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This is a record of material that was recently featured on the Main Page as part of Did you know (DYK). Recently created new articles, greatly expanded former stub articles and recently promoted good articles are eligible; you can submit them for consideration.

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Did you know...Edit

31 May 2006Edit

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30 May 2006Edit

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29 May 2006Edit

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28 May 2006Edit

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27 May 2006Edit

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25 May 2006Edit

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24 May 2006Edit

23 May 2006Edit

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22 May 2006Edit

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21 May 2006Edit

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20 May 2006Edit

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19 May 2006Edit

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18 May 2006Edit

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17 May 2006Edit

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16 May 2006Edit

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15 May 2006Edit

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14 May 2006Edit

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13 May 2006Edit

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12 May 2006Edit

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12 May 2006Edit

11 May 2006Edit

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10 May 2006Edit

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9 May 2006Edit

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8 May 2006Edit

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7 May 2006Edit

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  • ...that the Moorish Revival spread around the globe as a preferred style of 19th-century synagogue architecture because the Mudéjar style was associated with the golden age of Jewry in medieval Muslim Spain?
  • ...that following the Mississauga train derailment of 1979, nearly 250,000 people had to be evacuated for up to five days while toxic chemicals that had spilled onto the railway tracks were cleaned up?
  • ....that Escape from Paradise, a book which documents a Singaporean woman's divorce, was removed from bookstores and libraries in the country in 2002, even after it had been reviewed in the Singapore press?
  • ...that in Persia, non-Muslims were considered to be najis (ritually unclean) by Shi'a Muslims, and were not allowed to go outside in rain or snow for fear that some impurity could be washed from them onto a Muslim?
  • ...that the Funicular dos Guindais was originally built to carry cargo - including port wine - from the Ribeira quayside to the centre of Porto, and is now a tourist attraction and one of the world's steepest counter-balanced cable railways?

6 May 2006Edit

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5 May 2006Edit

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4 May 2006Edit

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3 May 2006Edit

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2 May 2006Edit

1 May 2006Edit

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