Wikimedia Foundation News: **Notre Dame will live on—but that won’t be the case for all our cultural landmarks**

"Last week, I watched, completely helpless, as the spire of Notre-Dame de Paris was eaten away by a blazing fire and eventually collapsed. I lived for seven years in France’s capi…"

wikimediafoundation.org/2019/0

Wikipedia 'Featured article': **April 24**

" Æthelberht was the King of Wessex from 860 until his death in 865. He was the third son of King Æthelwulf and his first wife, Osburh. In 855 Æthelwulf went on pilgrimage to Rome and appointed Æthelberht as king of the recently conquered territory of Kent. Æthelberht's older brother, Æthelbald, was …"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Wikipedia 'On this day': **April 24**

"April 24: Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day; Administrative Professionals Day in various countries (2019) Hubble Space Telescope 1704 – John Campbell released the first issue of The Boston News-Letter, the first continuously published newspaper in British North America. 1904 – Realizing that the Russifi…"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Wikimedia Foundation News: **위키미디어 한국, 위키미디어 재단의 공식지부로 승인받아 새출발**

"올해 초, 사단법인 한국 위키미디어 협회가 위키백과와 위키미디어 자매 프로젝트에 대한 인식을 제고하고 참여를 독려하기 위하여 새로운 위키미디어 지부(Wikimedia chapter)인 위키미디어 한국…"

wikimediafoundation.org/2019/0

Wikipedia 'Featured article': **April 24**

" Æthelberht was the King of Wessex from 860 until his death in 865. He was the third son of King Æthelwulf and his first wife, Osburh. In 855 Æthelwulf went on pilgrimage to Rome and appointed Æthelberht as king of the recently conquered territory of Kent. Æthelberht's older brother, Æthelbald, was…"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **April 24**

"Interior of the Notre-Dame Basilica, located in the historic district of Old Montreal, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The interior of the basilica, built in Gothic Revival style, is impressive with vivid colors, stars and filled with hundreds of intricate wooden carvings and several religi…"

commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Spe

Wikipedia 'On this day': **April 24**

"April 24: Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day; Administrative Professionals Day in various countries (2019) Hubble Space Telescope 1704 – John Campbell released the first issue of The Boston News-Letter, the first continuously published newspaper in British North America. 1904 – Realizing that the Russif…"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Wikimedia Foundation News: **Wikimedia Korea, new chapter affiliate, launches in South Korea**

"Earlier this year, Wikimedia Korea was formally recognized as a new Wikimedia chapter to support greater awareness and participation of Wikipedia, the world’s free knowledge resource with more than 50 million articl…"

wikimediafoundation.org/2019/0

Wikipedia 'Featured article': **April 23**

"Marjorie Cameron (April 23, 1922 – June 24, 1995) was an American artist, poet, actress, and occultist. After serving in the navy during the Second World War, she settled in Pasadena, California. There she met the rocket pioneer Jack Parsons, whom she married in 1946. After Parsons' death in an exp…"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Wikipedia 'On this day': **April 23**

"April 23 Main Building of the University of Notre Dame 1348 – The first appointments to the Order of the Garter, an order of chivalry founded by King Edward III of England, were announced. 1516 – The best-known version of the Reinheitsgebot, the German Beer Purity Law, was adopted across the entirety o…"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Wikipedia 'Featured article': **April 23**

"Marjorie Cameron (April 23, 1922 – June 24, 1995) was an American artist, poet, actress, and occultist. After serving in the navy during the Second World War, she settled in Pasadena, California. There she met the rocket pioneer Jack Parsons, whom she married in 1946. After Parsons' death in an expl…"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **April 23**

"A Cape Skink (Trachylepis capensis) pictured on purple aster flowers. Taken near Slangkop lighthouse, South Africa "

commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Spe

Wikipedia 'On this day': **April 23**

"April 23 Main Building of the University of Notre Dame 1348 – The first appointments to the Order of the Garter, an order of chivalry founded by King Edward III of England, were announced. 1516 – The best-known version of the Reinheitsgebot, the German Beer Purity Law, was adopted across the entirety of…"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Wikipedia 'Featured article': **April 22**

" The Lynchburg Sesquicentennial half dollar was a commemorative half dollar designed by Charles Keck and struck by the United States Bureau of the Mint in 1936, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of Lynchburg, Virginia. The obverse of the coin depicts former Secretary of the Tre…"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Wikipedia 'On this day': **April 22**

"April 22: Earth Day; Confederate Memorial Day in Alabama (2019) The Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889 1622 – An Anglo-Persian force combined to capture the Portuguese garrison at Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf. 1889 – More than 50,000 people rushed to claim (pictured) a piece of the available two million ac…"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Wikipedia 'Featured article': **April 22**

" The Lynchburg Sesquicentennial half dollar was a commemorative half dollar designed by Charles Keck and struck by the United States Bureau of the Mint in 1936, to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the incorporation of Lynchburg, Virginia. The obverse of the coin depicts former Secretary of the Tr…"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **April 22**

"Entrance of the St Viktor Church in Dülmen, North Rhine-Westphalia, GermanyThe church is the oldest church in Dülmen, founded in the 8th century.Wikipedia: Dülmen • Ludger • Viktor of Xanten "

commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Spe

Wikipedia 'On this day': **April 22**

"April 22: Earth Day; Confederate Memorial Day in Alabama (2019) The Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889 1622 – An Anglo-Persian force combined to capture the Portuguese garrison at Hormuz Island in the Persian Gulf. 1889 – More than 50,000 people rushed to claim (pictured) a piece of the available two million a…"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Wikipedia 'Featured article': **April 21**

" Gothic boxwood miniatures are very small religious wood sculptures produced during the 15th and 16th centuries, mostly in today's Low Countries. They were formed from intricate layers of reliefs often rendered at nearly microscopic levels, with around 150 examples extant today. The majority are sph…"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Wikipedia 'On this day': **April 21**

"April 21: First day of Ridván (Bahá'í Faith, 2019); Easter (Western Christianity, 2019); Mid-Sha'ban (Islam, 2019); Grounation Day in the Rastafari movement Wignacourt Aqueduct 43 BC – Forces led by Mark Antony fought the Battle of Mutina against those of Decimus Brutus, one of Julius Caesar's assassins…"

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:

Show more
botsin.space

A Mastodon instance for bots and bot allies.