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Updated DYK query.svg On 8 September 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Wilfrid Oulton, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Wilfrid Oulton was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for sinking three U-boats in one month? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Wilfrid Oulton. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Wilfrid Oulton), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Alex ShihTalk 00:03, 8 September 2017 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 16 September 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Project Emily, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that British crews launched Thor intermediate-range ballistic missiles (example pictured) from Vandenberg Air Force Base as part of Project Emily? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Project Emily. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Project Emily), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:02, 16 September 2017 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 24 September 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Frederick Brundrett, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Frederick Brundrett, the UK's Chief Scientific Adviser to the Ministry of Defence, was one of Britain's oldest first-class field hockey players? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Frederick Brundrett. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Frederick Brundrett), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:02, 24 September 2017 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 26 September 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article 1958 US–UK Mutual Defence Agreement, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan described the 1958 US–UK Mutual Defence Agreement as the "great prize"? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/1958 US–UK Mutual Defence Agreement. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, 1958 US–UK Mutual Defence Agreement), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Alex ShihTalk 01:33, 26 September 2017 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 5 October 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Lorna Arnold, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that as UK secretary in the Economic Directorate of the Allied Control Council in post-war Berlin, Lorna Arnold slept with a revolver under her pillow? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Lorna Arnold. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Lorna Arnold), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Alex ShihTalk 03:32, 5 October 2017 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 15 October 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article John D. Hoffman, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that John D. Hoffman was the only member of the Manhattan District to be awarded the Soldier's Medal, the United States Army's highest award for heroism in a non-combat situation? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/John D. Hoffman. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, John D. Hoffman), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Alex ShihTalk 01:02, 15 October 2017 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 11 November 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article 2017 IWBF Asia-Oceania Championships, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the Rollers won the 2017 Asia-Oceania Wheelchair Basketball Championships, while the Gliders came in second? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/2017 IWBF Asia-Oceania Championships. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, 2017 IWBF Asia-Oceania Championships), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:03, 11 November 2017 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 17 November 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Annabelle Lindsay, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that after being injured, Annabelle Lindsay relinquished a scholarship to play college basketball in the United States but has since been awarded another to play wheelchair basketball? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Annabelle Lindsay. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Annabelle Lindsay), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:02, 17 November 2017 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 27 November 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Polaris Sales Agreement, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the United States supplied ballistic missiles (example pictured) to Great Britain under the Polaris Sales Agreement? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Polaris Sales Agreement. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Polaris Sales Agreement), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Graeme Bartlett (talk) 00:12, 27 November 2017 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 26 December 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Quebec Agreement, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that under terms of the Quebec Agreement, the United States had to seek British agreement to use nuclear weapons against Japan? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Quebec Agreement. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Quebec Agreement), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Coffee // have a ☕️ // beans // 00:02, 26 December 2017 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 28 December 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Rudolf Peierls, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Rudolf Peierls was awarded the Medal of Freedom, but was later refused entry to the United States because he was suspected of being a spy? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Rudolf Peierls. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Rudolf Peierls), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:02, 28 December 2017 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 29 December 2017, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article British logistics in the Falklands War, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that British logistics in the Falklands War depended on ships that were STUFT? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/British logistics in the Falklands War. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, British logistics in the Falklands War), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 00:03, 29 December 2017 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 17 January 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article British logistics in the Normandy Campaign, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/British logistics in the Normandy Campaign. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, British logistics in the Normandy Campaign), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Vanamonde (talk) 04:20, 17 January 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 19 January 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Randle Feilden, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Major General Sir Randle Feilden has a horse race named in his memory? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Randle Feilden. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Randle Feilden), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Coffee // have a ☕️ // beans // 03:18, 19 January 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 27 January 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Frisch–Peierls memorandum, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the authors of the 1940 Frisch–Peierls memorandum were assigned to research nuclear weapons because, as enemy aliens, they could not work on secret military projects? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Frisch–Peierls memorandum. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Frisch–Peierls memorandum), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Alex Shih (talk) 00:03, 27 January 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 29 January 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Miles Graham, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Major General Miles Graham was Monty's logistics supremo in both North Africa and North-West Europe during the Second World War? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Miles Graham. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Miles Graham), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

~~ 00:03, 29 January 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 6 February 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Brian Robertson, 1st Baron Robertson of Oakridge, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that General Sir Brian Robertson said: "General Montgomery does not cheat – whether that is due to his innate honesty or the fact that I watch him like a cat does not matter"? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Brian Robertson, 1st Baron Robertson of Oakridge. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Brian Robertson, 1st Baron Robertson of Oakridge), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Cas Liber (talk · contribs) 02:08, 6 February 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 21 March 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Ronald Forbes Adam, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that during the Second World War, General Ronald Forbes Adam instituted aptitude tests for new recruits to the British Army? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Ronald Forbes Adam. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Ronald Forbes Adam), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Gatoclass (talk) 00:02, 21 March 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 10 April 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Clifford E. Charlesworth, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Clifford E. Charlesworth was a NASA Flight Director during the Apollo 11 Moon landing mission? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Clifford E. Charlesworth. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Clifford E. Charlesworth), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Alex Shih (talk) 00:03, 10 April 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 17 April 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article 2018 AFL Women's Grand Final, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that at the conclusion of the 2018 AFL Women's Grand Final, acting captain Ellie Blackburn called upon her suspended skipper Katie Brennan to help hoist the team's trophy? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/2018 AFL Women's Grand Final. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, 2018 AFL Women's Grand Final), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Alex Shih (talk) 00:02, 17 April 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 24 April 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Levering Smith, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Levering Smith, a US Navy officer, was credited with assisting the UK Polaris programme to finish "on time and on budget, an unprecedented feat in British naval history"? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Levering Smith. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Levering Smith), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Gatoclass (talk) 12:01, 24 April 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 26 April 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Katherine Oppenheimer, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Katherine Oppenheimer, the wife of physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer, was a cousin of German Field Marshal Wilhelm Keitel? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Katherine Oppenheimer. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Katherine Oppenheimer), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Gatoclass (talk) 12:01, 26 April 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 27 April 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Polaris (UK nuclear programme), which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that a series of British nuclear tests was carried out in the United States to develop warheads for the UK Polaris programme? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Polaris (UK nuclear programme). You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Polaris (UK nuclear programme)), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Gatoclass (talk) 12:03, 27 April 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 28 April 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article We choose to go to the Moon, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that President John F. Kennedy (pictured) said: "We choose to go to the Moon in this decade and do the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard"? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/We choose to go to the Moon. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, We choose to go to the Moon), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Gatoclass (talk) 00:02, 28 April 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 6 May 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Charlotte Serber, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Charlotte Serber worked at the secret Project Y during World War II, but after the war could not get a security clearance to work as a librarian at Berkeley? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Charlotte Serber. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Charlotte Serber), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Gatoclass (talk) 12:02, 6 May 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 9 May 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Ruby Boye, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Ruby Boye (pictured) was Australia's only female coastwatcher? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Ruby Boye. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Ruby Boye), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Gatoclass (talk) 00:01, 9 May 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 10 May 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Frederick Gilbreath, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Frederick Gilbreath (pictured) commanded the 7th Cavalry? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Frederick Gilbreath. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Frederick Gilbreath), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Gatoclass (talk) 00:01, 10 May 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 13 May 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Hugh Mackenzie (Royal Navy officer), which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the British submariner Hugh Mackenzie (pictured) was credited with sinking over 40,000 tons of enemy shipping, including Mussolini's yacht Diana? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Hugh Mackenzie (Royal Navy officer). You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Hugh Mackenzie (Royal Navy officer)), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

Gatoclass (talk) 12:16, 13 May 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 18 May 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Anne Beaumanoir, which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that Anne Beaumanoir (pictured) and her parents were recognised as Righteous Among the Nations for saving two Jewish children in France during the Second World War? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Anne Beaumanoir. You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Anne Beaumanoir), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

— Maile (talk) 01:42, 18 May 2018 (UTC)

Updated DYK query.svg On 23 May 2018, Did you know was updated with a fact from the article Trident (UK nuclear programme), which you recently created, substantially expanded, or brought to good article status. The fact was ... that the UK's Trident nuclear missile submarines (HMS Victorious pictured) use a version of Windows XP known as Windows for Submarines? The nomination discussion and review may be seen at Template:Did you know nominations/Trident (UK nuclear programme). You are welcome to check how many page hits the article got while on the front page (here's how, Trident (UK nuclear programme)), and it may be added to the statistics page if the total is over 5,000. Finally, if you know of an interesting fact from another recently created article, then please feel free to suggest it on the Did you know talk page.

— Maile (talk) 01:06, 23 May 2018 (UTC)