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31 October 2018

  • 00:00, 31 October 2018 (UTC)
[[File:|120x133px|Regina Kapeller-Adler ]]
Regina Kapeller-Adler

30 October 2018

  • 00:00, 30 October 2018 (UTC)
A lake in the Oasis of Mosquitos
A lake in the Oasis of Mosquitos
  • ... that the volcanic Oasis of Mosquitoes in the Sahara has multicoloured lakes (example pictured) and can be seen from space?
  • ... that Anne Patzwald works as an occupational therapist at a clinic that employs three other current or former members of the German women's wheelchair basketball national team?
  • ... that the Austro-Hungarian cruiser Kaiser Franz Joseph I sank during a gale in October 1919?
  • ... that military officer Francisco Javier Arana, who briefly ruled Guatemala as part of a three-person junta, was subsequently killed in a shootout after threatening a coup?
  • ... that Max Reger composed 20 Responsories in English for use in the American Lutheran church, although he did not speak English?
  • ... that when suspected Mexican drug lord Raúl Meza Ontiveros was arrested, police found he was storing 348 kilograms (767 lb) of cocaine?
  • ... that the Oregon Military Museum has more than 14,000 artifacts in its collection, including 50 vehicles, 750 weapons, and 5 military aircraft?
  • ... that Renee Powell was the first female golfer to compete in a British men's tournament?

29 October 2018

  • 00:00, 29 October 2018 (UTC)
Stephanus serrator female laying egg
Stephanus serrator female laying egg

28 October 2018

  • 00:00, 28 October 2018 (UTC)
Sagrada Família
Sagrada Família

27 October 2018

  • 00:00, 27 October 2018 (UTC)
George G. Eitel, c. 1914
George G. Eitel,
c. 1914

26 October 2018

  • 00:00, 26 October 2018 (UTC)
Kaiserin Elisabeth on 8 December 1892
Kaiserin Elisabeth on 8 December 1892

25 October 2018

  • 00:00, 25 October 2018 (UTC)
Bockenheimer Depot in 2015
Bockenheimer Depot in 2015

24 October 2018

  • 00:00, 24 October 2018 (UTC)
Mary and Henry Pitman
Mary and Henry Pitman

23 October 2018

  • 00:00, 23 October 2018 (UTC)
White rust on shepherd's purse
White rust on shepherd's purse
  • ... that white rust (pictured), a plant pathogen affecting the cabbage family, predisposes its host to develop downy mildew?
  • ... that pictures of suspected 18-year-old assassin Raúl Meza Torres inspired other teenagers in Mexico to join organized crime?
  • ... that aggregations of painted urchin have been recorded with a density of 80 individuals per square metre?
  • ... that college basketball player Johnny Dee played through a knee injury for most of a season while leading the NCAA Division I in free throw shooting percentage?
  • ... that Orlande de Lassus set Psalm 134, one of the Songs of Ascents, in Latin for seven voices a cappella, using a wide range from low bass to very high soprano?
  • ... that during World War II, Huang Qingyun published the only Chinese children's magazine in Hong Kong and China, and corresponded with her readers to help them cope with life in wartime?
  • ... that at over fourteen hours in duration, La Flor is the longest film in Argentine cinema?
  • ... that in 2017, Sofía Gómez broke the CMAS Constant Weight Bi-Fins freediving world record, and then broke her own record two days later?

22 October 2018

  • 00:00, 22 October 2018 (UTC)
May'n performing in 2014
May'n performing in 2014

21 October 2018

  • 00:00, 21 October 2018 (UTC)
[[File:|120x133px|Choir windows in the Überwasserkirche ]]
Choir windows in the Überwasserkirche

20 October 2018

  • 00:00, 20 October 2018 (UTC)
Selangor silvered langurs
Selangor silvered langurs

19 October 2018

  • 00:00, 19 October 2018 (UTC)
Figure on the Pumuckl fountain
Figure on the Pumuckl fountain

18 October 2018

  • 00:00, 18 October 2018 (UTC)
Ana María Campos Monument in Maracaibo
Ana María Campos Monument in Maracaibo

17 October 2018

  • 00:00, 17 October 2018 (UTC)
1655 engraving by Merian
1655 engraving by Merian

16 October 2018

  • 00:00, 16 October 2018 (UTC)
Spyridon Louis in 1896
Spyridon Louis in 1896

15 October 2018

  • 00:00, 15 October 2018 (UTC)
Porcelain basket of fruit
Porcelain basket of fruit

14 October 2018

  • 03:30, 14 October 2018 (UTC)
Cinder cones in the Cima volcanic field
Cinder cones in the Cima volcanic field

13 October 2018

  • 00:00, 13 October 2018 (UTC)
Madeleine Thompson
Madeleine Thompson

12 October 2018

  • 00:00, 12 October 2018 (UTC)
Frogmore Paper Mill in 2008
Frogmore Paper Mill in 2008

11 October 2018

  • 00:00, 11 October 2018 (UTC)
Yvonne Lerolle and her sister Christine, by Renoir
Yvonne Lerolle and her sister Christine, by Renoir

10 October 2018

  • 00:00, 10 October 2018 (UTC)
[[File:|120x133px|Advertisement for Nazi cigarettes ]]
Advertisement for Nazi cigarettes

9 October 2018

  • 00:00, 9 October 2018 (UTC)
Chao­phraya Phra­sadet Suren­thara­thibodi
Chao­phraya Phra­sadet Suren­thara­thibodi

8 October 2018

  • 00:00, 8 October 2018 (UTC)
A witness's drawing of Białystok children
A witness's drawing of Białystok children

7 October 2018

  • 00:00, 7 October 2018 (UTC)
Exterior of Langer's Deli
Exterior of Langer's Deli

6 October 2018

  • 00:00, 6 October 2018 (UTC)
Juvenile European pilchards
Juvenile European pilchards

5 October 2018

  • 00:00, 5 October 2018 (UTC)
Schlosstheater Schönbrunn in 2014
Schlosstheater Schönbrunn in 2014

4 October 2018

  • 00:00, 4 October 2018 (UTC)
The Hungry Tree
The Hungry Tree

3 October 2018

  • 00:00, 3 October 2018 (UTC)
Aglantha digitale
Aglantha digitale
  • ... that Aglantha digitale (pictured) has a slow swimming action but a rapid escape response?
  • ... that one of the two temples visited most often by the Buddha was built by Visakha, a wealthy aristocratic woman who was considered his chief female lay disciple?
  • ... that the Scottish Gaelic poet Sorley MacLean asked Douglas Young to destroy some of the poems in Dàin do Eimhir, now regarded as MacLean's masterpiece?
  • ... that professional basketball player Daniel Dixon enrolled in military school after drawing interest from only one college during high school?
  • ... that a scandal at the administrative post of Lioma led to a landmark decision that provided better legal protection for all students in Mozambique?
  • ... that Jake was one of two Overwatch League players invited to a summit between the International Olympic Committee and the eSports community?
  • ... that the designs for the 170-gun HMS Duke of Kent may have been fabricated in an attempt to claim credit for several ship-building innovations?
  • ... that Justin I arrived at Constantinople as an illiterate teenage peasant and died as Emperor of Byzantium?

2 October 2018

  • 00:00, 2 October 2018 (UTC)
Ronald J. Shurer
Ronald J. Shurer

1 October 2018

  • 00:00, 1 October 2018 (UTC)
Two survivors of Nordhausen concentration camp
Two survivors of Nordhausen concentration camp