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  • Today is World Penguin Day
    by Joern Weigelt on April 25, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Today is World Penguin Day World Penguin Day coincides with the annual northward migration of penguins and is celebrated each year on April 25. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #Penguins #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #poster #posters #design #graphicdesign #paper #graphic #graphics #originalposter #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #designporn https://goo.gl/YC5rQA Advertisements […]

  • Today in History: Herbert Matter born in 1907
    by Joern Weigelt on April 25, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Herbert Matter born in 1907 Happy Birthday, Herbert Matter ! The Swiss-born American photographer and graphic designer would have turned 111 today. Matter studied art in Geneva and Paris and worked in France as a designer and photographer for Deberny and Peignot. In 1932 he returned to Switzerland where he created a … Continue reading Today in History: Herbert Matter born in 1907 […]

  • Today is National Picnic Day!
    by Joern Weigelt on April 23, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today is National Picnic Day! People have been eating their meals outside in the beauty of nature for centuries. In fact, our modern-day idea of a picnic evolved from Medieval hunting feasts and Victorian garden parties. These were usually quite sophisticated affairs, which involved multiple courses and elaborate preparations. During the early 19th century a … Continue reading Today is National Picnic Day! […]

  • Today is Earth Day
    by Joern Weigelt on April 22, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today is Earth Day Celebrate and protect our natural environment by taking part in Earth Day. Earth Day began in 1970 and has since grown into a global event recognized by over 192 countries. Show your love for the planet we call home. Maybe plant a tree, prepare a meal with locally-grown vegetables, educate a friend … Continue reading Today is Earth Day […]

  • Today is National Auctioneers Day
    by Joern Weigelt on April 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm

    Today is National Auctioneers Day We simply could not resist: Going once … Going twice … SOLD ! National Auctioneers Day is observed every year on the third Saturday in April. According to the National Auctioneers Association, it is estimated nearly a quarter-trillion dollars in goods and services are sold by professional auctioneers each year. … Continue reading Today is National Auctioneers Day […]

  • Today in History: Rome founded 753 B.C.
    by Joern Weigelt on April 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Rome founded 753 B.C. The beginnings of the history of Rome are obscure. Humans have lived in the area known as Rome for at least the last 6,000 years. According to legend, on April 21, 753 B.C., twin brothers Romulus and Remus found Rome on the site where they were suckled by … Continue reading Today in History: Rome founded 753 B.C. […]

  • Today in History: Seville World’s Fair opens in 1992
    by Joern Weigelt on April 20, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Seville World’s Fair opens in 1992 The Universal Exposition of Seville (Expo ’92) took place from April 20 to October 12, 1992, on Cartuja Island in Seville, Spain. The theme for the Expo was “The Age of Discovery” and over 100 countries were represented. Almost 42 million people visited the fair. Expo’92 Seville … Continue reading Today in History: Seville World’s Fair opens in 1992 […]

  • Today is: Banana Day? Really? …
    by Joern Weigelt on April 19, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today is: Banana Day? Really? … Banana Day is a bit like a heady mix of April Fool’s Day and Halloween (without the sweets or vandalism) and with a helpful portion of healthy eating thrown in for good measure. The origins of Banana Day, which is aimed at celebrating bananas in every conceivable sense of … Continue reading Today is: Banana Day? Really?&nbs […]

  • Today in History: Earthquake destroys San Francisco in 1906
    by Joern Weigelt on April 18, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Earthquake destroys San Francisco in 1906 About 3000 people died in the 1906 disaster. Over 80 percent of the city was destroyed by the quake and resulting fires. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #SanFrancisco #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #poster #posters #design #graphicdesign #paper #graphic #graphics #originalposter #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #vintagefinds #interiordesign … Continue reading Today in History: Earthquake destroys San Francisco in 1906 […]

  • Today in History: Expo in Brussels opens in 1958
    by Joern Weigelt on April 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Expo in Brussels opens in 1958 61 years ago today, Belgian King Baudouin I opened the first World’s Fair after the Second World War in Brussels, Belgium. The exhibit’s main themes were innovations in aerospace and nuclear energy. The Expo 1958 was attended by approx. 41 million people. Symbol of the fair … Continue reading Today in History: Expo in Brussels opens in 1958 […]