Wikipedia:WikiProject Women's History/Did You Know

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Did You Know? (DYK) is a feature on Wikipedia's Main Page that has "teasers" to new and recently expanded content.

Creating new articles of high importance and start quality and nominating them for DYK is a goal of this WikiProject.

  • Articles accepted for DYK are linked from the Main Page, encouraging other editors to jump in and contribute to articles within the scope of our project.
  • Writing well-cited articles about 1500-2000 characters in length is a great way for new editors to get used to working in Wikipedia.
  • Editors may work on articles in their personal sandboxes as long as they like, but they must be nominated for DYK within seven days of their appearance in the encyclopedia's mainspace.
  • Once you nominate an article for DYK (or have someone else nominate it for you, if the process seems overwhelming), some of the best editors in Wikipedia will see your article and help you improve it. Working in collaboration with other Wikipedians inside and outside of our project is one of the advantages of editing Wikipedia.
  • Some day, we will want a project Portal, and most portals have a section full of past DYK articles in their project area.

About DYK[edit]

Current nominations[edit]

Articles to be nominated[edit]

If you are new or unsure of the DYK rules and processes, you can list articles that you would like to nominate here for review by other project members.

Women's History DYKs[edit]

New DYKs[edit]

List approved Women's History DYKs here for inclusion in our Portal some day.

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{{*mp))... that both expressionist dancer Clotilde von Derp and her husband (pictured) were known for their transvestite costumes?" (appeared 8 March 2014)

Older DYKs

Please list the full DYK entries and dates for items within our scope that appeared prior to February 2011 here for future inclusion in the portal.
  • ... that Jane Edna Hunter, an African American social worker in Cleveland, Ohio, was born on the Woodburn Plantation in Pendleton, South Carolina?" (appeared 15 May 2009)

((*mp}}...that the English nurse Lucy Osburn was chosen by Florence Nightingale to train Australia's first nurses? (11 March 2007)

List[edit]

Please help transfer items from this list to the full entries list above, in alphabetical order.