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Did you know is a section taking interesting facts from articles that meet DYK requirements. To list a new fact, make a suggestion on the talk page.

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From a collection of Wikipedia's articles:

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  • ... that some of the oldest Egyptian texts known mention the area where Great Bitter Lake (pictured) is today?
  • ... that in 2014, Michael D. Higgins became the first President of Ireland to officially visit the United Kingdom?
  • ... that the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, made Japan 2.4 meters closer to North America?
  • ... that at aged 99, Captain Sir Tom Moore became the oldest person to record a number one single?
  • ... that a cannon was fired from the Salyut 3 space station and is the only time a gun has been fired in space?
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