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31 January 2019

  • 00:00, 31 January 2019 (UTC)
Funeral procession of Winston Churchill
Funeral procession of Winston Churchill

30 January 2019

  • 00:00, 30 January 2019 (UTC)
The Duke of Windsor inspecting German troops in 1937
The Duke of Windsor inspecting German troops in 1937

29 January 2019

  • 00:00, 29 January 2019 (UTC)
Macleay's glassfish
Macleay's glassfish

28 January 2019

  • 00:00, 28 January 2019 (UTC)
Man Mohan Singh
Man Mohan Singh

27 January 2019

  • 00:00, 27 January 2019 (UTC)
Marble bust of Epicurus
Marble bust of Epicurus

26 January 2019

  • 00:00, 26 January 2019 (UTC)
F. W. Bernstein
F. W. Bernstein
  • ... that the poet, cartoonist, and satirist F. W. Bernstein (pictured) was appointed professor of caricature and comics in Berlin in 1984, the only such chair in the world at the time?
  • ... that tropical cyclones may have induced past climate changes and could still be causing El Niño type events today?
  • ... that Simon Kaloa Kaʻai, a former jailer, became a noble and cabinet minister to a king?
  • ... that an 1832 auction of the contents of Cullands Grove included three hundred and seventy cases of wine, two Shetland ponies, a fire engine, and two "humane" man traps?
  • ... that David Gwynne-James represented the King's Shropshire Light Infantry in cricket, rugby, hockey, squash, skiing, and athletics?
  • ... that the 2005 pop-rock/dance album Rollercoaster, by former American Idol finalist Jim Verraros, was inspired by the music of George Michael and Green Day?
  • ... that Zhuo-Hua Pan, credited by some as the inventor of optogenetics, had his paper describing the technique rejected by multiple journals?
  • ... that the Russian youth movement Lion Versus opposes public smoking by spraying smokers' hands with water to douse their cigarettes?

25 January 2019

  • 00:00, 25 January 2019 (UTC)
19th-century design for the Rondebosch Fountain
19th-century design for the Rondebosch Fountain

24 January 2019

  • 00:00, 24 January 2019 (UTC)
151 North Franklin
151 North Franklin

23 January 2019

  • 00:00, 23 January 2019 (UTC)
James L. Collins Jr.
James L. Collins Jr.

22 January 2019

  • 00:00, 22 January 2019 (UTC)
Minchington Hall
Minchington Hall

21 January 2019

  • 00:00, 21 January 2019 (UTC)
Lucy Branham in her prison uniform
Lucy Branham in her prison uniform

20 January 2019

  • 00:00, 20 January 2019 (UTC)
Diademed amazon
Diademed amazon

19 January 2019

  • 00:00, 19 January 2019 (UTC)
Marc Bloch
Marc Bloch

18 January 2019

  • 00:00, 18 January 2019 (UTC)
Bedřich Fritta's caricature of the living conditions in the Theresienstadt Ghetto
Bedřich Fritta's caricature of the Theresienstadt Ghetto

17 January 2019

  • 00:00, 17 January 2019 (UTC)
Baker Hotel
Baker Hotel
  • ... that even though the Baker Hotel (pictured) was nearly fully booked during the filming of the 1969 musical film Paint Your Wagon, it closed shortly thereafter?
  • ... that the first-class cricketer and British Army racquets champion Henry Bond received honours from the British and Romanian governments for his service during the First World War?
  • ... that wounds on the abdomen of the wolf spider Geolycosa pikei begin to heal immediately?
  • ... that Israeli scholar Esther Farbstein and a colleague discovered more than 100 personal Holocaust accounts in rabbinical works, a resource previously overlooked by Holocaust researchers?
  • ... that the Ugandan military indiscriminately bombarded rebel fighters, civilians, and even their own forces during the Battle of Tororo?
  • ... that actor Tim Franklin had his first on-screen kiss while portraying Home and Away character Colby Thorne?
  • ... that historian Julius S. Scott did not agree with his publisher's suggested revisions to The Common Wind, so the book remained unpublished for over thirty years?
  • ... that Victor Bonney stained vaginas blue?

16 January 2019

  • 00:00, 16 January 2019 (UTC)
Esther before Ahasuerus
Esther before Ahasuerus

15 January 2019

  • 00:00, 15 January 2019 (UTC)
Sposobny in the Sea of Japan, 1982
Sposobny in 1982

14 January 2019

  • 00:00, 14 January 2019 (UTC)
Sully in December 2018
Sully

13 January 2019

  • 00:00, 13 January 2019 (UTC)
Raymond Arritt in 2017
Raymond Arritt

12 January 2019

  • 00:00, 12 January 2019 (UTC)
Enlisted soldier and officer of the United States Zouave Cadets
U.S. Zouave Cadets

11 January 2019

  • 00:00, 11 January 2019 (UTC)
The Sunset Parade
The Sunset Parade

10 January 2019

  • 00:00, 10 January 2019 (UTC)
Design by Edward Gyfford
Design by Edward Gyfford

9 January 2019

  • 00:00, 9 January 2019 (UTC)
Zamia pollen cones
Macrozamia riedlei pollen cones

8 January 2019

  • 00:00, 8 January 2019 (UTC)
Jane Britton
Jane Britton

7 January 2019

  • 00:00, 7 January 2019 (UTC)
The Magi visiting Jesus
The Magi visiting Jesus

6 January 2019

  • 00:00, 6 January 2019 (UTC)
Katia and Thomas Mann
Katia and Thomas Mann


5 January 2019

  • 00:00, 5 January 2019 (UTC)
Simeon Monument
Simeon Monument

4 January 2019

  • 00:00, 4 January 2019 (UTC)
Greta Thunberg
Greta Thunberg

3 January 2019

  • 00:00, 3 January 2019 (UTC)
Male orange-breasted bunting
Male orange-breasted bunting

2 January 2019

  • 00:00, 2 January 2019 (UTC)
Christmas Oratorio at the Unionskirche, 2018
Christmas Oratorio at the Unionskirche

1 January 2019

  • 00:00, 1 January 2019 (UTC)
The Death of General Montgomery
The Death of General Montgomery