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18 June 2018
- 00:00, 18 June 2018 (UTC)
The Nun Jerónima de la Fuente (1620)
17 June 2018
- 00:00, 17 June 2018 (UTC)
Vickers Valiant XD818
- ... that Vickers Valiant XD818 (pictured) dropped the first British hydrogen bomb as part of Operation Grapple?
- ... that Japanese voice actress Hikaru Akao initially did not wish to pursue that career as she "hated her voice"?
- ... that despite having a wide distribution in shallow seas, the pufferfish Arothron multilineatus was not described until 2016?
- ... that hailing its "pioneering" approach, Professor John G. Hawthorne lauded the University of Chicago for ending a student sit-in "without bloodshed, beatings, or other violent acts"?
- ... that a former streetcar powerhouse in New York City is now a library building for Baruch College?
- ... that Roza Papo, who nearly lost an eye in an air raid in 1942 after refusing to take shelter, later became the first woman general in the Balkans?
- ... that the Phipps Bridge housing estate has been described as "one of south London's most notorious crime vortexes"?
- ... that WSFN, "Which Stands for Nothing", was created to control robots?
16 June 2018
- 00:00, 16 June 2018 (UTC)
Buckwalter's 1896 X‑ray of a hand
15 June 2018
- 00:00, 15 June 2018 (UTC)
Caricature of Robert Proust
14 June 2018
- 00:00, 14 June 2018 (UTC)
13 June 2018
- 00:00, 13 June 2018 (UTC)
12 June 2018
- 00:00, 12 June 2018 (UTC)
Mebold Organ in Idstein
11 June 2018
- 06:00, 11 June 2018 (UTC)
- ... that the engine of the Buick XP-300 concept car (pictured) could run on either gasoline or methanol?
- ... that Hanns-Martin Schneidt became head of an academy of church music in 1955 at age 25, of the Münchener Bach-Chor in 1984, and of a symphony orchestra in Japan in 2007?
- ... that at oral argument in NIFLA v. Becerra, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan questioned whether a California law was "gerrymandered" in order to discriminate against crisis pregnancy centers?
- ... that contemporary artist Vladimir Kokolia has his own wiki, called Kokopedia?
- ... that Sabhyata Dwar, an arch monument, bears inscriptions of Megasthenes, Ashoka, Buddha, and Mahavira?
- ... that eccentric dancer Betty Knox, of Wilson, Keppel and Betty, later became a war correspondent and reported on the Nuremberg trials?
- ... that the French Socialist Party unsuccessfully called on its own candidate to step down in order to stop the National Front from winning the regional council of Grand Est?
- ... that at the age of 52, Englishman Wilfred Rhodes is the oldest cricketer ever to play in a Test match?
10 June 2018
- 11:11, 10 June 2018 (UTC)
Issue of 1904
9 June 2018
Hinulugang Taktak National Park
8 June 2018
Tony Appleton in 2010
7 June 2018
6 June 2018
Flag of the British South Africa Company
- ... that several different versions of the flag of the British South Africa Company (example pictured) were used in Rhodesia under Company rule?
- ... that Charlie Lee created Litecoin in his spare time while working at Google?
- ... that Aldus Manutius commissioned typefaces resembling the handwriting of famous humanists of his day, one of which became the first known model of italic type?
- ... that though in a romantic relationship since the 1990s, the titular characters of the 2018 X-Men miniseries Rogue & Gambit had never previously headlined a comic book together?
- ... that Titus Awotwi Pratt, Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church Ghana, was commissioned as a minister by his father, who at that time headed the church in Ghana?
- ... that some parts of the New York City Subway's signaling system have not been replaced in 80 years, causing over 11,000 train delays in the span of two months?
- ... that Sơn Tùng M-TP's misspelling of the word "tattoo" inspired a hit song?
- ... that Kynance Mews has been the home to anonymous crooks, scandalous characters, a hostage taking, and Julie Andrews?
5 June 2018
Milena Mrazović in 1899
- ... that Milena Mrazović (pictured), Bosnia-Herzegovina's first journalist, was branded an "unbearable, quarrelsome, scheming woman" for refusing to do the government's bidding in her newspaper?
- ... that at the Reading Railroad Massacre in July 1877, rioters burnt two cabooses, seven freight cars, a watch house, and a bridge?
- ... that having won a world title in 2016 at the age of 68, professional barrel racer Mary Burger became the oldest rodeo world champion?
- ... that Paul Gerhardt's song of thanks and praise "Nun danket all und bringet Ehr" was first published along with 17 of his other hymns in 1647, during the Thirty Years' War?
- ... that Ryan Bollinger played professionally in Germany and Australia before his first promotion to Major League Baseball?
- ... that after being excluded from the National Front by his daughter Marine Le Pen in 2015, Jean-Marie Le Pen created the Comités Jeanne, named after Joan of Arc?
- ... that Tetragonoporus calyptocephalus, a tapeworm that parasitizes whales, can grow to almost 40 m (130 ft) in length and produce billions of eggs during its lifetime?
- ... that the first name of Lucy Heartfilia, the Fairy Tail manga and anime series' main female protagonist, was inspired by the Beatles' song "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds"?
4 June 2018
15th-century Indian manuscript of Al-Mumtahanah
3 June 2018
Castillo de Coca
2 June 2018
1 June 2018
Vivian Bartley Green-Armytage