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7 December 2021
- 00:00, 7 December 2021 (UTC)
6 December 2021
- 12:00, 6 December 2021 (UTC)
Drawing of Teraura aged 74
- ... that Pitcairn Islander Teraura (pictured) was one of "the most travelled Polynesian women" of her day?
- ... that the California State Assembly held a moment of silence over the death of fictional character Mrs. Landingham while in the midst of an energy crisis?
- ... that Spotify Wrapped has been both praised and criticized for effectively providing Spotify with free advertising?
- ... that in 1755, colonial printer Daniel Fowle was arrested for printing a sious pamphlet entitled The Monster of Monsters, which criticized members of the general assembly?
- ... that Guy Parmelin, now President of Switzerland, opened the study program of cyber security of the Lucerne School of Information Technology in 2018?
- ... that before Foster City was built on Brewer Island, unsuccessful proposals included a hog farm, two military air bases, two civilian airports, and an entertainment complex larger than Disneyland?
- ... that Colonel Hugh Pettigrew observed that troops who thought that the Scottish Highlands resembled Waziristan on India's North West Frontier were "of little use to anyone"?
- ... that on his podcast The Anthropocene Reviewed, John Green reviews velociraptors, a hot dog stand in Iceland, and bubonic plague?
- 00:00, 6 December 2021 (UTC)
Logo of Sidetalk
5 December 2021
- 12:00, 5 December 2021 (UTC)
New York Marriott Marquis
- 00:00, 5 December 2021 (UTC)
4 December 2021
- 00:00, 4 December 2021 (UTC)
European river lamprey
- ... that on special occasions, the city of Gloucester supplies a pie made from lampreys (lamprey pictured) to the British monarch?
- ... that in the board game Sagrada, players attempt to construct a stained-glass window using dice?
- ... that economist Nisvan Erkal's research showed that China's one-child policy created children who lacked qualities important for social and economic success?
- ... that all stanzas of the 1963 song "Herr, gib uns Mut zum Hören" (Lord, give us courage to listen), with text and tune by Kurt Rommel, begin with a prayer for courage?
- ... that College Football Hall of Fame quarterback Charlie Green led Wittenberg to three consecutive undefeated seasons, including a national championship for the 1964 Wittenberg Tigers football team?
- ... that Seo Taiji and Boys's April 11, 1992, performance of "I Know" is cred as the beginning of modern K-pop?
- ... that actor Jonathan Roumie, who plays the character of Jesus Christ in American television series The Chosen, is also an extraordinary minister of Holy Communion in the Catholic Church?
- ... that the Falcon Lake Incident is considered "Canada's best-documented UFO case"?
3 December 2021
- 00:00, 3 December 2021 (UTC)
Seringapatam at anchor in Valetta Harbour
2 December 2021
- 00:00, 2 December 2021 (UTC)
1 December 2021
- 00:00, 1 December 2021 (UTC)