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31 October 2009[edit]

  • 19:28, 31 October 2009 (UTC) Emblem-very-very-evil.svg Halloween hooks

Mummified skull

A bowl of mashed pumpkin

Mary Bell in 1941

30 October 2009[edit]

  • 19:00, 30 October 2009 (UTC)

Hubbard Hall, Cambridge, NY.jpg

Nicolaus Copernicus Monument in Warsaw

Parakrama Samudra's drainage basin is secured by Angammedilla.

Fort Anjediva

29 October 2009[edit]

  • 17:07, 29 October 2009 (UTC)

Made in Oregon sign

Entry Gate between the Diu fort and town

Colosse de Rhodes (Barclay).jpg

28 October 2009[edit]

  • 22:00, 28 October 2009 (UTC)

Clara Dow as Phyllis in 1906–09 D'Oyly Carte production of Iolanthe

Torpedo scad (Megalaspis cordyla)

U.S. Post Office (Granville, New York)

27 October 2009[edit]

  • 20:42, 27 October 2009 (UTC)

Blackwell Island Light in 1970

Richard Bergh

Hubble Space Telescope

Grandidier's Mongoose (Galidictis grandidieri)

26 October 2009[edit]

  • 20:14, 26 October 2009 (UTC)

Nooitgedacht, Veenoord windmill

Lucius D. Clay

The Ahklun Mountains reflected in Upper Togiak Lake

The rejected design for the Parliament of Norway Building

25 October 2009[edit]

  • 19:07, 25 October 2009 (UTC)

Quincy Mine No 2 Hoist House

Casa Paoli

East end of Munger Fort

Mole National Park elephants

24 October 2009[edit]

  • 19:07, 24 October 2009 (UTC)

Beaver Creek Yukon Flats 2.jpg

Archosargus rhomboidalis.jpg

Louis CK

Suzuki Hayabusa

23 October 2009[edit]

  • 19:07, 23 October 2009 (UTC)

Friedrich Freiherr von Hotze

South Granville Congregational Church

Warner Wetlands, Lake County, Oregon, 2008.jpg

Schwabacher's Wharf circa 1900

22 October 2009[edit]

  • 14:00, 22 October 2009 (UTC)

John Carroll

The South American tarantula Psalmopoeus cambridgei

21 October 2009[edit]

  • 21:56, 21 October 2009 (UTC)

Portrait of Quandt


  • 13:42, 21 October 2009 (UTC)

Lhasa Zhol Rdo-rings 1993.JPG


  • 05:42, 21 October 2009 (UTC)

An ATR 42 of Air Botswana

20 October 2009[edit]

  • 21:42, 20 October 2009 (UTC)

Emperor Hirohito


  • 13:42, 20 October 2009 (UTC)

The Viedma Glacier


  • 05:42, 20 October 2009 (UTC)

Vamana pushing Bali to the nether-world

19 October 2009[edit]

  • 21:42, 19 October 2009 (UTC)

Flag of Brisbane

Saratoga Gas Light Company, Gasholder No. 2, Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation Substation Facili, Saratoga Springs (Saratoga County, New York)

St Andrew's Church, West Tarring, West Sussex

18 October 2009[edit]

  • 18:00, 18 October 2009 (UTC)

The Herschel graph

Spotted Seal

Current flag of Bhutan

17 October 2009[edit]

  • 17:42, 17 October 2009 (UTC)

Goddess Kali

The Old St. Thomas Church

Old Temple De Hirsch

16 October 2009[edit]

  • 17:28, 16 October 2009 (UTC)

Saratoga Springs Post Office building

The men's individual figure skating competition at the 1928 Winter Olympics was won by Swedish skater Gillis Grafström, who was skating on an injured knee.

Casa Alcaldia de Ponce

15 October 2009[edit]

  • 21:28, 15 October 2009 (UTC)

A rouge test

Gideon Putnam burying ground

Flag of the Provost Marshal General

Desmarest's Hutia

14 October 2009[edit]

  • 21:28, 14 October 2009 (UTC)

St Mary's Cathedral, Perth

Clitocybe glacialis

Monroe Avenue Commercial Buildings in 1913

13 October 2009[edit]

  • 21:28, 13 October 2009 (UTC)

Raven Ridge

Houses on Washington Street

Dawn Marie Psaltis

SS Myron

12 October 2009[edit]

  • 21:28, 12 October 2009 (UTC)

Arenas Bridge

The cover of Palmetto Leaves

The rock outcrops of Yana

Spiny puffball (Lycoperdon echinatum)

11 October 2009[edit]

  • 21:28, 11 October 2009 (UTC)

Holy Assumption of the Virgin Mary Church

Encyclopaedia Hebraica

Cantharellus lateritius

The boat, listing, just prior to the incident

10 October 2009[edit]

  • 19:28, 10 October 2009 (UTC)

De Hoop, Norg

Spot-billed Pelicans

An example of an isoseismal map

The Church of the English Martyrs in the Goring-by-Sea area of Worthing has a scale replica of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel ceiling.

9 October 2009[edit]

  • 18:28, 9 October 2009 (UTC)

Gömböc

St James the Less Church, Lancing, West Sussex

Point Douglas-St. Louis River Road Bridge

blacktip reef shark

8 October 2009[edit]

  • 18:28, 8 October 2009 (UTC)

Admiral Frederick J. Horne

The Union Mill Complex, Ballston Spa, New York

East face of Muiredach's High Cross

A neon cuckoo bee, Thyreus nitidulus

7 October 2009[edit]

  • 18:28, 7 October 2009 (UTC)

William S. Hart, star of the film Wagon Tracks

Clara Williams

6 October 2009[edit]

  • 23:35, 6 October 2009 (UTC)

Cranbury Park House

Indischer Maler um 1580 001.jpg

Mockup of the Voyager spacecraft

Speaker iconI Didn't Raise My Boy ...

5 October 2009[edit]

  • 22:41, 5 October 2009 (UTC)

George Beban in The Italian

Poster for the 1916 film Civilization

Breaker boys at the Eagle Hill colliery near Pottsville, Pennsylvania, in 1884

4 October 2009[edit]

  • 18:28, 4 October 2009 (UTC)

HMS Owen Glendower

The release of 30,000 red and white balloons representing the people of Gibraltar

Gachala Emerald

Spined pygmy shark (Squaliolus laticaudus) from Gulf of Mexico

3 October 2009[edit]

  • 18:28, 3 October 2009 (UTC)

The xylocopa aeratus

Still life with wild strawberries, by Adriaen Coorte

Amegilla bombiformis

Phyllodesmium kabiranum

2 October 2009[edit]

  • 18:28, 2 October 2009 (UTC)

An aerial torpedo is dropped from a Sopwith Cuckoo during World War I.

Cypraea-mappa.jpg

Tikal

1 October 2009[edit]

  • 20:42, 1 October 2009 (UTC)

Verbeck House

Jal Mahal

Skew railway bridge over Hereford Road in Ledbury, Herefordshire, England