Wikipedia 'Featured article': **August 21**

" Hillary Clinton (born 1947) is an American politician, diplomat, lawyer, and writer. She was First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, a U.S. senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, and the 67th secretary of state from 2009 to 2013. As a Democrat running in the 2016 presidential electio…"

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

"August 21 Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas 1689 – Jacobite risings: Jacobites supporting James VII of Scotland clashed with a regiment of Covenanters supporting William of Orange, in the streets of Dunkeld. 1858 – The first of seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas (both pi…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **August 21**

" Hillary Clinton (born 1947) is an American politician, diplomat, lawyer, and writer. She was First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, a U.S. senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, and the 67th secretary of state from 2009 to 2013. As a Democrat running in the 2016 presidential election…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **August 21**

"Aerial view of the Vasilyevskaya Curtain, Peter and Paul Fortress, and the Military Archive, both on Zayachy Island, Saint Petersburg, Russia. "

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

"August 21 Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas 1689 – Jacobite risings: Jacobites supporting James VII of Scotland clashed with a regiment of Covenanters supporting William of Orange, in the streets of Dunkeld. 1858 – The first of seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen A. Douglas (both pic…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **August 20**

" Memorial stone in Southwark Cathedral The Marchioness disaster was a collision between two vessels on the River Thames in London in the early hours of 20 August 1989 that resulted in the deaths of 51 people. The pleasure steamer Marchioness, with about 130 people on board, sank after being hit twi…"

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **August 20**

"August 20: Day of Restoration of Independence in Estonia (1991); St. Stephen's Day / State Foundation Day in Hungary Mercedes-Benz O305 bus on the O-Bahn 636 – Rashidun forces led by Khalid ibn al-Walid took control of Syria and Palestine in the Battle of Yarmouk, marking the first great wave of Muslim…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **August 20**

" Memorial stone in Southwark Cathedral The Marchioness disaster was a collision between two vessels on the River Thames in London in the early hours of 20 August 1989 that resulted in the deaths of 51 people. The pleasure steamer Marchioness, with about 130 people on board, sank after being hit tw…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **August 20**

"Common broom (Cytisus scoparius) flowers around a rock in the Haut-Languedoc Regional Nature Park, France. "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **August 20**

"August 20: Day of Restoration of Independence in Estonia (1991); St. Stephen's Day / State Foundation Day in Hungary Mercedes-Benz O305 bus on the O-Bahn 636 – Rashidun forces led by Khalid ibn al-Walid took control of Syria and Palestine in the Battle of Yarmouk, marking the first great wave of Musli…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **August 19**

" Shelley Chaplin The Australian women's national wheelchair basketball team played in the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London. The wheelchair basketball team, known as the Gliders, included nine Paralympic veterans, Bridie Kean, Amanda Carter, Sarah Stewart, Tina McKenzie, Kylie Gauci, Katie Hill, Co…"

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **August 19**

"August 19: Eid al-Ghadir (Shia Islam, 2019) Bonnie Prince Charlie 1745 – Bonnie Prince Charlie (pictured) raised the Jacobite standard at Glenfinnan in the Scottish Highlands, beginning the Jacobite rising of 1745. 1934 – A referendum supported the recent merging of the posts of Chancellor and Presiden…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **August 19**

" Shelley Chaplin The Australian women's national wheelchair basketball team played in the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London. The wheelchair basketball team, known as the Gliders, included nine Paralympic veterans, Bridie Kean, Amanda Carter, Sarah Stewart, Tina McKenzie, Kylie Gauci, Katie Hill, C…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **August 19**

"Koppie foam grasshopper (Dictyophorus spumans spumans) nymph, Walter Sisulu Botanical Gardens, Roodepoort, South Africa "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **August 19**

"August 19: Eid al-Ghadir (Shia Islam, 2019) Bonnie Prince Charlie 1745 – Bonnie Prince Charlie (pictured) raised the Jacobite standard at Glenfinnan in the Scottish Highlands, beginning the Jacobite rising of 1745. 1934 – A referendum supported the recent merging of the posts of Chancellor and Preside…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **August 18**

" Trafford Park's southern entrance Trafford Park is an area of the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, opposite Salford Quays on the southern side of the Manchester Ship Canal, 3.4 miles (5.5 km) southwest of Manchester city centre. Until the late 19th century, it was th…"

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Wikimedia Foundation News: **Meet Emna Mizouni, the newly minted 2019 Wikimedian of the Year**

"Today, Tunisian free knowledge advocate Emna Mizouni was named the 2019 Wikimedian of the Year. The award was given in recognition of her inspiring leadership within the global Wikimedia movement, especially w…"

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **August 18**

"August 18 Phobos 684 – Second Fitna: Umayyad partisans defeated the supporters of Ibn al-Zubayr and cemented Umayyad control of Syria. 1612 – The trial of the Pendle and Samlesbury witches, among the most famous of England's witch trials, began at the assizes in Lancaster. 1877 – American astronomer A…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **August 18**

" Trafford Park's southern entrance Trafford Park is an area of the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, opposite Salford Quays on the southern side of the Manchester Ship Canal, 3.4 miles (5.5 km) southwest of Manchester city centre. Until the late 19th century, it was the…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **August 18**

"Ceiling of the Church of the Society of Jesus (La Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús), a Jesuit church in Quito, Ecuador. The exterior doesn't give an idea of the beauty of the interior, with a large central nave, which is profusely decorated with gold leaf, gilded plaster and wood carving…"

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