Wikipedia:Recent additions/2014/March

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
"Did you know...?" template
Queue T:DYK/Q
Nominations T:TDYK
Discussion WT:DYK
Rules WP:DYK
Supplementary rules WP:DYKSG
Reviewing guide WP:DYKR
Archive of DYKs WP:DYKA
Stats WP:DYKSTATS

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.)

Tip: To find which archive contains the fact that appeared on Did You Know?, return to the article and click "What links here" to the left of the article. Then, in the dropdown menu provided for namespace, choose Wikipedia and click "Go". When you find "Wikipedia:Recent additions" and a number, click it and search for the article name.

Current archive

2015 January
2014 January February March April May June July August September October November December
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
2007 January February March April May June July August September October November December
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
2004 Started February March April May June July August September October November December

Edit the DYK archive navigation template

Did you know...[edit]

Please add the line ==={{subst:CURRENTDAY}} {{subst:CURRENTMONTHNAME}} {{subst:CURRENTYEAR}}=== for each new day and the time the set was removed from the DYK template at the top for the newly posted set of archived hooks. This will ensure all times are based on UTC time and accurate. This page should be archived once a month. Thanks.

31 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 31 March 2014 (UTC)

Jade Etherington in a ski helmet

  • 08:00, 31 March 2014 (UTC)

Animated Threes gameplay

  • 00:00, 31 March 2014 (UTC)

Joseph Maurice Pambet as an officer of the 4th Zouave Regiment in 1897

30 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 30 March 2014 (UTC)

Glass mosaic

  • 08:00, 30 March 2014 (UTC)

Maria Carmela Lico

29 March 2014[edit]

  • 21:15, 29 March 2014 (UTC)

18F logo: white text on a sky blue square background

  • 09:00, 29 March 2014 (UTC)

Cover page of Ruth Rover novel

28 March 2014[edit]

  • 20:45, 28 March 2014 (UTC)

Anna Turney on a sit skier

  • 08:30, 28 March 2014 (UTC)

Martin Elkort

27 March 2014[edit]

  • 20:15, 27 March 2014 (UTC)

Saint Leonard Catholic Church (Madison, Nebraska)

  • 08:00, 27 March 2014 (UTC)

Caroline von Briest

26 March 2014[edit]

  • 19:45, 26 March 2014 (UTC)

Milan Baroš

  • 07:30, 26 March 2014 (UTC)

25 March 2014[edit]

  • 19:15, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

Per Theodor Cleve

  • 07:00, 25 March 2014 (UTC)

1891 Vanity Fair caricature

  • ... that Jan van Beers (caricatured) was largely unknown until the scandal of being accused of painting over a photograph brought him worldwide fame?
  • ... that the group Pareiasauromorpha includes parareptiles that lived from 271 to 252 million years ago?
  • ... that DJ Cassidy '​s forthcoming album aims to "bring back the greatest and most universal dance music of all time"?
  • ... that reported cases of rape in Belgium increased by 20% in just two years, from 2009 to 2011?
  • ... that Ben Sneesby survived childhood cancer and went on to compete at the Paralympics for Great Britain?
  • ... that when tulips reached Antwerp in 1562, they were mistaken for vegetables?

24 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:55, 24 March 2014 (UTC)

Pine Tavern in Bend, Oregon

  • 04:30, 24 March 2014 (UTC)

Łódź Ghetto

23 March 2014[edit]

  • 18:55, 23 March 2014 (UTC)

Charlotte von Kalb

  • 10:50, 23 March 2014 (UTC)

Mt. Zion CME Church

  • 00:25, 23 March 2014 (UTC)

Artist reconstruction of Anzu wyliei

22 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:40, 22 March 2014 (UTC)

Ida Boy-Ed

  • 08:55, 22 March 2014 (UTC)

A black and yellow snake

  • 01:10, 22 March 2014 (UTC)

Self-portrait of Mary Ellen Best

21 March 2014[edit]

  • 17:25, 21 March 2014 (UTC)

"Kitty" Hach-Darrow

  • 09:40, 21 March 2014 (UTC)

Monument to the Fallen and Murdered in the East

20 March 2014[edit]

  • 20:35, 20 March 2014 (UTC)

The Great Synagogue in Piotrków

  • 10:00, 20 March 2014 (UTC)

Kate Marsden in full traveling dress

  • 00:00, 20 March 2014 (UTC)

Sam Houston at Battle of San Jacinto painted by Henry McArdle

19 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 19 March 2014 (UTC)

Female Eulaema meriana visiting flower

  • 08:00, 19 March 2014 (UTC)

Side view of the Menacer, a gray and white Sega light gun peripheral for the Sega Genesis

  • 00:00, 19 March 2014 (UTC)

Javier Báez

18 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

Tatjana Gsovsky, 1946

  • 08:00, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

The Saddle Ridge Hoard

  • 00:00, 18 March 2014 (UTC)

The Flask, Hampstead

17 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 17 March 2014 (UTC)

Old Lone Star Brewery

  • 08:00, 17 March 2014 (UTC)

Mia May in The Mistress of the World

  • 00:00, 17 March 2014 (UTC)

Bank of Canada one dollar note, 1935

16 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 16 March 2014 (UTC)

Detail of Kazanie Skargi showing Piotr Skarga

  • 08:00, 16 March 2014 (UTC)

John C. Beale

  • 00:00, 16 March 2014 (UTC)

Chain boat

15 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 15 March 2014 (UTC)

The St Lawrence Lime Tree

  • 08:00, 15 March 2014 (UTC)

Homme au bain, by Gustave Caillebotte

  • 00:00, 15 March 2014 (UTC)

The head of Ocepeia

14 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:05, 14 March 2014 (UTC)

Tilkka in 2009

  • 08:20, 14 March 2014 (UTC)

Tepukei from the Santa Cruz Islands

  • 00:35, 14 March 2014 (UTC)

St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee

13 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:50, 13 March 2014 (UTC)

Leila Schneps

  • 09:05, 13 March 2014 (UTC)

Humidicutis mavis, near Waiohine Gorge, in Tararua Forest Park, New Zealand

  • 01:20, 13 March 2014 (UTC)

The constellation Auriga, Plate 7 from Urania's Mirror

12 March 2014[edit]

  • 17:35, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

Detail from Ruby Loftus Screwing a Breech Ring, a 1943 painting by British painter Laura Knight

  • 09:50, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

The Upper Flask after George Steevens lived there

  • 02:05, 12 March 2014 (UTC)

Elly Yunara, 1941

11 March 2014[edit]

  • 18:20, 11 March 2014 (UTC)

John J. Loud

  • 10:35, 11 March 2014 (UTC)

Rapinoe takes a corner kick in the gold medal match at the 2012 London Olympics

  • 01:55, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Kettle Creek

  • ... that the Kettle Creek (pictured) watershed contains eight percent of the Class A Wild Trout Streams in Pennsylvania?
  • ... that Karin Rehnqvist composed Puksånger & lockrop for singers Susanne Rosenberg and Lena Willemark, in which a section of kulning (cattle calling) "represents a rebellion"?
  • ... that Miguel Delibes was once the director of El Norte de Castilla?
  • ... that Paralympian James Whitley has been skiing since he was four years old?
  • ... that Barack Obama addressed the German public, seeking to mend relations described as "worse than ... the low-point in 2003 during the Iraq War" due to mass surveillance charges?
  • ... that Bexhill Museum refused to accept a portrait of its principal founder after she died?

10 March 2014[edit]

  • 18:10, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

Adam Rutherford at QED 2013

seated Buddhist monk in coloured pottery

  • 02:05, 10 March 2014 (UTC)

The Queen Elizabeth Way near Toronto in 1940

9 March 2014[edit]

  • 18:20, 9 March 2014 (UTC)

Pumps at Dunball in February 2014

Eleonora de Cisneros 1900

Portrait of Lucy Madox Brown, painted by her father, Ford Madox Brown

  • ... that a painting by Lucy Madox Brown (pictured as a child) was described by Dante Gabriel Rossetti as a "perfect picture"?
  • ... that Cordelia E. Cook, the first woman to receive the Bronze Star Medal, was also awarded the Purple Heart?
  • ... that before entering into films, Sharada Ramanathan was working as a cultural activist?
  • ... that in 2001, Ewa Ziarek wrote the book An Ethics of Dissensus?
  • ... that runner Marie Dollinger represented Germany in three Olympic Games, broke Olympic records and set a world record, but never won an Olympic medal?
  • ... that Australian artist Dorrit Black was influenced by the Modernist and Cubist art movements because of her studies in London and Paris?
  • ... that Soerip went from "Miss" to "Grandmother" in between films?

8 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 8 March 2014 (UTC)

The Sakharoffs

  • 08:00, 8 March 2014 (UTC)

Chen Yumei

  • 00:00, 8 March 2014 (UTC)

Karekin Khajag

7 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 7 March 2014 (UTC)

Portrait of Shukri al-Quwatli after his election as President, August 1943

  • 08:00, 7 March 2014 (UTC)

The Church of St Peter, Williton

  • 00:00, 7 March 2014 (UTC)

Huntington Junior College

6 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 6 March 2014 (UTC)

Melvil Dewey, the inventor of the Dewey Decimal classification.

  • 08:00, 6 March 2014 (UTC)

Rani Mukerji in January 2013

  • 00:00, 6 March 2014 (UTC)

Hurricane Nate near peak intensity

5 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 5 March 2014 (UTC)

Portrait of the Impromptu Virtuoso Teresa Bandettini-Landucci

  • 08:00, 5 March 2014 (UTC)

Hackney Chapel AME Zion Church in Unitia, Tennessee

  • 00:00, 5 March 2014 (UTC)

Francis Lombardi-built OTAS Grand Prix

4 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 4 March 2014 (UTC)

Rosina Galli

  • 08:00, 4 March 2014 (UTC)

Church of Our Lady of the Sign in Tyumen

  • 00:00, 4 March 2014 (UTC)

Cole Hamels pitching in 2010

3 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 3 March 2014 (UTC)

A black and white picture from above of an aircraft with planes on

  • 08:00, 3 March 2014 (UTC)

RS Puppis, a Cepheid variable star

  • 00:00, 3 March 2014 (UTC)

The frontispiece to the book My Memories, with a photograph of Wilhelmina, Countess Munster

2 March 2014[edit]

  • 16:00, 2 March 2014 (UTC)

The clock on the tower of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Newton St Loe

  • 07:45, 2 March 2014 (UTC)

Baby Doll Jacobson in 1922

1 March 2014[edit]

  • 23:30, 1 March 2014 (UTC)

William and Mary of Scotland

  • 15:15, 1 March 2014 (UTC)

Frédéric Chopin

  • 07:00, 1 March 2014 (UTC)

Clara Breed in the 1920s