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  • Today in History: Pearl Harbor Attack in 1941
    by Joern Weigelt on December 7, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: Pearl Harbor Attack in 1941 Today marks the anniversary of Japan’s surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 which resulted in the United States’ entrance into World War II. President Franklin Roosevelt described the attack on Pearl Harbor as “a date which will live in infamy.” For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #PearlHarbor #PosterArt … Continue reading Today in History: Pearl Harbor Attack in 1941 […]

  • Today is St. Nicholas Day
    by Joern Weigelt on December 6, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    History: Today is St. Nicholas Day On December 6th, Saint Nicholas Day recognizes the third-century saint who became an inspiration for the modern-day Santa Claus. St. Nicholas is known for selling all his possessions and giving his money to the poor. Raised as a devout Christian, St. Nicholas dedicated his whole life to serving the … Continue reading Today is St. Nicholas Day […]

  • Today in History: Walt Disney born in 1901
    by Joern Weigelt on December 5, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: Walt Disney born in 1901 On this day in 1901, the pioneer of the American animation industry, Walter Elias Disney, was born in Chicago. , Disney got a job as a commercial illustrator at the age of 18. He moved to California in the early 1920s and set up the Disney Brothers … Continue reading Today in History: Walt Disney born in 1901 […]

  • Pan Am ceases operations in 1991
    by Joern Weigelt on December 4, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    History: Pan Am ceases operations in 1991 Pan American World Airways pioneered commercial aviation and once dominated international air travel. The largest airline in the United States began operations in October 1927 and was forced to shut down operations after 64 years. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #PanAmerican #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #paper #graphic #graphics … Continue reading Pan Am ceases operations in 1991 […]

  • History: First Laurel & Hardy movie released in 1927
    by Joern Weigelt on December 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    History: First Laurel & Hardy movie released in 1927 Putting Pants on Philip, a short silent film starring the comedy duo marked the beginning of a long partnership. #LaurelHardy #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #originalposter #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #graphicdesign https://goo.gl/YC5rQA https://goo.gl/GXcrV8 […]

  • Today in History: 1st World AIDS Day in 1988
    by Joern Weigelt on December 1, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: 1st World AIDS Day in 1988 World AIDS Day is an international day dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection and mourning those who have died of the disease. Government and health officials, non-governmental organizations, and individuals around the world observe the day annually … Continue reading Today in History: 1st World AIDS Day in 1988 […]

  • Today in History: First International Soccer Match in 1872
    by Joern Weigelt on November 30, 2021 at 6:00 pm

    Today in History: First International Soccer Match in 1872 On this day in 1872, the world’s first official international soccer match took place. The match between England and Scotland was held at West of Scotland Cricket Club in Partick, Scotland. The game ended with a 0-0 draw. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #Soccer #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters … Continue reading Today in History: First International Soccer Match in 1872 […]

  • Today in History: Mihaly Biro born in 1886
    by Joern Weigelt on November 30, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: Mihaly Biro born in 1886 On this day in 1886, Mihaly Biro, arguably the most important internationally known Hungarian poster designer, was born. Biro is widely considered to be the founder of the illustrated political poster and his creations between the wars spread far beyond the borders of his home country. #MihalyBiro … Continue reading Today in History: Mihaly Biro born in 1886 […]

  • Today in History: FC Barcelona formed in 1899
    by Joern Weigelt on November 29, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: FC Barcelona formed in 1899 On this day in 1899, the popular football (soccer) club FC Barcelona was founded by footballer Hans Gamper. Informally known as Barça, the club is thought to be one of the top 5 richest football clubs in the world. The club has won 4 European Cups and … Continue reading Today in History: FC Barcelona formed in 1899 […]

  • Today in History: First Polaroid Camera unveiled in 1948
    by Joern Weigelt on November 28, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: First Polaroid Camera unveiled in 1948 On this day in 1948, the first consumer-friendly, commercial instant camera was introduced to the American market. Polaroid’s model 95 Land Camera was developed by Edwin Land. The American scientist got his idea while vacationing in Mexico in 1944 when he introduced his daughter Jennifer to … Continue reading Today in History: First Polaroid Camera unveiled in 1948 […]