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21 November 2017
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20 November 2017
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Isaac T. Stoddard
19 November 2017
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18 November 2017
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17 November 2017
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16 November 2017
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Serena Williams at Wimbledon in 2016
15 November 2017
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- ... that many coral diseases, such as black band disease (pictured), are named after their main symptom?
- ... that Barbara A. Bailar resigned from the United States Census Bureau in 1988 to protest a decision not to adjust the 1990 results for systematic undercounting of minorities?
- ... that before the Han–Liu War, many soldiers bought coffins as they were prepared to fight to the death?
- ... that Auguste Le Guennant, the director of the Gregorian Institute of Paris, had Duruflé's Quatre Motets sur des thèmes grégoriens dedicated to him?
- ... that Rodinná pouta, the first original series broadcast by the Czech Prima televize, attracted over one million viewers per episode?
- ... that when Whitefoord Russell Cole threatened striking workers with dismissal and pension loss in 1921, his house was "bombarded with bottles until its concrete porch was littered with glass"?
- ... that, in 1944, eleven battalions of the Government Army of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia were sent to northern Italy to support German military operations?
- ... that Jamaican sprinter Dominique Blake was accidentally awarded a bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the women's 4 × 400 m relay?
14 November 2017
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13 November 2017
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Boiled leather pickelhaube
- ... that the German Army used pickelhaube helmets made of boiled leather (example pictured) until halfway through World War I?
- ... that it took authorities at Kansas City International Airport eight months to find Randy Potter's body in his parked truck, despite recording all license plate numbers nightly?
- ... that Luca Guadagnino, who directed the romantic drama film Call Me by Your Name, was first hired as a location consultant for the film?
- ... that the minister, writer, and publisher Christian Gottlob Barth is remembered on 12 November in the Lutheran calendar of saints?
- ... that the orange-backed troupial often takes over the nest of a yellow-rumped cacique?
- ... that the British physician Stephanie Amiel has specialised in type I diabetes since her time at Yale University in the 1980s?
- ... that in its history, the Palau del Parlament de Catalunya has been an arsenal, a barracks, a royal palace, an art museum, and the seat of the Parliament of Catalonia?
- ... that NASA engineer John Hirasaki says he read The Andromeda Strain prior to being quarantined with the returning Apollo 11 astronauts?
12 November 2017
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11 November 2017
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10 November 2017
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Orange cup coral
- ... that the orange cup coral (pictured) obtains part of its nutritional needs from carbon compounds dissolved in sea water?
- ... that folklorist William A. Wilson wrote that stories from Mormon folklore are "psychologically true" even if they never actually happened?
- ... that "Crazy Sally", an 18th-century bonesetter, successfully treated dislocated shoulders and knees in a London coffee house despite having no medical training?
- ... that Anna Marguerite McCann, the first female American underwater archaeologist, published the earliest research on deep-sea shipwrecks?
- ... that "Jerusalem, du hochgebaute Stadt", a song of New Jerusalem, was written by Johann Matthäus Meyfart, rector of the Casimirianum, for an academic sermon?
- ... that Minori Suzuki beat 8,000 others who auditioned for the role of Freyja Wion in the anime series Macross Delta?
- ... that the Chicago Cubs were awarded the Laureus World Sports Award for Team of the Year after ending their 108-year World Series drought in 2016?
- ... that the J. K. Rowling's Wizarding World franchise was the "most-snubbed franchise" of all time at the Academy Awards, with 12 nominations and zero wins until its 2017 success?
9 November 2017
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Ulysses S. Grant
8 November 2017
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Kelp Forest exhibit
- ... that Monterey Bay Aquarium was the first public aquarium to exhibit a living kelp forest (pictured), which is nearly three stories high?
- ... that Homer Franklin Bassett, a librarian in Waterbury, Connecticut, described 125 new species of gall wasp?
- ... that only 20.5 percent of registered Slovenians turned out to vote in a 2017 railway referendum?
- ... that Shadia Bseiso from Jordan is the first female Arab wrestler to sign with WWE?
- ... that the Women's Emergency Committee to Open Our Schools worked to end school segregation in Little Rock, Arkansas?
- ... that the UK Holocaust Memorial, to be built in London's Victoria Tower Gardens, will stand alongside other memorials that raise awareness of injustice?
- ... that Anthony Franchini, who served in the U.S. Army for both World Wars prior to obtaining U.S. citizenship, recorded more than 3,500 phonograph record sides with Frank Ferera in the 1920s?
- ... that people have been poisoned after mistaking the deadly dapperling for the grey knight?
7 November 2017
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6 November 2017
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Pope John Paul II arriving in Sarajevo
5 November 2017
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St. Johns Common School
4 November 2017
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3 November 2017
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Underside of vermilion sea star
2 November 2017
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Receiving (left) and casting (right) a secret ballot, Roman Republic, 113–112 BC
1 November 2017
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Martin Luther in 1526