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19 October 2018

  • 00:00, 19 October 2018 (UTC)
Figure on the Pumuckl fountain
Figure on the Pumuckl fountain

18 October 2018

  • 00:00, 18 October 2018 (UTC)
Ana María Campos Monument in Maracaibo
Ana María Campos Monument in Maracaibo

17 October 2018

  • 00:00, 17 October 2018 (UTC)
1655 engraving by Merian
1655 engraving by Merian

16 October 2018

  • 00:00, 16 October 2018 (UTC)
Spyridon Louis in 1896
Spyridon Louis in 1896

15 October 2018

  • 00:00, 15 October 2018 (UTC)
Porcelain basket of fruit
Porcelain basket of fruit

14 October 2018

  • 03:30, 14 October 2018 (UTC)
Cinder cones in the Cima volcanic field
Cinder cones in the Cima volcanic field

13 October 2018

  • 00:00, 13 October 2018 (UTC)
Madeleine Thompson
Madeleine Thompson

12 October 2018

  • 00:00, 12 October 2018 (UTC)
Frogmore Paper Mill in 2008
Frogmore Paper Mill in 2008

11 October 2018

  • 00:00, 11 October 2018 (UTC)
Yvonne Lerolle and her sister Christine, by Renoir
Yvonne Lerolle and her sister Christine, by Renoir

10 October 2018

  • 00:00, 10 October 2018 (UTC)
Advertisement for Nazi cigarettes
Advertisement for Nazi cigarettes

9 October 2018

  • 00:00, 9 October 2018 (UTC)
Chao­phraya Phra­sadet Suren­thara­thibodi
Chao­phraya Phra­sadet Suren­thara­thibodi

8 October 2018

  • 00:00, 8 October 2018 (UTC)
A witness's drawing of Białystok children
A witness's drawing of Białystok children

7 October 2018

  • 00:00, 7 October 2018 (UTC)
Exterior of Langer's Deli
Exterior of Langer's Deli

6 October 2018

  • 00:00, 6 October 2018 (UTC)
Juvenile European pilchards
Juvenile European pilchards

5 October 2018

  • 00:00, 5 October 2018 (UTC)
Schlosstheater Schönbrunn in 2014
Schlosstheater Schönbrunn in 2014

4 October 2018

  • 00:00, 4 October 2018 (UTC)
The Hungry Tree
The Hungry Tree

3 October 2018

  • 00:00, 3 October 2018 (UTC)
Aglantha digitale
Aglantha digitale
  • ... that Aglantha digitale (pictured) has a slow swimming action but a rapid escape response?
  • ... that one of the two temples visited most often by the Buddha was built by Visakha, a wealthy aristocratic woman who was considered his chief female lay disciple?
  • ... that the Scottish Gaelic poet Sorley MacLean asked Douglas Young to destroy some of the poems in Dàin do Eimhir, now regarded as MacLean's masterpiece?
  • ... that professional basketball player Daniel Dixon enrolled in military school after drawing interest from only one college during high school?
  • ... that a scandal at the administrative post of Lioma led to a landmark decision that provided better legal protection for all students in Mozambique?
  • ... that Jake was one of two Overwatch League players invited to a summit between the International Olympic Committee and the eSports community?
  • ... that the designs for the 170-gun HMS Duke of Kent may have been fabricated in an attempt to claim credit for several ship-building innovations?
  • ... that Justin I arrived at Constantinople as an illiterate teenage peasant and died as Emperor of Byzantium?

2 October 2018

  • 00:00, 2 October 2018 (UTC)
Ronald J. Shurer
Ronald J. Shurer

1 October 2018

  • 00:00, 1 October 2018 (UTC)
Two survivors of Nordhausen concentration camp
Two survivors of Nordhausen concentration camp