Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 18**

" The Astronomica is a Latin didactic poem about celestial phenomena, written in hexameters and divided into five books. It was written c. AD 10–20 by a Roman poet whose name was likely Marcus Manilius. The earliest work on astrology that is extensive, comprehensible, and mostly intact, the poem focu…"

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

"June 18 Emperor Gaozu of the Tang dynasty 618 – Li Yuan (pictured) declared himself to be emperor of a new Chinese dynasty known as Tang, which lasted for three centuries. 1815 – War of the Seventh Coalition: Napoleon Bonaparte fought and lost his final battle, the Battle of Waterloo, in present-day Bel…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 18**

" The Astronomica is a Latin didactic poem about celestial phenomena, written in hexameters and divided into five books. It was written c. AD 10–20 by a Roman poet whose name was likely Marcus Manilius. The earliest work on astrology that is extensive, comprehensible, and mostly intact, the poem focus…"

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

"Night view of the Pashkov house, Moscow, Russia. The palace, of neoclassical style, was erected in 1784-1786 by Pyotr Pashkov, a Muscovite nobleman, and pressumably designed by Vasili Bazhenov. Today it is owned by the Russian State Library. "

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

"June 18 Emperor Gaozu of the Tang dynasty 618 – Li Yuan (pictured) declared himself to be emperor of a new Chinese dynasty known as Tang, which lasted for three centuries. 1815 – War of the Seventh Coalition: Napoleon Bonaparte fought and lost his final battle, the Battle of Waterloo, in present-day Belg…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 17**

" Group Captain Garing, Air Commodore Lukis and Group Captain Cobby North-Eastern Area Command was one of several geographically based commands raised by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) during World War II. It was formed in January 1942 and controlled units in central and northern Queensland, a…"

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **June 17**

"June 17 Pope Martin I 653 – Pope Martin I (pictured) was arrested in the Lateran Palace before being taken to Constantinople and tried for high treason. 1631 – Mumtaz Mahal, wife of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, died in childbirth; Jahan spent the next seventeen years constructing her mausoleum, the Ta…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 17**

" Group Captain Garing, Air Commodore Lukis and Group Captain Cobby North-Eastern Area Command was one of several geographically based commands raised by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) during World War II. It was formed in January 1942 and controlled units in central and northern Queensland, an…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **June 17**

"A peat bog below the top of Doune Hill, Luss Hills, Scotland "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **June 17**

"June 17 Pope Martin I 653 – Pope Martin I (pictured) was arrested in the Lateran Palace before being taken to Constantinople and tried for high treason. 1631 – Mumtaz Mahal, wife of the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, died in childbirth; Jahan spent the next seventeen years constructing her mausoleum, the Taj…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 16**

" Gallimimus was a theropod dinosaur that lived in what is now Mongolia about 70 million years ago, during the Late Cretaceous. The genus is part of the ostrich dinosaur group of feather-bearing, fast runners. Its head was small and light with large eyes and a bulbous structure at the base of the skul…"

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **June 16**

"June 16 James Joyce 1407 – During the Ming–Hồ War, the Chinese Ming armies captured Hồ Quý Ly and his sons, thus ending the Vietnamese Hồ dynasty. 1819 – A strong earthquake in the Kutch district of Gujarat, India, caused a local zone of uplift that dammed the Nara river, which was later named the Allah …"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 16**

" Gallimimus was a theropod dinosaur that lived in what is now Mongolia about 70 million years ago, during the Late Cretaceous. The genus is part of the ostrich dinosaur group of feather-bearing, fast runners. Its head was small and light with large eyes and a bulbous structure at the base of the sku…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **June 16**

"Munich's HVB Tower and "Mae West", a sculpture on Effnerplatz, at dusk. "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **June 16**

"June 16 James Joyce 1407 – During the Ming–Hồ War, the Chinese Ming armies captured Hồ Quý Ly and his sons, thus ending the Vietnamese Hồ dynasty. 1819 – A strong earthquake in the Kutch district of Gujarat, India, caused a local zone of uplift that dammed the Nara river, which was later named the Allah…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 15**

" Adam Eckfeldt (June 15, 1769 – February 6, 1852) was the second chief coiner of the United States Mint. His father owned a large smithy and involved himself in early attempts at American coinage. Eckfeldt built early presses for the Mint, engraved some of its early dies, and was responsible for some…"

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **June 15**

"June 15: International Surfing Day (2019) "Sallie Gardner at a Gallop" (animated) 1670 – The first stone of Malta's Fort Ricasoli was laid. 1878 – Eadweard Muybridge took a series of photographs to prove that all four feet of a horse leave the ground when it gallops (animation pictured), which became the…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **June 15**

" Adam Eckfeldt (June 15, 1769 – February 6, 1852) was the second chief coiner of the United States Mint. His father owned a large smithy and involved himself in early attempts at American coinage. Eckfeldt built early presses for the Mint, engraved some of its early dies, and was responsible for som…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **June 15**

"Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758), Killer whale; Loro Parque, Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain. "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **June 15**

"June 15: International Surfing Day (2019) "Sallie Gardner at a Gallop" (animated) 1670 – The first stone of Malta's Fort Ricasoli was laid. 1878 – Eadweard Muybridge took a series of photographs to prove that all four feet of a horse leave the ground when it gallops (animation pictured), which became th…"

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