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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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25 July 2021

  • 12:00, 25 July 2021 (UTC)
Artwork showing Murray (right) and Michael Brake with lightsabers as "Jedi rowers"
Artwork showing Murray (right) and Michael Brake with lightsabers as "Jedi rowers"
  • 00:00, 25 July 2021 (UTC)
J. S. Moll
J. S. Moll

24 July 2021

  • 12:00, 24 July 2021 (UTC)
Leeds Tiger
Leeds Tiger
  • 00:00, 24 July 2021 (UTC)
Johann Rist
Johann Rist

23 July 2021

  • 12:00, 23 July 2021 (UTC)
Emma Twigg
Emma Twigg
  • 00:00, 23 July 2021 (UTC)
Jadran
Jadran

22 July 2021

  • 12:00, 22 July 2021 (UTC)
Marie Antoinette and Her Children by Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun
Marie Antoinette and Her Children by Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun
  • 00:00, 22 July 2021 (UTC)
a figure skater performing a spin where the second leg is pointing up
Denise Biellmann performing an upright spin

21 July 2021

  • 12:00, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
  • 00:00, 21 July 2021 (UTC)
Mr. Bean in Leicester Square
Mr. Bean in Leicester Square

20 July 2021

  • 12:00, 20 July 2021 (UTC)
Shanka Basadi
Shanka Basadi
  • 00:00, 20 July 2021 (UTC)
John Rolph
John Rolph

19 July 2021

  • 12:00, 19 July 2021 (UTC)
One57
One57
  • 00:00, 19 July 2021 (UTC)
Melville Fuller
Melville Fuller

18 July 2021

  • 12:00, 18 July 2021 (UTC)
S. lateriflorum flower heads
S. lateriflorum flower heads
  • 00:00, 18 July 2021 (UTC)
Campaign button from Carter's 1976 presidential campaign
Campaign button from Carter's 1976 presidential campaign

17 July 2021

  • 12:00, 17 July 2021 (UTC)
New Forest Buckhounds
New Forest Buckhounds
  • 00:00, 17 July 2021 (UTC)
Theodolinda Hahnsson
Theodolinda Hahnsson

16 July 2021

  • 12:00, 16 July 2021 (UTC)
Coral reef restoration
Coral reef restoration
  • 00:00, 16 July 2021 (UTC)
The Angel with Golden Hair
The Angel with Golden Hair

15 July 2021

  • 12:00, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
Political cartoon depicting Truman and Dewey
Political cartoon depicting Truman and Dewey
  • 00:00, 15 July 2021 (UTC)
Urine deflector at the Bank of England
Urine deflector at the Bank of England

14 July 2021

  • 12:00, 14 July 2021 (UTC)
Detail of Van Ruytenburch from The Night Watch
Detail of Van Ruytenburch from The Night Watch
  • 00:00, 14 July 2021 (UTC)
Pole Vault antenna
Pole Vault antenna

13 July 2021

  • 12:00, 13 July 2021 (UTC)
Alec Tyree
Alec Tyree
  • 00:00, 13 July 2021 (UTC)
Cyclist
Cyclist

12 July 2021

  • 12:00, 12 July 2021 (UTC)
Branka Veselinović
Branka Veselinović
  • 00:00, 12 July 2021 (UTC)
Enslaved people being thrown from a ship
Enslaved people being thrown from a ship

11 July 2021

  • 12:00, 11 July 2021 (UTC)
Jews forced to perform calisthenics during the Eleftherias Square roundup
Jews forced to perform calisthenics during the Eleftherias Square roundup
  • ... that 9,000 Greek Jews were targeted by the 1942 Eleftherias Square roundup (pictured), and those who collapsed were attacked by dogs?
  • ... that Ellora Derenoncourt demonstrated that the expansion of minimum wage in 1967 accounted for 20 percent of the reduction in racial income gaps in the United States during the civil rights era?
  • ... that Japanese industrialist Ichizō Kobayashi established the Takarazuka Grand Theater in the city of Takarazuka because it was located at the terminus of a train line owned by his company?
  • ... that Marja Kubašec was both the first Sorbian woman to receive a formal teacher training and the first woman to write a novel in Upper Sorbian?
  • ... that the many refugees who have entered Canada via Roxham Road at the border between New York and Quebec since 2017 may not have been breaking any laws?
  • ... that the volcanic crater Cerro Overo formed about 77,000 years ago?
  • ... that June Fernández wrote "I Wanted Sex But Not Like That"?
  • ... that the meagre attendance at the 1960 European Nations' Cup Final in Paris was blamed on crowds who "wanted western European glamour, not mysterious teams from the other side of Europe"?
  • 00:00, 11 July 2021 (UTC)
"Daisy"

10 July 2021

  • 12:00, 10 July 2021 (UTC)
Red-billed pied tanager
Red-billed pied tanager
  • 00:00, 10 July 2021 (UTC)
Georg Liebling
Georg Liebling

9 July 2021

  • 12:00, 9 July 2021 (UTC)
Shrine of Miosach, late 11th and early 16th centuries
Shrine of Miosach, late 11th and early 16th centuries
  • 00:00, 9 July 2021 (UTC)
Charlie N. Holmberg
Charlie N. Holmberg

8 July 2021

  • 12:00, 8 July 2021 (UTC)
Little Island panorama
Little Island panorama
  • 00:00, 8 July 2021 (UTC)
One of the first stamps from the Pitcairn Islands
One of the first stamps from the Pitcairn Islands

7 July 2021

  • 12:00, 7 July 2021 (UTC)
Nubian pyramids in Sudan
Nubian pyramids in Sudan
  • 00:00, 7 July 2021 (UTC)
Jane Margyl
Jane Margyl

6 July 2021

  • 00:00, 6 July 2021 (UTC)
Coat of arms of the British Virgin Islands
Coat of arms of the British Virgin Islands

5 July 2021

  • 00:00, 5 July 2021 (UTC)
Rib vault of the Heiligen-Geist-Kapelle, Bruck
Rib vault of the Heiligen-Geist-Kapelle, Bruck

4 July 2021

  • 00:00, 4 July 2021 (UTC)
Gabi with his mother Tamar
Gabi with his mother Tamar

3 July 2021

  • 00:00, 3 July 2021 (UTC)
Parliament Hill, Ottawa
Parliament Hill, Ottawa

2 July 2021

  • 00:00, 2 July 2021 (UTC)
Flag of Nova Scotia
Flag of Nova Scotia

1 July 2021

  • 00:00, 1 July 2021 (UTC)
Illustration from the Anis Al-Hujjaj
Illustration from the Anis Al-Hujjaj