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  • Today in History: Hawaii joined the United States in 1959
    by Joern Weigelt on August 21, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Hawaii joined the United States in 1959 59 years ago today, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States of America Inquiries about this original, vintage poster at mail@posterconnection.com #Hawaii #Surfing #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #originalposter #poster #posters #design #graphicdesign #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome … Continue reading Today in History: Hawaii joined the United States in 1959 […]

  • Today is National Radio Day
    by Joern Weigelt on August 20, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Today is National Radio Day Each year on August 20th, National Radio Day recognizes the invention of the radio. Wireless communication started developing during the 19th century. Commercial broadcasts began in the 1920s and the radio quickly became an important mass medium for news and entertainment. Inquiries about this original, vintage poster at mail@posterconnection.com #Radio … Continue reading Today is National Radio Day […]

  • Today is World Photography Day
    by Joern Weigelt on August 19, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Today is World Photography Day The Daguerreotype and its photographic process developed by Joseph Nicephore Niepce and Louis Daguerre originated in France in 1837. Inquiries about this original, vintage poster at mail@posterconnection.com #Photography #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #originalposter #poster #posters #design #graphicdesign #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #designporn … Continue reading Today is World Photography Day […]

  • Today in History: Opening of the Hannover Fair in 1947
    by Joern Weigelt on August 18, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Opening of the Hannover Fair in 1947 71 years ago today, the first Hannover (Trade) Fair opened in an undamaged factory building in the south of Hannover. British military authorities organized the fair to support post-war Germany’s economic success. Some 1,300 exhibitors showed a cross section of German export production, including dental … Continue reading Today in History: Opening of the Hannover Fair in 1947 […]

  • Today in History: Madonna born in 1958
    by Joern Weigelt on August 16, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Madonna born in 1958 Happy Birthday, Madonna. The “Queen of Pop” is turning 60 today. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #Madonna #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #fun #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #posterconnection #originalposter #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #graphicdesign #designporn https://goo.gl/YC5rQA https://goo.gl/GXcrV8 […]

  • Today in History: International Electricity Exhibition of 1881
    by Joern Weigelt on August 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm

    Today in History: International Electricity Exhibition of 1881 137 years ago today, the first International Exposition of Electricity opened in Paris. More than 1700 exhibitors from 15 countries presented their latest and greatest developments in electrical technology in the 3-month event. The fair provided an important impulse in the electrification of Europe. The public was … Continue reading Today in History: International Electricity Exhibition of 1881 […]

  • Today in History: Berlin divided by Wall in 1961
    by Joern Weigelt on August 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Berlin divided by Wall in 1961 57 years ago today, troops in East Germany sealed the border between East and West Berlin, shutting off the escape route for thousands of refugees from the East. Barbed wire fences up to six feet (1.83 metres) high were put up during the night, and Berliners … Continue reading Today in History: Berlin divided by Wall in 1961 […]