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This is a record of material that was recently featured on the Main Page as part of Did you know (DYK). Recently created new articles, greatly expanded former stub articles and recently promoted good articles are eligible; you can submit them for consideration.

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15 August 2020

  • 12:00, 15 August 2020 (UTC)
Statue of Hans Christian Heg
Statue of Hans Christian Heg
  • 00:00, 15 August 2020 (UTC)
Dona Joaninha
Dona Joaninha
  • ... that Dona Joaninha (pictured), which had hauled sugar cane across Brazil since 1940, was sold to a scrap dealer and then became a monument?
  • ... that today, JoAnne S. Bass becomes not only the first female senior enlisted member of any U.S. military branch, but also the first person of Asian descent to hold that position in the Air Force?
  • ... that in 1264, the Genoese captured an entire Venetian trade convoy after tricking the Venetian fleet into thinking that they had sailed for the Levant?
  • ... that William Bishop and Noël Poynter's biography of John Symcotts, sometime physician to Oliver Cromwell, provides a record of the life of a medical practitioner, whose work usually goes unrecognised?
  • ... that students in the Baranovich Yeshiva, a premier Torah institute in pre-war Europe, spent years learning to understand the simple meaning of the Talmud?
  • ... that more than 70 buildings designed by Paul Max Bertschy, the city architect of Liepāja for over 30 years, are still extant?
  • ... that the 2020 EFL League One play-off Final was played at Wembley Stadium in front of zero paying spectators?
  • ... that a "self-proclaimed public avenger" cut down the tower of Oregon television station KVDO-TV in 1976 to protest its sale to the state government?

14 August 2020

  • 12:00, 14 August 2020 (UTC)
Elizabeth Throsby in 1814
Elizabeth Throsby in 1814
  • 00:00, 14 August 2020 (UTC)
Oscar II
Oscar II

13 August 2020

  • 12:00, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
Het Nieuwe Instituut
Het Nieuwe Instituut
  • 00:00, 13 August 2020 (UTC)
John Bunyan sculpture
John Bunyan sculpture

12 August 2020

  • 12:00, 12 August 2020 (UTC)
Diagram of an ice hockey rink
Diagram of an ice hockey rink
  • 00:00, 12 August 2020 (UTC)
Yoko Taro
Yoko Taro

11 August 2020

  • 12:00, 11 August 2020 (UTC)
VikkiKitty holds a microphone and stands facing right
VikkiKitty
  • 00:00, 11 August 2020 (UTC)
Devunigutta Temple
Devunigutta Temple

10 August 2020

  • 12:00, 10 August 2020 (UTC)
Reminiscence of the Tempyō Era
Reminiscence of the Tempyō Era
  • 00:00, 10 August 2020 (UTC)
Cobra King shortly after battling into the Bastogne perimeter
Cobra King shortly after battling into the Bastogne perimeter

9 August 2020

  • 12:00, 9 August 2020 (UTC)
Truman Taylor
Truman Taylor
  • 00:00, 9 August 2020 (UTC)
Princess Bari
Princess Bari

8 August 2020

  • 12:00, 8 August 2020 (UTC)
Woolly thistle
Woolly thistle
  • 00:00, 8 August 2020 (UTC)
John "JR" Robinson
John "JR" Robinson

7 August 2020

  • 12:00, 7 August 2020 (UTC)
UNESCO World Heritage logo
UNESCO World Heritage logo
  • 00:00, 7 August 2020 (UTC)
Ugandan national anthem

6 August 2020

  • 12:00, 6 August 2020 (UTC)
Liselotte Funcke in 1974
Liselotte Funcke in 1974
  • 00:00, 6 August 2020 (UTC)
Queen Victoria statue in Valletta
Queen Victoria statue in Valletta

5 August 2020

  • 12:00, 5 August 2020 (UTC)
Palika Kendra
Palika Kendra
  • 00:00, 5 August 2020 (UTC)
Adam van Koeverden
Adam van Koeverden

4 August 2020

  • 12:00, 4 August 2020 (UTC)
Mughal nobleman on horseback, c. 1656
Mughal nobleman on horseback, c. 1656
  • 00:00, 4 August 2020 (UTC)
Flag of Grenada
Flag of Grenada

3 August 2020

  • 12:00, 3 August 2020 (UTC)
Konnie Huq in 2006
Konnie Huq
  • 00:00, 3 August 2020 (UTC)
Richard Ernest Dupuy announces the Normandy landings.

2 August 2020

  • 12:00, 2 August 2020 (UTC)
Lake Poway
Lake Poway
  • 00:00, 2 August 2020 (UTC)
Cardinal Gérald Lacroix
Cardinal Gérald Lacroix

1 August 2020

  • 12:00, 1 August 2020 (UTC)
Enamelled-glass jar from Thutmose III's tomb
Enamelled-glass jar from Thutmose III's tomb
  • 00:00, 1 August 2020 (UTC)
Glutonny
Glutonny