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30 September 2009[edit]

  • 20:42, 30 September 2009 (UTC)

[Ulysses S.] Grant from West Point to Appomattox


French troops in Tunis

29 September 2009[edit]

  • 20:42, 29 September 2009 (UTC)

Breakers Hotel

Torquato Tasso

SS West Haven

28 September 2009[edit]

  • 20:42, 28 September 2009 (UTC)

Olmec mask

A Great Grey Shrike roosting in Poland

27 September 2009[edit]

  • 20:42, 27 September 2009 (UTC)

Ayudha Pooja.jpg

Soviet transport glider Ilyushin Il-32

Side A of the Portland Vase. Cameo-glass, probably made in Italy ca. 5–25 AD.

26 September 2009[edit]

  • 20:42, 26 September 2009 (UTC)

Red-Capped-Parrot 0004 flat web.jpg

The tjasker near the Meestersveen, east of the Dutch village of Zeijen, Drenthe

SS Nikkosan Maru (later USS Western Front)

25 September 2009[edit]

  • 20:42, 25 September 2009 (UTC)

Statue of Lawrence the Indian, savior of Schenectady, NY, USA, at the center of the city's Stockade Historic District

Artist's conception of a manned mission on the surface of Mars

Wooden Zemi

24 September 2009[edit]

  • 20:21, 25 September 2009 (UTC)

Can of Guinness Original, plus the beer in a glass

Monkey effigy jar for pulque, Aztec, 1200–1520 CE

New Zealand Little Bittern

23 September 2009[edit]

  • 20:21, 23 September 2009 (UTC)

Rhubarb bolete

The Dry Dock Engine Works machine shop as it appeared in 1894

Palms Depot

22 September 2009[edit]

  • 20:21, 22 September 2009 (UTC)

Scottish Rite Cathedral

Demolished vehicles line Highway 80, also known as the "Highway of Death", the route fleeing Iraqi forces took as they retreated fom Kuwait during Operation Desert Storm

The Tutte 12-cage with a chromatic index of 3

21 September 2009[edit]

  • 22:07, 21 September 2009 (UTC)

The Faravahar or Frawahr is one of the symbols of Zoroastrianism, also symbol of Persian Achaemenid Empire as it appears on many rock reliefs in south-western Iran.

Illustration of the Pyramid of Amanishakheto, Wad Ban Naga, Sudan, before it was destroyed by looting

Night sharks (Carcharhinus signatus)

Brian Cowen

20 September 2009[edit]

  • 22:07, 20 September 2009 (UTC)

Portrait of Roman Emperor Caracalla; inscription in Greek letters and cross added at the Byzantine period in order to transform the portrait into that of St. Peter. Amethyst intaglio, ca. 212 AD.

Harvey Locke

BSA Type A 770 cc 1921.jpg

Nyctalus azoreum.jpg

19 September 2009[edit]

  • 22:07, 19 September 2009 (UTC)

How hydrostatic drive works

Rocher du Diamant Mayer.jpg

Maria Rayevskaya

Bellary Fort seen from below

18 September 2009[edit]

  • 21:42, 18 September 2009 (UTC)


Battle of Parkany

De Sterrenberg windmill

Nazi and Soviet soldiers standing together shoulder to shoulder during the parade

17 September 2009[edit]

  • 13:14, 17 September 2009 (UTC)

Surajkund reservoir.

Rockall, one of the most isolated islets in the world.

Portrait of Rashid al-Haj Ibrahim

16 September 2009[edit]

  • 19:07, 16 September 2009 (UTC)

Trzy Korony

Austro-Hungarian battleship SMS Radetzky

Page from the Apocalypse (from between 1450 and 1500)

Roppongi Hills Mori Tower

15 September 2009[edit]

  • 18:42, 15 September 2009 (UTC)

Green peach aphid (Myzus persicae)

Paul Dresser

Harry Linacre

Sakae Menda

14 September 2009[edit]

  • 18:42, 14 September 2009 (UTC)

Australian swellshark

Emajõgi in Tartu

The Tontine Coffee House in New York City


13 September 2009[edit]

  • 18:42, 13 September 2009 (UTC)

Webs built by the same spider before (left) and after taking caffeine. Image can be improved

Cole Hamels pitching against Cincinnati Reds

Central American Squirrel Monkey (Saimiri oerstedii)

George W. Beatty (right) and Al Welsh (left)

12 September 2009[edit]

  • 18:28, 12 September 2009 (UTC)

Sculptures at Bhima Devi Temple

Manor in the village of Mereszowszczyzna, Kosava, Belarus

Buffoon playing a lute, Frans Hals (circa 1623–1624)

Modified B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, carrying a yellow lifeboat, serving as a Dumbo rescue flight

11 September 2009[edit]

  • 18:28, 11 September 2009 (UTC)

Tamatave bombarded and occupied by the French 11 June 1883.jpg

Ultraviolet/Visible Camera image of NGC 300

Italian soprano Eugenia Tadolini (1808–1872)

10 September 2009[edit]

  • 23:21, 10 September 2009 (UTC)

Mica cap (Coprinellus micaceus)

SMS Kurfürst Friedrich Wilhelm

Illustration of Mariana by William Britten in 1901

The Lucky Lady II.

9 September 2009[edit]

  • 23:21, 9 September 2009 (UTC)


General view of the gateway of the fort, Belgaum.jpg

CR Scuderia driver Adam Christodoulou during a qualifying session

Egawa Hidetatsu

8 September 2009[edit]

  • 23:21, 8 September 2009 (UTC)

Magnolia × wieseneri

Thomas H. Hoatson House

Puffadder shyshark (Haploblepharus edwardsii)

Takashima Shuhan

7 September 2009[edit]

  • 23:21, 7 September 2009 (UTC)

Jens Book-Jenssen in 1939

Sher Shah Suri gate

Kiliaen van Rensselaer (Dutch merchant)

Vehicle being towed out of the mud, 1939, Alaska Rt 51 mile 16

6 September 2009[edit]

  • 23:21, 6 September 2009 (UTC)

Spadenose shark

Holy Trinity Church, Trowbridge

View of Kerkouane seaside

Yellow-billed Amazon (Amazona collaria)

5 September 2009[edit]

  • 23:21, 5 September 2009 (UTC)

Eutactic star consisting of 5 pairs of vectors in three-dimensional space

Mahen Theatre

Alice Ayres

Leucopholiota decorosa

4 September 2009[edit]

  • 23:16, 4 September 2009 (UTC)

Fiddler's Reach Fog Signal, with beam to hold bell, in August 2009

Gorilla knuckle-walking

Kielder Viaduct

Admiral John MacBride

3 September 2009[edit]

  • 23:14, 3 September 2009 (UTC)

Negaprion acutidens sydney2.jpg

Japanese artilleryman, c. 1882

Waling-waling (Euanthe sanderiana)

2 September 2009[edit]

  • 23:14, 2 September 2009 (UTC)

Confederate cannon at Mansfield Historic Site

Mount Hope Estate during Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

Doryphora sassafras

Honore de Balzac

1 September 2009[edit]

  • 23:14, 1 September 2009 (UTC)

Paul Bako

Liftoff of Mercury-Atlas 8

Britannic seen on a 1914 postcard

Green - Wyatt Federal Building