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30 April 2012[edit]

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Tarmo on display in 2006

  • 08:00, 30 April 2012 (UTC)

St Hilary Church, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales

  • 00:00, 30 April 2012 (UTC)

Osterbrunnen Heiligenstadt

29 April 2012[edit]

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KH-7 satellite photo of two HEN HOUSE radars at the Balkhash Radar Station in 1967

  • 08:00, 29 April 2012 (UTC)

Façade of Senhora das Dores church

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Edward Griffin Beckwith

28 April 2012[edit]

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One of the RAAF's F/A-18 Hornets landing in 2011

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Humphrey Marshall

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Spencer, Browning & Rust sextant at the United States Geological Survey Museum

27 April 2012[edit]

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Jacobus Deketh in 1761

  • 08:00, 27 April 2012 (UTC)

Monmouth New Hydro Scheme

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Tropical rockmaster, Cairns

26 April 2012[edit]

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Kartodikromo

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Forrest M. Hall in 1895

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Marktkirche, Wiesbaden

25 April 2012[edit]

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Vanessa Stokes

  • 08:00, 25 April 2012 (UTC)

John Herbert Hedley was "The Luckiest Man Alive".

  • 00:00, 25 April 2012 (UTC)
A picture of a striped cat in an apparent seated position with its legs spread, looking at the camera. In the upper left corner is the text "Why U Wanna Censor Me?" in white capital letters

24 April 2012[edit]

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Joe Magidsohn cropped from the 1909 Michigan team portrait

  • 08:00, 24 April 2012 (UTC)

Main atrium of City Centre Library

  • 00:00, 24 April 2012 (UTC)

Marlowe Academy

23 April 2012[edit]

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A fresco of Saint George using a dragon as a footrest

  • 08:00, 23 April 2012 (UTC)

Frontpage of the English edition 1656

  • 00:00, 23 April 2012 (UTC)

Organ from the Wilhelm Sauer Manufactory in the Berlin Cathedral

22 April 2012[edit]

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Jesus as the Good Shepherd

  • 08:00, 22 April 2012 (UTC)

The coastal goldenrod (Solidago villosicarpa)

  • 00:00, 22 April 2012 (UTC)

Grove of mōsō bamboo at Hōkoku-ji

21 April 2012[edit]

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Dyer in boxing pose

  • 08:00, 21 April 2012 (UTC)

National War Memorial of Canada

  • 00:00, 21 April 2012 (UTC)

Eucalyptus robusta, by Edward Minchen 1896

20 April 2012[edit]

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Cherimoya winning the 1911 Epsom Oaks in a photograph by C.J. Waters.

  • 08:00, 20 April 2012 (UTC)

Major H.A. Barnum showing his gunshot wound

  • ... that William Bell photographed the wounds (example pictured) and diseases of American Civil War soldiers for the Army Medical Museum?
  • ... that when early versions of iostat monitored multiprocessor computer systems, they could wrongly interpret one processor waiting for I/O to mean that all those in the system were waiting?
  • ... that French sporting pioneer Camille du Gast was falsely accused of having posed nude for La Femme au Masque, but did not win the legal action she filed against her accuser?
  • ... that the yellowhead wrasse changes both colour and sex during its life?
  • ... that the vice-president of the Bahrain Teachers' Association, Jalila al-Salman, was sentenced to three years in prison for her involvement in the 2011–2012 uprising?
  • ... that the 2012 Preston Passion featured thousands of Preston residents and included Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs from Handel's Messiah?
  • ... that a 14th-century ivory casket in Baltimore has a scene of "Gawain on the perilous bed"?
  • 00:01, 20 April 2012 (UTC)

Jodie Stevenson

19 April 2012[edit]

  • 16:16, 19 April 2012 (UTC)

Saalfeld Easter egg tree with 9200 eggs, taken March 24, 2009

  • 08:31, 19 April 2012 (UTC)

Theo Randall, photographed in 2009

  • 00:46, 19 April 2012 (UTC)

Ryō Un Maru burns prior to sinking.

18 April 2012[edit]

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Dainichi Nyorai at Enjō-ji by Unkei

  • 09:16, 18 April 2012 (UTC)

View of Monmouth

  • 01:31, 18 April 2012 (UTC)

Adult rice stink bug

17 April 2012[edit]

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Concanavalin A

  • 08:31, 17 April 2012 (UTC)

William Jennings Bryan

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Hillsboro, Oregon clinic

16 April 2012[edit]

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Vitus Bering

  • 08:00, 16 April 2012 (UTC)

Queensland tree waratah, Brisbane

  • 00:00, 16 April 2012 (UTC)

Poster advertising "Saved from the Titanic"

15 April 2012[edit]

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The Titanic Memorial in Belfast

  • 08:00, 15 April 2012 (UTC)

Michel and Edmond Navratil

  • 00:00, 15 April 2012 (UTC)

LV 117 Nantucket, on station, 26 February 1931

14 April 2012[edit]

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Watercolour painting of Ford's Hospital by William Hough

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Fothergilla malloryi leaf

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West end of Holy Trinity Church, Brathay

13 April 2012[edit]

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A juvenile Abbot's Booby

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Mary Berry, pictured in November 2011

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Osgood Castle from across the valley

12 April 2012[edit]

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A turtle-back tomb in Quanzhou

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Shaka at Birth at Tōdaiji (National Treasure)

  • 00:00, 12 April 2012 (UTC)

Argentine actress Calu Rivero

11 April 2012[edit]

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Northwest view of Maja e Thatë (2406 m) in the Albanian Alps

  • 08:00, 11 April 2012 (UTC)

Melinda Weaver

  • 00:15, 11 April 2012 (UTC)

Rhodesiana exhibited at Bulawayo Museum, 1912. Weapons and equipment used by Frederick Russell Burnham during the Second Matabele War mingle with assegais and a tribal shield.

10 April 2012[edit]

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Graham Waterhouse 2011

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Schooling mackerel

  • 01:00, 10 April 2012 (UTC)

Valerie Anita Aurora

9 April 2012[edit]

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Tasmanian waratah

  • 09:30, 9 April 2012 (UTC)

One of the two "Bubble Houses" in Hobe Sound, Florida, behind a palm tree.

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Kurhaus Wiesbaden

8 April 2012[edit]

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Eastern spadefoot toad

  • 08:00, 8 April 2012 (UTC)

Leigh Godfrey

  • 00:00, 8 April 2012 (UTC)

Long wooden stairway from the front gate up to the Buddha hall, surrounded by 700-year-old cedar trees

7 April 2012[edit]

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Germany Schulz

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Cradle of Henry V

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Isochrone map showing drive times around airports in northern Finland

6 April 2012[edit]

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Man of Sorrows by Cranach

  • 07:46, 6 April 2012 (UTC)

Roger Bresnahan

5 April 2012[edit]

  • 23:31, 5 April 2012 (UTC)

Atlantic blue marlin

  • 15:16, 5 April 2012 (UTC)

Stacey Porter

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Sign for Agincourt Square

4 April 2012[edit]

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Vat. lat. 3868 (folios 4verso/5recto)

  • 08:00, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

Khaled Ali

  • 00:00, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

Adélie Penguin

3 April 2012[edit]

  • 16:00, 3 April 2012 (UTC)

Forest near the village of San Antonio de Ureca, in the south of the reserve

  • 08:00, 3 April 2012 (UTC)

Anthony Davis

  • 00:00, 3 April 2012 (UTC)

Rough-barked apple

2 April 2012[edit]

  • 16:00, 2 April 2012 (UTC)

Jodie Bowering

  • 08:00, 2 April 2012 (UTC)

Aerial view of the Croscat volcano

  • 00:00, 2 April 2012 (UTC)

Ralph Dewey

  • ... that Ralph Dewey (pictured) blows up animals for Jesus?
  • ... that a University of Washington fake mathematician created as a student prank became the author of several well-received papers in research journals?
  • ... that Toronto officials considered replacing their moose with unicorns?
  • ... that in 2007, the owners of a hairy Fabulous Willy were criticised for being homosexual?
  • ... that Nintendo owns the rights to a pornographic film?
  • ... that Santa Claus was a stud?
  • ... that some Chicago sports fans blame their team's recent failings on the absence of Honey Bears?
  • ... ?

1 April 2012[edit]

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Eston railway station in 1902

  • 08:00, 1 April 2012 (UTC)

Kjærlighetskarusellen

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Male midwife toad carrying eggs