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31 December 2019

  • 12:00, 31 December 2019 (UTC)
Mekong Bobtail
Mekong Bobtail
  • 00:00, 31 December 2019 (UTC)
Hellvi helmet eyebrow
Hellvi helmet eyebrow

30 December 2019

  • 12:00, 30 December 2019 (UTC)
Idham Azis
Idham Azis


  • 00:00, 30 December 2019 (UTC)
Diners at Yume Wo Katare share their dreams.
Diners at Yume Wo Katare share their dreams.

29 December 2019

  • 12:00, 29 December 2019 (UTC)
Meteorite in a blue-ice area in the Miller Range
Meteorite in a blue-ice area
in the Miller Range
  • 00:00, 29 December 2019 (UTC)
A parachute training tower at Fort Benning in the United States
A parachute training tower

28 December 2019

  • 12:00, 28 December 2019 (UTC)
"A Still Life with Two Objects" (2016)
A Still Life with Two Objects
  • 00:00, 28 December 2019 (UTC)
Mackintosh with his gun and a trophy
Mackintosh with his gun and a trophy

27 December 2019

  • 12:00, 27 December 2019 (UTC)
Drawing of a Bersey electric cab
Drawing of a Bersey electric cab
  • ... that after the withdrawal of Walter Bersey's 1897 design (drawing shown), it took 120 years for fully electric-powered taxis to return to the streets of London?
  • ... that although Half Alive wrote their song "Still Feel" with the intention of making it unattractive for radio stations, it became their breakout hit?
  • ... that when the Thai government ordered her return from the U.S. during World War II, PhD student Poonsapaya Kraiyong joined the Free Thai resistance movement instead?
  • ... that the demise of Sportsvue, which lost $2 million in its 10 months of operation, prompted Jim Fitzgerald to sell the Milwaukee Bucks basketball team?
  • ... that tenor Mirko Ludwig took part in the opening of Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie as a member of a vocal quintet?
  • ... that the sermons of Greek Catholic priest Michal Mašlej inspired the villagers of Oľšavica to hide Jews during the Holocaust even though German soldiers were quartered in the village?
  • ... that it can take Yvonne Walker Keshick up to a year to gather the porcupine quills and other materials she needs for a particular work of art?
  • ... that the British Super League XXV will feature a Canadian rugby league team for the first time?
  • 00:00, 27 December 2019 (UTC)
Desert Island in Brooklyn, New York
Desert Island in Brooklyn, New York

26 December 2019

  • 12:00, 26 December 2019 (UTC)
Tetsu Yasui
Tetsu Yasui
  • 00:00, 26 December 2019 (UTC)
2014 Anthem Christmas tree
2014 Anthem Christmas tree



25 December 2019

  • 12:00, 25 December 2019 (UTC)
Mystical Nativity, Gemäldegalerie, Berlin
Mystical Nativity,
Gemäldegalerie, Berlin
  • 00:00, 25 December 2019 (UTC)
Rosika Schwimmer in 1914
Rosika Schwimmer

24 December 2019

  • 00:00, 24 December 2019 (UTC)
University of Waterloo Porcellino
University of Waterloo Porcellino

23 December 2019

  • 00:00, 23 December 2019 (UTC)
Miniature altarpiece
Miniature altarpiece

22 December 2019

  • 00:00, 22 December 2019 (UTC)
Sun after winning the 200-metre freestyle at the 2016 Arena Pro Swim Series
Sun Yang

21 December 2019

  • 00:00, 21 December 2019 (UTC)
1937 Stutz Pak-Age-Car milk truck
1937 Stutz Pak-Age-Car

20 December 2019

  • 00:00, 20 December 2019 (UTC)
Appasus japonicus male with eggs
Appasus japonicus male with eggs

19 December 2019

  • 00:00, 19 December 2019 (UTC)
Asahishō Kōta in 2012
Asahishō Kōta

18 December 2019

  • 00:00, 18 December 2019 (UTC)
Ashvamedha horse, depicted on a gold coin
Ashvamedha horse, depicted on a gold coin

17 December 2019

  • 00:00, 17 December 2019 (UTC)
Christ Mocked
Christ Mocked

16 December 2019

  • 01:07, 16 December 2019 (UTC)
Brownie Lake
Brownie Lake

15 December 2019

  • 03:07, 15 December 2019 (UTC)
Sara Braun c. 1900
Sara Braun

14 December 2019

  • 05:07, 14 December 2019 (UTC)
Southern block of the Warwick Road Estate
Southern block of the Warwick Road Estate

13 December 2019

  • 07:07, 13 December 2019 (UTC)
Hoffman's packing puzzle
Hoffman's packing puzzle

12 December 2019

  • 01:00, 12 December 2019 (UTC)
Gucci Mane
Gucci Mane

11 December 2019

  • 00:00, 11 December 2019 (UTC)
Elizabeth Richards Tilton, c. 1870
Elizabeth Richards Tilton

10 December 2019

  • 00:00, 10 December 2019 (UTC)
Bodega cat in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York
Bodega cat in Brooklyn, New York

9 December 2019

  • 00:00, 9 December 2019 (UTC)
Member of genus Chrysomya
Member of genus Chrysomya

8 December 2019

  • 00:00, 8 December 2019 (UTC)
Etrich Taube monoplane
Etrich Taube monoplane

7 December 2019

  • 00:00, 7 December 2019 (UTC)
M.O.N.T busking in Hongdae, 2019
M.O.N.T busking in Hongdae

6 December 2019

  • 00:00, 6 December 2019 (UTC)
Site of the Battle of Muster Green
Site of the Battle of Muster Green

5 December 2019

  • 00:00, 5 December 2019 (UTC)
Rick Cluff in 2014
Rick Cluff

4 December 2019

  • 00:00, 4 December 2019 (UTC)
The Straight Mile
The Straight Mile

3 December 2019

  • 00:00, 3 December 2019 (UTC)
Steven Matz in 2015
Steven Matz

2 December 2019

  • 00:00, 2 December 2019 (UTC)
The Farthing Pie House in 1780, painted c. 1850 by Thomas H. Shepherd
The Farthing Pie House in 1780

1 December 2019

  • 00:00, 1 December 2019 (UTC)
Yūki Yamato in 2018
Yūki Yamato