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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.

Archives are generally grouped by month of Main Page appearance. (Currently, DYK hooks are archived according to the date and time that they were taken off the Main Page.) To find which archive contains the fact that appeared on Did you know, go to article's talk page and follow the archive link in the DYK talk page message box.

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18 May 2022

  • 12:00, 18 May 2022 (UTC)
They Did Not Expect Him
They Did Not Expect Him
  • 00:00, 18 May 2022 (UTC)
Barbora Mokošová
Barbora Mokošová

17 May 2022

  • 12:00, 17 May 2022 (UTC)
J. T. Blatty
J. T. Blatty
  • 00:00, 17 May 2022 (UTC)
Southern Magazine cover, 1872
Southern Magazine cover, 1872

16 May 2022

  • 00:00, 16 May 2022 (UTC)
Great Pyramid and Great Sphinx of Giza, from The Archives of the Planet
Great Pyramid and Great Sphinx of Giza, from The Archives of the Planet

15 May 2022

  • 00:00, 15 May 2022 (UTC)
Lord William Beauchamp Nevill
Lord William Beauchamp Nevill

14 May 2022

  • 00:00, 14 May 2022 (UTC)
Sign Union flag
Sign Union flag
  • ... that French deafblind artist Arnaud Balard created the Sign Union flag (pictured) in 2013 to promote the global unity of deaf people?
  • ... that after the ANT catalog of espionage tools by the National Security Agency was leaked to the public, the tools were implemented as open-source hardware and software?
  • ... that as a young girl, Countess Ladislaja Harnoncourt was thought to be uneducatable and was nicknamed the "wild Laja"?
  • ... that during a promotional tour of Matt & Kim's third album Sidewalks, it was played on the public speaker system of the venue before each show began but none of its tracks were on the setlist?
  • ... that Brian Fawcett, who would have turned 78 today, taught English to inmates before becoming a full-time writer?
  • ... that Iowa radio station KTFC was partially powered by a wind turbine that the owner had bought from an Arizona wind farm?
  • ... that many places in the United Kingdom were racially segregated and non-white customers were banned from using spaces and facilities, even though the law never officially permitted such a colour bar?
  • ... that 19th-century Polish ethnographer Zorian Dołęga-Chodakowski travelled the countryside as a "wild man" and later appeared as a literary character?

13 May 2022

  • 00:00, 13 May 2022 (UTC)
Mooninite sign in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Mooninite sign in Cambridge, Massachusetts

12 May 2022

  • 00:00, 12 May 2022 (UTC)
Barbara Ann Wilcox
Barbara Ann Wilcox

11 May 2022

  • 00:00, 11 May 2022 (UTC)
Molodyy Theatre
Molodyy Theatre

10 May 2022

  • 00:00, 10 May 2022 (UTC)
Ron Miles
Ron Miles

9 May 2022

  • 00:00, 9 May 2022 (UTC)
Male crimson-headed partridge
Male crimson-headed partridge

8 May 2022

  • 00:00, 8 May 2022 (UTC)
Ella Henderson
Ella Henderson

7 May 2022

  • 00:00, 7 May 2022 (UTC)
Trachelomonas cervicula
Trachelomonas cervicula

6 May 2022

  • 00:00, 6 May 2022 (UTC)
Duke of Alcantara Stradivarius
Duke of Alcantara Stradivarius

5 May 2022

  • 00:00, 5 May 2022 (UTC)
NTT Docomo Deco Mail character
NTT Docomo Deco Mail character

4 May 2022

  • 00:00, 4 May 2022 (UTC)
Recycling symbol
Recycling symbol

3 May 2022

  • 00:00, 3 May 2022 (UTC)
Chinese Cultural Center before remodeling
Chinese Cultural Center before remodeling

2 May 2022

  • 00:00, 2 May 2022 (UTC)
1930 advertisement for Occidental
1930 advertisement for Occidental

1 May 2022

  • 00:00, 1 May 2022 (UTC)
Germaine Bailac
Germaine Bailac