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24 June 2024

  • 00:00, 24 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Yulia Lipnitskaya

23 June 2024

  • 00:00, 23 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Schoenoplectus triqueter

22 June 2024

  • 00:32, 22 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Ryu Sung-hyun

21 June 2024

  • 00:00, 21 June 2024 (UTC)
 
1930s Nabisco Shredded Wheat advertisement

20 June 2024

  • 00:00, 20 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Amen break

19 June 2024

  • 00:00, 19 June 2024 (UTC)
Mencap video featuring George Webster

18 June 2024

  • 00:00, 18 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Henry Street salamander tunnel

17 June 2024

  • 00:00, 17 June 2024 (UTC)
 
George Kunkel

16 June 2024

  • 00:00, 16 June 2024 (UTC)
 
"Chinese character" written in traditional (left) and simplified (right) forms

15 June 2024

  • 00:00, 15 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Abolitionist caricature of the caning of Charles Sumner

14 June 2024

  • 00:00, 14 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Talia and Tori DellaPeruta

13 June 2024

  • 00:00, 13 June 2024 (UTC)
 
ZX Spectrum

12 June 2024

  • 00:00, 12 June 2024 (UTC)
 
St. Anne's Church, Moxi

11 June 2024

  • 00:00, 11 June 2024 (UTC)
 
The Archangel Raphael and Tobias by Titian

10 June 2024

  • 00:00, 10 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Kortnei Johnson

9 June 2024

  • 00:00, 9 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Circle Tower

8 June 2024

  • 00:00, 8 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Painting of an empty chair by Kefah Ali Deeb

7 June 2024

  • 00:00, 7 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Working Sketch of the Mastodon

6 June 2024

  • 00:00, 6 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Antimonumento 5J

5 June 2024

  • 00:00, 5 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Albert Tangora
  • ... that Albert Tangora (pictured), one of the most successful competitive typewriter speed typists, once had his hands insured for US$100,000?
  • ... that the managing editor of Aujourd'hui was executed by firing squad in 1944?
  • ... that football player Michael Jurgens never lost in 42 high school varsity games?
  • ... that the success of the British band Shiva was cut short by the death of its lead vocalist?
  • ... that the 1972 Finnish film The Sheep Eaters gathered more than a million viewers opposite the 1975 Ice Hockey World Championships match between Finland and the Soviet Union?
  • ... that according to second-century AD Greek rhetorician Athenaeus, the Phoenicians played a flute-like instrument called the gingras in their mourning rituals?
  • ... that 55 Broad Street, a skyscraper in the Financial District of Manhattan, was called "an unlovable building in an unlivable neighborhood"?
  • ... that when Sithu Pauk Hla was appointed the governor of Yamethin, he was also given command of a 50-strong company of war elephants?

4 June 2024

  • 00:00, 4 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Royal Game of Ur board, c. 2500 BCE

3 June 2024

  • 00:00, 3 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Lie Kiat Teng

2 June 2024

  • 00:00, 2 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Yunxian 1 skull

1 June 2024

  • 00:00, 1 June 2024 (UTC)
 
Aishwarya Rai Bachchan