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  • History: First Zeppelin Flight in 1900
    by Joern Weigelt on July 2, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: First Zeppelin Flight On July 2, 1900, the first zeppelin flight took place over Germany’s Lake Constance (the Bodensee). Leading the flight was no other than Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin, the designer, and builder of the first rigid airship in the world, the LZ 1 (LZ stands for Luftschiff Zeppelin or Zeppelin … Continue reading History: First Zeppelin Flight in 1900 […]

  • History: First Tour de France in 1903
    by Joern Weigelt on July 1, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: First Tour de France in 1903 In its early years, the Tour de France bicycle race lasted for 20 days with a course that stretched about 1,500 miles. The race was first created by the sports daily, L’Auto as a way to boost its circulation. The first Tour de France was won by … Continue reading History: First Tour de France in 1903 […]

  • Today is National Camera Day !
    by Joern Weigelt on June 29, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    Today is National Camera Day ! National Camera Day commemorates photographs, the camera, and their invention. Inquiries about this original, vintage poster at posterconnection@gmail.com Direct link to poster at https://bit.ly/3wvRmi9 #Camera #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #originalposter #poster #posters #design #graphicdesign #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor https://goo.gl/YC5rQA https://goo.gl/GXcrV8 […]

  • History: The saxophone is patented in 1846
    by Joern Weigelt on June 28, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: The saxophone is patented in 1846 Belgian musician Adolphe Sax developed the woodwind instrument typically made of brass, which in recent decades has heavily influenced the sound of the jazz, military band, rock, and pop musical genres. Inquiries about this original, vintage poster at posterconnection@gmail.com Direct link to poster at https://bit.ly/3lifi3c #Saxophone … Continue reading History: The saxophone is patented in 1846 […]

  • History: The world’s first Kindergarten opens in Germany in 1865
    by Joern Weigelt on June 28, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: The world’s first Kindergarten opens in Germany in 1865 Inquiries about this original, vintage poster at posterconnection@gmail.com Direct link to poster at https://bit.ly/3bVTjLe #Kindergarten #Salamander #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #originalposter #poster #posters #design #graphicdesign #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor https://goo.gl/YC5rQA https://goo.gl/GXcrV8 […]

  • History: James Montgomery Flagg born in 1877
    by Joern Weigelt on June 18, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    History: James Montgomery Flagg born in 1877 On this day in 1877, American illustrator and poster artist, James Montgomery Flagg, was born in Pelham Manor, New York. By the age of 12, Flagg was selling his drawings and cartoons to St. Nicholas magazine. At the age of 15, he was a staff artist for both … Continue reading History: James Montgomery Flagg born in 1877 […]

  • History: The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York in 1885
    by Joern Weigelt on June 17, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York in 1885 On this day in 1885, the dismantled Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor after being shipped across the Atlantic Ocean from France in 350 individual pieces packed in more than 200 cases. The statue was a gift of friendship to … Continue reading History: The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York in 1885 […]

  • History: Psycho Premiere in New York
    by Joern Weigelt on June 16, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: Psycho Premiere in New York On this day in 1960, Alfred Hitchcock’s psychological horror thriller was first screened in New York. It was an immediate box-office success. The film starring Anthony Perkins and Janet Leigh is an all-time classic of the suspense movie genre was released (in New York City). The Oscar-nominated … Continue reading History: Psycho Premiere in New York […]

  • History: Andy Warhol’s First Exhibit in 1952
    by Joern Weigelt on June 16, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Andy Warhol’s First Exhibit in 1952 On this day in 1952, a young artist named Andy Warhol celebrated the first show of his artwork in New York. The co-founder of “Pop Art” exhibited a series of drawings that made reference to the works of the American writer, Truman Capote. Warhol had studied … Continue reading History: Andy Warhol’s First Exhibit in 1952 […]

  • Today is National Lobster Day
    by Joern Weigelt on June 15, 2022 at 4:00 pm

    Today is National Lobster Day Inquiries about this original, vintage poster at posterconnection@gmail.com #Lobster #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #originalposter #poster #posters #design #graphicdesign #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor https://goo.gl/YC5rQA https://goo.gl/GXcrV8 […]