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This is a selection of recently created new articles, greatly expanded former stub articles, and recently promoted Good Articles that were featured on the Main Page as part of Did you know? You can submit new pages for consideration. (Archives are grouped by month of Main page appearance.)

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Current archive

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20 February 2017

  • 12:00, 20 February 2017 (UTC)
Canal Lake Arch Bridge
Canal Lake Arch Bridge
  • 00:00, 20 February 2017 (UTC)
Leslie Skinner
Leslie Skinner

19 February 2017

  • 12:00, 19 February 2017 (UTC)
St. Marien am Behnitz interior
St. Marien am Behnitz interior
  • 00:00, 19 February 2017 (UTC)
Northern needle-clawed bushbaby
Northern needle-clawed bushbaby

18 February 2017

  • 12:00, 18 February 2017 (UTC)
Britannia Mines concentrator
Britannia Mines concentrator
  • 00:00, 18 February 2017 (UTC)
Space House, One Kemble Street
Space House, One Kemble Street

17 February 2017

  • 12:00, 17 February 2017 (UTC)
Anisa Mohammed in 2014
Anisa Mohammed

16 February 2017

  • 23:15, 16 February 2017 (UTC)
Chemical structure of apparicine
Chemical structure of apparicine
  • 11:00, 16 February 2017 (UTC)
Very Large Array radio telescopes
VLA radio telescopes

15 February 2017

  • 22:45, 15 February 2017 (UTC)
Ming carved lacquer tray
Carved lacquer tray
  • 10:30, 15 February 2017 (UTC)
Labyrinth of burning tealights
Labyrinth of burning tealights

14 February 2017

  • 22:15, 14 February 2017 (UTC)
An Ordnance Factory Board Mine Protected Vehicle
An OFB MPV
  • 03:29, 14 February 2017 (UTC)
Nesting Nemegtomaia
Nesting Nemegtomaia

13 February 2017

  • 15:44, 13 February 2017 (UTC)
Drawing of a flea by Robert Hooke
Drawing of a flea by Robert Hooke
  • 00:29, 13 February 2017 (UTC)
Hrithik Roshan in 2011
Hrithik Roshan

12 February 2017

  • 12:44, 12 February 2017 (UTC)
Carmo Planetarium
Carmo Planetarium


  • 00:43, 12 February 2017 (UTC)
Weaver ants
Weaver ants


11 February 2017

  • 12:37, 11 February 2017 (UTC)
Georgia O'Keeffe's painting
The Flag
  • 00:00, 11 February 2017 (UTC)
Pompeii Lakshmi
Pompeii Lakshmi

10 February 2017

  • 12:00, 10 February 2017 (UTC)
The Indian Church
The Indian Church
  • 00:00, 10 February 2017 (UTC)
Pamela Cunningham Copeland in 1960
Pamela Cunningham Copeland at Mt. Cuba

9 February 2017

  • 12:00, 9 February 2017 (UTC)
Roosevelt dime
Roosevelt dime
  • 00:00, 9 February 2017 (UTC)
Maximilian Chapel
Maximilian Chapel

8 February 2017

  • 12:00, 8 February 2017 (UTC)
HMS Spiteful
HMS Spiteful
  • 00:00, 8 February 2017 (UTC)
Wild cucumber
Wild cucumber

7 February 2017

  • 12:00, 7 February 2017 (UTC)
Damage and debris from the Manzanita tornado
Damage and debris from the Manzanita tornado
  • 00:00, 7 February 2017 (UTC)
White-browed robin-chat
White-browed robin-chat
  • ... that the white-browed robin-chat sometimes nests on occupied buildings' walls and trellises covered with climbing plants?
  • ... that under the 1850–1903 Oudh Bequest, six million rupees were transferred from the Indian kingdom of Oudh to the Shia holy cities of Najaf and Karbala?
  • ... that Tilo Medek set Lenin's Decree on Peace for speaking voice and four percussionists, and wrote an opera based on a Böll novel?
  • ... that the Precordillera Platform in Argentina may have originally broken off from rocks that are now in the southeastern United States?
  • ... that in the late 1970s Beryl Rawson used computers to analyse the family life of Roman slaves?
  • ... that the Big Sur Land Trust pioneered the "conservation buyer" method of preserving land, saving thousands of acres in Big Sur from possible development?
  • ... that scholars have debated whether the mysterious Third Murderer in William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth was Macbeth himself?

6 February 2017

  • 12:05, 6 February 2017 (UTC)
John Henry Wise
John Henry Wise
  • 00:20, 6 February 2017 (UTC)
Venus, engraving
Venus, engraving

5 February 2017

  • 12:35, 5 February 2017 (UTC)
Train of Tomorrow
Train of Tomorrow
  • ... that the dome cars of the Train of Tomorrow (pictured) were inspired by a ride in the Rocky Mountains in either an F-unit or a caboose's cupola?
  • ... that William T. Greenough is called a "towering figure in neuroscience" for showing that the structure of the brain changes throughout one's entire life, and not just in infancy?
  • ... that a documentary on Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen's troubled 1972 concert tour was completed in 1974 but released theatrically in 2017?
  • ... that Koh-i-Sultan volcano in Pakistan last erupted approximately 90,000 years ago and still displays fumarolic activity?
  • ... that educational video game Opening Night allowed young players to direct their own plays?
  • ... that St. Peter's Church, Colombo, was previously used as a banquet hall by the Dutch?
  • ... that Amy Richlin teaches ancient sex?
  • 00:50, 5 February 2017 (UTC)
Tsukada davidiifolia leaf fossil
T. davidiifolia

4 February 2017

  • 13:05, 4 February 2017 (UTC)
Monogram of printmaker Giovanni Battista Palumba
"Master I.B. with a Bird"
  • 01:20, 4 February 2017 (UTC)
Tooley Street during the fire of 1861
1861 Tooley Street fire

3 February 2017

  • 13:35, 3 February 2017 (UTC)
Map of Hell
Map of Hell
  • 01:50, 3 February 2017 (UTC)
Mary Jackson in 1977
Mary Jackson

2 February 2017

  • 12:10, 2 February 2017 (UTC)
Timoclea takes revenge
Timoclea
  • 00:25, 2 February 2017 (UTC)
Girl with Peaches
Girl with Peaches

1 February 2017

  • 12:40, 1 February 2017 (UTC)
Blue-winged parrot
Blue-winged parrot
  • 00:12, 1 February 2017 (UTC)
Elizabeth Plankinton House in 1890
Elizabeth Plankinton House in 1890
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