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  • History: India becomes a Republic in 1950
    by Joern Weigelt on January 26, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: India becomes a Republic in 1950 On this day in 1950, the Constitution of India came into effect. The country became an independent nation within the British Commonwealth on 15 August 1947. Indian National Congress leader Jawaharlal Nehru became the first Prime Minister of India, but the leader most associated with the … Continue reading History: India becomes a Republic in 1950 […]

  • History: First Olympic Winter Games in Chamonix, France in 1924
    by Joern Weigelt on January 25, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: First Olympic Winter Games in Chamonix, France in 1924 The concept of Winter Olympic Games was first introduced in 1924. Following the 1920 Summer Olympics in Antwerp, Belgium, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Congress decided that France, host of the 1924 summer games, should conduct a separate event for winter sports that … Continue reading History: First Olympic Winter Games in Chamonix, France in 1924 […]

  • History: Adolphe Mouron Cassandre born in 1901
    by Joern Weigelt on January 24, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: Adolphe Mouron Cassandre born in 1901 On this day in 1901, the poster artist and typeface designer A.M Cassandre (born Adolphe Jean-Marie Mouron) was born in Kharkiv, Ukraine to French parents. After settling in Paris in 1915, the young artist studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts and the Academie Julian and opened … Continue reading History: Adolphe Mouron Cassandre born in 1901 […]

  • History: Salvador Dali died in 1989
    by Joern Weigelt on January 23, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    Today in History: Salvador Dali died in 1989 On this day in 1989, the prominent Spanish surrealist painter Salvador Dali passed away in Figueres, Spain. Details at https://bit.ly/3IMTmYx For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #SalvadorDali #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #originalposter #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #graphicdesign https://goo.gl/YC5rQA https://goo.gl/GXcrV8 […]

  • Today is National Pie Day!
    by Joern Weigelt on January 23, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Today is National Pie Day! Pies have a long and illustrious history, but the sweet filled treats we enjoy today are a relatively recent innovation. The Greeks and Romans made some of the first pies in history. People filled pastry shells with different kinds of meat or seafood, flavored them with a variety of spices, … Continue reading Today is National Pie Day! […]

  • Just in: Air France – Israel
    by Joern Weigelt on January 22, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Just in: Air France – Israel This beautiful 1950s #AirFrance to #Israel poster by Renluc will be offered in our Spring 2022 poster sale. Inquiries at posterconnection@gmail.com #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #posterconnection #originalposter #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #graphicdesign https://goo.gl/YC5rQA https://goo.gl/GXcrV8 […]

  • History: Vladimir Lenin dies in 1924
    by Joern Weigelt on January 21, 2022 at 6:00 pm

    History: Vladimir Lenin dies in 1924 On this day in 1924, Vladimir Lenin, the architect of the Bolshevik Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union, dies of a brain hemorrhage at the age of 54. Under Lenin’s, the government nationalized industry and distributed land, and established the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) … Continue reading History: Vladimir Lenin dies in 1924 […]

  • Today in History: Christian Dior born in 1905
    by Joern Weigelt on January 21, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: Christian Dior born in 1905 On this day in 1905, French fashion Christian Dior was born in Granville, France. His creations dominated world fashion in the decade following World War II. Details at https://bit.ly/31W6ytb For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #Dior #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection … Continue reading Today in History: Christian Dior born in 1905 […]

  • Today in History: Audrey Hepburn died in 1993
    by Joern Weigelt on January 20, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: Audrey Hepburn died in 1993 On this day in 1963, screen legend Audrey Hepburn (born Audrey Kathleen Ruston) passed away. The British film and fashion icon was one of Hollywood’s largest movie stars during the 1950s and 1960s. Hepburn shot to stardom through her Oscar-winning lead role in Roman Holiday in 1953. … Continue reading Today in History: Audrey Hepburn died in 1993 […]

  • Today in History: Good-bye VW Beetle
    by Joern Weigelt on January 19, 2022 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: Good-bye VW Beetle The end of the German production of the Beetle: On January 19, 1978 the last model of the legendary car rolls off the assembly lines at the Volkswagen plant in Emden, Germany. Here is a link to a short blog about the VW Beetle: http://wp.me/p6cafs-N For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. … Continue reading Today in History: Good-bye VW Beet […]