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Wikipedia article of the day for January 29, 2020

The Wikipedia article of the day for January 29, 2020 is 23rd (Northumbrian) Division. The 23rd (Northumbrian) Division was an infantry division of the British Army in the Second World War. Formed in 1939 from…

Wikipedia article of the day for January 28, 2020

The Wikipedia article of the day for January 28, 2020 is Persoonia linearis. Persoonia linearis, the narrow-leaved geebung, is a shrub native to New South Wales and Victoria in eastern Australia. It reaches 3 m (9.8 ft),…

Wikipedia article of the day for January 27, 2020

The Wikipedia article of the day for January 27, 2020 is Japanese battleship Hyūga. Hyūga was the second of two Ise-class battleships built for the Imperial Japanese Navy during the 1910s. The battleship supported Japanese…

Wikipedia article of the day for January 26, 2020

The Wikipedia article of the day for January 26, 2020 is Walter Krueger. Walter Krueger (26 January 1881 – 20 August 1967) was an American soldier who commanded the Sixth United States Army in the South West Pacific Area during…

Wikipedia article of the day for January 25, 2020

The Wikipedia article of the day for January 25, 2020 is Æthelbald, King of Wessex. Æthelbald, King of Wessex (died 860) was the second of five sons of King Æthelwulf of Wessex. Æthelbald’s elder brother…

Wikipedia article of the day for January 24, 2020

The Wikipedia article of the day for January 24, 2020 is Decipherment of ancient Egyptian scripts. The decipherment of ancient Egyptian scripts was accomplished in the early nineteenth century by several European scholars, especially Jean-François…

Wikipedia article of the day for January 23, 2020

The Wikipedia article of the day for January 23, 2020 is Suillus luteus. Suillus luteus is a bolete fungus common in its native Eurasia and widely introduced elsewhere. English names such as “slippery jack” refer…

Wikipedia article of the day for January 22, 2020

The Wikipedia article of the day for January 22, 2020 is Muhammad II of Granada. Muhammad II was the Nasrid ruler of the Emirate of Granada in Al-Andalus on the Iberian Peninsula from 1273 until his…

Wikipedia article of the day for January 21, 2020

The Wikipedia article of the day for January 21, 2020 is Onychopterella. Onychopterella was a predatory aquatic arthropod of the order of eurypterids, often called sea scorpions. Fossils of the species O. kokomoensis (pictured) and O. pumilus…

Wikipedia article of the day for January 20, 2020

The Wikipedia article of the day for January 20, 2020 is Buzz Aldrin. Buzz Aldrin (born January 20, 1930) is an American former astronaut and fighter pilot. As lunar module pilot on the Apollo 11 mission, he…

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