Interpretive painting of Joan of Arc (who died on the of May, created between 1450 and No exact image of her exists. It is known that she sat for a portrait, but it did not survive. Maintained at Centre Historique des Archives Nationales, Paris, AE II
Once the fourth-biggest lake in the world, the eastern basin of the Aral Sea in central Asia is now completely dry. It is the result of a Soviet-era project to divert rivers for agriculture and a lack of rainfall at its source.