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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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17 January 2022

  • 00:00, 17 January 2022 (UTC)
Donn Piatt
Donn Piatt

16 January 2022

  • 12:00, 16 January 2022 (UTC)
Terras Bridge, Cornwall
Terras Bridge, Cornwall
  • 00:00, 16 January 2022 (UTC)
Echinocereus websterianus, named after Gertrude Webster
Echinocereus websterianus, named after Gertrude Webster

15 January 2022

  • 12:00, 15 January 2022 (UTC)
Christine Haidegger
Christine Haidegger
  • 00:00, 15 January 2022 (UTC)
Tristan and Isolde (Death)
Tristan and Isolde (Death)

14 January 2022

  • 12:00, 14 January 2022 (UTC)
Square pyramid of cannonballs
Square pyramid of cannonballs
  • 00:00, 14 January 2022 (UTC)
Florence Church Bullard
Florence Church Bullard

13 January 2022

  • 12:00, 13 January 2022 (UTC)
Moylough Belt-Shrine
Moylough Belt-Shrine
  • 00:00, 13 January 2022 (UTC)
The Battle of the Saints (1782) by Thomas Luny
The Battle of the Saints (1782) by Thomas Luny

12 January 2022

  • 12:00, 12 January 2022 (UTC)
Motoo Ōtaguro
Motoo Ōtaguro
  • 00:00, 12 January 2022 (UTC)
Marquois scales
Marquois scales
  • ... that entry to the British Royal Military Academy required the use of a drawing triangle (examples pictured) with a completely different purpose from those used today?
  • ... that the starfish Luidia savignyi feeds on sea urchins and starfish, swallowing its prey whole?
  • ... that artist Marie Herndl was arrested after trying to meet with President Theodore Roosevelt about her art?
  • ... that the Gujarati poem "Shav Vahini Ganga" criticises the Indian government's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic?
  • ... that Byron Root Pierce was Michigan's last living Civil War general?
  • ... that Ken Johannson became the captain of the University of North Dakota ice hockey team despite attending the school on a football scholarship?
  • ... that a photo shoot on the Japanese survival program Who Is Princess? was published in the magazine Popteen?
  • ... that Play features Katy Perry interacting with a giant toilet and a giant face mask?

11 January 2022

  • 12:00, 11 January 2022 (UTC)
Wheat Field with Reaper and Sun
Wheat Field with Reaper and Sun
  • 00:00, 11 January 2022 (UTC)
Depiction of Osnas winning the Cross of St. George
Depiction of Osnas winning the Cross of St. George

10 January 2022

  • 12:00, 10 January 2022 (UTC)
Ladoga Skerries National Park
Ladoga Skerries National Park
  • 00:00, 10 January 2022 (UTC)
KiHa 81-3 car at the Kyoto Railway Museum
KiHa 81-3 car at the Kyoto Railway Museum
  • ... that to promote the KiHa 80 series train (example pictured), a film was made of a nine-car set on the Kawagoe, Jōban and Tōhoku Main Lines?
  • ... that although Alfred Hitchcock rejected James P. Cavanagh's script for Psycho it contained many elements used in the final film, including the iconic shower murder scene?
  • ... that the music hall song "Let's All Go Down the Strand", with its line "stay away from Germany, what's the good of going down the Rhine?" was popular with British soldiers during the First World War?
  • ... that the lynching of Lation Scott took more than three hours while thousands watched?
  • ... that the play-by-email game TribeNet, launched in the 1980s, allows players to gameplay activities ranging from combat to beekeeping?
  • ... that Stanton Catlin won a Grammy Award in 1965 for an essay on Mexican art?
  • ... that in Die Schneekönigin, an opera for children by George Alexander Albrecht after Andersen's "The Snow Queen", members of a children's choir play the roles of birds and ice crystals?
  • ... that while preparing for War Horse, theatre set designer Rae Smith spent weeks pretending to be a First World War British Army captain?

9 January 2022

  • 12:00, 9 January 2022 (UTC)
Poster for Shirley Chisholm's 1972 presidential campaign
Poster for Shirley Chisholm's 1972 presidential campaign
  • 00:00, 9 January 2022 (UTC)
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae
Symphyotrichum novae-angliae

8 January 2022

  • 12:00, 8 January 2022 (UTC)
Providence and Worcester Railroad train
Providence and Worcester Railroad train
  • 00:00, 8 January 2022 (UTC)
Johanna Quaas
Johanna Quaas

7 January 2022

  • 12:00, 7 January 2022 (UTC)
Times Square Church at the Mark Hellinger Theatre
Times Square Church at the Mark Hellinger Theatre
  • 00:00, 7 January 2022 (UTC)
Madonna and Child statue in Nothgottes
Madonna and Child statue in Nothgottes

6 January 2022

  • 12:00, 6 January 2022 (UTC)
Mike Gapes
Mike Gapes
  • 00:00, 6 January 2022 (UTC)
Loess landscape near Hunyuan, Datong, Shanxi Province, China
Loess landscape near Hunyuan, Datong, Shanxi Province, China

5 January 2022

  • 12:00, 5 January 2022 (UTC)
Bhupinder Singh of Patiala
Bhupinder Singh of Patiala
  • 00:00, 5 January 2022 (UTC)
Abel Tasman Monument
Abel Tasman Monument

4 January 2022

  • 12:00, 4 January 2022 (UTC)
Ed Sullivan Theater
Ed Sullivan Theater
  • 00:00, 4 January 2022 (UTC)
Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim
Ebrahim Ismail Ebrahim

3 January 2022

  • 12:00, 3 January 2022 (UTC)
40-foot radio telescope
40-foot radio telescope
  • 00:00, 3 January 2022 (UTC)
Individual E. persephone with 1,306 legs
Individual E. persephone with 1,306 legs

2 January 2022

  • 12:00, 2 January 2022 (UTC)
Yasmin Miller
Yasmin Miller
  • 00:00, 2 January 2022 (UTC)
First African Baptist Church in Christian Street Historic District
First African Baptist Church in Christian Street Historic District

1 January 2022

  • 12:00, 1 January 2022 (UTC)
"Drinka pinta milka day" on a 1959 poster
"Drinka pinta milka day" on a 1959 poster
  • 00:00, 1 January 2022 (UTC)
The twelve lucky grapes
The twelve lucky grapes