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Did you know...[edit]

31 December 2008[edit]

  • 23:30, 31 December 2008 (UTC)

Church of the Transfiguration

  • 17:25, 31 December 2008 (UTC)

Cors Caron

  • 11:22, 31 December 2008 (UTC)

Poet's Daffodil

  • 04:46, 31 December 2008 (UTC)

Koni

30 December 2008[edit]

  • 21:44, 30 December 2008 (UTC)

Four Courts

  • 15:30, 30 December 2008 (UTC)

Brabham BT46B "fan car"

  • 09:25, 30 December 2008 (UTC)

Old Albany Post Road

  • 03:20, 30 December 2008 (UTC)

Redeye gaper

29 December 2008[edit]

  • 21:15, 29 December 2008 (UTC)

Portuguese Expeditionary Corps

  • 15:10, 29 December 2008 (UTC)

C. N. Annadurai

  • 09:05, 29 December 2008 (UTC)

Geoffroy's Tamarin

  • 03:00, 29 December 2008 (UTC)

A possible work of Jean Malouel

28 December 2008[edit]

  • 20:55, 28 December 2008 (UTC)

A 4-crazie stamp from Tuscany, 1851

  • 14:50, 28 December 2008 (UTC)

Monkey puzzle tree (Araucaria araucana)

  • 08:45, 28 December 2008 (UTC)

Ray Lindwall

  • 02:40, 28 December 2008 (UTC)

Berijam Lake

27 December 2008[edit]

  • 20:35, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

Medical drawing of a shoulder presentation during childbirth

  • 14:30, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

Graph of an event-related potential including a peak characteristic of an ELAN response

  • 08:25, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

A saxtuba

  • 02:20, 27 December 2008 (UTC)

A Votes for Women lapel pin

26 December 2008[edit]

  • 21:30, 26 December 2008 (UTC)

Swaledale cheese

  • 15:02, 26 December 2008 (UTC)

Watercolor Illustration to Milton's On the Morning of Christ's Nativity, by William Blake

  • 06:05, 26 December 2008 (UTC)

Tirggel

  • 01:55, 26 December 2008 (UTC)

Berner Haselnusslebkuchen

25 December 2008[edit]

  • 13:55, 25 December 2008 (UTC)

Aluminum Christmas tree

  • 05:50, 25 December 2008 (UTC)

Star of Bethlehem

24 December 2008[edit]

  • 21:45, 24 December 2008 (UTC)

Adoration of the Magi Tapestry

  • 13:40, 24 December 2008 (UTC)

Three-dimensional model of the structure of a dopamine molecule

  • 07:35, 24 December 2008 (UTC)

Plumbbob

  • 01:30, 24 December 2008 (UTC)

The Ganggangsullae

23 December 2008[edit]

  • 19:25, 23 December 2008 (UTC)

Nazi flag on the Norwegian parliament

  • 13:20, 23 December 2008 (UTC)

Gill Coliseum, in 2007

  • 06:45, 23 December 2008 (UTC)

USS Supply, formerly the SS Illinois

  • 00:55, 23 December 2008 (UTC)

The Grey-crowned Central American Squirrel Monkey

22 December 2008[edit]

  • 18:50, 22 December 2008 (UTC)

John William Lambert, in 1909

  • 12:45, 22 December 2008 (UTC)

Inside the ditch surrounding Danebury

  • 06:35, 22 December 2008 (UTC)

Arthur Morris, circa 1949–50

  • 00:30, 22 December 2008 (UTC)

Yuri Luzhkov

21 December 2008[edit]

  • 18:25, 21 December 2008 (UTC)

Civil Ensign of Singapore

  • 12:20, 21 December 2008 (UTC)

Ashikaga Takauji

  • 06:15, 21 December 2008 (UTC)

Manor House, 21 Soho Square

  • 00:10, 21 December 2008 (UTC)

The White House

20 December 2008[edit]

  • 18:05, 20 December 2008 (UTC)

Łucja Frey

  • 12:00, 20 December 2008 (UTC)

Edward Payson Chapin

  • 05:56, 20 December 2008 (UTC)

The Swimming Hole

19 December 2008[edit]

  • 23:51, 19 December 2008 (UTC)

United States Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald

  • 17:46, 19 December 2008 (UTC)

The Giant huntsman spider

  • 11:41, 19 December 2008 (UTC)

Berner Honiglebkuchen

  • 05:36, 19 December 2008 (UTC)

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

18 December 2008[edit]

  • 23:31, 18 December 2008 (UTC)

Unit cell of Huttonite (monoclinic ThSiO4). Thorium is shown in green, silicon in grey, and oxygen in red.

  • 17:26, 18 December 2008 (UTC)

A portrait of Herman Landon

  • 11:21, 18 December 2008 (UTC)

Royal Enfield Bullet 350

  • 05:16, 18 December 2008 (UTC)

A garden gnome

17 December 2008[edit]

  • 23:11, 17 December 2008 (UTC)

A painting of the Lord Howe Island Pigeon by George Raper

  • 17:06, 17 December 2008 (UTC)

The Berlin sculpture

  • 11:01, 17 December 2008 (UTC)

Illustration of the internal parts of a cochlear implant

  • 04:56, 17 December 2008 (UTC)

Andean Cocks-of-the-rock

16 December 2008[edit]

  • 22:51, 16 December 2008 (UTC)

Rod Blagojevich

  • 16:46, 16 December 2008 (UTC)

Lasiognathus amphirhampus

  • 10:41, 16 December 2008 (UTC)

Painting by Congo the chimp

  • 04:36, 16 December 2008 (UTC)

A typical glass bottle from a type of Chemical Agent Identification Set known as a "toxic gas set". This one contains sulfur mustard.

15 December 2008[edit]

  • 22:31, 15 December 2008 (UTC)

Jamie Oliver

  • 16:26, 15 December 2008 (UTC)

Woodside Plaza

  • 10:21, 15 December 2008 (UTC)

NGC 6118 Galaxy

  • 04:16, 15 December 2008 (UTC)

The Romanian Revolution of 1989

14 December 2008[edit]

  • 22:10, 14 December 2008 (UTC)

St. Charles Borromeo Church in Detroit

  • 16:05, 14 December 2008 (UTC)

Paul Brown

  • 10:00, 14 December 2008 (UTC)

SS Princess Sophia

  • 03:55, 14 December 2008 (UTC)

Holy Land USA

13 December 2008[edit]

  • 20:15, 13 December 2008 (UTC)

Thaumatichthys pagidostomus, ventral (above) and dorsal (below) view

  • 14:10, 13 December 2008 (UTC)

Miracle of the roses

  • 08:05, 13 December 2008 (UTC)

John Franklin

  • 02:00, 13 December 2008 (UTC)

Medina's illustration to Book 11 of Paradise Lost

12 December 2008[edit]

  • 18:05, 12 December 2008 (UTC)

Jacob's Well

  • 12:00, 12 December 2008 (UTC)

Mercury Monterey, 1960

  • 05:55, 12 December 2008 (UTC)

Henry Reuterdahl

11 December 2008[edit]

  • 23:50, 11 December 2008 (UTC)

Book of Armagh

  • 17:45, 11 December 2008 (UTC)

New Gallery London Central Hall

  • 11:40, 11 December 2008 (UTC)

Italian tanker Olterra

  • 05:35, 11 December 2008 (UTC)

A Giant Forest Lodge cabin

10 December 2008[edit]

  • 23:30, 10 December 2008 (UTC)

Roofs of huts in Velika Planina

  • 14:40, 10 December 2008 (UTC)

Cover of Beeton's Christmas Annual for 1887, featuring A Study in Scarlet

  • 06:35, 10 December 2008 (UTC)

AH-1Z Viper

9 December 2008[edit]

  • 22:30, 9 December 2008 (UTC)

"Old Perpetual" geyser

  • 14:25, 9 December 2008 (UTC)

Mount Elliott Cemetary

  • 06:20, 9 December 2008 (UTC)

Mauritius Ferber

8 December 2008[edit]

  • 22:15, 8 December 2008 (UTC)

St. Margaret's Church

  • 10:10, 8 December 2008 (UTC)

The Akutan Zero

7 December 2008[edit]

  • 22:05, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

Tenayuca

  • 16:00, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

Cover of Confidential magazine

  • 09:55, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

Old Tom and Young Tom Morris, two of the pioneers of professional golf in Scotland

  • 03:50, 7 December 2008 (UTC)

Davidson armoured vehicle

6 December 2008[edit]

  • 21:45, 6 December 2008 (UTC)

British Bulldog revolver

  • 15:41, 6 December 2008 (UTC)

Torah Ark in Włodawa Synagogue

  • 09:35, 6 December 2008 (UTC)

Publius Ovidius Naso in the Nuremberg chronicle XCIIIv

  • 03:30, 6 December 2008 (UTC)

Plymouth Harbour

5 December 2008[edit]

  • 21:25, 5 December 2008 (UTC)

Danish submarine "Havmanden"

  • 15:20, 5 December 2008 (UTC)

Kfar Lam fortress

  • 09:15, 5 December 2008 (UTC)

Odontoglossum crispum

  • 03:10, 5 December 2008 (UTC)

Rembrandt, The Mill

4 December 2008[edit]

  • 20:45, 4 December 2008 (UTC)

Alexandre Benois's illustration to the poem "The Bronze Horseman"

  • 14:40, 4 December 2008 (UTC)

Erie Land Light

  • 08:35, 4 December 2008 (UTC)

Mermin-Peres magic square

  • 02:30, 4 December 2008 (UTC)

Anchovy

3 December 2008[edit]

  • 20:25, 3 December 2008 (UTC)

Panamanian Night Monkey

  • 14:20, 3 December 2008 (UTC)

St. Andrew's cross in 1850

  • 08:15, 3 December 2008 (UTC)

Battle flag of the Confederate States of America

  • 02:10, 3 December 2008 (UTC)

Haileybury, Ontario, Canada, after its destruction in the Great Fire of 1922

2 December 2008[edit]

  • 20:06, 2 December 2008 (UTC)

Grandes Jorasses

  • 14:01, 2 December 2008 (UTC)

Seth Kinman

  • 07:50, 2 December 2008 (UTC)

Ueli Maurer

  • 01:46, 2 December 2008 (UTC)

Michael Attree - Member of the Handelbar Club

1 December 2008[edit]

  • 19:32, 1 December 2008 (UTC)

Esma Sultan Yalısı.JPG

  • 13:26, 1 December 2008 (UTC)

Florizel von Reuter

  • 07:20, 1 December 2008 (UTC)

General Henry C. Wayne

  • 01:10, 1 December 2008 (UTC)

Rayon I postage stamp of 1850