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

"November 20: Transgender Day of Remembrance; National Sovereignty Day in Argentina (1845) Bust of Diocletian 284 – Diocletian (bust pictured) became Roman emperor, eventually establishing reforms that ended the Crisis of the Third Century. 1739 – War of Jenkins' Ear: A British naval force arrived at…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **November 19**

" Wii console and its controller The Wii is a home video game console developed and marketed by Nintendo. The fifth major home console released by the company, it is the successor to the GameCube and was released on November 19, 2006. Although a competitor in the seventh generation of video game …"

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

""Hawk's Eye Rock". Geological monument of nature "Protyati Kameni", Chernivtsi Oblast, Ukraine. "

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

"November 19: International Men's Day; World Toilet Day; Liberation Day in Mali (1968) Mayflower 1620 – The Mayflower (depicted), which brought the Pilgrims from England to the New World, sighted Cape Cod. 1941 – World War II: The Australian light cruiser HMAS Sydney and the German auxiliary cruiser …"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **November 18**

" Walt Whitman, c. 1860 Walt Whitman and Abraham Lincoln never met, but the American poet greatly admired Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States, and was deeply affected by his assassination, writing several poems as elegies and giving a series of lectures on Lincoln. Shortly after the …"

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

"The nave of Riga Cathedral in Riga, Latvia. Proclamation of the Republic of Latvia is celebrated on this day. "

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

"November 18 Mark Twain in 1867 1210 – Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor, was ex­com­mu­ni­cated by Pope Innocent III after Otto commanded him to annul the Concordat of Worms. 1865 – "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" was published, becoming the first great success of American author Mark Tw…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **November 17**

" HMS Hood was a battlecruiser of the British Royal Navy, commissioned in 1920. Hood was the largest warship in the world for 20 years and was nicknamed "the Mighty Hood". She was involved in several showing-the-flag exercises prior to the outbreak of World War II in 1939. She was scheduled to un…"

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

"Beauchamp Falls in Great Otway National Park, Beech Forest, Victoria, Australia "

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

"November 17 14th Dalai Lama 1796 – French Revolutionary Wars: French forces defeated the Austrians at the Battle of Arcole in a manoeuvre to cut the latter's line of retreat. 1950 – The 14th Dalai Lama (pictured) assumed full temporal power as ruler of Tibet at the age of fifteen. 1968 – NBC controv…"

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Wikimedia Foundation News: **The Digital Services Act could require big changes to digital platforms. Here are 4 things lawmakers need to know to protect people-powered spaces like Wikipedia.**

"The Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia, applauds European policymakers’ effo…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **November 16**

" Ernst-Happel-Stadion, where the final took place The UEFA Euro 2008 Final was the last match of Euro 2008, UEFA's competition for national football teams. The match was played at Ernst-Happel-Stadion (pictured), Vienna, Austria, on 29 June 2008, and was contested by Germany and Spain. The sixte…"

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

"Group of meerkats (Suricata suricatta) playing, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana. "

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

"November 16 Wei Jingsheng 534 – The second edition of the Code of Justinian, a codification of Roman law by Byzantine emperor Justinian I, was published. 1776 – American Revolutionary War: British and Hessian units captured Fort Washington on Manhattan from the Patriots. 1938 – Swiss chemist Albert …"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **November 15**

" Brasenose College, Oxford, where Reynolds taught Leighton Durham Reynolds (1930–1999) was a British Latinist who is best known for his work on textual criticism. He spent his teaching career at Brasenose College, Oxford (pictured), where he published the most commonly cited edition of Seneca th…"

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

"Cathedral of Our Lady of Kazan in Saint Petersburg, Russia "

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

"Wikimedia template November 15 Buran 565 – Justin II became Byzantine emperor, having allegedly been chosen by his uncle Justinian I as his successor on his deathbed. 1889 – Brazilian emperor Pedro II was overthrown in a coup led by Deodoro da Fonseca, while the country was proclaimed a republic. 19…"

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Wikipedia 'Featured article': **November 14**

" Tornado that may have inspired the painting Tornado over Kansas is a 1929 oil-on-canvas painting by the American Regionalist painter John Steuart Curry. It depicts a dramatic scene in which a family races for shelter as a tornado approaches their farm, and has compositional connections to Curry…"

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Wikimedia Commons 'Picture of the day': **November 14**

"Delleboersterheide, nature reserve of the It Fryske Gea. Detached silver birch (Betula pendula). "

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Wikipedia 'On this day': **November 14**

"November 14: World Diabetes Day; Dobruja Day in Romania Eugene Burton Ely taking off from USS Birmingham 1680 – German astronomer Gottfried Kirch discovered the Great Comet of 1680, the first comet to be discovered by telescope. 1910 – Aviator Eugene Burton Ely performed the first takeoff from a shi…"

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