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31 May 2020

  • 12:00, 31 May 2020 (UTC)
Orlando Julius
Orlando Julius
  • 00:00, 31 May 2020 (UTC)
Sun bear
Sun bear

30 May 2020

  • 12:00, 30 May 2020 (UTC)
Hilarimorphites burmanica
Hilarimorphites burmanica
  • 00:00, 30 May 2020 (UTC)
"Never again" memorial at Treblinka
"Never again" memorial at Treblinka

29 May 2020

  • 12:00, 29 May 2020 (UTC)
DV4 electric dustcart
DV4 electric dustcart
  • 00:00, 29 May 2020 (UTC)
Doja Cat
Doja Cat

28 May 2020

  • 12:00, 28 May 2020 (UTC)
Japanese incense burner in the Khalili Collection
Japanese incense burner in the Khalili Collection
  • 00:00, 28 May 2020 (UTC)
Detroit-style pizza in a traditional pan
Detroit-style pizza in a traditional pan

27 May 2020

  • 12:00, 27 May 2020 (UTC)
Meerkats
Meerkats
  • 00:00, 27 May 2020 (UTC)
Dmitri Smirnov in 2006
Dmitri Smirnov

26 May 2020

  • 12:00, 26 May 2020 (UTC)
Likelike
Likelike
  • 00:00, 26 May 2020 (UTC)
Potpourri jar from Rouen
Potpourri jar from Rouen

25 May 2020

  • 12:00, 25 May 2020 (UTC)
Hudson Yards
Hudson Yards
  • 00:00, 25 May 2020 (UTC)
Canada lynx
Canada lynx

24 May 2020

  • 12:00, 24 May 2020 (UTC)
Mustafa Wahbi Tal, late 1920s, colorized
Mustafa Wahbi Tal, late 1920s, colorized
  • 00:00, 24 May 2020 (UTC)
HMS Venomous
HMS Venomous

23 May 2020

  • 12:00, 23 May 2020 (UTC)
Michael Boddenberg
Michael Boddenberg
  • 00:00, 23 May 2020 (UTC)
Christ Appointing Saint Roch as Patron Saint of Plague Victims (1626)
Christ Appointing Saint Roch as Patron Saint of Plague Victims (1626)


22 May 2020

  • 12:00, 22 May 2020 (UTC)
Diamond Head, Honolulu
Diamond Head, Honolulu
  • 00:00, 22 May 2020 (UTC)
Hynson–Ringgold House
Hynson–Ringgold House

21 May 2020

  • 12:01, 21 May 2020 (UTC)
Rainbow plaque outside Charlie's Nightclub
Rainbow plaque outside Charlie's Nightclub
  • 00:00, 21 May 2020 (UTC)
Eric Thorne as Baron Popoff
Eric Thorne as Baron Popoff


20 May 2020

  • 12:00, 20 May 2020 (UTC)
Wreck of the MV Coelleira
Wreck of the MV Coelleira
  • 00:00, 20 May 2020 (UTC)
Hellmut Stern pointing to Harbin on a map
Hellmut Stern pointing to Harbin on a map

19 May 2020

  • 12:00, 19 May 2020 (UTC)
Male vermilion flycatcher
Male vermilion flycatcher
  • 00:00, 19 May 2020 (UTC)
Carrauntoohil
Carrauntoohil

18 May 2020

  • 12:00, 18 May 2020 (UTC)
Hurricane
Hurricane
  • 00:00, 18 May 2020 (UTC)
Ernst Lauda's heraldic achievement
Ernst Lauda's heraldic achievement

17 May 2020

  • 12:00, 17 May 2020 (UTC)
Hunting lodge in Jaktstuguskogen
Hunting lodge in Jaktstuguskogen
  • 00:00, 17 May 2020 (UTC)
Tatiana Calderón in 2017
Tatiana Calderón

16 May 2020

  • 12:00, 16 May 2020 (UTC)
Wigwag flags and torches
Wigwag flags and torches
  • 00:00, 16 May 2020 (UTC)
Leal Douglas
Leal Douglas

15 May 2020

  • 12:00, 15 May 2020 (UTC)
Mandarake store in Fukuoka, Japan
Mandarake store in Fukuoka, Japan
  • 00:00, 15 May 2020 (UTC)
Tombstones in the churchyard of St Thomas à Becket, Box
Tombstones in the churchyard
of St Thomas à Becket, Box

14 May 2020

  • 12:00, 14 May 2020 (UTC)
Whitefish Maar
Whitefish Maar
  • 00:00, 14 May 2020 (UTC)
Turkish-inspired Nevers designs
Turkish-inspired Nevers designs

13 May 2020

  • 12:00, 13 May 2020 (UTC)
Underwater volcanic eruption at NW Rota-1 in 2006
Underwater volcanic eruption at NW Rota-1 in 2006
  • 00:00, 13 May 2020 (UTC)
Flag of Manitoba
Flag of Manitoba

12 May 2020

  • 12:00, 12 May 2020 (UTC)
Rip Rapson
Rip Rapson
  • 00:00, 12 May 2020 (UTC)
Northern plains gray langur
Northern plains gray langur

11 May 2020

  • 12:00, 11 May 2020 (UTC)
Kalavati Devi
Kalavati Devi
  • 00:00, 11 May 2020 (UTC)
Columbia University campus
Columbia University campus

10 May 2020

  • 12:00, 10 May 2020 (UTC)
Queen Kapiʻolani wearing her peacock feathered dress
Queen Kapiʻolani wearing her peacock feathered dress
  • 00:00, 10 May 2020 (UTC)
Stone in Stuivekenskerke, Belgium
Stone in Stuivekenskerke, Belgium

9 May 2020

  • 12:00, 9 May 2020 (UTC)



  • 00:00, 9 May 2020 (UTC)
Venezuelan patrol boat Naiguatá
Venezuelan patrol boat Naiguatá

8 May 2020

  • 12:00, 8 May 2020 (UTC)
Hunter/killer team of AH-1 and OH-58 helicopters as tested at Ansbach
Hunter/killer team of AH-1 and OH-58 helicopters as tested at Ansbach
  • 00:00, 8 May 2020 (UTC)
Photograph of a man sneezing, with droplets dispersing widely
Respiratory droplets from a sneeze

7 May 2020

  • 12:00, 7 May 2020 (UTC)
Depiction of the Umm al-Amad ruins in 1839
Depiction of the Umm al-Amad ruins in 1839
  • 00:00, 7 May 2020 (UTC)
Patsy Mink
Patsy Mink

6 May 2020

  • 12:00, 6 May 2020 (UTC)
Christopher Dresser jug by William Ault
Christopher Dresser jug by William Ault


  • 00:00, 6 May 2020 (UTC)
Slender Scotch burnet moth on a flower
Slender Scotch burnet moth on a flower

5 May 2020

  • 12:00, 5 May 2020 (UTC)
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1951
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, in 1951


  • 00:00, 5 May 2020 (UTC)
Photograph of a round brick tower with a ramp spiralling from the ground to the roof, with several goats standing on the ramp
Goat tower in Illinois

4 May 2020

  • 12:00, 4 May 2020 (UTC)
Renate Brümmer
Renate Brümmer
  • 00:00, 4 May 2020 (UTC)
Potter Building
Potter Building

3 May 2020

  • 12:00, 3 May 2020 (UTC)
Feed sack dress in the Smithsonian collection
Feed sack dress in the Smithsonian collection
  • 00:00, 3 May 2020 (UTC)
Illustration of a man in a train carriage sneezing without covering his face, and other riders reacting with anger and disgust
Poster by H. M. Bateman

2 May 2020

  • 12:00, 2 May 2020 (UTC)
Drum majors of the Jackson State University marching band
Drum majors of the Jackson State University marching band
  • 00:00, 2 May 2020 (UTC)
ʻIoane ʻŪkēkē dressed in his finest
ʻIoane ʻŪkēkē dressed in his finest

1 May 2020

  • 12:00, 1 May 2020 (UTC)
432 Park Avenue
432 Park Avenue
  • 00:00, 1 May 2020 (UTC)
Bowl with two panthers, glazed with "Rouge Dalpayrat"
Bowl with two panthers, glazed with "Rouge Dalpayrat"