English Wikipedia publishes 3 millionth article
Monday, August 17, 2009
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On the Main Page of Wikipedia a message was posted saying that "the English-language Wikipedia thanks its contributors for creating over 3,000,000 articles! (The 3,000,000th article is Beate Eriksen.)"
The 3 millionth article, about a Norwegian film actress and director Beate Eriksen, was created at 04:04 UTC by Wikipedia user Lampman.
The English Wikipedia had reached 2,500,000 articles with Joe Connor in August 2008.
- "Wikimedia News" — , August 17, 2009