (UTC)
The Centrepiece Masterpiece by Kazimierz Mrówczyński
The Centrepiece Masterpiece by Kazimierz Mrówczyński
  • 00:00, 12 July 2017 (UTC)
Mr. Peanut in 1917
Mr. Peanut in 1917

11 July 2017

  • 12:00, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
Flag of the Orange Order
Flag of the Orange Order
  • 00:00, 11 July 2017 (UTC)
Yellow-fronted woodpecker
Yellow-fronted woodpecker

10 July 2017

  • 12:00, 10 July 2017 (UTC)
Château d'Ainay-le-Vieil
Château d'Ainay-le-Vieil
  • 00:00, 10 July 2017 (UTC)
Malcolm Nance
Malcolm Nance

9 July 2017

  • 12:00, 9 July 2017 (UTC)
Chiliques, seen from Laguna Miscanti
Chiliques
  • 00:00, 9 July 2017 (UTC)
Monkenhurst
Monkenhurst

8 July 2017

  • 12:00, 8 July 2017 (UTC)
Cora Semmes Ives
Cora Semmes Ives

7 July 2017

  • 22:38, 7 July 2017 (UTC)
Flag of the Solomon Islands
Flag of the Solomon Islands
  • 00:00, 7 July 2017 (UTC)
Adelphi School
Adelphi School

6 July 2017

  • 00:00, 6 July 2017 (UTC)
Anti-Terror Unit fighters
Anti-Terror Unit fighters

5 July 2017

  • 00:00, 5 July 2017 (UTC)
Flag of the East India Company
Flag of the East India Company

4 July 2017

  • 00:00, 4 July 2017 (UTC)
Modern Gothic cabinet
Modern Gothic cabinet

3 July 2017

  • 00:00, 3 July 2017 (UTC)
Trójniak, a Polish mead
Polish mead

2 July 2017

  • 00:00, 2 July 2017 (UTC)
Flag of New Brunswick
Flag of New Brunswick

1 July 2017

  • 00:10, 1 July 2017 (UTC)
Soo Yeon Lee
Soo Yeon Lee