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31 May 2021

  • 12:00, 31 May 2021 (UTC)
"Bike-by-numbers" sign
  • 00:00, 31 May 2021 (UTC)
Cut glass punchbowl, 1895
Cut glass punchbowl, 1895

30 May 2021

  • 12:00, 30 May 2021 (UTC)
Philipp Harnoncourt in the chapel in 2017
Philipp Harnoncourt in the chapel in 2017
  • 00:00, 30 May 2021 (UTC)
Psyche Showing Her Sisters Her Gifts from Cupid
Psyche Showing Her Sisters Her Gifts from Cupid

29 May 2021

  • 12:00, 29 May 2021 (UTC)
Meeri Kalavainen
Meeri Kalavainen
  • 00:00, 29 May 2021 (UTC)
USS LST-1081
USS LST-1081

28 May 2021

  • 12:00, 28 May 2021 (UTC)
219 East 49th Street
219 East 49th Street
  • 00:00, 28 May 2021 (UTC)
Chris Colfer
Chris Colfer

27 May 2021

  • 12:00, 27 May 2021 (UTC)
Pipe organ of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, Berlin
Pipe organ of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, Berlin
  • 00:00, 27 May 2021 (UTC)
Mr. Dick drawn by Fred Barnard
Mr. Dick drawn by Fred Barnard

26 May 2021

  • 12:00, 26 May 2021 (UTC)
A Boy with a Flying Squirrel
A Boy with a Flying Squirrel
  • 00:00, 26 May 2021 (UTC)
Photograph of a man by Rashid Mahdi
Photograph of a man by Rashid Mahdi

25 May 2021

  • 00:00, 25 May 2021 (UTC)
Henderson Hall
Henderson Hall

24 May 2021

  • 00:00, 24 May 2021 (UTC)
Kerttu Saalasti
Kerttu Saalasti

23 May 2021

  • 00:00, 23 May 2021 (UTC)
Sculpture of Lady Katharine Berkeley
Sculpture of Lady Katharine Berkeley

22 May 2021

  • 00:00, 22 May 2021 (UTC)
Serpent eel
Serpent eel

21 May 2021

  • 00:00, 21 May 2021 (UTC)
George Mogridge
George Mogridge

20 May 2021

  • 00:00, 20 May 2021 (UTC)
President Bush waving from the train outside Bowling Green during his whistle-stop campaign
President Bush waving from the train outside Bowling Green during his whistle-stop campaign

19 May 2021

  • 00:00, 19 May 2021 (UTC)
Jesús Soto Museum of Modern Art
Jesús Soto Museum of Modern Art

18 May 2021

  • 00:00, 18 May 2021 (UTC)
488 Madison Avenue
488 Madison Avenue

17 May 2021

  • 00:00, 17 May 2021 (UTC)
Florence Jepperson Madsen
Florence Jepperson Madsen

16 May 2021

  • 00:00, 16 May 2021 (UTC)
Comstock mealybug infestation
Comstock mealybug infestation

15 May 2021

  • 00:00, 15 May 2021 (UTC)
Place Marie de Hongrie, Mariembourg
Place Marie de Hongrie, Mariembourg

14 May 2021

  • 00:00, 14 May 2021 (UTC)
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Mathura
Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Mathura

13 May 2021

  • 00:00, 13 May 2021 (UTC)
Kate Lutkins
Kate Lutkins

12 May 2021

  • 00:00, 12 May 2021 (UTC)
Columnar basalt at Cape Stolbchaty, Russia
Columnar basalt at Cape Stolbchaty, Russia

11 May 2021

  • 12:00, 11 May 2021 (UTC)
Prince Philip's personal standard
Prince Philip's personal standard
  • ... that the standard of the late Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (pictured), contains references to his status as a former prince of Greece and Denmark, and his title as Duke of Edinburgh?
  • ... that Sarah Zettel wrote her first short story at the age of 20 and it was published in Analog Science Fiction and Fact five years later?
  • ... that Ontario's last German-language newspaper, the Berliner Journal, was forced to publish in English in 1918 after the Canadian government prohibited German publications?
  • ... that when Risa Tsumugi was hired to be the disc jockey and rapper for the band Raise A Suilen, she had no prior experience in either disc jockeying or rapping?
  • ... that one of the first two women diagnosed with tetrasomy X was living semi-independently 26 years after her diagnosis, instead of in an institution?
  • ... that Irma Toivanen, who was part of a group of Finnish volunteer medics during World War II, helped make a film about the group six decades later?
  • ... that the 1972 invasion of Uganda was described by a historian as "one of those rare events in military history. A perfect failure."?
  • ... that acid house music promoter Tony Colston-Hayter directed people to his countryside raves by answerphone messages?
  • 00:00, 11 May 2021 (UTC)
Arthur Kopit
Arthur Kopit

10 May 2021

  • 12:00, 10 May 2021 (UTC)
Morton Feldman
Morton Feldman
  • 00:00, 10 May 2021 (UTC)
Animation showing the flooding of the Long Sault rapids
Animation showing the flooding of the Long Sault rapids

9 May 2021

  • 12:00, 9 May 2021 (UTC)
Painting of the Punic building by Jean-Pierre Houël, 1770s
Painting of the Punic building by Jean-Pierre Houël, 1770s
  • 00:00, 9 May 2021 (UTC)
Isabelle Andréani as Carmen
Isabelle Andréani as Carmen

8 May 2021

  • 12:00, 8 May 2021 (UTC)
Great hornbill with a casque
Great hornbill with a casque
  • 00:00, 8 May 2021 (UTC)
Sudanese woman with facial scarification
Sudanese woman with facial scarification

7 May 2021

  • 12:30, 7 May 2021 (UTC)
Adelaide Level lead mine at Arn Gill
Adelaide Level lead mine at Arn Gill
  • 00:30, 7 May 2021 (UTC)
Rosa von Milde
Rosa von Milde

6 May 2021

  • 12:00, 6 May 2021 (UTC)
Spherical concretion on Ward Beach
Spherical concretion on Ward Beach
  • 00:00, 6 May 2021 (UTC)
Róża Maria Goździewska
Róża Maria Goździewska

5 May 2021

  • 12:00, 5 May 2021 (UTC)
Interior courtyard of the Currency Building
Interior courtyard of the Currency Building
  • 00:00, 5 May 2021 (UTC)
"The finest two acres of private garden" in Scotland
"The finest two acres of private garden" in Scotland

4 May 2021

  • 12:00, 4 May 2021 (UTC)
Linn Sömskar
Linn Sömskar
  • 00:00, 4 May 2021 (UTC)
Model of the Flying Dutchman
Model of the Flying Dutchman

3 May 2021

  • 12:00, 3 May 2021 (UTC)
Hercules ant
Hercules ant
  • ... that in North America, the Hercules ant (pictured) tends aphids, as well as the larvae of the silvery blue butterfly?
  • ... that Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television is the first book that collects information from various sources to determine how the wide availability of television affects society?
  • ... that after the BBC suspended its regular programming following the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, the broadcaster received criticism for its continuous coverage of the event?
  • ... that Aaron Nola was the first Philadelphia Phillies pitcher since 1989 to make his major league debut the year after he was drafted?
  • ... that the live-action television drama adaptation of Kakafukaka was the first show broadcast on MBS's programming block, Drama Tokku?
  • ... that for his 2015 mural Mutual Entanglements, artist Sandeep Mukherjee instructed the gallery to install the 10 panels in whatever order and orientation they wanted?
  • ... that the president of the Palestine Oriental Society was of the opinion that the monuments and antiquities of Palestine belonged to the Palestinians?
  • ... that on Christmas Eve in 1917, Lieutenant Cedric Naylor and some of his crew remained aboard their sinking ship so they could fire upon the submarine that had torpedoed her?
  • 00:00, 3 May 2021 (UTC)
72nd Street station original entrance
72nd Street station original entrance

2 May 2021

  • 12:00, 2 May 2021 (UTC)
Sussex Drive and the Royal Canadian Mint, circa 1920
Sussex Drive and the Royal Canadian Mint, circa 1920
  • 00:00, 2 May 2021 (UTC)
Detail from Matilda de Bailleul's illuminated psalter
Detail from Matilda de Bailleul's illuminated psalter

1 May 2021

  • 12:00, 1 May 2021 (UTC)
Charles A. Bevilacqua
Charles A. Bevilacqua
  • 00:00, 1 May 2021 (UTC)
14th-century gold-ground Madonna and Child
14th-century gold-ground Madonna and Child