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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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29 January 2023

  • 00:00, 29 January 2023 (UTC)
Diana and Endymion
Diana and Endymion

28 January 2023

  • 00:00, 28 January 2023 (UTC)
Laura Bergt Eskimo-kissing Spiro Agnew
Laura Bergt Eskimo-kissing Spiro Agnew

27 January 2023

  • 00:00, 27 January 2023 (UTC)
Passing Mother's Grave
Passing Mother's Grave

26 January 2023

  • 00:00, 26 January 2023 (UTC)
1946 Romanian propaganda poster
1946 Romanian propaganda poster

25 January 2023

  • 12:00, 25 January 2023 (UTC)
Polish National Ballet dancers in Concerto Barocco
Polish National Ballet dancers in Concerto Barocco
  • 00:00, 25 January 2023 (UTC)
Supermarine S.4
Supermarine S.4

24 January 2023

  • 12:00, 24 January 2023 (UTC)
Kalyani Sen (left)
Kalyani Sen (left)
  • ... that when visiting Britain during World War II, naval officer Kalyani Sen (pictured) reported that Indian women were breaking down prejudices against men and women working together by joining the military?
  • ... that the work of Danish plant physiologist Peter Boysen Jensen paved the way to the discovery of the plant growth hormone, auxin?
  • ... that the lobby of New York's 630 Ninth Avenue is decorated with stylized movie cameras, evoking the building's original purpose?
  • ... that Sosates was described as the "Jewish Homer", but all of his works are lost?
  • ... that health economist Selma Mushkin estimated in the early 1970s that up to 50 percent of poor children in Washington, D.C., were affected by lead poisoning?
  • ... that after the release of Enola Holmes in 2020, the original author's estate sued Netflix, claiming that it violated copyright laws because it depicted Sherlock Holmes as having emotions?
  • ... that Buffalo's band, cheerleaders, and radio crew were unable to make the trip to the 2022 Camellia Bowl due to a winter storm?
  • ... that a new parasite was described from a certain shrew's feces?
  • 00:00, 24 January 2023 (UTC)
Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX
Mercedes-Benz Vision EQXX

23 January 2023

  • 12:00, 23 January 2023 (UTC)
Tomb of Aegisthus
Tomb of Aegisthus
  • 00:00, 23 January 2023 (UTC)
Herat Citadel
Herat Citadel

22 January 2023

  • 12:00, 22 January 2023 (UTC)
Grey's Monument
Grey's Monument
  • 00:00, 22 January 2023 (UTC)
Mabel Freer
Mabel Freer

21 January 2023

  • 12:00, 21 January 2023 (UTC)
Forest Park Carousel
Forest Park Carousel
  • 00:00, 21 January 2023 (UTC)
Charles Wolley-Dod
Charles Wolley-Dod
  • ... that British Imperial Airways manager Charles Wolley-Dod (pictured) and two crew members were killed in an unexplained plane crash in Germany in 1937?
  • ... that after Archimedes first defined convex curves, mathematicians lost interest in their analysis until the 19th century, more than two millennia later?
  • ... that British architect Diane Haigh transformed one historic building into an art gallery and another into a hospice?
  • ... that Dana Holgorsen coached Houston in the 2022 Independence Bowl while wearing a jacket that honored Mike Leach, his late coach and mentor?
  • ... that Liu Ji'en was assassinated just 60 days after being crowned the emperor of the Northern Han?
  • ... that the developers of Sonic felt the series' linear design contained "little room for evolution" so they decided to make Sonic Frontiers an open world game?
  • ... that Governor Miguel Barbosa Huerta said that his predecessor's death in office was a punishment from God – and then died in office himself?
  • ... that Bothie was the only dog to "set paw" on both the North and South poles?

20 January 2023

  • 12:00, 20 January 2023 (UTC)
Yellow-spotted emerald
Yellow-spotted emerald
  • 00:00, 20 January 2023 (UTC)
Goodwin Fire burning in the Bradshaw Mountains
Goodwin Fire burning in the Bradshaw Mountains

19 January 2023

  • 12:00, 19 January 2023 (UTC)
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Snows
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Snows
  • 00:00, 19 January 2023 (UTC)
Emblem in Promptuarium Iconum Insigniorum
Emblem in Promptuarium Iconum Insigniorum

18 January 2023

  • 12:00, 18 January 2023 (UTC)
Coat of arms of Raphael de Mercatellis
Coat of arms of Raphael de Mercatellis
  • 00:00, 18 January 2023 (UTC)
A hallway, an example of a liminal space
A hallway, an example of a liminal space

17 January 2023

  • 12:00, 17 January 2023 (UTC)
Antoinette Tidjani Alou
Antoinette Tidjani Alou
  • 00:00, 17 January 2023 (UTC)
Disabled British tanks at Cambrai
Disabled British tanks at Cambrai

16 January 2023

  • 12:00, 16 January 2023 (UTC)
Talabaw soup
Talabaw soup
  • 00:00, 16 January 2023 (UTC)
Soony Saad
Soony Saad

15 January 2023

  • 12:00, 15 January 2023 (UTC)
Grave of Brigadier-General Roland Bradford
Grave of Brigadier-General Roland Bradford
  • 00:00, 15 January 2023 (UTC)
Row NYC Hotel, formerly the Royal Manhattan
Row NYC Hotel, formerly the Royal Manhattan

14 January 2023

  • 12:00, 14 January 2023 (UTC)
Janet Sorg Stoltzfus
Janet Sorg Stoltzfus
  • 00:00, 14 January 2023 (UTC)
Commander and soldiers of the Detached Unit of the Polish Army
Commander and soldiers of the Detached Unit of the Polish Army

13 January 2023

  • 12:00, 13 January 2023 (UTC)
Paul Oscar
Paul Oscar
  • 00:00, 13 January 2023 (UTC)
St. Regis New York
St. Regis New York

12 January 2023

  • 12:00, 12 January 2023 (UTC)
Eckford (far right) and his fellow pilots
Eckford (far right) and his fellow pilots
  • 00:00, 12 January 2023 (UTC)

11 January 2023

  • 12:00, 11 January 2023 (UTC)
Ruby Tandoh
Ruby Tandoh
  • 00:00, 11 January 2023 (UTC)
Marchfly fossil
Marchfly fossil

10 January 2023

  • 12:00, 10 January 2023 (UTC)
Lê Thị Tuyết Mai
Lê Thị Tuyết Mai
  • 00:00, 10 January 2023 (UTC)
Kyiv's old post office after its explosion
Kyiv's old post office after its explosion

9 January 2023

  • 12:00, 9 January 2023 (UTC)
Sigismund Mohr
Sigismund Mohr
  • 00:00, 9 January 2023 (UTC)
Mercedes-Benz CLK LM
Mercedes-Benz CLK LM

8 January 2023

  • 12:00, 8 January 2023 (UTC)
Skull in Ye Olde White Harte
Skull in Ye Olde White Harte
  • 00:00, 8 January 2023 (UTC)
Sir William Siemens
Sir William Siemens

7 January 2023

  • 12:00, 7 January 2023 (UTC)
Geneva official chestnut tree
Geneva official chestnut tree
  • 00:00, 7 January 2023 (UTC)
Kyrgyz man wearing a malahai
Kyrgyz man wearing a malahai
  • ... that the malahai (example pictured) served as a protective helmet, even though it is a fur hat?
  • ... that the show The Thing About Pam is based on Pam Hupp's involvement in the murder of Betsy Faria?
  • ... that Austin Reed's 497 passing yards in the 2022 New Orleans Bowl set a New Orleans Bowl record?
  • ... that Sarah Mardini worked as a humanitarian for refugees and now could be sentenced to 25 years in prison?
  • ... that Quasar Data Products' ruggedized QDP-300 microcomputer alerts the user if it is potentially overheating by sounding an alarm?
  • ... that a 2016 leaflet published by the British government warned that Brexit would increase the cost of living and lead to a decade or more of uncertainty?
  • ... that the Macks Creek Law originated in response to a state legislator getting a traffic ticket?
  • ... that James B. Jones got his nickname, "Jawbone", from his time as a traveling soap salesman?

6 January 2023

  • 12:00, 6 January 2023 (UTC)
Paul Taylor in Episodes
Paul Taylor in Episodes
  • 00:00, 6 January 2023 (UTC)
Marine painting by Isaac Sailmaker
Marine painting by Isaac Sailmaker
  • ... that artist Isaac Sailmaker (painting shown) was referred to in contemporary journals and books as "the father of British sea painting"?
  • ... that the audience sometimes heckles defeated sumo wrestlers by throwing zabuton onto the stage at them?
  • ... that while at high school, Johann Georg Seidenbusch declared to Our Lady: "ad carissimam Sponsam te eligo" (I choose thee as my dearest Bride)?
  • ... that Cincinnati hired Louisville's head football coach to replace their own outgoing head coach just days after the two teams were announced as opponents for the 2022 Fenway Bowl?
  • ... that George Jameson was the highest-scoring New Zealand night fighter pilot of World War II?
  • ... that when the former Clarence Hotel in Brighton began to collapse in 1990, the resulting closure of North Street diverted 120 buses per hour in each direction for a week?
  • ... that when serving as Governor of Riau, Soeripto helped found the province's first daily newspaper?
  • ... that Culver City's Measure VY would have allowed 16-year-olds to vote, but it fell short by 16 votes out of over 16,000?

5 January 2023

  • 12:00, 5 January 2023 (UTC)
Sao Sanda
Sao Sanda
  • 00:00, 5 January 2023 (UTC)
Monument to the Founders of Kyiv, depicted on a Ukrainian banknote
Monument to the Founders of Kyiv, depicted on a Ukrainian banknote

4 January 2023

  • 00:00, 4 January 2023 (UTC)
Wilhelmine Key
Wilhelmine Key

3 January 2023

  • 00:00, 3 January 2023 (UTC)
Myosotis pansa subsp. praeceps
Myosotis pansa subsp. praeceps

2 January 2023

  • 00:00, 2 January 2023 (UTC)
Union Pacific 4014
Union Pacific 4014

1 January 2023

  • 00:00, 1 January 2023 (UTC)
Sitara from the door of the Kaaba
Sitara from the door of the Kaaba