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<h3>Today's featured article</h3>
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<p><a href="/wiki/Image:Brian_Close.jpg" class="image" title="Brian Close"><img src=
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<p><b><a href="/wiki/Brian_Close" title="Brian Close">Brian Close</a></b> is the youngest man ever to play <a href=
"/wiki/Cricket" title="Cricket">cricket</a> for <a href="/wiki/English_cricket_team" title="English cricket team">England</a>. He
went on to play 22 <a href="/wiki/Test_match" title="Test match">Test matches</a> for England, captaining them seven times,
winning six times and drawing once. Close also captained <a href="/wiki/Yorkshire_County_Cricket_Club" title=
"Yorkshire County Cricket Club">Yorkshire</a> to four <a href="/wiki/County_cricket" title="County cricket">county
championship</a> titles, the main honour English county cricket clubs play for. He later went on to captain <a href=
"/wiki/Somerset_County_Cricket_Club" title="Somerset County Cricket Club">Somerset</a>, where he is widely credited with turning
Somerset round to a hard-playing team that helped mould <a href="/wiki/Viv_Richards" title="Viv Richards">Viv Richards</a> and
<a href="/wiki/Ian_Botham" title="Ian Botham">Ian Botham</a> into the cricketing greats they became. Yet despite his successes,
Close was dogged by controversy throughout his career. He was serving a sentence of being "confined to barracks" during his
<a href="/wiki/National_Service" title="National Service">National Service</a> when called up for his first international tour,
sacked by England for timewasting, and sacked by Yorkshire for being against <a href="/wiki/One-day_cricket" title=
"One-day cricket">one-day cricket</a> and not giving enough support to younger cricketers. He went on to tour <a href=
"/wiki/Apartheid" title="Apartheid">apartheid</a> <a href="/wiki/South_African_cricket_team" title=
"South African cricket team">South Africa</a> and white-minority controlled <a href="/wiki/Zimbabwean_cricket_team" title=
"Zimbabwean cricket team">Rhodesia</a>. In short, Close was known as a cricketing gambler; he was prepared to take risks and to
court controversy throughout his career.</p>
<p>Recently featured: <a href="/wiki/Diamond" title="Diamond">Diamond</a> – <a href="/wiki/Samantha_Smith" title=
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<h3>Selected anniversaries</h3>
<p><b><a href="/wiki/May_12" title="May 12">May 12</a></b>: <b><a href="/wiki/Yom_Ha%27atzma%27ut" title="Yom Ha'atzma'ut">Yom
Ha'atzma'ut</a></b> (<a href="/wiki/Independence_Day" title="Independence Day">Independence Day</a>) in <a href="/wiki/Israel"
title="Israel">Israel</a> (<a href="/wiki/2005" title="2005">2005</a>), <b><a href="/wiki/International_Nurses_Day" title=
"International Nurses Day">International Nurses Day</a></b></p>
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<li><a href="/wiki/1551" title="1551">1551</a> - <b><a href="/wiki/National_University_of_San_Marcos" title=
"National University of San Marcos">National University of San Marcos</a></b>, the oldest <a href="/wiki/University" title=
"University">university</a> in <a href="/wiki/South_America" title="South America">South America</a>, was founded in <a href=
"/wiki/Lima" title="Lima">Lima</a>, <a href="/wiki/Peru" title="Peru">Peru</a>.</li>
<li><a href="/wiki/1870" title="1870">1870</a> - <b><a href="/wiki/Manitoba" title="Manitoba">Manitoba</a></b> became a <a href=
"/wiki/Provinces_and_territories_of_Canada" title="Provinces and territories of Canada">province</a> of <a href="/wiki/Canada"
title="Canada">Canada</a>.</li>
<li><a href="/wiki/1881" title="1881">1881</a> - <b><a href="/wiki/Tunisia" title="Tunisia">Tunisia</a></b> became a <a href=
"/wiki/France" title="France">French</a> <a href="/wiki/Protectorate" title="Protectorate">protectorate</a>.</li>
<li><a href="/wiki/1937" title="1937">1937</a> - <a href="/wiki/British_monarchy" title="British monarchy">King</a> <b><a href=
"/wiki/George_VI_of_the_United_Kingdom" title="George VI of the United Kingdom">George VI</a></b> of the <a href=
"/wiki/United_Kingdom" title="United Kingdom">United Kingdom</a> was <a href="/wiki/Coronation_of_the_British_monarch" title=
"Coronation of the British monarch">crowned</a> at the <a href="/wiki/Westminster_Abbey" title="Westminster Abbey">Westminster
Abbey</a>.</li>
<li><a href="/wiki/1958" title="1958">1958</a> - A formal agreement on the <b><a href="/wiki/NORAD" title="NORAD">North American
Aerospace Defense Command</a></b> was signed.</li>
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<p>Recent days: <a href="/wiki/May_11" title="May 11">May 11</a> – <a href="/wiki/May_10" title="May 10">May 10</a> –
<a href="/wiki/May_9" title="May 9">May 9</a></p>
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anniversaries...</a></b></p>
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<li>In <a href="/wiki/Ireland" title="Ireland">Ireland</a>, a controversial plan to build the <b><a href="/wiki/N3_road" title=
"N3 road">M3 motorway</a></b> near the <a href="/wiki/Archaeology" title="Archaeology">archaeologically</a> and environmentally
sensitive <a href="/wiki/Hill_of_Tara" title="Hill of Tara">Hill of Tara</a>, the seat of the <a href="/wiki/History_of_Ireland"
title="History of Ireland">Irish mediaeval</a> <a href="/wiki/High_King_of_Ireland" title="High King of Ireland">High Kings</a>,
is approved amid international outcry by historians, environmentalists and <a href="/wiki/Celt" title="Celt">Celtic</a>
scholars.</li>
<li>The <b><a href="/wiki/Sellafield" title="Sellafield">Sellafield</a></b> <a href="/wiki/Nuclear_plant" title=
"Nuclear plant">nuclear plant</a>'s Thorp reprocessing facility in <a href="/wiki/Cumbria" title="Cumbria">Cumbria</a>, <a href=
"/wiki/England" title="England">England</a> is closed down due to a 20-<a href="/wiki/Tonne" title="Tonne">tonne</a> leak of
<a href="/wiki/Radioactivity" title="Radioactivity">radioactive</a> <a href="/wiki/Nitric_acid" title="Nitric acid">nitric
acid</a>, used to dispose of old fuel rods, through a fractured pipe. The leak was completely contained.</li>
<li>In an open letter to <a href="/wiki/George_W._Bush" title="George W. Bush">George W. Bush</a>, 88 members of <a href=
"/wiki/Congress_of_the_United_States" title="Congress of the United States">U.S. Congress</a> led by <b><a href=
"/wiki/John_Conyers" title="John Conyers">John Conyers</a></b> inquire about an alleged secret agreement between the <a href=
"/wiki/United_States" title="United States">United States</a> and the <a href="/wiki/United_Kingdom" title=
"United Kingdom">United Kingdom</a> to <a href="/wiki/2003_invasion_of_Iraq" title="2003 invasion of Iraq">attack Iraq</a> in
<a href="/wiki/2002" title="2002">2002</a>.</li>
<li>The wreckage of <a href="/wiki/NASA" title="NASA">NASA</a>'s <i><b><a href="/wiki/Mars_Polar_Lander" title=
"Mars Polar Lander">Mars Polar Lander</a></b></i> <a href="/wiki/Unmanned_space_mission" title="Unmanned space mission">space
probe</a> may have been found on <a href="/wiki/Mars_%28planet%29" title="Mars (planet)">Mars</a>, following the re-examination
of images by <i><a href="/wiki/Mars_Global_Surveyor" title="Mars Global Surveyor">Mars Global Surveyor</a></i>.</li>
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<h3>Did you know...</h3>
<p><i>From Wikipedia's <a href="/wiki/Special:Newpages" title="Special:Newpages">newest articles</a>:</i></p>
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<li>...that <i><b><a href="/wiki/Starry_Night_Over_the_Rhone" title="Starry Night Over the Rhone">Starry Night Over the
Rhone</a></b></i>, painted by <a href="/wiki/Vincent_van_Gogh" title="Vincent van Gogh">Vincent van Gogh</a> in <a href=
"/wiki/1888" title="1888">1888</a>, shows the <a href="/wiki/Constellation" title="Constellation">constellation</a> <a href=
"/wiki/Ursa_Major" title="Ursa Major">Ursa Major</a> over the <a href="/wiki/Rhone" title="Rhone">Rhone</a> at <a href=
"/wiki/Arles" title="Arles">Arles</a>?</li>
<li>...that when <b><a href="/wiki/Theodora_Comnena" title="Theodora Comnena">Theodora Comnena</a></b> married King <a href=
"/wiki/Baldwin_III_of_Jerusalem" title="Baldwin III of Jerusalem">Baldwin III of Jerusalem</a> in <a href="/wiki/1158" title=
"1158">1158</a>, her <a href="/wiki/Dowry" title="Dowry">dowry</a> was 100,000 <a href="/wiki/Hyperpyra" title=
"Hyperpyra">hyperpyra</a>?</li>
<li>...that the <a href="/wiki/Fungus" title="Fungus">fungus</a> <i><b><a href="/wiki/Magnaporthe_grisea" title=
"Magnaporthe grisea">Magnaporthe grisea</a></b></i> destroys enough <a href="/wiki/Rice" title="Rice">rice</a> to feed more than
60 million people annually and was prepared as an anti-plant <a href="/wiki/Biological_weapon" title=
"Biological weapon">biological weapon</a> during <a href="/wiki/World_War_II" title="World War II">World War II</a>?</li>
<li>...that <b><a href="/wiki/Buzzie_Bavasi" title="Buzzie Bavasi">Buzzie Bavasi</a></b> was the <a href=
"/wiki/General_Manager_%28baseball%29" title="General Manager (baseball)">general manager</a> of the <a href=
"/wiki/Los_Angeles_Dodgers" title="Los Angeles Dodgers">Brooklyn & Los Angeles Dodgers</a> for eighteen years, helping the
team win their first four <a href="/wiki/World_Series" title="World Series">World Series</a> championships?</li>
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(Galician)</a> · <a href="http://hi.wikipedia.org/wiki/" class='extiw' title="hi:">हिन्दी
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