https://en.wikipedia.org/w/api.php?action=featuredfeed&feed=onthisday&feedformat=atom Wikipedia "On this day..." feed 2023-02-05T20:04:10Z Historical events on this day MediaWiki 1.40.0-wmf.21 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:FeedItem/onthisday/20230127000000/en On this day: January 27 2023-01-27T00:00:00Z <div class="mw-parser-output"><div class="mw-parser-output"> <p><b><a href="/wiki/January_27" title="January 27">January 27</a></b> </p> <div style="float:right;margin-left:0.5em;" id="mp-otd-img"> <div class="thumbinner mp-thumb" style="background: transparent; border: none; padding: 0; max-width: 162px;"> <a href="/wiki/File:Auschwitz_I_entrance_snow.jpg" class="image" title="Entrance to Auschwitz&#160;I"><img alt="Entrance to Auschwitz&#160;I" src="/media/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c0/Auschwitz_I_entrance_snow.jpg/162px-Auschwitz_I_entrance_snow.jpg" decoding="async" width="162" height="122" 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href="/wiki/First_Russian_Antarctic_Expedition" title="First Russian Antarctic Expedition">A Russian expedition</a> led by the naval officers <a href="/wiki/Fabian_Gottlieb_von_Bellingshausen" title="Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen">Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen</a> and <a href="/wiki/Mikhail_Lazarev" title="Mikhail Lazarev">Mikhail Lazarev</a> made the first sighting of the coast of <b><a href="/wiki/Antarctica" title="Antarctica">Antarctica</a></b>.</li> <li><a href="/wiki/1945" title="1945">1945</a> – The Soviet <a href="/wiki/Red_Army" title="Red Army">Red Army</a> <b><a href="/wiki/Liberation_of_Auschwitz_concentration_camp" title="Liberation of Auschwitz concentration camp">liberated about 7,000 prisoners</a></b> left behind by the <a href="/wiki/Nazi_Germany" title="Nazi Germany">Nazis</a> in <b><a href="/wiki/Auschwitz_concentration_camp" title="Auschwitz concentration camp">Auschwitz concentration camp</a></b> <i>(entrance pictured)</i>.</li> <li><a href="/wiki/1974" title="1974">1974</a> – <a href="/wiki/Brisbane" title="Brisbane">Brisbane</a>, Australia, <b><a href="/wiki/1974_Brisbane_flood" title="1974 Brisbane flood">was flooded</a></b> when the <a href="/wiki/Brisbane_River" title="Brisbane River">Brisbane River</a> broke its banks.</li> <li><a href="/wiki/2003" title="2003">2003</a> – The first selections for the United States <b><a href="/wiki/National_Recording_Registry" title="National Recording Registry">National Recording Registry</a></b> were announced by the <a href="/wiki/Library_of_Congress" title="Library of Congress">Library of Congress</a>.</li></ul> <style data-mw-deduplicate="TemplateStyles:r1129693374">.mw-parser-output .hlist dl,.mw-parser-output .hlist ol,.mw-parser-output .hlist ul{margin:0;padding:0}.mw-parser-output .hlist dd,.mw-parser-output .hlist dt,.mw-parser-output .hlist li{margin:0;display:inline}.mw-parser-output .hlist.inline,.mw-parser-output .hlist.inline dl,.mw-parser-output .hlist.inline ol,.mw-parser-output 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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:FeedItem/onthisday/20230129000000/en On this day: January 29 2023-01-29T00:00:00Z <div class="mw-parser-output"><div class="mw-parser-output"> <p><b><a href="/wiki/January_29" title="January 29">January 29</a></b> </p> <div style="float:right;margin-left:0.5em;" id="mp-otd-img"> <div class="thumbinner mp-thumb" style="background: transparent; border: none; padding: 0; max-width: 124px;"> <a href="/wiki/File:Paus_Sergius_III_Sergius_tercius_(titel_op_object)_Liber_Chronicarum_(serietitel),_RP-P-2016-49-64-5_(cropped).jpg" class="image" title="Pope Sergius&#160;III"><img alt="Pope Sergius&#160;III" src="/media/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/90/Paus_Sergius_III_Sergius_tercius_%28titel_op_object%29_Liber_Chronicarum_%28serietitel%29%2C_RP-P-2016-49-64-5_%28cropped%29.jpg/124px-Paus_Sergius_III_Sergius_tercius_%28titel_op_object%29_Liber_Chronicarum_%28serietitel%29%2C_RP-P-2016-49-64-5_%28cropped%29.jpg" decoding="async" width="124" height="159" 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Zeelandia">a siege</a></b> by the <a href="/wiki/Ming_dynasty" title="Ming dynasty">Ming</a> loyalist <a href="/wiki/Koxinga" title="Koxinga">Koxinga</a>.</li> <li><a href="/wiki/1942" title="1942">1942</a> – <b><a href="/wiki/Voice_of_America" title="Voice of America">Voice of America</a></b>, the official external radio and television service of the <a href="/wiki/Federal_government_of_the_United_States" title="Federal government of the United States">United States federal government</a>, began broadcasting to Germany during World War&#160;II.</li> <li><a href="/wiki/1972" title="1972">1972</a> – <b><a href="/wiki/Kuala_Lumpur" title="Kuala Lumpur">Kuala Lumpur</a></b> <i>(pictured)</i>, the capital of Malaysia, was granted city status.</li> <li><a href="/wiki/2012" title="2012">2012</a> – Following an <a href="/wiki/Egyptian_Premier_League" title="Egyptian Premier League">Egyptian Premier League</a> match in <a href="/wiki/Port_Said" title="Port Said">Port Said</a>, <a 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