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  • Today is: Banana Day? Really? …
    by Joern Weigelt on April 19, 2018 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, 2018 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, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Expo in Brussels opens in 1958 60 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 […]

  • Today is ‘Save The Elephant’ Day
    by Joern Weigelt on April 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    Today is ‘Save The Elephant’ Day They might be wildlife icons, but, sadly, elephants are in crisis. Save The Elephant Day is a chance to show our love and support for these much-loved giants and raise awareness of the threats to their future in both Africa and Asia, ranging from ivory poachers and traffickers to loss of … Continue reading Today is ‘Save The Elephant’ Day […]

  • Today in History: Rolling Stones release debut album in 1964
    by Joern Weigelt on April 16, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Rolling Stones release debut album in 1964 The album The Rolling Stones, released in the United States with the added title “England’s Newest Hit Makers”, topped the UK charts for twelve weeks. The poster will be offered in our April 28 auction. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #RollingStones #VintagePoster … Continue reading Today in History: Rolling Stones release debut album in 1964 […]

  • Today in History: Kodak launches Kodachrome in 1935
    by Joern Weigelt on April 15, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Kodak launches Kodachrome in 1935 83 years ago today, the Eastman Kodak Company launched Kodachrome. The photographic film was one of the most popular media used by professional and hobby photographers around the world. It was discontinued in 2009 with the widespread transition to digital photography. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #Kodak #VintagePoster … Continue reading Today in History: Kodak launches Kodachrome in 1935 […]

  • Today in History: Peter Behrens born in 1868
    by Joern Weigelt on April 14, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: Peter Behrens born in 1868 150 years ago today, Peter Behrens was born in Hamburg, Germany. Noted for his influential role in the development of modern architecture, Behrens was also a pioneer in the field of industrial design. He is perhaps best known as a co-founder of the Deutsche Werkbund in 1907, … Continue reading Today in History: Peter Behrens born in 1868 […]

  • Today in History: Lincoln is shot in 1865
    by Joern Weigelt on April 14, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Lincoln is shot in 1865 153 years ago today, 1865 U.S. President Abraham Lincoln is shot. The assassin, John Wilkes Booth, wanted to revive the Confederate cause, mere days after their surrender to the Union Army, bringing the American Civil War to an end. Lincoln died the next day. For inquiries, email … Continue reading Today in History: Lincoln is shot in 1865 […]

  • Oskar Schlemmer died 75 years ago today
    by Joern Weigelt on April 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Oskar Schlemmer died 75 years ago today Schlemmer was a German painter, sculptor, designer and choreographer associated with the Bauhaus school. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #OskarSchlemmer #Bauhaus #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 https://goo.gl/GXcrV8&nbs […]

  • Today in History: Euro Disneyland opens in 1992
    by Joern Weigelt on April 12, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Euro Disneyland opens in 1992 26 years ago today, the happiest place on earth opened its doors on the European continent in Marne-la-Vallée, near Paris, France. Attracting some 10 million visitors each year, Disneyland Paris (as it is called today) is the most popular theme park in Europe. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. … Continue reading Today in History: Euro Disneyland opens in 1992 […]