The Wikimedia Foundation announced today the creation of the 1,000,000th article in the English language edition of Wikipedia.
The article is about the Jordanhill railway station in Scotland, and it was started by Wikipedia contributor Ewan Macdonald. Wikipedia is a free, multilingual, online encyclopedia with 3.3 million articles under development in more than 125 languages.
Other articles created within the same minute included an overview of the Tennessee Commissioner of Financial Institutions, a biography of baseball player Aaron Ledesma, and a look at cellular architecture.
Wikipedia reaches first million
Posted on Thursday, March 02 2006 @ 14:48 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck