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31 May 2022

  • 00:00, 31 May 2022 (UTC)
The Most Dangerous Animal in the World
The Most Dangerous Animal in the World
  • ... that The Most Dangerous Animal in the World (pictured) was an exhibit at the Bronx Zoo in 1963?
  • ... that the judging committee of the Manga Taishō, an annual manga prize, is composed primarily of bookstore workers?
  • ... that Indian women's hockey player Elvera Britto and her sisters would stitch their own team uniforms while playing in the 1960s?
  • ... that XO, Kitty, based on the film series To All the Boys I've Loved Before, is planned to be the first Netflix series to be spun off from a Netflix original film?
  • ... that Austrian doctor Paul Bargehr was decried for exposing healthy Indonesians to the leprosy bacillus in his experiments?
  • ... that "Segne, Vater, diese Gaben", a round for saying grace of unknown authorship, has appeared in German collections for kindergarten, schools and events for young people?
  • ... that during the Qarmatian invasion of Iraq, the Abbasid Caliphate raised an army of more than 40,000 men to protect Baghdad, but did not engage the few thousand Qarmatians in battle?
  • ... that shortly before sports shooter William Riedell was to compete in the 1936 Olympics, he had his pistols confiscated by the New York police because the precinct chief had decided there were "too many guns"?

30 May 2022

  • 00:00, 30 May 2022 (UTC)
Kyiv Symphony Orchestra at Kurhaus Wiesbaden
Kyiv Symphony Orchestra at Kurhaus Wiesbaden

29 May 2022

  • 00:00, 29 May 2022 (UTC)
Puente de Fierro
Puente de Fierro

28 May 2022

  • 00:00, 28 May 2022 (UTC)
Lunch Atop a Skyscraper (1932)
Lunch Atop a Skyscraper (1932)

27 May 2022

  • 00:00, 27 May 2022 (UTC)
Göğceli Mosque
Göğceli Mosque

26 May 2022

  • 00:00, 26 May 2022 (UTC)
Magna Lykseth as Isolde in 1909
Magna Lykseth as Isolde in 1909

25 May 2022

  • 00:00, 25 May 2022 (UTC)
Village East by Angelika
Village East by Angelika

24 May 2022

  • 00:00, 24 May 2022 (UTC)
Diminish and Ascend
Diminish and Ascend

23 May 2022

  • 12:00, 23 May 2022 (UTC)
Södermanland Runic Inscription 113
Södermanland Runic Inscription 113
  • 00:00, 23 May 2022 (UTC)
1850 electric train designed by Thomas Hall
1850 electric train designed by Thomas Hall

22 May 2022

  • 12:00, 22 May 2022 (UTC)
Inna Derusova
Inna Derusova
  • 00:00, 22 May 2022 (UTC)
Times Square Theater
Times Square Theater

21 May 2022

  • 12:00, 21 May 2022 (UTC)
Actual 3:2 spin–orbit resonance of Mercury
Actual 3:2 spin–orbit resonance of Mercury
  • 00:00, 21 May 2022 (UTC)
Anne Hatchard in 2019
Anne Hatchard in 2019

20 May 2022

  • 12:00, 20 May 2022 (UTC)
Joseph Lancaster Budd
Joseph Lancaster Budd
  • ... that American horticulturalist Joseph Lancaster Budd (pictured) traveled to England, France, Austria, Russia, and China in 1882 to discover fruit trees that could grow in Iowa?
  • ... that the New Zealand government has officially apologised for articles published in the New Zealand School Journal about the Moriori people in the early 20th century?
  • ... that the 48-story Uris Building went into foreclosure just two and a half years after it was completed?
  • ... that media promotions for the film Blood Friends were not allowed to mention that cast member Nina Makino is part of the girl group NiziU?
  • ... that it is purportedly hard to find a more interesting card game played with German-suited cards than Sansprendre, a variant of German Tarok?
  • ... that the parents of Bob Glenalvin insisted that he play baseball under an assumed name?
  • ... that the Turkish multirotor combat drone Songar was recently equipped with six 40 mm (1.6 in) mini missiles?
  • ... that US radio regulators sought to shut down Ohio station WEBE, which was said to operate from the owner's bedroom using "parts of a questionable nature"?
  • 00:00, 20 May 2022 (UTC)
El Paso Star illuminated at sunset
El Paso Star illuminated at sunset

19 May 2022

  • 12:00, 19 May 2022 (UTC)
Rōki Sasaki
Rōki Sasaki
  • 00:00, 19 May 2022 (UTC)
Dancing with Dandelions
Dancing with Dandelions

18 May 2022

  • 12:00, 18 May 2022 (UTC)
They Did Not Expect Him
They Did Not Expect Him
  • 00:00, 18 May 2022 (UTC)
Barbora Mokošová
Barbora Mokošová

17 May 2022

  • 12:00, 17 May 2022 (UTC)
J. T. Blatty
J. T. Blatty
  • 00:00, 17 May 2022 (UTC)
Southern Magazine cover, 1872
Southern Magazine cover, 1872

16 May 2022

  • 00:00, 16 May 2022 (UTC)
Great Pyramid and Great Sphinx of Giza, from The Archives of the Planet
Great Pyramid and Great Sphinx of Giza, from The Archives of the Planet

15 May 2022

  • 00:00, 15 May 2022 (UTC)
Lord William Beauchamp Nevill
Lord William Beauchamp Nevill

14 May 2022

  • 00:00, 14 May 2022 (UTC)
Sign Union flag
Sign Union flag
  • ... that French deafblind artist Arnaud Balard created the Sign Union flag (pictured) in 2013 to promote the global unity of deaf people?
  • ... that after the ANT catalog of espionage tools by the National Security Agency was leaked to the public, the tools were implemented as open-source hardware and software?
  • ... that as a young girl, Countess Ladislaja Harnoncourt was thought to be uneducatable and was nicknamed the "wild Laja"?
  • ... that during a promotional tour of Matt & Kim's third album Sidewalks, it was played on the public speaker system of the venue before each show began but none of its tracks were on the setlist?
  • ... that Brian Fawcett, who would have turned 78 today, taught English to inmates before becoming a full-time writer?
  • ... that Iowa radio station KTFC was partially powered by a wind turbine that the owner had bought from an Arizona wind farm?
  • ... that many places in the United Kingdom were racially segregated and non-white customers were banned from using spaces and facilities, even though the law never officially permitted such a colour bar?
  • ... that 19th-century Polish ethnographer Zorian Dołęga-Chodakowski travelled the countryside as a "wild man" and later appeared as a literary character?

13 May 2022

  • 00:00, 13 May 2022 (UTC)
Mooninite sign in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Mooninite sign in Cambridge, Massachusetts

12 May 2022

  • 00:00, 12 May 2022 (UTC)
Barbara Ann Wilcox
Barbara Ann Wilcox

11 May 2022

  • 00:00, 11 May 2022 (UTC)
Molodyy Theatre
Molodyy Theatre

10 May 2022

  • 00:00, 10 May 2022 (UTC)
Ron Miles
Ron Miles

9 May 2022

  • 00:00, 9 May 2022 (UTC)
Male crimson-headed partridge
Male crimson-headed partridge

8 May 2022

  • 00:00, 8 May 2022 (UTC)
Ella Henderson
Ella Henderson

7 May 2022

  • 00:00, 7 May 2022 (UTC)
Trachelomonas cervicula
Trachelomonas cervicula

6 May 2022

  • 00:00, 6 May 2022 (UTC)
Duke of Alcantara Stradivarius
Duke of Alcantara Stradivarius

5 May 2022

  • 00:00, 5 May 2022 (UTC)
NTT Docomo Deco Mail character
NTT Docomo Deco Mail character

4 May 2022

  • 00:00, 4 May 2022 (UTC)
Recycling symbol
Recycling symbol

3 May 2022

  • 00:00, 3 May 2022 (UTC)
Chinese Cultural Center before remodeling
Chinese Cultural Center before remodeling

2 May 2022

  • 00:00, 2 May 2022 (UTC)
1930 advertisement for Occidental
1930 advertisement for Occidental

1 May 2022

  • 00:00, 1 May 2022 (UTC)
Germaine Bailac
Germaine Bailac