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28 February 2019

  • 12:00, 28 February 2019 (UTC)
 
The Balcony
  • 00:00, 28 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Tom Barrass

27 February 2019

  • 12:00, 27 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Mouth and tentacles of the spotted wobbegong
  • 00:00, 27 February 2019 (UTC)
 
"Wolf's teeth" badge from a 1645 map of Transylvania

26 February 2019

  • 12:00, 26 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Sophie Karthäuser
  • 00:00, 26 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Thatched barnacles (left) and channeled dog winkles (right)

25 February 2019

  • 12:00, 25 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Abby Franquemont
  • 00:00, 25 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Trout Lake, Colorado (1879)

24 February 2019

  • 12:00, 24 February 2019 (UTC)
 
HMS Sickle
  • 00:00, 24 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Eugène de Mirecourt

23 February 2019

  • 12:00, 23 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Lancewood
  • 00:00, 23 February 2019 (UTC)
 
 Engraving of Canova's
 statue of Washington

22 February 2019

  • 12:00, 22 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Saint Sebastian Tended by Irene and Her Maid by Nicolas Régnier
  • 00:00, 22 February 2019 (UTC)
 
A duck's webbed foot

21 February 2019

  • 12:00, 21 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Malathi Chendur
  • 00:00, 21 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Magellanic and gentoo penguins

20 February 2019

  • 12:00, 20 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Beaver Hall
  • 00:00, 20 February 2019 (UTC)
 
John L. Whitehead Jr.

19 February 2019

  • 12:00, 19 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Emperor goose with stained head
  • 00:00, 19 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Hilda Ranscombe

18 February 2019

  • 12:00, 18 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Banner of Kunság in 1618

17 February 2019

  • 19:26, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
 
OK gesture
  • 00:00, 17 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Les Choristes (1877)

16 February 2019

  • 00:00, 16 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Adele Spitzeder

15 February 2019

  • 00:00, 15 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Au Bois de Boulogne

14 February 2019

  • 00:00, 14 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Golden-headed cisticola

13 February 2019

  • 00:00, 13 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Kamehameha III, c. 1849

12 February 2019

  • 00:00, 12 February 2019 (UTC)
 
British ambulance stores during the war

11 February 2019

  • 00:00, 11 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Marguerite de Witt-Schlumberger

10 February 2019

  • 00:00, 10 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Flag of Somerset County, Maryland

9 February 2019

  • 00:00, 9 February 2019 (UTC)
 
The Hague map of Crusader Jerusalem

8 February 2019

  • 00:00, 8 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Walt Torrence

7 February 2019

  • 00:00, 7 February 2019 (UTC)
 
La Grande roue de Montréal

6 February 2019

  • 00:00, 6 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Chun Afong

5 February 2019

  • 00:00, 5 February 2019 (UTC)
 
David Johnson

4 February 2019

  • 00:00, 4 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Kansas City Union Station

3 February 2019

  • 00:00, 3 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Friedrich Spitta

2 February 2019

  • 00:00, 2 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Loschbour man

1 February 2019

  • 00:00, 1 February 2019 (UTC)
 
Skeletal diagram of Puertasaurus
  • ... that Puertasaurus (illustration shown), one of the largest dinosaurs, is known from only four vertebrae?
  • ... that French surgeon Christian Cabrol performed Europe's first heart transplant in 1968?
  • ... that Grand Central Palace, a former exhibition center in New York City, was used at different times as a hospital and a U.S. Army induction center?
  • ... that one wrestler was injured and another stripped of her championship after a professional wrestling bout involving Lady Shani went off script?
  • ... that the lead singer of the English rock band The 1975 wrote the song "Sincerity Is Scary" in order to "denounce all of that postmodern fear of ... being real"?
  • ... that Canada has enacted a cap and trade program to tax carbon emissions?
  • ... that when Clive Garthwaite played on the same school cricket team as his identical twin brother Peter, they caused confusion due to their similar looks?
  • ... that Crooked Billet was the site of the first house in London that had a telephone, as well as electricity for illumination, boiling a kettle, and ironing?