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30 April 2021

  • 12:00, 30 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Inkeri Anttila
  • 00:00, 30 April 2021 (UTC)
 
330 West 42nd Street

29 April 2021

  • 12:00, 29 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Drawing of the Saint-Bélec slab
  • 00:00, 29 April 2021 (UTC)
 
The Dream of Ossian

28 April 2021

  • 12:00, 28 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Viola Brand performing a bicycle stunt
  • 00:00, 28 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Blickling Park mausoleum

27 April 2021

  • 12:00, 27 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Marcello Petacci
  • ... that Marcello Petacci (pictured) was riddled with bullets after trying to escape execution by throwing himself into Lake Como?
  • ... that choreographer George Balanchine did not tell the dancers in Duo Concertant there would be a blackout in the middle of the ballet until the morning of the premiere?
  • ... that when Rosa M. Morris scored 130 percent in her mathematics exams, a special case had to be made at graduation to avoid handicapping other students?
  • ... that the first commercially viable CT scanner was invented by Godfrey Hounsfield in 1972?
  • ... that Katja Meier, the Saxon state minister of justice, was criticised for the anti-police lyrics of the punk band in which she played as a teenager?
  • ... that a new-age music format called "The Breeze" was a ratings failure for Nebraska radio station KLMS, causing a precipitous decline in listenership?
  • ... that William A. Radford assisted in producing a 1700-page encyclopedia about cement?
  • ... that the roof of the TU Delft Library is used as a sledding hill during the winter?
  • 00:00, 27 April 2021 (UTC)
 
John McConnell

26 April 2021

  • 12:00, 26 April 2021 (UTC)
 
The Negress head clock of the Metropolitan Museum
  • 00:00, 26 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Chadwick Boseman

25 April 2021

  • 12:00, 25 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Carlisle & Finch No. 42 Trolley and Trailer
  • 00:00, 25 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Fossil skull of Gordodon with vertical sawcut

24 April 2021

  • 12:00, 24 April 2021 (UTC)
 
945 Madison Avenue
  • 00:00, 24 April 2021 (UTC)
 
The Arthurian murals at Oxford

23 April 2021

  • 12:00, 23 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Eighteenth-century view of Hills Tower
  • 00:00, 23 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Auliʻi Cravalho

22 April 2021

  • 12:00, 22 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Brandon Kintzler
  • 00:00, 22 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Tornado in Hardtner, Kansas (1929)

21 April 2021

  • 12:00, 21 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Joni L. Rutter
  • 00:00, 21 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Programme cover for the Vril-Ya Bazaar and Fete

20 April 2021

  • 12:00, 20 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Male (top) and female Whitehead's trogons


  • 00:00, 20 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Chava Shapiro, circa 1904

19 April 2021

  • 12:00, 19 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Hunterdon Art Museum
  • 00:00, 19 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Comptonia columbiana leaf with evidence of moth feeding

18 April 2021

  • 12:00, 18 April 2021 (UTC)
 
The Duke of Windsor in 1970


  • 00:00, 18 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Statue of Laxmi-Narayan

17 April 2021

  • 12:00, 17 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Zalgo text
  • 00:00, 17 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Gabriel Turville-Petre

16 April 2021

  • 12:00, 16 April 2021 (UTC)
 
A train of the Aoimori Railway arriving at Kominato Station
  • 00:00, 16 April 2021 (UTC)
 
SS Birma

15 April 2021

  • 12:00, 15 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Shimao Cross-Strait Plaza
  • 00:00, 15 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Jenny Frost

14 April 2021

  • 12:00, 14 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Advertisement for The Abysmal Brute



  • 00:00, 14 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Boophis entigae

13 April 2021

  • 12:00, 13 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Coat of arms of Naples
  • ... that one legend on the origin of the coat of arms of Naples (pictured) claims that it alludes to the colors of the sun and moon cult practiced by the city's pre-Christian inhabitants?
  • ... that Tara Downs co-founded the Tomorrow Gallery in a converted paintball studio in Toronto?
  • ... that the principles of quantum mechanics have been demonstrated to hold for complex molecules with thousands of atoms?
  • ... that MLS Cup 2000 was the first championship game in league history not to feature D.C. United?
  • ... that Abdallah Oumbadougou, the "godfather of all the present-day Tuareg musicians in Niger", distributed illegal cassette tapes of banned ishumar music while in exile from 1984 to 1995?
  • ... that an owner of Wyoming radio station KATI donated the station to the University of Wyoming, only to be "disappointed" when the university opted not to use his gift?
  • ... that after the start of Afghan peace talks in 2019, journalist Farahnaz Forotan travelled the country to collect testimonies from women and prevent the rollback of their freedoms?
  • ... that the settling of Martensdale, California, went so badly that the town's namesake spent the rest of his life as a fugitive?
  • 00:00, 13 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Zahra Mohamed Ahmad

12 April 2021

  • 12:00, 12 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Australian advertisement of Aloha from Hawaii via Satellite


  • 00:00, 12 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Harry F. Sinclair House

11 April 2021

  • 12:00, 11 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Gold foil figure from Aska
  • 00:00, 11 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Parterre of the Schlosspark in Brühl

10 April 2021

  • 12:00, 10 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Diane Damiano
  • 00:00, 10 April 2021 (UTC)
 
David Abner Jr.

9 April 2021

  • 12:00, 9 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Exterior of the V. K. Arseniev Museum of Far East History
  • 00:00, 9 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Jeroboam's hand "shrivelled up".

8 April 2021

  • 12:00, 8 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Clarke and her mother at Mauthausen
  • 00:00, 8 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Work No. 227: The lights going on and off (2000)

7 April 2021

  • 12:00, 7 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Japan National Route 101 along the Sea of Japan coastline
  • 00:00, 7 April 2021 (UTC)
 
The Söderala vane

6 April 2021

  • 12:00, 6 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Canadian loggers and their cookhouse, 1917
  • 00:00, 6 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Martin Luther King Jr.

5 April 2021

  • 12:00, 5 April 2021 (UTC)
 
A flat-roofed pub
  • ... that a saying in Britain states that one should "never drink in a flat-roofed pub" (example pictured)?
  • ... that Eugénie Brazier was the first chef to be awarded six Michelin stars?
  • ... that a team including bricklayers, assistant bank managers and insurance clerks defeated Coventry City in the third round of the FA Cup in 1989?
  • ... that Ivorian politician Téné Birahima Ouattara, the brother of the country's president, is nicknamed "Photocopy" due to their similar appearance?
  • ... that neither of the US-based authors of the 1991 book The Coming War With Japan had ever visited Japan when they wrote it?
  • ... that when Canadian preacher Perry F. Rockwood criticized the Presbyterian church in 1947, he was ordered to recant and burn his sermons?
  • ... that the 2021 Palestinian film The Present is about a present and the present?
  • ... that German minister Wolfgang Clement said that the secret to drinking a glass of beer in 1.5 seconds was to fold back the uvula?
  • 00:00, 5 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Noreen Riols

4 April 2021

  • 12:00, 4 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Archimedean Excogitation
  • 00:00, 4 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Lupita Infante

3 April 2021

  • 12:00, 3 April 2021 (UTC)
 
The Annunciation (1898) by Henry Ossawa Tanner
  • 00:00, 3 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Harry Styles

2 April 2021

  • 12:00, 2 April 2021 (UTC)
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Senator Fred H. Brown

1 April 2021

  • 12:00, 1 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Cthulhu during the 2016 campaign
  • 00:00, 1 April 2021 (UTC)
 
Hy Cohen