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23 January 2018

  • 13:00, 23 January 2018 (UTC)
Henry Buttelmann
Henry Buttelmann
  • 01:15, 23 January 2018 (UTC)
The cathedral in 2014
The cathedral in 2014

22 January 2018

  • 13:30, 22 January 2018 (UTC)
A man wearing a jean jacket
A man wearing a jean jacket
  • 01:45, 22 January 2018 (UTC)
The Witcham Gravel helmet
The Witcham Gravel helmet

21 January 2018

  • 14:00, 21 January 2018 (UTC)
Roll's Regiment on campaign in Egypt
Roll's Regiment on campaign in Egypt
  • 02:15, 21 January 2018 (UTC)
Meixi Gate in Qianshan
Meixi Gate in Qianshan

20 January 2018

  • 14:30, 20 January 2018 (UTC)
The Lygon Arms Hotel
The Lygon Arms Hotel
  • 02:45, 20 January 2018 (UTC)
The Coppergate Helmet
The Coppergate Helmet

19 January 2018

  • 15:00, 19 January 2018 (UTC)
Boris Townsend
Boris Townsend
  • 03:15, 19 January 2018 (UTC)
SD-3 Snooper on launcher
SD-3 Snooper on launcher

18 January 2018

  • 15:30, 18 January 2018 (UTC)
Artist's concept of sunrise seen from the Cahokia Woodhenge
Artist's concept of the Cahokia Woodhenge
  • 03:45, 18 January 2018 (UTC)
The Legend of Melusine (1491)
The Legend of Melusine (1491)

17 January 2018

  • 16:00, 17 January 2018 (UTC)
Persoonia procumbens
Persoonia procumbens
  • 04:13, 17 January 2018 (UTC)
Rick Parfitt playing with Status Quo
Rick Parfitt playing with Status Quo

16 January 2018

  • 12:00, 16 January 2018 (UTC)
Gustave Lambert
Gustave Lambert
  • 00:00, 16 January 2018 (UTC)
The Kaman K-16B with wing fully tilted
The Kaman K-16B with wing fully tilted

15 January 2018

  • 12:00, 15 January 2018 (UTC)
Left panel of Baegert's altar
Left panel of Baegert's altar
  • 00:00, 15 January 2018 (UTC)
Tigawa Kankalidevi temple
Tigawa Kankalidevi temple

14 January 2018

  • 12:00, 14 January 2018 (UTC)
Pioneer Helmet
Pioneer Helmet
  • 00:00, 14 January 2018 (UTC)
Inaugural members of the Air Board
Inaugural members of the Air Board

13 January 2018

  • 12:00, 13 January 2018 (UTC)
Starry night butterfly
Starry night butterfly
  • 00:00, 13 January 2018 (UTC)
Nancy Brown Peace Carillon
Nancy Brown Peace Carillon

12 January 2018

  • 12:00, 12 January 2018 (UTC)
Gorgon IV
Gorgon IV
  • 00:00, 12 January 2018 (UTC)
Sloan–Parker House
Sloan–Parker House
  • ... that after Richard Sloan eloped with his employer's daughter, the couple settled in the Mill Creek valley and built the Sloan–Parker House (pictured) around 1790?
  • ... that Arsenal Ladies player Clare Wheatley took over as the club's development officer and general manager from Vic Akers, who once told her, "Arsenal Ladies is not a social club"?
  • ... that inside the Cabaret du Ciel (Cabaret of Heaven), beer was served, and the entertainment included depictions of angels playing music and Saint Peter sprinkling holy water from the heavens?
  • ... that Tyrannomyrmex alii was named for India's "Ant Man"?
  • ... that Jie Zhitui, who loyally followed Prince Chong'er in exile for almost 20 years, was supposedly burned alive because he did not want to ask for any reward once his lord was restored to power?
  • ... that the Lilac Fire in Southern California grew from a small brush fire to 4,100 acres (17 km2) in one day?
  • ... that the organ virtuoso and teacher Heinz Wunderlich held a Hamburg post that Bach had once wanted?
  • ... that fugitive dust escapes?

11 January 2018

  • 12:00, 11 January 2018 (UTC)
He Siyuan
He Siyuan
  • ... that Professor He Siyuan (pictured) became an anti-Japanese guerrilla leader during World War II and later survived two assassination attempts, one of which killed his young daughter?
  • ... that the mushrooms of the Asian fungus Macrocybe crassa can weigh up to 1.25 kilograms (3 lb)?
  • ... that Ramona Go was the first female military pilot, line officer, battalion commander, adjutant general, and regular service general in the Philippine Armed Forces?
  • ... that "Diddle Diddle Dumpling", an episode of Inside No. 9, was inspired by a chance encounter with a single shoe?
  • ... that Ghanaian keyboardist Alfred P. Addaquay composed and performed his first oratorio when he was 20 years old?
  • ... that all five of the surviving members of the original cast of the Power Rangers series attended the film adaptation's Los Angeles premiere in March 2017?
  • ... that Janai Haupapa joined the Canadian national rugby league team while still playing for a rugby union club?
  • ... that a "Japanese cruiser" was built in Southern California in 1943?
  • 00:00, 11 January 2018 (UTC)
Cabaret du Néant Intoxication Hall
Cabaret du Néant Intoxication Hall
  • ... that patrons of the Cabaret du Néant (Cabaret of Nothingness) drank beverages in the "Intoxication Hall" (pictured), which had chandeliers made of human bones and coffin-shaped tables?
  • ... that in 1927, barnstormer Doug Davis let 12-year-old Paul Tibbets drop Baby Ruth candy bars attached to parachutes from his biplane over Hialeah, Florida, kindling the boy's love of flying?
  • ... that T-tubules allow heart muscle cells to contract more forcefully by synchronising calcium release?
  • ... that Kate Fotso, the richest woman in Cameroon, is known as the "iron lady of the cocoa industry"?
  • ... that in 1934 vitamin C was the first synthetic vitamin to be trademarked (as Redoxon) and marketed?
  • ... that the Santa Ana Heritage Zone encompasses a declared Heritage House and a local church that contains two National Cultural Treasures?
  • ... that when He Luli was 14, an assassin's bombs killed her younger sister?
  • ... that Google Earth was originally developed for use by various agencies of the United States government, including the CIA?

10 January 2018

  • 12:00, 10 January 2018 (UTC)
Nave and vault
Nave and vault
  • 00:00, 10 January 2018 (UTC)
Public toilets, Stoke Road, Bristol
Public toilets, Stoke Road, Bristol

9 January 2018

  • 12:00, 9 January 2018 (UTC)
Lei Jieqiong
Lei Jieqiong
  • 00:00, 9 January 2018 (UTC)
Gorgon IIA
Gorgon IIA

8 January 2018

  • 00:00, 8 January 2018 (UTC)
William P. Frye
William P. Frye

7 January 2018

  • 00:00, 7 January 2018 (UTC)
Glade Creek Grist Mill at Babcock State Park
Glade Creek Grist Mill at Babcock State Park

6 January 2018

  • 00:00, 6 January 2018 (UTC)
Kalicho
Kalicho

5 January 2018

  • 00:00, 5 January 2018 (UTC)
Green wrasse
Green wrasse

4 January 2018

  • 00:00, 4 January 2018 (UTC)
Shu Xiuwen on the cover of The Screen Pictorial
Shu Xiuwen on the cover of The Screen Pictorial

3 January 2018

  • 00:00, 3 January 2018 (UTC)
Pascual Abaj in 1948
Pascual Abaj in 1948

2 January 2018

  • 00:00, 2 January 2018 (UTC)
C. cartwrighti
C. cartwrighti

1 January 2018

  • 00:00, 1 January 2018 (UTC)
Tyburn gallows, 1680
Tyburn gallows, 1680