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Did you know...[edit]

31 May 2006[edit]

  • 19:34, 31 May 2006 (UTC)

Sergei Lemeshev

30 May 2006[edit]

  • 18:06, 30 May 2006 (UTC)

John Thomson, self portrait with Honan Soldiers, 1871.

  • 00:21, 30 May 2006 (UTC)

Manege Square

29 May 2006[edit]

  • 00:08, 29 May 2006 (UTC)

Oklahoma Land Run

28 May 2006[edit]

  • 11:33, 28 May 2006 (UTC)

Myriorama poster

27 May 2006[edit]

  • 20:30, 27 May 2006 (UTC)

Tropical Storm Wilma regional imagery, 2005

  • 00:30, 27 May 2006 (UTC)

A tiger

25 May 2006[edit]

  • 23:23, 25 May 2006 (UTC)

Bust of Nefertiti

  • 12:37, 25 May 2006 (UTC)

Aerial photo of a portion of the Anjajavy Forest

24 May 2006[edit]

23 May 2006[edit]

  • 17:52, 23 May 2006 (UTC)

Kroměříž Bishop's Palace

  • 04:58, 23 May 2006 (UTC)

The Black Admiral

22 May 2006[edit]

  • 14:43, 22 May 2006 (UTC)

Mundum Neriyathum

  • 03:22, 22 May 2006 (UTC)

Sen no Riky?

21 May 2006[edit]

  • 13:33, 21 May 2006 (UTC)

Cross Harbor Rail Tunnel

  • 02:34, 21 May 2006 (UTC)

Peggy Stewart

  • ...that a group of angry American colonists inspired by the Boston Tea Party gave the owner of a tea ship, Peggy Stewart (pictured) the option to burn his ship or be hanged on October 19, 1774?
  • ...that Michael Moorcock wrote the book The City in the Autumn Stars in tandem with The Laughter of Carthage, one during the day, and the other at night?
  • ...that ergs are huge (> 125 km²) fields of sand dunes and that approximately 85% of all the Earth's mobile sand is found in ergs that are larger than 32,000 km²?
  • ...that cracker butterflies acquired their name because of the unusual sound that males produce as part of their territorial displays?
  • ...that advanced practitioners of Japanese tea ceremony are awarded ceremonial tea names that may incorporate the names of animals, trees or flowers, natural phenomena, or personal characteristics, or may be based on Buddhist teachings?
  • ...that Richie Evans holds the record for the most NASCAR championships with nine NASCAR Modified championships, including his posthumous championship in 1985, the first year of the Whelen Modified Tour?

20 May 2006[edit]

  • 02:27, 20 May 2006 (UTC)

Kamisuki (Combing the hair), colour woodblock print, 1920

19 May 2006[edit]

  • 12:50, 19 May 2006 (UTC)

Heart Mountain, Wyoming, USA

  • 01:03, 19 May 2006 (UTC)

A road sign with the Transport typeface

18 May 2006[edit]

  • 16:52, 18 May 2006 (UTC)

Mixed nuts

  • 05:27, 18 May 2006 (UTC)

Super Typhoon Chanchu at peak intensity

17 May 2006[edit]

  • 15:53, 17 May 2006 (UTC)

Georgia: 12th century

16 May 2006[edit]

  • 21:43, 16 May 2006 (UTC)

Salvage tug Relief

  • 12:49, 16 May 2006 (UTC)

Kisdon Force waterfall

15 May 2006[edit]

  • 21:34, 15 May 2006 (UTC)

A red lacquered chaki

  • 07:26, 15 May 2006 (UTC)

Ship tracks over the western Atlantic Ocean

14 May 2006[edit]

  • 15:17, 14 May 2006 (UTC)

Smolensk streets after liberation

13 May 2006[edit]

  • 20:14, 13 May 2006 (UTC)

Santa Fe promotional publication for the Scott Special

  • 13:12, 13 May 2006 (UTC)

Rex, presidential dog

  • 00:35, 13 May 2006 (UTC)

MSU Wells Hall

12 May 2006[edit]

  • 14:55, 12 May 2006 (UTC)

Mafeking Cadet Corps

12 May 2006[edit]

11 May 2006[edit]

  • 16:31, 11 May 2006 (UTC)

The mouth of the Couesnon at Mont Saint-Michel

10 May 2006[edit]

  • 18:14, 10 May 2006 (UTC)

El Lissitzky's poster for the opera Victory over the Sun

9 May 2006[edit]

  • 15:06, 9 May 2006 (UTC)

Catherine Cranston

8 May 2006[edit]

  • 22:48, 8 May 2006 (UTC)

Gaylord building

  • 09:43, 8 May 2006 (UTC)

Actinoform cloud over the eastern Pacific Ocean

7 May 2006[edit]

  • 06:59, 7 May 2006 (UTC)

PilsenSynagogue

  • ...that the Moorish Revival spread around the globe as a preferred style of 19th-century synagogue architecture because the Mudéjar style was associated with the golden age of Jewry in medieval Muslim Spain?
  • ...that following the Mississauga train derailment of 1979, nearly 250,000 people had to be evacuated for up to five days while toxic chemicals that had spilled onto the railway tracks were cleaned up?
  • ....that Escape from Paradise, a book which documents a Singaporean woman's divorce, was removed from bookstores and libraries in the country in 2002, even after it had been reviewed in the Singapore press?
  • ...that in Persia, non-Muslims were considered to be najis (ritually unclean) by Shi'a Muslims, and were not allowed to go outside in rain or snow for fear that some impurity could be washed from them onto a Muslim?
  • ...that the Funicular dos Guindais was originally built to carry cargo - including port wine - from the Ribeira quayside to the centre of Porto, and is now a tourist attraction and one of the world's steepest counter-balanced cable railways?

6 May 2006[edit]

  • 14:19, 6 May 2006 (UTC)

Coney island parachute jump cropped.jpg

5 May 2006[edit]

  • 20:36, 5 May 2006 (UTC)

Dorset Garden Theatre

4 May 2006[edit]

  • 21:23, 4 May 2006 (UTC)

HAER WaldoHancock 03 320291pv.jpg

  • 09:50, 4 May 2006 (UTC)

HendrickIslandDebris.JPG

3 May 2006[edit]

  • 23:11, 3 May 2006 (UTC)

Theresa bagioli Sickles

  • 14:50, 3 May 2006 (UTC)

Anna Golubkina

2 May 2006[edit]

1 May 2006[edit]

  • 18:48, 1 May 2006 (UTC)

Reaper