Wikipedia 'Featured article': September 24

" Wreckage of the Japanese submarine I-1 Operation Ke was the largely successful withdrawal of Japanese forces from Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands during World War II. All attempts by the Japanese army to recapture Henderson Field, the only airfield on the island being used by Allied aircraf…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': September 24

"A female red-crowned woodpecker (Melanerpes rubricapillus rubricapillus). Trinidad and Tobago became a Republic on August 1, 1976. September 24 is Republic Day, the date when the Parliament first met. "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': September 24

"September 24: Mid-Autumn Festival (Chinese calendar, 2018); First day of Sukkot (Judaism, 2018); Heritage Day in South Africa Alfred Deakin 1789 – The Judiciary Act of 1789 was signed into law, establishing the U.S. federal judiciary and setting the number of Supreme Court Justices. 1841 – Raja Mud…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': September 23

" The red-billed tropicbird is a seabird, one of three species in the family Phaethontidae. Resembling a tern, it has mostly white plumage with some black markings on the wings and back, a black mask and a red bill. Most adults have tail streamers that are about two times their body length, and …"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': September 23

"A view of the interior of Nasir ol Molk Mosque located in Shiraz, Iran. The mosque includes extensive colored glass in its facade that makes beautiful colors when light is passed through it and is reflected on the carpets. "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': September 23

"September 23: Banned Books Week begins (2018); Celebrate Bisexuality Day; National Day in Saudi Arabia (1932) Ramón Emeterio Betances 1568 – Anglo-Spanish War: At San Juan de Ulúa (in what is now Veracruz, Mexico), Spanish naval forces forced English privateers to halt their illegal trade. 1803 – M…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': September 22

"Guy Burgess (1911–1963) was a British diplomat and Soviet agent, a member of the Cambridge Five spy ring that operated from the mid-1930s to the early years of the Cold War. His defection in 1951 to the Soviet Union, with his fellow-spy Donald Maclean, led to a serious breach in Anglo-American …"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': September 22

"View from Mönchsberg to Hohensalzburg Castle and the historic center of Salzburg, federal state of Salzburg, Austria "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': September 22

"September 22: Independence Day in Mali (1960); Day of Baltic Unity in Latvia and Lithuania Richard Wagner 1499 – The Swabian War between the Old Swiss Confederacy and the House of Habsburg came to a close with the signing of the Treaty of Basel. 1869 – Das Rheingold, the first of four operas in Der…"

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Wikimedia Foundation News: Wikimedia Foundation releases gender equity report

"In April 2017, the Wikimedia Foundation’s Community Resources team launched the Gender Diversity Mapping Project to gather feedback from Wikimedians at the forefront of gender equity efforts in the Wikimedia movement. Our plan was…"

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Wikimedia Foundation News: The insights series: Rodrigo Barbano Tejera

"Over the last few years, the annual Wikimedia Conference has seen many more individuals in emerging communities. This year, Wikimedians from 79 countries, representing nearly one hundred movement affiliates, contributed to the event’s cultural, regional, and langua…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': September 21

" Future Science Fiction and Science Fiction Stories were two American magazines published under various names between 1939 and 1943 and again from 1950 to 1960. Both publications were edited by Charles Hornig for the first few issues; Robert W. Lowndes took over in late 1941, and remained edito…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': September 21

"NZR JA class 1271 crossing the Otaki River on returning from an excursion to Woodville, New Zealand "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': September 21

"September 21: International Day of Peace The Angel Moroni delivers the golden plates to Joseph Smith Jr. 1823 – According to Joseph Smith Jr., he was first visited by the Angel Moroni (pictured), who would guide him to the golden plates that became the basis of the Book of Mormon. 1938 – The Great …"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': September 20

" Cast of the holotype tooth Dromaeosauroides was a theropod dinosaur that lived around 140 million years ago during the Early Cretaceous, making it one of the oldest known dromaeosaurs. In 2000 and 2008, two fossilised teeth from this genus (cast pictured) were discovered in the Jydegaard Forma…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': September 20

"European Brown Bear (Ursus arctos arctos) at Whipsnade Zoo "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': September 20

"September 20: Day of Ashura (Islam, 2018) Great Buddha, Kamakura, Japan 1260 – The second of two major Prussian uprisings by the Prussian tribe of Balts began against the Teutonic Knights. 1498 – A tsunami caused by the Nankai earthquake washed away the building housing the statue of the Great Budd…"

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Wikimedia Foundation News: EU copyright vote leaves the future of online participation uncertain

"The European Parliament’s September 12 vote on the proposed Copyright Directive was a missed opportunity to improve copyright, after many years of discussion: Two years ago, the European Commission set out to modernize…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': September 19

" Kate Sheppard (1848–1934) was the most prominent member of the women's suffrage movement in New Zealand, and is one of that nation's best-known historical figures. Born in Liverpool, England, she migrated to New Zealand with her family in 1868, joining religious and social organisations there,…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': September 19

"Torah ark and Bema at the Spanish Synagogue (in Czech Španělská synagoga) in Josefov, Prague, Czech Republic "

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