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This is a selection of recently created new articles, greatly expanded former stub articles, and recently promoted Good Articles that were featured on the Main Page as part of Did you know? You can submit new pages for consideration. (Archives are grouped by month of Main page appearance.)

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Current archive

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2013 January February March April May June July August September October November December
2012 January February March April May June July August September October November December
2011 January February March April May June July August September October November December
2010 January February March April May June July August September October November December
2009 January February March April May June July August September October November December
2008 January February March April May June July August September October November December
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2006 January February March April May June July August September October November December
2005 January February March April May June July August September October November December
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Did you know...

24 September 2014

  • 00:00, 24 September 2014 (UTC)

Örbyhus Castle

23 September 2014

  • 12:00, 23 September 2014 (UTC)

Miss Major at San Francisco Pride Celebration in 2014

  • 00:00, 23 September 2014 (UTC)

Haüy construction of an octahedron by 129 cubes

22 September 2014

  • 12:00, 22 September 2014 (UTC)

Venetia James

  • 00:00, 22 September 2014 (UTC)

A swimming baby

21 September 2014

  • 12:00, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

X1.2 class solar flare on May 14, 2013

  • 00:15, 21 September 2014 (UTC)

Southern toad

20 September 2014

  • 12:30, 20 September 2014 (UTC)

West end of St Mary's Church, Billinge

  • 00:45, 20 September 2014 (UTC)

Vince Banonis, All-American football center

19 September 2014

  • 13:00, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

Fire Department engine

  • 01:15, 19 September 2014 (UTC)

Irene Morales in 1881

18 September 2014

  • 13:30, 18 September 2014 (UTC)

An example of a databent image, showing colorful tiled patterns and visual tearing as a result of corruption

  • 01:45, 18 September 2014 (UTC)

O'Connell in 2014

17 September 2014

  • 14:00, 17 September 2014 (UTC)

Group of women just before entering the gas chamber

  • 02:15, 17 September 2014 (UTC)

Zhangye Danxia

16 September 2014

  • 14:30, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Self-portrait

  • 02:45, 16 September 2014 (UTC)

Ford World Headquarters

  • ... that on the evening of September 15, 2008, the pattern of lights in the windows of the Ford World Headquarters (building pictured) spelled out "Happy 100 GM", in honor of Ford's chief rival?
  • ... that the red-tailed chipmunk feeds mainly on seeds and berries but has been caught in traps baited with meat?
  • ... that civil engineer Mike Cottell was an early contributor to computer-aided design, and software he developed in 1970 was still in use thirty years later?
  • ... that mushroom ketchup dates back to the 18th century in the United Kingdom and United States?
  • ... that Craig Borten first sold a script for Dallas Buyers Club in 1996, but the film was not released until 2013?
  • ... that Jaggermeryx naida was named in honor of Mick Jagger due to its large, sensitive lips?

15 September 2014

  • 15:00, 15 September 2014 (UTC)

A stone sculpture at the Chokkanathaswamy temple

  • 00:00, 15 September 2014 (UTC)

Broadway Hollywood Building sign

14 September 2014

  • 12:00, 14 September 2014 (UTC)

Black catbird

  • 00:00, 14 September 2014 (UTC)

The Artist's Wife and Dog by the Shore

13 September 2014

  • 12:00, 13 September 2014 (UTC)

Edgewood Avenue at Boulevard, with Sister Louisa's Church of the Living Room and Ping Pong Emporium

  • 00:00, 13 September 2014 (UTC)

Pygmy saxifrage

12 September 2014

  • 12:00, 12 September 2014 (UTC)

Jan Matejko, Self-portrait, 1892

  • 00:00, 12 September 2014 (UTC)

Marie Krøyer and Rap the dog in the garden, framed by a rosebush

11 September 2014

  • 12:00, 11 September 2014 (UTC)

Flying Maynard

  • 00:00, 11 September 2014 (UTC)

Rheingauer Dom towers

10 September 2014

  • 12:00, 10 September 2014 (UTC)

A seafood pizza with clams, shrimp and octopus

  • 00:00, 10 September 2014 (UTC)

Asymphylomyrmex balticus fossil

9 September 2014

  • 12:00, 9 September 2014 (UTC)

Benjamin Franklin statue by Ernst Plassmann (1872)

  • 00:00, 9 September 2014 (UTC)

The Goldfinch (1654) by Carel Fabritius

8 September 2014

  • 12:00, 8 September 2014 (UTC)

Shah Rukh Khan

  • 00:00, 8 September 2014 (UTC)

Will He Round the Point?

7 September 2014

  • 12:00, 7 September 2014 (UTC)

Male and female Afghan snowfinch

  • 00:00, 7 September 2014 (UTC)

ITC #300, one of the three streamliners

6 September 2014

  • 12:00, 6 September 2014 (UTC)

SS Badger

  • 00:00, 6 September 2014 (UTC)

Modesta Avila

5 September 2014

  • 12:00, 5 September 2014 (UTC)

Photo of National Scientist Gavino Trono

  • 00:00, 5 September 2014 (UTC)

Harold Cressy with mortar board hat

4 September 2014

  • 12:00, 4 September 2014 (UTC)

View of Rage and North Sea coast at Adventure Island

  • 00:00, 4 September 2014 (UTC)

Pope Clement IX, painted by Carlo Maratta

3 September 2014

  • 12:00, 3 September 2014 (UTC)

Déri-Bláthy-Zipernovski transformer

  • 00:00, 3 September 2014 (UTC)

Tynnelsö Castle

2 September 2014

  • 12:00, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

Doing the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

  • 00:00, 2 September 2014 (UTC)

Apple store, Zorlu Center

  • ... that the Zorlu Center (pictured) contains Istanbul's largest performing arts center and Turkey's first Apple Store?
  • ... that a 1959 hazing death from choking on a quarter-pound piece of raw liver was the inspiration for the 1977 film Fraternity Row?
  • ... that Aleksander Lesser was one of the first artists to paint scenes from modern Polish Jewish history?
  • ... that the Paete Church was established as an independent parish in 1580 by Franciscan priest Juan Plasencia?
  • ... that Justin Holland was an American classical guitarist, music pedagogue, community leader, and equal-rights activist for African-Americans?
  • ... that on a sunny day, one can tell the time on Sutton High Street in London despite not having a watch?
  • ... that the recycling of nutrients in the ocean due to whale poop is referred to as the "whale pump"?

1 September 2014

  • 12:00, 1 September 2014 (UTC)

South African Air Force Memorial

  • 00:00, 1 September 2014 (UTC)

Captain Gilbert Heathcote