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A list of the articles chosen to be "Wikipedia:Today's featured article" in the last six months or so, to help those wanting to know whether there's been a recent article on a particular topic when considering nominating something at the requests page. It also provides details of page views, which may be helpful for determining correlations between reader views and subject areas.

The first item in the "FA category" column reflects the article's location at Wikipedia:Featured articles; the following elements are unofficial attempts to help be more specific (within reason).

The country reflects (in most cases) the current political entity without subdividing by state etc.

The "how chosen" column shows whether the article was nominated at the requests page or chosen by the TFA coordinators (Bencherlite for TFAs up to December 2014; Brianboulton, Crisco 1492 and Dank up to November 2016; Crisco 1492, Dank, Jimfbleak and Mike Christie from December through March 2017; Dank, Jimfbleak and Mike Christie from April to October 2017; and currently Dank, Jimfbleak, Ealdgyth and Wehwalt . Archived nominations can be found at Category:Wikipedia Today's featured article nominations; the archive is complete from April 2014 to date, and is mostly complete from November 2012 onwards.

Up until 30 September 2015, page view statistics are based on Henrik's page view tool at http://stats.grok.se/. Please note that at some point since December 2013 this tool began compiling days using a 23:00 to 22:59 (UTC) time range to match the range that wikiviewstats uses rather than the 00:00 to 23:59 (UTC) time range that it had previously used. Also, note that these statistics ignore mobile viewers. Only page views on the day the article was featured are counted, and not the following three days during which it appears below the featured article. If page view figures are missing for a particular day, it is because they have not been analysed by the page view tool (usually due to omissions in the source data). See Wikipedia:Today's featured article/Most viewed for a selected list of articles that have attracted over 100,000 page views on the day on which they were featured. Such articles are indicated on this list in bold text. Starting from 1 October 2015, page view statistics are based on MusikAnimal's tool at toollabs:pageviews, which uses a Wikimedia API.

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Date Name FA category Country Promoted TFA wait Page views How chosen
edit 2018
1 September 2018
Messier 87 Physics and astronomy 12 May 2018 112 days 36,736
2 September 2018 Boletus aereus Fungi 22 October 2015 2 years, 315 days 24,333
3 September 2018 Avenue Range Station massacre History 24 March 2018 163 days 52,829
4 September 2018 Starvin' Marvin (South Park) Episodes of television 15 September 2009 8 years, 354 days 40,213
5 September 2018 Metallurgical Laboratory History 3 July 2017 1 year, 64 days 31,112
6 September 2018 Babakotia Mammals 8 March 2010 8 years, 182 days 34,058
7 September 2018 Don't Stop the Music (Rihanna song) Music 12 April 2017 1 year, 148 days 32,725
8 September 2018 Lockdown (2008) Sport and recreation 3 January 2009 9 years, 248 days 22,426
9 September 2018 Vermont Sesquicentennial half dollar Numismatics 14 May 2017 1 year, 118 days 28,028
10 September 2018 D. Djajakusuma Media biographies 14 May 2014 4 years, 119 days 26,811
11 September 2018 Burke and Hare murders Culture and society 29 September 2016 1 year, 347 days 101,224
12 September 2018 Isis Religion, mysticism and mythology 30 June 2018 74 days 48,196
13 September 2018 Construction of Rockefeller Center Art, architecture, and archaeology 24 May 2018 112 days 66,336
14 September 2018 William McKinley Politics and government biographies 28 March 2012 6 years, 170 days 63,455
15 September 2018 Bayern-class battleship Warfare matériel 27 March 2010 8 years, 172 days 40,734
16 September 2018 Thomas F. Bayard Politics and government biographies 2 May 2014 4 years, 137 days 25,474
17 September 2018 WestJet Encore Transport 29 April 2018 141 days 28,276
18 September 2018 Effects of Hurricane Isabel in North Carolina Meteorology 29 December 2006 11 years, 263 days 34,251
19 September 2018 Kate Sheppard Culture and society biographies 29 August 2018 21 days 35,450
20 September 2018 Dromaeosauroides Dinosaurs 30 November 2013 4 years, 294 days 36,345
21 September 2018 Future Science Fiction and Science Fiction Stories Literature and theatre 20 October 2014 3 years, 336 days 36,216
22 September 2018 Guy Burgess History biographies 31 May 2018 114 days 58,722
23 September 2018 Red-billed tropicbird Birds 23 June 2017 1 year, 92 days 25,472
24 September 2018 Operation Ke Wars, battles and events 28 August 2008 10 years, 27 days 56,212
25 September 2018 Æthelbald of Mercia Royalty and nobility biographies 4 June 2007 11 years, 113 days 51,181
26 September 2018 U.S. Route 25 in Michigan Transport 4 March 2016 2 years, 206 days 35,657
27 September 2018 From Russia, with Love (novel) Literature and theatre 6 May 2016 2 years, 144 days 52,631
28 September 2018 Myst IV: Revelation Video gaming 19 September 2008 10 years, 9 days 35,920
29 September 2018 John de Gray Religion, mysticism and mythology biographies 28 March 2012 6 years, 185 days 27,172
30 September 2018 Jean Bolikango Politics and government biographies 11 November 2017 323 days 30,455
edit 2018
1 October 2018
Duncan Edwards Sport and recreation biographies 6 March 2008 10 years, 209 days 49,557
2 October 2018 North Cascades National Park Geography and places 9 July 2018 85 days 41,757
3 October 2018 Ray Lindwall with the Australian cricket team in England in 1948 Sport and recreation biographies 24 September 2010 8 years, 9 days 30,524
4 October 2018 Malagasy mountain mouse Mammals 8 February 2011 7 years, 238 days 42,846
5 October 2018 Hurricane Hazel Meteorology 14 April 2010 8 years, 174 days 31,846
6 October 2018 Tree swallow Birds 12 August 2018 55 days 29,229
7 October 2018 Francis Nash History biographies 26 October 2013 4 years, 346 days 28,756
8 October 2018 Mark Oliphant Physics and astronomy biographies 18 April 2015 3 years, 173 days 45,835
9 October 2018 Camille Saint-Saëns Music biographies 12 March 2015 3 years, 211 days 37,383
10 October 2018 70th Infantry Division (United Kingdom) Warfare 20 February 2016 2 years, 232 days 45,705
11 October 2018 History of the British penny (1714–1901) Numismatics 26 July 2017 1 year, 77 days 33,138
12 October 2018 Cortinarius caperatus Fungi 22 July 2018 82 days 30,819
13 October 2018 Amazing Stories Literature and theatre 31 October 2008 9 years, 347 days 34,210
14 October 2018 Battle of Hochkirch Wars, battles and events 6 May 2017 1 year, 161 days 49,182
15 October 2018 P. G. Wodehouse Literature and theatre biographies 27 June 2015 3 years, 110 days 69,112
16 October 2018 St Donat's Castle Art, architecture, and archaeology 9 July 2018 99 days 48,522
17 October 2018 Political Animals and Animal Politics Culture and society 7 September 2018 40 days 34,689
18 October 2018 SMS Kaiser Karl der Grosse Warfare matériel 15 October 2016 2 years, 3 days 53,704
19 October 2018 Roger Norreis History biographies 25 September 2013 5 years, 24 days 38,789
20 October 2018 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Films 3 September 2015 3 years, 47 days 40,851
21 October 2018 Aberfan disaster History 15 January 2018 279 days 99,335
22 October 2018 Charles Scott (governor) Politics and government biographies 23 June 2012 6 years, 121 days 42,808
23 October 2018 Battle for Henderson Field Wars, battles and events 17 September 2007 11 years, 36 days 72,596
24 October 2018 Fragment of a Crucifixion Art, architecture, and archaeology 2 September 2017 1 year, 52 days 77,058
25 October 2018 Yugoslav torpedo boat T5 Warfare matériel 8 July 2017 1 year, 109 days 41,837
26 October 2018 Taapaca Geography and places 9 July 2018 109 days 27,020
27 October 2018 Mascarene parrot Birds 22 September 2013 5 years, 35 days 38,391
28 October 2018 2009 World Series Sport and recreation 20 March 2011 7 years, 222 days 30,461
29 October 2018 Binary search algorithm Computing 14 August 2018 76 days 52,679
30 October 2018 Gevninge helmet fragment Art, architecture, and archaeology 11 June 2018 141 days 53,007
31 October 2018 Microscopium Physics and astronomy 31 May 2015 3 years, 153 days 28,856
edit 2018
1 November 2018
Interstate 75 in Michigan Transport 24 August 2013 5 years, 69 days 35,157
2 November 2018 God of War: Ghost of Sparta Video gaming 11 October 2013 5 years, 22 days 36,177
3 November 2018 Bone Sharps, Cowboys, and Thunder Lizards Literature and theatre 21 March 2008 10 years, 227 days 43,584
4 November 2018 Eurasian tree sparrow Birds 4 April 2009 9 years, 214 days 41,964
5 November 2018 Spiro Agnew Politics and government biographies 21 October 2017 1 year, 15 days 90,764
6 November 2018 Philadelphia municipal election, 1951 Politics and government 5 May 2017 1 year, 185 days 40,645
7 November 2018 Déjà Vu (Beyoncé song) Music 2 September 2008 10 years, 66 days 28,383
8 November 2018 Nemegtomaia Dinosaurs 22 February 2017 1 year, 259 days 42,152
9 November 2018 Turning Point (2008 wrestling) Sport and recreation 11 February 2012 6 years, 271 days 33,816
10 November 2018 Herman Vandenburg Ames Education 24 August 2018 78 days 39,203
11 November 2018 Mesopropithecus Mammals 7 September 2010 8 years, 65 days 29,252
12 November 2018 Archie vs. Predator Literature and theatre 3 March 2017 1 year, 254 days 73,590
13 November 2018 Imleria badia Fungi 3 August 2013 5 years, 102 days 32,937
14 November 2018 Muhammad I of Granada Royalty and nobility biographies 8 September 2018 67 days 52,263
15 November 2018 Portrait of Maria Portinari Art, architecture, and archaeology 5 June 2016 2 years, 163 days 39,767
16 November 2018 History of York City F.C. (1980–present) Sport and recreation 11 March 2016 2 years, 250 days 35,547
17 November 2018 Nihonium Chemistry and mineralogy 8 September 2018 70 days 47,600
18 November 2018 Rhode Island Tercentenary half dollar Numismatics 17 December 2017 336 days 36,027
19 November 2018 Life's Shop Window Films 22 October 2015 3 years, 28 days 33,647
20 November 2018 Connie Talbot Music biographies 15 November 2008 10 years, 5 days 77,092
21 November 2018 Hurricane Irene (2005) Meteorology 16 May 2006 12 years, 189 days 31,143
22 November 2018 Triangle (The X-Files) Episodes of television 4 August 2012 6 years, 110 days 32,918
23 November 2018 Nico Ditch Geography and places 19 February 2009 9 years, 277 days 54,288
24 November 2018 SECR N class Transport 7 July 2009 9 years, 140 days 33,581
25 November 2018 Wiglaf of Mercia Royalty and nobility biographies 4 November 2007 11 years, 21 days 42,540
26 November 2018 Grasshopper Invertebrates 21 January 2017 1 year, 309 days 47,377
27 November 2018 Are You Experienced Music 21 March 2014 4 years, 251 days 53,577
28 November 2018 Bulgaria Geography and places 21 October 2018 38 days 58,217
29 November 2018 New York State Route 308 Transport 22 July 2008 10 years, 130 days 34,306
30 November 2018 Battle of Tassafaronga Wars, battles and events 2 May 2008 10 years, 212 days 68,887
edit 2018
1 December 2018
The Cloisters Art, architecture, and archaeology 19 September 2018 73 days 38,042
2 December 2018 Marasmius rotula Fungi 23 July 2012 6 years, 132 days 28,462
3 December 2018 Wihtred of Kent Royalty and nobility biographies 23 October 2007 11 years, 41 days 36,488
4 December 2018 Kalākaua coinage Numismatics 2 June 2017 1 year, 185 days 33,327
5 December 2018 RSPB Minsmere Geography and places 17 December 2017 353 days 26,012
6 December 2018 Jean Baptiste Point du Sable History biographies 17 March 2018 264 days 60,669
7 December 2018 Other Worlds, Universe Science Fiction, and Science Stories Literature and theatre 10 March 2017 1 year, 272 days 48,809
8 December 2018 Japanese battleship Nagato Warfare matériel 12 March 2014 4 years, 271 days 52,578
9 December 2018 Brachiosaurus Dinosaurs 29 October 2018 41 days 41,707
10 December 2018 Enrico Fermi Physics and astronomy biographies 8 October 2013 5 years, 63 days 64,102
11 December 2018 Benjamin Tillman Politics and government biographies 6 March 2015 3 years, 280 days 65,675
12 December 2018 Laurence Olivier Literature and theatre biographies 14 February 2015 3 years, 301 days 82,616
13 December 2018 Pah Wongso Pendekar Boediman Films 27 November 2014 4 years, 16 days 31,748
14 December 2018 SY Aurora's drift History 11 April 2009 9 years, 247 days 60,941
15 December 2018 Nothomyrmecia Invertebrates 11 June 2016 2 years, 187 days 44,364
16 December 2018 Interstate 470 (Ohio–West Virginia) Transport 22 February 2014 4 years, 297 days 25,772
17 December 2018 Cuban macaw Birds 30 June 2014 4 years, 170 days 39,527
18 December 2018 The Way I See It Music 7 November 2012 6 years, 41 days 26,105
19 December 2018 Cyclone Althea Meteorology 18 May 2017 1 year, 215 days 25,027
20 December 2018 Devon County War Memorial Warfare 31 December 2016 1 year, 354 days 30,855
21 December 2018 Edmonds station (Washington) Transport 26 July 2018 148 days 27,721
22 December 2018 Alan Bush Music biographies 10 August 2017 1 year, 134 days 31,868
23 December 2018 Sonic Adventure Video gaming 21 April 2018 246 days 32,347
24 December 2018 Apollo 8 Engineering and technology 31 March 2005 13 years, 268 days 61,459
25 December 2018 A Christmas Carol Literature and theatre 26 September 2018 90 days 84,782
26 December 2018 Allied naval bombardments of Japan during World War II Wars, battles and events 6 May 2016 2 years, 234 days 80,890
27 December 2018 Carolwood Pacific Railroad Transport 3 April 2018 268 days 51,212
28 December 2018 Halo (Beyoncé song) Music 28 January 2012 6 years, 334 days 31,819
29 December 2018 Mensa (constellation) Physics and astronomy 13 November 2018 46 days 27,628
30 December 2018 First Tennessee Park Sport and recreation 19 November 2016 2 years, 41 days 26,164
31 December 2018 John Doubleday (restorer) Art, architecture, and archaeology biographies 8 November 2018 53 days 38,009
edit 2019
1 January 2019
Die Zeit, die Tag und Jahre macht, BWV 134a Music 8 November 2018 54 days 28,097
2 January 2019 Australian raven Birds 27 November 2014 4 years, 36 days 42,052
3 January 2019 2009 International Bowl Sport and recreation 27 July 2010 8 years, 160 days 31,436
4 January 2019 Brian Horrocks Warfare biographies 17 June 2008 10 years, 201 days 71,832
5 January 2019 Bradley Cooper Media biographies 30 November 2016 2 years, 36 days 103,806
6 January 2019 Weather Machine Art, architecture, and archaeology 30 November 2013 5 years, 37 days 43,029
7 January 2019 Quebec Agreement History 18 June 2018 203 days 44,521
8 January 2019 Ceratosaurus Dinosaurs 11 June 2018 211 days 40,800
9 January 2019 Walking Liberty half dollar Numismatics 6 December 2011 7 years, 34 days 38,211
10 January 2019 John/Eleanor Rykener History biographies 16 November 2018 55 days 103,580
11 January 2019 History of US science fiction and fantasy magazines to 1950 Literature and theatre 13 February 2017 1 year, 332 days 40,103
12 January 2019 Banksia oblongifolia Plants 12 May 2012 6 years, 245 days 26,699
13 January 2019 Parliament of 1327 Politics and government 7 October 2018 98 days 54,251
14 January 2019 Roxy Ann Peak Geography and places 22 December 2013 5 years, 23 days 30,287
15 January 2019 Wōdejebato Geography and places 8 November 2018 68 days 38,019
16 January 2019 Political career of John C. Breckinridge Politics and government biographies 26 May 2013 5 years, 235 days 47,087
17 January 2019 Talk That Talk (Rihanna song) Music 21 September 2013 5 years, 118 days 27,948
18 January 2019 Witches' Sabbath (The Great He-Goat) Art, architecture, and archaeology 11 July 2015 3 years, 191 days 67,299
19 January 2019 Thomasomys ucucha Mammals 20 August 2010 8 years, 152 days 36,985
20 January 2019 San Junipero Episodes of television 29 October 2018 83 days 49,552
21 January 2019 Reception history of Jane Austen Literature and theatre 3 December 2008 10 years, 49 days 49,679
22 January 2019 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Video gaming 6 September 2008 10 years, 138 days 41,894
23 January 2019 Tottenham outrage History 29 December 2017 1 year, 25 days 73,997
24 January 2019 Operation Pamphlet Wars, battles and events 3 March 2017 1 year, 327 days 61,393
25 January 2019 ZETA (fusion reactor) History 20 January 2018 1 year, 5 days 41,959
26 January 2019 1956 Winter Olympics Sport and recreation 4 April 2010 8 years, 297 days 36,202
27 January 2019 Imperator torosus Fungi 20 August 2015 3 years, 160 days 32,114
28 January 2019 Paul Henderson Sport and recreation biographies 22 November 2013 5 years, 67 days 28,425
29 January 2019 Antlia Physics and astronomy 18 June 2016 2 years, 225 days 21,221
30 January 2019 Mascarene grey parakeet Birds 8 August 2015 3 years, 175 days 40,115
31 January 2019 Ambrose Rookwood History biographies 4 September 2010 8 years, 149 days 48,720
edit 2019
1 February 2019
Tropical Storm Marco (1990) Meteorology 16 February 2010 8 years, 350 days 22,545
2 February 2019 Coenwulf of Mercia Royalty and nobility biographies 21 February 2008 10 years, 346 days 39,070
3 February 2019 Felix Mendelssohn Music biographies 15 January 2018 1 year, 19 days 46,865
4 February 2019 Gwen Stefani Music biographies 10 June 2007 11 years, 239 days 94,621
5 February 2019 William Bostock Warfare biographies 10 February 2009 9 years, 360 days 33,791
6 February 2019 New York State Route 373 Transport 31 August 2008 10 years, 159 days 29,206
7 February 2019 Billy Joe Tolliver Sport and recreation biographies 22 February 2014 4 years, 350 days 31,635
8 February 2019 Khalid al-Mihdhar History biographies 19 October 2008 10 years, 112 days 66,559
9 February 2019 Radcliffe, Greater Manchester Geography and places 21 February 2009 9 years, 353 days 24,511
10 February 2019 Damageplan Music biographies 19 March 2008 10 years, 328 days 39,813
11 February 2019 Characters of Final Fantasy VIII Video gaming fictional characters 30 March 2007 11 years, 318 days 43,152
12 February 2019 Goldcrest Birds 27 December 2010 8 years, 47 days 29,428
13 February 2019 Hawaii Sesquicentennial half dollar Numismatics 18 July 2016 2 years, 210 days 29,544
14 February 2019 Chains of Love (TV series) Television shows 23 December 2017 1 year, 53 days 40,932
15 February 2019 No Way Out (2004) Sport and recreation 28 October 2008 10 years, 110 days 38,391
16 February 2019 Pseudoryzomys Mammals 16 December 2009 9 years, 62 days 23,328
17 February 2019 Apus Physics and astronomy 28 January 2017 2 years, 20 days 19,730
18 February 2019 Lock Haven, Pennsylvania Geography and places 2 January 2010 9 years, 47 days 24,523
19 February 2019 Wales national rugby union team Sport and recreation 18 November 2007 11 years, 93 days 26,731
20 February 2019 Hurricane Juan (1985) Meteorology 13 February 2016 3 years, 7 days 23,415
21 February 2019 SMS Kronprinz Warfare matériel 20 December 2010 8 years, 63 days 42,133
22 February 2019 M-28 (Michigan highway) Transport 14 August 2008 10 years, 192 days 23,604
23 February 2019 Istanbul Geography and places 16 October 2012 6 years, 130 days 45,162
24 February 2019 Plesiorycteropus Mammals 2 July 2010 8 years, 237 days 35,776
25 February 2019 Flood (Halo) Video gaming 23 July 2008 10 years, 217 days 51,501
26 February 2019 Waisale Serevi Sport and recreation biographies 28 April 2007 11 years, 304 days 23,382
27 February 2019 Battle of San Patricio Wars, battles and events 5 June 2015 3 years, 267 days 52,972
28 February 2019 Dark Angel (2000 TV series) Television shows 25 January 2017 2 years, 34 days 58,377