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21 November 2019

  • 00:00, 21 November 2019 (UTC)
Tamara Vrooman in 2016
Tamara Vrooman

20 November 2019

  • 00:00, 20 November 2019 (UTC)
Gara Medouar
Gara Medouar

19 November 2019

  • 00:00, 19 November 2019 (UTC)
Page from Bach's Credo, revised by C. P. E. Bach
Page from Bach's Credo,

revised by C. P. E. Bach

18 November 2019

  • 00:00, 18 November 2019 (UTC)
Female black-capped tanager
Female black-capped tanager

17 November 2019

  • 00:00, 17 November 2019 (UTC)
Naoshi Kanno
Naoshi Kanno

16 November 2019

  • 00:00, 16 November 2019 (UTC)
Portrait of John Ystumllyn, 1754
John Ystumllyn

15 November 2019

  • 00:00, 15 November 2019 (UTC)
Michigan Firehouse Museum
Michigan Firehouse Museum

14 November 2019

  • 00:00, 14 November 2019 (UTC)
Walk-in-the-Water
Walk-in-the-Water

13 November 2019

  • 00:00, 13 November 2019 (UTC)
John A. Barnes III
John A. Barnes III

12 November 2019

  • 00:00, 12 November 2019 (UTC)
Australian guard of honour on Remembrance Day, 1943, resting on arms reversed
Australian guard of honour,

Remembrance Day, 1943

11 November 2019

  • 00:00, 11 November 2019 (UTC)
Lois Ellen Frank in 2019
Lois Ellen Frank

10 November 2019

  • 00:00, 10 November 2019 (UTC)
Checkpoint Charlie on the night of 9/10 November 1989
Checkpoint Charlie on the night of 9/10 November 1989

9 November 2019

  • 00:00, 9 November 2019 (UTC)
Tumour cells in peripheral blood smear
Tumour cells in peripheral blood smear

8 November 2019

  • 00:00, 8 November 2019 (UTC)
Robert Hunter in the 1980s
Robert Hunter

7 November 2019

  • 00:00, 7 November 2019 (UTC)
Xia Peisu in 1946
Xia Peisu

6 November 2019

  • 00:00, 6 November 2019 (UTC)
Lang Ayre
Lang Ayre

5 November 2019

  • 00:00, 5 November 2019 (UTC)
Michael Hargrave with other medical students who assisted at Bergen-Belsen
Michael Hargrave with other

medical students who assisted

at Bergen-Belsen

4 November 2019

  • 00:00, 4 November 2019 (UTC)
Brants's whistling rat
Brants's whistling rat
  • ... that Brants's whistling rat (illustration shown) seldom ventures more than 30 cm (12 in) from one of the many entrances to its burrow?
  • ... that Khema, one of the Buddha's chief female disciples, attained enlightenment before even becoming a nun?
  • ... that none of the people who established North Carolina radio station WVSP had any prior experience in radio broadcasting?
  • ... that Hungarian pianists Márta Kurtág and her husband performed together for 60 years, often from his collection entitled Játékok ('Games')?
  • ... that Brazil was the only country with an exhibit at the 1918 Bronx "World's Fair"?
  • ... that Rabbi Shimon Baadani, a senior leader of Israel's Shas party, once said that those who did not vote for the party would go to hell?
  • ... that the Sierra de Ajusco-Chichinauhtzin mountain range in Mexico is made up of more than one hundred volcanic cones?
  • ... that Ernest Graves Jr. was one of four generations of his family to go to West Point, all of whom graduated first or second in their class?

3 November 2019

  • 00:00, 3 November 2019 (UTC)
Mother Poulard in front of her restaurant
Mother Poulard in front of her restaurant

2 November 2019

  • 00:00, 2 November 2019 (UTC)
Protesters in Hong Kong

1 November 2019

  • 00:00, 1 November 2019 (UTC)
Shey, the capital of Maryul
Shey, the capital of Maryul
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