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31 August 2019

  • 12:00, 31 August 2019 (UTC)
Kruszyniany Mosque
Kruszyniany Mosque
  • 00:00, 31 August 2019 (UTC)
Prince George held by his brother, the future King Edward VIII
Prince George held by
his brother, the future
King Edward VIII

30 August 2019

  • 12:00, 30 August 2019 (UTC)
Female kob and calf
Female kob and calf
  • 00:00, 30 August 2019 (UTC)
Swarup Rani Nehru
Swarup Rani Nehru

29 August 2019

  • 12:00, 29 August 2019 (UTC)
Heronry in the Carp Hills
Heronry in the Carp Hills
  • 00:00, 29 August 2019 (UTC)
Dining room at Sandringham House
Dining room at Sandringham House

28 August 2019

  • 12:00, 28 August 2019 (UTC)
Alina Morse with Zollipops
Alina Morse with Zollipops
  • 00:00, 28 August 2019 (UTC)
Coxton Tower
Coxton Tower

27 August 2019

  • 12:00, 27 August 2019 (UTC)
Robert M. Adam
Robert M. Adam
  • 00:00, 27 August 2019 (UTC)
Silk funeral banner unearthed from the Mawangdui tombs
Silk funeral banner


26 August 2019

  • 12:00, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
Ruspolia nitidula male
Ruspolia nitidula male
  • 00:00, 26 August 2019 (UTC)
Colonel Jason Fettig in 2017
Colonel Jason Fettig

25 August 2019

  • 12:00, 25 August 2019 (UTC)
Flat bottle with mailer
Flat bottle with mailer
  • 00:00, 25 August 2019 (UTC)
Tomb of Imam Zamin
Tomb of Imam Zamin

24 August 2019

  • 12:00, 24 August 2019 (UTC)
Greta Thunberg
Greta Thunberg
  • 00:00, 24 August 2019 (UTC)
Cannonball mangrove
Cannonball mangrove

23 August 2019

  • 12:00, 23 August 2019 (UTC)
Kiwi engine fire-up
Kiwi engine fire-up
  • 00:00, 23 August 2019 (UTC)
Gentoo penguins on a stamp by Leonard Fryer
Gentoo penguins on a
stamp by Leonard Fryer

22 August 2019

  • 12:00, 22 August 2019 (UTC)
Yvette Lévy in 2009
Yvette Lévy
  • 00:00, 22 August 2019 (UTC)
Pampa mesa in Parcoloma, Ecuador
Pampa mesa in Parcoloma, Ecuador

21 August 2019

  • 12:00, 21 August 2019 (UTC)
Lithograph of Konstantinos Smolenskis
Konstantinos Smolenskis
  • 00:00, 21 August 2019 (UTC)
"The Last Caliph", Le Petit Journal, March 1924
"The Last Caliph", Le Petit Journal, March 1924

20 August 2019

  • 12:00, 20 August 2019 (UTC)
Kristine M. Larson in 2014
Kristine M. Larson
  • 00:00, 20 August 2019 (UTC)
P. lutzii (yeast phase)
P. lutzii (yeast phase)

19 August 2019

  • 12:00, 19 August 2019 (UTC)
A streetcar from Milan in the 1987 Historic Trolley Festival
A streetcar from Milan in the 1987 Historic Trolley Festival
  • 00:00, 19 August 2019 (UTC)
The yellow dwarf on a Nain Jaune game board
The yellow dwarf on a Nain Jaune game board

18 August 2019

  • 12:00, 18 August 2019 (UTC)
Christopher Nolan in 2018
Christopher Nolan
  • 00:00, 18 August 2019 (UTC)
Sagu served in a ramekin
Sagu served in a ramekin

17 August 2019

  • 12:00, 17 August 2019 (UTC)
Nanhaipotamon macau
Nanhaipotamon macau
  • 00:00, 17 August 2019 (UTC)
Clyde Foster
Clyde Foster

16 August 2019

  • 12:02, 16 August 2019 (UTC)
Warming stripes for 1850 to 2018
Warming stripes for 1850 to 2018
  • 00:00, 16 August 2019 (UTC)
Célia Xakriabá
Célia Xakriabá

15 August 2019

  • 12:00, 15 August 2019 (UTC)
Wächter der Goitzsche
Wächter der Goitzsche
  • 00:00, 15 August 2019 (UTC)
Barney Smith at his Toilet Seat Art Museum
Barney Smith at his Toilet Seat Art Museum

14 August 2019

  • 12:00, 14 August 2019 (UTC)
Continental Currency dollar coin
Continental Currency dollar coin
  • 00:00, 14 August 2019 (UTC)
Anna Eckstein in Vienna, 1911
Anna Eckstein


13 August 2019

  • 12:00, 13 August 2019 (UTC)
Vezzi porcelain beakers
Vezzi porcelain beakers
  • 00:00, 13 August 2019 (UTC)
Rose Hollermann at the 2016 Summer Paralympics
Rose Hollermann

12 August 2019

  • 12:00, 12 August 2019 (UTC)
Durant-Dort Factory One in 2010
Durant-Dort Factory One in 2010
  • 00:00, 12 August 2019 (UTC)
Weebill
Weebill

11 August 2019

  • 00:00, 11 August 2019 (UTC)
Wibke Bruhns in 2012
Wibke Bruhns

10 August 2019

  • 02:00, 10 August 2019 (UTC)
[[File:|160px|Sports and exercises on the Field of Mars, pre-1914 ]]
Sports and exercises on the Field of Mars, pre-1914

9 August 2019

  • 02:19, 9 August 2019 (UTC)
Afsarwala tomb
Afsarwala tomb

8 August 2019

  • 00:00, 8 August 2019 (UTC)
Sonny West in 2010
Sonny West in 2010

7 August 2019

  • 00:00, 7 August 2019 (UTC)
The Carron Bridge arching over the River Spey
The Carron Bridge arching over the River Spey

6 August 2019

  • 00:00, 6 August 2019 (UTC)
Mary Robinson Foster
Mary Robinson Foster

5 August 2019

  • 00:00, 5 August 2019 (UTC)
Dry mouth
Dry mouth

4 August 2019

  • 00:00, 4 August 2019 (UTC)
Mexico–United States barrier in Smuggler's Gulch
Mexico–United States barrier in Smuggler's Gulch

3 August 2019

  • 00:00, 3 August 2019 (UTC)
Arthur Sullivan
Arthur Sullivan

2 August 2019

  • 00:00, 2 August 2019 (UTC)
Wilhelmine and Heinrich Lübke with Queen Sirikit of Thailand at a 1960 state dinner
Wilhelmine and Heinrich Lübke with Queen Sirikit of Thailand
  • ... that Wilhelmine Lübke (pictured, center), who joined her husband, President of West Germany Heinrich Lübke, on more than 50 state visits, was fluent in English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Russian?
  • ... that the Uptown Hudson Tubes in New York City were constructed with sharp curves to avoid the demolition of preexisting basements?
  • ... that Zhang Xu played a major role in developing fiber-optic communication in China?
  • ... that many residents who were relocated prior to the filling of Lake Kossou were able to return to their land when the reservoir failed to reach full capacity?
  • ... that American historian Pamela Nadell traced the origins of the first agitations for a female rabbi to a short story published in 1889?
  • ... that Assam Petro-Chemicals became the first Indian company to sell methanol as cooking fuel?
  • ... that the first episode of the first Doctor Who series had to be rerecorded because the TARDIS doors would not close?
  • ... that Japanese pool player Naoyuki Ōi once responded to a question asked at a press conference with lyrics from the comedy song "Pen-Pineapple-Apple-Pen"?
  • ... that the Mongols were advised to invade Sakhalin island in 1273 by marching across the frozen Strait of Tartary?

1 August 2019

  • 00:00, 1 August 2019 (UTC)
Fire at the Universal Music Group warehouse in 2008
Fire at the Universal Music Group warehouse in 2008