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- 16:14, 18 November 2018 (hist) [1,005 bytes] QuickStatementsBot (Created a new item: #quickstatements; #temporary_batch_1540488245813; invoked by sourcemd_batch_processing on behalf of User:Daniel Mietchen (batch 1830))
The property with the highest P number at the moment is…
- 09:34, 18 November 2018 (hist) [16,292 bytes] Pintoch (Created a new property: creating property) (Tag: Property constraint changed)
The lexeme with the highest L number at the moment is…
- 13:22, 18 November 2018 (hist) [10,956 bytes] KaMan (Created a new lexeme: polish-noun) (Tag: Wikidata Lexeme Forms [1.1])
- 2018-10-31: The fifty-eight millionth item, about a journal article published in 2011, is created.
- 2018-10-29: Wikidata celebrates its sixth birthday!
- 2018-10-26: Lexeme L33333, about the Swedish noun "app", is created.
- 2018-10-24: "water footprint", property number six-thousand, is created.
- 2018-10-18: Senses are now part of Lexicographical Data.
- 1 Current news
- 2 Older entries
- 2.1 2018
- 2.2 2017
- 2.3 2016
- 2.4 2015
- 2.5 2014
- 2.6 2013
- 2.7 2012
- 3 Milestones
- 2018-04-12: The deployment of the first version of lexicographical data is planned for end of May 2018.
- 2018-03-03: The deployment of the first version of lexicographical data is planned for April 2018.
- 2017-06-20: Phase 1 of Wiktionary has launched. Now you can link Wiktionary pages with every item for all the Wiktionaries namespaces (except main, citations, user and talk).
- 2017-06-01: Phase 1 of Wiktionary is planned to start June 20th.
- 2017-05-15: Tabular data datatype has launched.
- 2017-04-24: Geographic shape datatype has launched.
- 2017-04-24: Phase 0 (automatic interwiki links) of Wiktionary has launched.
- 2017-04-05: Phase 0 (automatic interwiki links) of Wiktionary is planned to start April 24th, 2017, check out the coordination page.
- 2016-10-29: Wikidata celebrates its fourth birthday!
- 2016-04-26: Arbitrary access is deployed to Wikimedia Commons.
- 2016-02-23: Phase 1 of Wikiversity has launched.
- 2016-02-16: The datatype identifier has launched, and the "in other projects" sidebar is enabled by default on all projects except Dutch Wikipedia.
- 2016-02-09: The mathematical expression datatype has launched.
- 2016-02-01: Wikiversity deployment planned to start February 23rd, check out the coordination page.
- 2015-10-29: Wikidata turns three years old. Read about the past year and what is coming next.
- 2015-10-20: Meta, Wikispecies and MediaWiki get access to the sitelinks on Wikidata.
- 2015-09-22: Phase 2 of Wikibooks has launched.
- 2015-09-16: Arbitrary access is deployed to every Wikimedia wikis that phase 2 supported except Wikimedia Commons.
- 2015-09-09: Meta, MediaWiki.org and Wikispecies deployment planned to start October 20th.
- 2015-09-09: Unit support has launched.
- 2015-09-09: Usage tracking is deployed to every Wikimedia wikis that phase 1 supported.
- 2015-07-07: Wikibase Quality Extensions have launched. Now we can view the constraint report of an item.
- 2015-06-01: Arbitrary access for Italian Wikipedia and all remaining Wikisource projects has launched.
- 2015-05-11: Arbitrary access for Dutch Wikipedia and French Wikisource has launched.
- 2015-05-06: Arbitrary access for Dutch Wikipedia and French Wikisource is planned to start May 11th.
- 2015-02-24: Phase 1 of Wikibooks has launched. Now you can link Wikibooks pages with every item.
- 2015-02-06: Wikibooks deployment planned to start February 24th, check out the coordination page.
- 2014-12-17: Language fallbacks and property datatype have launched.
- 2014-12-16: Google announces the closure of Freebase and migration to Wikidata
- 2014-12-03: Statements on properties have launched. In addition, when you delete a page on a Wikimedia project, Wikidata will automatically update.
- 2014-12-02: Phase 2 of Wikimedia Commons has launched.
- 2014-10-29: Wikidata turns two!
- 2014-08-19: Sitelink to Wikinews and Wikidata, badges, redirects between items, and monolingual text datatype have launched.
- 2014-06-10: Phase 2 of Wikiquote has launched.
- 2014-02-25: Phase 2 of Wikisource has launched to allow data access, and performance improvements were deployed.
- January 31, 2014: The quantities datatype is introduced.
- January 14, 2014: Phase 1 of Wikisource has launched. Now you can link Wikisource pages with every item.
- December 31, 2013: User:Dexbot became the first bot to reach 10,000,000 edits in one Wikimedia project.
- December 10, 2013: Ordering, ranks and a table of content have launched.
- November 2, 2013: Wikisource deployment planned to start January 13th, 2014, check out the coordination page.
- October 29, 2013: Wikidata celebrates its first birthday!
- September 23, 2013: Phase 1 of Commons has launched. Now you can link Wikimedia Commons pages with every item.
- September 16, 2013: The first 2 Wikidata oversighters are elected, Ajraddatz and Rschen7754.
- September 10, 2013: The URL datatype is now available, and can be used with the reference URL (P854) and official website (P856) properties.
- September 8, 2013: Wikimedia Commons deployment planned to start September 23rd, check out the coordination page.
- July 23, 2013: Phase 1 of Wikidata has gone live on Wikivoyage. In addition, when you move a page on Wikivoyage, Wikidata will automatically update. (This long-awaited feature will be available on Wikipedia as well on the 25th.)
- July 5, 2013: Wikivoyage deployment planned to start July 23rd, check out the coordination page.
- June 10, 2013: The coordinates datatype is now available, and can be used with the coordinate location (P625) property, as it currently is on the New York City item.
- May 29, 2013: The long-awaited time datatype is now available, allowing important properties such as date of birth (P569) and date of death (P570). (See George Washington's item, for instance.)
- April 24, 2013: Phase 2 of Wikidata is deployed across all editions of Wikipedia.
- April 18/19 2013: A software update has introduced qualifiers and case-insensitive searches.
- April 12, 2013: The first 2 Wikidata bureaucrats are elected. These are Bene* and Vogone.
- April 4, 2013: Property "no label (P107)" has been used 1000000 times.
- March 6, 2013: Phase 1 of Wikidata goes live on the remaining 282 editions of Wikipedia. In addition, more features and bugfixes are deployed, including a new datatype, "string".
- February 18, 2013: New features and bugfixes rolled out.
- February 13, 2013: Wikidata phase 1 goes live on the English Wikipedia, with Wikidata language links supplementing locally-hosted ones.
- February 4, 2013: Phase 2 of Wikidata commences, allowing the creation of properties, and of statements for items. For more information, please see Wikidata:Infoboxes task force and Wikidata:Property proposal.
- January 30, 2013: Wikidata phase 1 goes live on the Hebrew and Italian Wikipedias. Additionally, the labels and descriptions task force succeeds in creating English labels for all of the first 20,000 items.
- January 24, 2013: All of the articles of French Wikipedia have items in Wikidata.
- January 14, 2013: Wikidata phase 1 goes live on the Hungarian Wikipedia, with Wikidata language links supplementing locally-hosted ones.
- December 5, 2012: Wikidata has been updated with lots of bugfixes and a new Special:EntitiesWithoutLabel. For all changes see https://gerrit.wikimedia.org.
- November 8, 2012: The first set of local temporary administrators are elected.
- October 30, 2012: Wikidata is launched. Several bugs have been fixed and the Wikidata repository should be functional. Please report errors!
- October 26, 2012: The Wikidata database is created but is not available for editing yet.
- 2018-10-07: The 57 millionth item, about a French artist, is created.
- 2018-08-06: The 56 millionth item, about a Catalan artist, is created.
- 2018-06-15: The fifty-five millionth item, about a genus of flower weevils, is created.
- 2018-05-23: The fifty-four millionth item, about a scientific article published in January 1973, is created.
- 2018-05-10: The fifty-three millionth item, about a scientific article published in June 2015, is created.
- 2018-04-19: The fifty-two-millionth item, about a scientific article published in May 2004, is created.
- 2018-03-26: The fifty-one-millionth item, about a biologist from Japan, is created.
- 2018-02-23: The fifty-millionth item, about a village in Mexico, is created.
- 2018-02-17: The forty-nine-millionth item, about a dam in the U.S.A., is created.
- 2018-02-07: The forty-eight-millionth item, about a scientific article published in May 1998, is created.
- 2017-12-29: The forty-seven-millionth item, about an article in the Dictionary of French Architecture, is created.
- 2017-12-18: The forty-six-millionth item, about an article in a scientific journal, is created.
- 2017-12-08: The forty-five-millionth item, about an article in a scientific journal, is created.
- 2017-11-28: The forty-four-millionth item, about an article in a scientific journal, is created.
- 2017-11-12: The forty-three-millionth item, about an article in a scientific journal, is created.
- 2017-10-15: The forty-two-millionth item, about an article in a scientific journal, is created.
- 2017-09-25: The forty-one-millionth item is skipped, while and are created.
- 2017-09-16: The forty-millionth item, about a family name, is created.
- 2017-09-08: The thirty-nine-millionth item, about a family name, is created.
- 2017-08-26: The thirty-eight-millionth item, about an article in a scientific journal, is created.
- 2017-08-17: The thirty-seven-millionth item, about an article in a scientific journal, is created.
- 2017-08-11: The thirty-six-millionth item, about an article in a scientific journal, is created.
- 2017-08-05: The thirty-five-millionth item, about a family name, is created.
- 2017-07-30: The thirty-four-millionth item, about an article in a scientific journal, is created.
- 2017-07-13: The thirty-three-millionth item, about a family name, is created.
- 2017-07-05: The thirty-two-millionth item, about a place in Venezuela, is created.
- 2017-06-28: The thirty-one-millionth item, about an article in a scientific journal, is created.
- 2017-05-20: The thirty-millionth item, about an article in a scientific journal, is created.
- 2017-03-22: The twenty-nine-millionth item, about a DNA mismatch repair protein is created.
- 2016-12-12: The twenty-eight-millionth item, about Trees of Spain, is created.
- 2016-09-24: The twenty-seven-millionth item, about a hill in Iceland, is created.
- 2016-07-24: The twenty-six-millionth item, about an Argentinian short film, is created.* 2016-06-28: The twenty-five-millionth item, about an Indonesian headland, is created.
- 2016-05-03: The twenty-four-millionth item, about a 2016 South Korean film, is created.
- 2016-03-03: The twenty-three-millionth item, about a video of a speech from TEDGlobal 2014, is created.
- 2016-01-09: The twenty-two-millionth item, about a 1950s Kurt Neumann film, is created.
- 2015-09-22: The twenty-one-millionth item, about a phonetic rule in Alemannic, is created.
- 2015-05-28: The twenty-millionth item, about an encyclopedia article of archery, is created.
- 2015-02-07: The nineteen-millionth item, about a military aircraft crash on South Korea's Jeju Island, is created.
- 2014-09-07: The eighteen-millionth item, about a fortress in Yesan, South Korea, is created.
- 2014-05-29: The seventeen-millionth-and-second item, about a 1994 album by Luciano, is created. was a duplicate item and Q17000001 was skipped by the software.
- 2014-04-01: The sixteen-millionth item, about Bernard van Cutsem, an English horsebreeder and racehorse trainer, is created.
- September 30, 2013: The fifteen-millionth item, about a Wikipedia category related to beetles, is created.
- July 17, 2013: The fourteen-millionth item, about Huangjue, a village in Jiuxian Township, China, is created.
- May 8, 2013: The thirteen-millionth item, about a village in Nalgonda district, Andhra Pradesh, India, is created.
- April 27, 2013: The twelve-millionth item, about high-altitude mountaineering, is created.
- April 15, 2013: The eleven-millionth-plus-one item is created, about Nichols Airfield, an airfield in the Philippines. Item Q11000000 was skipped over by the software.
- April 4, 2013: The ten-millionth item, a category of topics related to the Bulgarian city of Pazardzhik, is created.
- March 31, 2013: The nine-millionth item, a category of topics related to the German municipality Langen Brütz, is created.
- March 27, 2013: Phase 2 of Wikidata is deployed on 11 editions of Wikipedia. These projects now have the ability to include Wikidata statements in their articles.
- March 22, 2013: The eight-millionth item, a category of medalists from the 1984 Winter Olympics, is created.
- March 12, 2013: The seven-millionth item is created, about Giuseppe Murnigotti, an Italian inventor.
- March 3, 2013: The six-millionth item is created, about Erik Gabrielsson Emporagrius, a 17th-century Swedish bishop and professor of physics and theology.
- February 20, 2013: The five-millionth item, a template of snooker tournaments, is created, the first milestone item to not have an article as its subject.
- February 2, 2013: Item 4,000,000 is created, just over three months after Wikidata's launch. Its subject is Hildegard Gölz, a German pastor's wife who harbored Jews during the Holocaust.
- January 13, 2013: A Dutch Wikipedia article on the list of mayors of Westdorpe becomes the subject of item three million; six days later, Wikidata makes it one third of the way to item 10,000,000.
- January 4, 2013: Periphragella elisae, a species of sponge, becomes item ID Q2500000.
- December 29, 2012: Item ID two million, Stasina americana, is created within sixty days of Wikidata's launch.
- December 23, 2012: MYD88, a protein that exists in humans, is created as item ID Q1500000.
- December 15, 2012: Finnish television series Matkaoppaat is added as item ID one million.
- December 10, 2012: English town Newton-le-Willows is added to Wikidata, as the subject of Item ID .
- December 7, 2012: American alpine skier Tim Jitloff becomes the subject of Item ID , within 55 hours of Q400000's creation.
- December 5, 2012: Item ID is reached with a South Korean TV drama.
- December 2, 2012: Human and bot collaboration helps Wikidata reach item ID , three days after Q200000. The subject is Ars-en-Ré, a commune on the French Atlantic coast.
- December 1, 2012: Item ID is created. It is a disambiguation page.
- November 24, 2012: Item ID is created. The subject is Cadier en Keer, a Dutch town.
- November 14, 2012: Victory becomes item ID Q50000, fifteen days after Wikidata's launch.
- November 10, 2012: Item ID is created. This is about the song "Crawling" by the American rock band Linkin Park.
- November 3, 2012: Item ID is created, four days after opening the wiki. The item is "Dutch Wikipedia."
- October 29, 2012: Item ("Universe") is created.
- 2018-03-29: "analog or derivative of", property number five-thousand, is created.
- 2017-05-29: "has fruit type", property number four-thousand, is created.
- 2016-07-25: "marriageable age", property number three-thousand, is created.
- 2015-07-17: "CPDL ID", property number two-thousand, is created.
- October 26, 2013: "record held", the one-thousandth property, is created.
- 2018-09-19: Lexeme L22222, about French proper noun "Cité du Vatican", is created.
- 2018-09-10: Lexeme L20000, about the adjective "alike", is created.
- 2018-08-04: The ten-thousandth lexeme, about a noun "кыв" in Komi language, is created.
- 2018-08-02: The nine-thousandth lexeme, a Japanese verb meaning "consider carefully and deeply", is created.
- 2018-08-01: L8888 and P5555 are created two weeks after Q55555555.
- 2018-07-30: The eight-thousandth lexeme, about a numeral "cēnxiquipilli" in Nahuatl language, is created.
- 2018-07-18: The seven-thousandth lexeme, about a verb "threaten" in English language, is created.
- 2018-07-05: The six-thousandth lexeme, about a proper noun "Føroyar" in Faroese language, is created.
- 2018-06-28: The five-thousandth lexeme, about a interjection "jau" in Nynorsk language, is created.
- 2018-06-22: The four-thousandth lexeme, an English verb meaning "do", is created.
- 2018-06-15: The three-thousandth lexeme, an English adverb meaning "up", is created.
- 2018-05-29: The two-thousandth lexeme, a Gujarati noun meaning "the end", is created.
- 2018-05-24: The thousandth lexeme, about a pronoun in Nynorsk language, is created.
- 2018-05-23: The first version of lexicographical data is deployed. Lexeme L1 is about a Sumerian noun.
- 2018-10-11: Lexeme L30000, about the noun "autonomy", is created.
- 2018-06-21: Wikidata reached 700,000,000 edits.
- 2017-11-28: The 600,000,000th edit has been made.
- 2017-06-12: Wikidata reaches to 500,000,000 edits.
- 2016-11-02: Wikidata reached 400,000,000 edits.
- 2016-02-03: Wikidata reached 300,000,000 edits.
- 2015-02-28: Wikidata reached 200,000,000 edits.
- December 30, 2013: Wikidata reached 100,000,000 edits.
- June 9, 2013: Wikidata is edited for the 50,000,000th time, just over seven months after the site's creation. Wikidata is the eighth-ever Wikimedia project to pass this milestone, and one of only two to do so that are not Wikipedias.