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31 January 2019

  • 00:00, 31 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Funeral procession of Winston Churchill

30 January 2019

  • 00:00, 30 January 2019 (UTC)
 
The Duke of Windsor inspecting German troops in 1937

29 January 2019

  • 00:00, 29 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Macleay's glassfish

28 January 2019

  • 00:00, 28 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Man Mohan Singh

27 January 2019

  • 00:00, 27 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Marble bust of Epicurus

26 January 2019

  • 00:00, 26 January 2019 (UTC)
 
F. W. Bernstein
  • ... that the poet, cartoonist, and satirist F. W. Bernstein (pictured) was appointed professor of caricature and comics in Berlin in 1984, the only such chair in the world at the time?
  • ... that tropical cyclones may have induced past climate changes and could still be causing El Niño type events today?
  • ... that Simon Kaloa Kaʻai, a former jailer, became a noble and cabinet minister to a king?
  • ... that an 1832 auction of the contents of Cullands Grove included three hundred and seventy cases of wine, two Shetland ponies, a fire engine, and two "humane" man traps?
  • ... that David Gwynne-James represented the King's Shropshire Light Infantry in cricket, rugby, hockey, squash, skiing, and athletics?
  • ... that the 2005 pop-rock/dance album Rollercoaster, by former American Idol finalist Jim Verraros, was inspired by the music of George Michael and Green Day?
  • ... that Zhuo-Hua Pan, credited by some as the inventor of optogenetics, had his paper describing the technique rejected by multiple journals?
  • ... that the Russian youth movement Lion Versus opposes public smoking by spraying smokers' hands with water to douse their cigarettes?

25 January 2019

  • 00:00, 25 January 2019 (UTC)
 
19th-century design for the Rondebosch Fountain

24 January 2019

  • 00:00, 24 January 2019 (UTC)
 
151 North Franklin

23 January 2019

  • 00:00, 23 January 2019 (UTC)
 
James L. Collins Jr.

22 January 2019

  • 00:00, 22 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Minchington Hall

21 January 2019

  • 00:00, 21 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Lucy Branham in her prison uniform

20 January 2019

  • 00:00, 20 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Diademed amazon

19 January 2019

  • 00:00, 19 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Marc Bloch

18 January 2019

  • 00:00, 18 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Bedřich Fritta's caricature of the Theresienstadt Ghetto

17 January 2019

  • 00:00, 17 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Baker Hotel
  • ... that even though the Baker Hotel (pictured) was nearly fully booked during the filming of the 1969 musical film Paint Your Wagon, it closed shortly thereafter?
  • ... that the first-class cricketer and British Army racquets champion Henry Bond received honours from the British and Romanian governments for his service during the First World War?
  • ... that wounds on the abdomen of the wolf spider Geolycosa pikei begin to heal immediately?
  • ... that Israeli scholar Esther Farbstein and a colleague discovered more than 100 personal Holocaust accounts in rabbinical works, a resource previously overlooked by Holocaust researchers?
  • ... that the Ugandan military indiscriminately bombarded rebel fighters, civilians, and even their own forces during the Battle of Tororo?
  • ... that actor Tim Franklin had his first on-screen kiss while portraying Home and Away character Colby Thorne?
  • ... that historian Julius S. Scott did not agree with his publisher's suggested revisions to The Common Wind, so the book remained unpublished for over thirty years?
  • ... that Victor Bonney stained vaginas blue?

16 January 2019

  • 00:00, 16 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Esther before Ahasuerus

15 January 2019

  • 00:00, 15 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Sposobny in 1982

14 January 2019

  • 00:00, 14 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Sully

13 January 2019

  • 00:00, 13 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Raymond Arritt

12 January 2019

  • 00:00, 12 January 2019 (UTC)
 
U.S. Zouave Cadets

11 January 2019

  • 00:00, 11 January 2019 (UTC)
 
The Sunset Parade

10 January 2019

  • 00:00, 10 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Design by Edward Gyfford

9 January 2019

  • 00:00, 9 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Macrozamia riedlei pollen cones

8 January 2019

  • 00:00, 8 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Jane Britton

7 January 2019

  • 00:00, 7 January 2019 (UTC)
 
The Magi visiting Jesus

6 January 2019

  • 00:00, 6 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Katia and Thomas Mann

5 January 2019

  • 00:00, 5 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Simeon Monument

4 January 2019

  • 00:00, 4 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Greta Thunberg

3 January 2019

  • 00:00, 3 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Male orange-breasted bunting

2 January 2019

  • 00:00, 2 January 2019 (UTC)
 
Christmas Oratorio at the Unionskirche

1 January 2019

  • 00:00, 1 January 2019 (UTC)
 
The Death of General Montgomery