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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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28 January 2021

  • 12:00, 28 January 2021 (UTC)
Adlai Stevenson II
Adlai Stevenson II
  • 00:00, 28 January 2021 (UTC)
Mary Jones in 1865
Mary Jones in 1865

27 January 2021

  • 12:00, 27 January 2021 (UTC)
Vision wrapping of the Ringturm
Vision wrapping of the Ringturm
  • ... that the Ringturm, a 65-year-old skyscraper in Vienna, has been wrapped by artists in summer, such as Mihael Milunovi?'s Vision (pictured) in 2017?
  • ... that the formation of the Central Irian Jaya province in Indonesia, which was headed by Herman Monim, caused a civil war between the supporters and opponents of the province?
  • ... that the 1951 film The Basketball Fix is based on a real-life scandal involving college basketball betting?
  • ... that architect Piers Taylor had to carry the materials for building his award-winning home "Moonshine" over a 600-metre (2,000 ft) woodland incline?
  • ... that the book In Praise of Blood was described as "an immediate, destabilizing influence on the world of orthodox Rwandan scholarship"?
  • ... that Susan Estes is the first woman to have her own company in the historically male bond-trading business in the U.S.?
  • ... that during the Yamagata Hanagasa Festival, ten thousand people sing and dance on Japan National Route 112?
  • ... that "New Year's Day" by Taylor Swift was recorded in "scratch takes" that did not filter out unwanted sounds from the outside environment?
  • 00:00, 27 January 2021 (UTC)
Shamsa on the ceiling of the Tomb of Hafez, Iran
Shamsa on the ceiling of the Tomb of Hafez, Iran

26 January 2021

  • 12:00, 26 January 2021 (UTC)
Manjappada roadshow
Manjappada roadshow
  • 00:00, 26 January 2021 (UTC)
Gotthilf Fischer
Gotthilf Fischer

25 January 2021

  • 12:00, 25 January 2021 (UTC)
Hearst Tower
Hearst Tower
  • 00:00, 25 January 2021 (UTC)
Antoinette Dinga Dzondo
Antoinette Dinga Dzondo

24 January 2021

  • 12:00, 24 January 2021 (UTC)
Northern masked owl
Northern masked owl
  • 00:00, 24 January 2021 (UTC)
DC-XA Clipper Graham
DC-XA Clipper Graham

23 January 2021

  • 12:00, 23 January 2021 (UTC)
Vilma Nú?ez
Vilma Nú?ez
  • 00:00, 23 January 2021 (UTC)
Richards Building
Richards Building

22 January 2021

  • 12:00, 22 January 2021 (UTC)
To the Rescue by Hilda Annetta Walker
To the Rescue by Hilda Annetta Walker
  • 00:00, 22 January 2021 (UTC)
SS Edward L. Ryerson
SS Edward L. Ryerson

21 January 2021

  • 12:00, 21 January 2021 (UTC)
Ingrid Bergman in Gaslight (1944)
Ingrid Bergman in Gaslight (1944)
  • 00:00, 21 January 2021 (UTC)
Theodore Roosevelt desk in the Truman Oval Office
Theodore Roosevelt desk in the Truman Oval Office

20 January 2021

  • 12:00, 20 January 2021 (UTC)
Isaac Newton
Isaac Newton
  • 00:00, 20 January 2021 (UTC)
musicians rehearsing socially distanced
Cantata rehearsal in the Dreik?nigskirche, 2020

19 January 2021

  • 12:00, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
Two kusarigamas
Two kusarigamas
  • 00:00, 19 January 2021 (UTC)
Three-story red brick buildings
Historic buildings on South Main Street in Memphis, Tennessee

18 January 2021

  • 12:00, 18 January 2021 (UTC)
Kansas City Ballet dancers in Theme and Variations
Kansas City Ballet dancers in Theme and Variations
  • 00:00, 18 January 2021 (UTC)
Statue of a cooper hammering a shaping truss onto the staves of a barrel
The Burton Cooper

17 January 2021

  • 12:00, 17 January 2021 (UTC)
Rodat in coif and veil
Saint ?milie de Rodat
  • 00:00, 17 January 2021 (UTC)
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Clouded leopard

16 January 2021

  • 12:00, 16 January 2021 (UTC)
Pank playing a cello
Siegfried Pank
  • 00:00, 16 January 2021 (UTC)
Page of illuminated manuscript showing John of Patmos and the coats of arms of Joan of France and Catherine of Armagnac
Miniature from the book of hours of Joan of France

15 January 2021

  • 12:00, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
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Patent diagram for the Deats plow
  • 00:00, 15 January 2021 (UTC)
Model of Galactic Radiation and Background satellite 1 (GRAB-1)
Model of Galactic Radiation and Background satellite 1 (GRAB-1)

14 January 2021

  • 12:00, 14 January 2021 (UTC)
Adi Utarini
Adi Utarini
  • 00:00, 14 January 2021 (UTC)
Pencil towers in New York City
Pencil towers in New York City

13 January 2021

  • 12:00, 13 January 2021 (UTC)
Black and white engraving of a woman in elaborate costume
Rosalbina Caradori as Zora, the slave girl
  • 00:00, 13 January 2021 (UTC)
Konrad von Altstetten, his lover, and his falcon
Konrad von Altstetten, his lover, and his falcon

12 January 2021

  • 12:00, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
Aramaic document in the Khalili Collection
Aramaic document in the Khalili Collection
  • 00:00, 12 January 2021 (UTC)
Werner Heisenberg
Werner Heisenberg

11 January 2021

  • 12:00, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
M42 sub-basement
M42 sub-basement
  • 00:00, 11 January 2021 (UTC)
John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara in The Quiet Man
John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara in The Quiet Man

10 January 2021

  • 12:00, 10 January 2021 (UTC)
Stockton Flyer
Stockton Flyer
  • 00:00, 10 January 2021 (UTC)
Clarence E. Willard, with a photographic effect showing his increase in height
Clarence E. Willard, with a photographic effect showing his increase in height

9 January 2021

  • 12:00, 9 January 2021 (UTC)
Santal 33
Santal 33
  • 00:00, 9 January 2021 (UTC)
Mercy dog carrying a soldier's helmet (1918)
Mercy dog carrying a soldier's helmet (1918)

8 January 2021

  • 12:00, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
Recumbent stone (centre) at Aikey Brae
Recumbent stone (centre) at Aikey Brae
  • 00:00, 8 January 2021 (UTC)
Clara Bow
Clara Bow

7 January 2021

  • 12:00, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
Dosan Ahn Chang Ho Memorial Interchange
Dosan Ahn Chang Ho Memorial Interchange
  • 00:00, 7 January 2021 (UTC)
Christine Nagel
Christine Nagel

6 January 2021

  • 12:00, 6 January 2021 (UTC)
Detail from Adoration of the Magi by the Master
Detail from Adoration of the Magi by the Master
  • 00:00, 6 January 2021 (UTC)
Max Born
Max Born

5 January 2021

  • 00:00, 5 January 2021 (UTC)
View of El Paso at Sunset (c.?1922–1925)
View of El Paso at Sunset (c. 1922–1925)

4 January 2021

  • 00:00, 4 January 2021 (UTC)
Kathleen Byron as a nurse in Life in Her Hands
Kathleen Byron as a nurse in Life in Her Hands

3 January 2021

  • 00:00, 3 January 2021 (UTC)
Panchkuta Basadi, Humcha
Panchkuta Basadi, Humcha

2 January 2021

  • 00:00, 2 January 2021 (UTC)
Dinah Washington
Dinah Washington

1 January 2021

  • 00:00, 1 January 2021 (UTC)
Micrograph of fumarole minerals from Tolbachik
Micrograph of fumarole minerals from Tolbachik