Open main menu

Commons:Media of the day

Shortcut: COM:MOTD

Media of the day in other languages:

Alemannisch | العربية | অসমীয়া | беларуская | བོད་ཡིག | беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎ | বাংলা | català | čeština | dansk | Deutsch | English | Esperanto | español | euskara | français | galego | magyar | italiano | 日本語 | қазақша | 한국어 | Lëtzebuergesch | македонски | മലയാളം | मराठी | Bahasa Melayu | Nederlands | occitan | Kapampangan | polski | پښتو | português | română | русский | slovenčina | slovenščina | shqip | српски / srpski | svenska | Türkçe | Tiếng Việt | Winaray | 粵語 | 中文(简体)‎ | 中文(繁體)‎ | كوردي (عەرەبی)‏ | +/−

Friday
16
November
2018

These are audio or video files selected for display on the Main Page as the Media of the day. Publishing them on this page allows users to translate the captions into other languages.

Media of the Day provides one freely-licensed audio or video file each day.

Feed-icon.svg

Receive the Media of the Day via RSS

more information

The current Media of the day can be included on a page using the template
{{Motd|width=300|float=right|lang=en}}
The audio or video file can be accessed using
[[Media:{{Motd/{{CURRENTYEAR}}-{{CURRENTMONTH}}-{{CURRENTDAY2}}}}]]
The caption can be accessed using
{{Motd/{{CURRENTYEAR}}-{{CURRENTMONTH}}-{{CURRENTDAY2}} (en)}}


2009 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
2010 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
2011 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
2012 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
2013 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
2014 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
2015 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
2016 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
2017 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December
2018 : January · February · March · April · May · June · July · August · September · October · November · December


1

Military truck convoy of the Indian Army on the Leh–Manali Highway.

Choose a new media file
English : Military truck convoy of the Indian Army on the Leh–Manali Highway.

2

3

Traditional carnatic music performed by Brahma Sri Tiruchendur Appadurai Aiyengar, recorded in Madras (1910).

Choose a new media file
English : Traditional carnatic music performed by Brahma Sri Tiruchendur Appadurai Aiyengar, recorded in Madras (1910).

4

Mark Twain filmed at his house in Redding, Connecticut, by Thomas Edison in 1909.

Choose a new media file
English : Mark Twain filmed at his house in Redding, Connecticut, by Thomas Edison in 1909.

5

Interview of Robert Patrick, who turns 60 years old today.

Choose a new media file
English : Interview of Robert Patrick, who turns 60 years old today.

6

Subsisting fragment from Drama in a Gypsy Camp near Moscow, a Russian 1909 silent short by Vladimir Siversen, believed to be the oldest film with Romani actors.

Choose a new media file
English : Subsisting fragment from Drama in a Gypsy Camp near Moscow, a Russian 1909 silent short by Vladimir Siversen, believed to be the oldest film with Romani actors.

7

His Prehistoric Past is a 1914 American silent short directed by Charlie Chaplin.

Choose a new media file
English : His Prehistoric Past is a 1914 American silent short directed by Charlie Chaplin.

8

The Curse of Quon Gwon, a 1916 film by Marion E. Wong, is believed to be the earliest subsisting Chinese American film.

Choose a new media file
English : The Curse of Quon Gwon, a 1916 film by Marion E. Wong, is believed to be the earliest subsisting Chinese American film.

9

10

Song of a thrush nightingale recorded in 1910 by Max Hampe in Bremen for the Gramophone Company.

Choose a new media file
English : Song of a thrush nightingale recorded in 1910 by Max Hampe in Bremen for the Gramophone Company.

11

Le Pont Mirabeau and Marie, two French poems, read in 1913 by their author, Guillaume Apollinaire.

Choose a new media file
English : Le Pont Mirabeau and Marie, two French poems, read in 1913 by their author, Guillaume Apollinaire.

12

A hundred years ago women got the right to vote in Germany during the Novemberrevolution 1918

Choose a new media file
English : A hundred years ago women got the right to vote in Germany during the Novemberrevolution 1918

13

Château Margaux, a zarzuela by Manuel Fernández Caballero, sung by Lola Membrives and Paco Martínez, recorded in 1903 in Barcelona.

Choose a new media file
English : Château Margaux, a zarzuela by Manuel Fernández Caballero, sung by Lola Membrives and Paco Martínez, recorded in 1903 in Barcelona.

14

15

Lorna Doone is a 1922 American silent film by Maurice Tourneur based on the eponymous novel by R. D. Blackmore.

Choose a new media file
English : Lorna Doone is a 1922 American silent film by Maurice Tourneur based on the eponymous novel by R. D. Blackmore.

16


Choose a new media file
English : Douglas Fairbanks in Robin Hood is a 1922 American silent film by Allan Dwan with Douglas Fairbanks.

17

18

A Quasimodo fly (Curtonotum simile) lays eggs into wet sand beside an acacia in the Al Marmoum Conservation Reserve, Emirate of Dubai, UAE.

Choose a new media file
English : A Quasimodo fly (Curtonotum simile) lays eggs into wet sand beside an acacia in the Al Marmoum Conservation Reserve, Emirate of Dubai, UAE.

19

20

21

22

23

On November 23, 1960, the TIROS-2 weather satellite was launched. Unlike TIROS-1 which was limited to the visible spectrum, TIROS-2 also included two infrared radiometers for analysing frontal zones.

Choose a new media file
English : On November 23, 1960, the TIROS-2 weather satellite was launched. Unlike TIROS-1 which was limited to the visible spectrum, TIROS-2 also included two infrared radiometers for analysing frontal zones.

24

25

26

27

28

29

30