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  • Today in History: Max Schmeling beats Joe Lewis in 1936
    by Joern Weigelt on June 19, 2021 at 4:00 pm

      10 Today in History: Max Schmeling beats Joe Lewis in 1936 Surprise? Sensation? 80 years ago today, on June 19, 1936, famed former world chamion Max Schmeling beat the previously undefeated American heavyweight Joe Louis by a knockout in round twelve at sold-out Yankee Stadium in New York. Schmeling became the new world heavyweight … Continue reading Today in History: Max Schmeling beats Joe Lewis in 1936 […]

  • History: Nürburgring opens in 1927
    by Joern Weigelt on June 18, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: Nürburgring opens in 1927 The Nürburgring is a 22.8-kilometer circuit for car and motorcycle racing located in the town of Nürburg in Germany. Some 3,000 workers helped build the “First Mountain, Race and Test Track.” The construction of the racetrack was part of a job creation program of the government for the … Continue reading History: Nürburgring opens in 1927 […]

  • History: James Montgomery Flagg born in 1877
    by Joern Weigelt on June 18, 2021 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 […]

  • Today in History: The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York in 1885
    by Joern Weigelt on June 17, 2021 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 … Continue reading Today in History: The Statue of Liberty arrives in New York in 1885 […]

  • History: Psycho Premiere in New York
    by Joern Weigelt on June 16, 2021 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 […]

  • Today in History: Andy Warhol’s First Exhibit in 1952
    by Joern Weigelt on June 16, 2021 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 Today in History: Andy Warhol’s First Exhibit in 1952 […]

  • Today is Nature Photography Day
    by Joern Weigelt on June 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Today is Nature Photography Day Inquiries about this original, vintage poster at posters@posterconnection.com Direct link to the poster athttps://bit.ly/3vhkasF #NaturePhotography #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #originalposter #poster #posters #design #graphicdesign #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #designporn https://goo.gl/YC5rQA https://goo.gl/GXcrV8 […]

  • Today is National Lobster Day
    by Joern Weigelt on June 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Today is National Lobster Day Inquiries 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 […]

  • History: Stars & Stripes adopted in 1777
    by Joern Weigelt on June 14, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    History: Stars & Stripes adopted in 1777 During the American Revolution, the Continental Congress adopts a resolution stating that “the flag of the United States be thirteen alternate stripes red and white” and that “the Union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.” The national flag, which became known as … Continue reading History: Stars & Stripes adopted in 1777 […]

  • Today is National Sewing Machine Day
    by Joern Weigelt on June 13, 2021 at 5:00 pm

    Today is National Sewing Machine Day National Sewing Machine Day honors the invention of the sewing machine. It is hard to imagine having to sew things together by hand, stitch by stitch. Skilled cabinet-maker and English inventor, Thomas Saint, received the first patent for a design of a sewing machine in 1790. It was meant … Continue reading Today is National Sewing Machine Day […]