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30 April 2020

  • 12:00, 30 April 2020 (UTC)
Bicoloured sedge
Bicoloured sedge
  • 00:00, 30 April 2020 (UTC)
The McLain Family Band
The McLain Family Band

29 April 2020

  • 12:00, 29 April 2020 (UTC)
Churchill tank
Churchill tank
  • 00:00, 29 April 2020 (UTC)
Madeleine Albright at the Albright Institute
Madeleine Albright at the Albright Institute

28 April 2020

  • 12:00, 28 April 2020 (UTC)
Krzysztof Penderecki
Krzysztof Penderecki
  • 00:00, 28 April 2020 (UTC)
Globe chamomile blooms
Globe chamomile blooms

27 April 2020

  • 12:00, 27 April 2020 (UTC)
Jakob Nacken captured at Calais, France, in 1944
Jakob Nacken captured
at Calais, France, in 1944
  • ... that at 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m), Jakob Nacken (pictured) was the tallest German soldier in World War II, and later found work in the United States as the world's tallest Santa Claus?
  • ... that Kirk Deighton, a Site of Special Scientific Interest in North Yorkshire, has one of the largest known breeding populations of great crested newt in the United Kingdom?
  • ... that French philosopher Lucien Sève wrote a four-volume work focusing on his perceived problems with various interpretations of Marxism?
  • ... that the song "Time" debuted in Childish Gambino's 2019 film Guava Island before being included on his 2020 album 3.15.20?
  • ... that ill-equipped Romanian soldiers quelling the Ukrainian-led Khotin Uprising were told to wear the winter clothes of suspects whom they executed?
  • ... that the 2005 book Open Secrets reveals how assets of Indian intelligence agencies, including aircraft, were used by politicians and their families for private purposes?
  • ... that Tamara Levitt is the Head of Mindfulness?
  • ... that a fisherman who was presumed dead during Typhoon Emma in 1959 returned for his funeral meal ten days later?


  • 00:00, 27 April 2020 (UTC)
World's oldest postcard (1840)
World's oldest postcard (1840)

26 April 2020

  • 12:00, 26 April 2020 (UTC)
Rendering of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine as designed
Rendering of the Cathedral of
St. John the Divine as designed
  • 00:00, 26 April 2020 (UTC)
Dana Fischer
Dana Fischer

25 April 2020

  • 12:00, 25 April 2020 (UTC)
Lil Uzi Vert
Lil Uzi Vert
  • 00:00, 25 April 2020 (UTC)
Hoche
Hoche

24 April 2020

  • 12:00, 24 April 2020 (UTC)
Kitchen hack for separating an egg using a water bottle





  • 00:00, 24 April 2020 (UTC)
Ulrich Mohr
Ulrich Mohr

23 April 2020

  • 12:00, 23 April 2020 (UTC)
Map by Pietro Vesconte, 1321
Map by Pietro Vesconte, 1321
  • 00:00, 23 April 2020 (UTC)
Ball Farm, Hankelow
Ball Farm, Hankelow

22 April 2020

  • 12:00, 22 April 2020 (UTC)
Poster for The Mummy
Poster for The Mummy
  • 00:00, 22 April 2020 (UTC)
Statue of Upāli at Bodh Gaya
Statue of Upāli at Bodh Gaya

21 April 2020

  • 12:00, 21 April 2020 (UTC)
Orange-band surgeonfish
Orange-band surgeonfish
  • 00:00, 21 April 2020 (UTC)
Susan Sweney
Susan Sweney

20 April 2020

  • 12:00, 20 April 2020 (UTC)
Collapsed section of the Kobe Route
Collapsed section of the Kobe Route
  • 00:00, 20 April 2020 (UTC)
Max C. Starkloff
Max C. Starkloff

19 April 2020

  • 12:00, 19 April 2020 (UTC)
Easter eggs from Kateryna Skarzhynska's collection
Easter eggs from Kateryna Skarzhynska's collection
  • 00:00, 19 April 2020 (UTC)
Kimono from the Khalili Collection
Kimono from the Khalili Collection

18 April 2020

  • 00:00, 18 April 2020 (UTC)
Bessie Van Vorst depicted as a pickle factory worker
Bessie Van Vorst depicted as a pickle factory worker

17 April 2020

  • 00:00, 17 April 2020 (UTC)
Self-portrait by Daulat
Self-portrait by Daulat

16 April 2020

  • 00:00, 16 April 2020 (UTC)
A. cavernicola
A. cavernicola

15 April 2020

  • 00:00, 15 April 2020 (UTC)
Stained glass in Hablingbo Church, Sweden
Stained glass in Hablingbo Church, Sweden


14 April 2020

  • 00:00, 14 April 2020 (UTC)
Robert Hunter
Robert Hunter

13 April 2020

  • 00:00, 13 April 2020 (UTC)
New York Life Building
New York Life Building

12 April 2020

  • 00:00, 12 April 2020 (UTC)
Ailladie
Ailladie

11 April 2020

  • 00:05, 11 April 2020 (UTC)
Christ Crowned with Thorns
Christ Crowned with Thorns

10 April 2020

  • 00:00, 10 April 2020 (UTC)
Formica fusca ants tending mealybugs

9 April 2020

  • 00:00, 9 April 2020 (UTC)
2–8a Rutland Gate, London
2–8a Rutland Gate, London

8 April 2020

  • 00:00, 8 April 2020 (UTC)
View with Weather Forecast (1931)
View with Weather Forecast (1931)

7 April 2020

  • 00:00, 7 April 2020 (UTC)
"Human laundry" at Bergen-Belsen, May 1945
"Human laundry" at Bergen-Belsen, May 1945

6 April 2020

  • 00:00, 6 April 2020 (UTC)
Gregory Peck as Captain Ahab
Gregory Peck as Captain Ahab

5 April 2020

  • 00:00, 5 April 2020 (UTC)
"Catch It, Bin It, Kill It" poster
"Catch It, Bin It, Kill It" poster

4 April 2020

  • 00:00, 4 April 2020 (UTC)
White-throated round-eared bat
White-throated round-eared bat

3 April 2020

  • 00:00, 3 April 2020 (UTC)
Jenny
Jenny

2 April 2020

  • 01:00, 2 April 2020 (UTC)
A bacon butty
A bacon butty

1 April 2020

  • 00:15, 1 April 2020 (UTC)
Maria Josep Colomer i Luque
Maria Josep Colomer i Luque