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30 November 2020

  • 00:00, 30 November 2020 (UTC)
Jane Withers
Jane Withers

29 November 2020

  • 00:00, 29 November 2020 (UTC)
Round bezel ring from the West Yorkshire Hoard
Round bezel ring from the West Yorkshire Hoard

28 November 2020

  • 00:00, 28 November 2020 (UTC)
James R. Hall
James R. Hall

27 November 2020

  • 00:00, 27 November 2020 (UTC)
Hubble Space Telescope image of NGC 4848
Hubble Space Telescope image of NGC 4848

26 November 2020

  • 00:00, 26 November 2020 (UTC)
Nine new Labour Party MPs
Nine new Labour Party MPs

25 November 2020

  • 00:00, 25 November 2020 (UTC)
Several women in a barracks in various stages of undress while a fully-dressed woman in uniform looks on
1950 cover of Women's Barracks

24 November 2020

  • 00:00, 24 November 2020 (UTC)
Black-cowled oriole
Black-cowled oriole

23 November 2020

  • 00:00, 23 November 2020 (UTC)
Benjamin Britten
Benjamin Britten

22 November 2020

  • 00:00, 22 November 2020 (UTC)
Daughter of the Dragon film poster
Daughter of the Dragon film poster

21 November 2020

  • 00:00, 21 November 2020 (UTC)
Tibetans with yak and sheep with salt bag, 1898
Tibetans with yak and sheep with salt bag, 1898

20 November 2020

  • 00:00, 20 November 2020 (UTC)
Six-fingered glove and prop sword from The Princess Bride
Six-fingered glove and prop sword from The Princess Bride

19 November 2020

  • 00:00, 19 November 2020 (UTC)
William "Fatty" Foulke
William "Fatty" Foulke

18 November 2020

  • 00:00, 18 November 2020 (UTC)
Tourist taking a picture at the Berlin Holocaust memorial
Tourist taking a picture at the Berlin Holocaust memorial

17 November 2020

  • 00:00, 17 November 2020 (UTC)
Casaba-type warhead
Casaba-type warhead

16 November 2020

  • 00:00, 16 November 2020 (UTC)
Sam Quek
Sam Quek

15 November 2020

  • 00:00, 15 November 2020 (UTC)
A dog bedecked with flower garlands
A dog bedecked with flower garlands

14 November 2020

  • 00:00, 14 November 2020 (UTC)
Andrew J. Stofan studying slosh dynamics
Andrew J. Stofan studying slosh dynamics

13 November 2020

  • 00:00, 13 November 2020 (UTC)
2b2t's destroyed spawn-in area
2b2t's destroyed spawn-in area

12 November 2020

  • 00:00, 12 November 2020 (UTC)
Kanutus Johannis's ex libris
Kanutus Johannis's ex libris

11 November 2020

  • 12:00, 11 November 2020 (UTC)
Larvae, pupae, and adult cactus lady beetles
Larvae, pupae, and adult cactus lady beetles


  • 00:00, 11 November 2020 (UTC)
A fictional vision from 1922 of a floating city in 10,000 years
A fictional vision from 1922 of a floating city in 10,000 years

10 November 2020

  • 12:00, 10 November 2020 (UTC)
"Modern Strategy" (Moltke), 1884
"Modern Strategy" (Moltke), 1884


  • 00:00, 10 November 2020 (UTC)
"We have only one goal ... Victory at all costs!" (29 April 1942)
"We have only one goal ... Victory at all costs!" (29 April 1942)

9 November 2020

  • 12:00, 9 November 2020 (UTC)
Mural in the apse of Vä Church
Mural in the apse of Vä Church
  • 00:00, 9 November 2020 (UTC)
Alma John
Alma John

8 November 2020

  • 12:00, 8 November 2020 (UTC)
St Mark's Campanile
St Mark's Campanile


  • 00:00, 8 November 2020 (UTC)
Marian Anderson
Marian Anderson

7 November 2020

  • 12:00, 7 November 2020 (UTC)
Election apportionment diagram in the layout of the Bundestag
Election apportionment diagram in the layout of the Bundestag
  • 00:00, 7 November 2020 (UTC)
Neelofa and Nabil on MeleTOP
Neelofa and Nabil on MeleTOP

6 November 2020

  • 12:00, 6 November 2020 (UTC)
Cem river in Kelmend, Albania
Cem river in Kelmend, Albania
  • 00:00, 6 November 2020 (UTC)
Shah Jalal's open-roofed grave
Shah Jalal's open-roofed grave

5 November 2020

  • 12:00, 5 November 2020 (UTC)
Charlton Heston in Forbidden Area
Charlton Heston in Forbidden Area
  • 00:00, 5 November 2020 (UTC)
Indian stamp honouring Sachin Tendulkar
Indian stamp honouring Sachin Tendulkar

4 November 2020

  • 12:00, 4 November 2020 (UTC)
City Investing Building
City Investing Building
  • 00:00, 4 November 2020 (UTC)
Mary Dee
Mary Dee
  • ... that Mary Dee (pictured), a popular radio personality in Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Philadelphia, is widely regarded as the first African-American woman disc jockey in the United States?
  • ... that same-surname marriage was prohibited for periods in ancient China?
  • ... that voter turnout increased by 32 percentage points following the passage of Herbert Payne's bill to introduce compulsory voting in Australian federal elections?
  • ... that unlike neighboring tribes, the Pastia people of south Texas escaped detection by Spanish explorers until the early 18th century?
  • ... that the 2020 film A Life on Our Planet is David Attenborough's self-described "witness statement" on how human activity has affected the environment?
  • ... that Augustine's views of Christian theology were developed in opposition to Pelagianism, which he declared a heresy?
  • ... that Ita Maximowna, who trained as a painter in Paris and Berlin in the 1920s, began working in scenic and costume design after World War II and went on to work internationally?
  • ... that Steve McQueen and William Shatner starred in The Defender, the first live television drama in the US divided for broadcast on separate nights, "leaving audiences dangling on the cliff"?

3 November 2020

  • 12:00, 3 November 2020 (UTC)
Macrolepiota albuminosa
Macrolepiota albuminosa
  • 00:00, 3 November 2020 (UTC)
Isambard Kingdom Brunel Standing Before the Launching Chains of the Great Eastern (1857)
Isambard Kingdom Brunel Standing Before the Launching Chains of the Great Eastern (1857)


2 November 2020

  • 12:00, 2 November 2020 (UTC)
Tom Pope playing for Port Vale
Tom Pope playing for Port Vale





  • 00:00, 2 November 2020 (UTC)
Scorpion roller coaster
Scorpion roller coaster

1 November 2020

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  • 00:00, 1 November 2020 (UTC)
Krishna Lal Adhikari in prison
Krishna Lal Adhikari in prison