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(Background), noun account, adventures, all aspects, all sides, delineation, depiction, each and every deeail, entire universe, epic, events, exposition, facts, information, intelligence, narrative, recapitulation, recital, record, representation, retelling, review, saga, series of incidents, story, summary

history

(Past), noun annals, archives, bygone era, chronicle, days of old, earlier point in time, historical times, old days, prior point in time, prior time, record, schedule, the past, times gone by, tradition, yesterday
Associated concepts: Legal history
See also: account, ancestry, bloodline, calendar, common knowledge, narrative, record, report, story

HISTORY, evidence. The recital of facts written and given out for true.
     2. Facts stated in histories may be read in evidence, on the ground of their notoriety. Skin. R. 14; 1 Ventr. R. 149. But these facts must be of a public nature, and the general usages and customs of the country. Bull. P. 248; 7 Pet. R. 554; 1 Phil. & Am. Ev. 606; 30 Howell's St. Tr. 492. Histories are not admissible in relation to matters not of a public nature, such as the custom of a particular town, a descent, the boundaries of a county, and the like. 1 Salk. 281; S. C. Skin. 623; T. Jones, 164; 6 C. & P. 586, note. See 9 Ves. 347; 10 Ves. 354; 3 John. 385; 1 Binn. 399; and Notoriety.

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Washington: Chandigarh-born "trailblazer" Indian-American legal luminary Srikanth 'Sri' Srinivasan has made history with the US Senate unanimously confirming him as the first South Asian judge on the powerful appeals court for the American capital.
We have already made history, this is about much more.
JOANNA TOMKIN: She made history by becoming the first black female president of the Middle Temple Student Association,
We are very proud of the players, they have made history for Cliftonville fans.
On July 20, 1969, a man from Wapakoneta, Ohio, made history by becoming the first person to set foot on the moon.
Eventually Lewis launched his own investment firm, TLC Group, which made history when it completed the $22.
A remarkable nonviolent uprising of citizens has made history in the Eastern European country of Ukraine.
June Taylor, the Emmy-winning choreographer whose chorus-line routines on The Jackie Gleason Show made history, was a mentor figure for me.
Ruth Simmons, president of Brown University (RI), made history in 2001 when she became the first black woman president of an Ivy League university.
They tell us something of the inner lives of the people who made history.
CHINA'S Ho-Pin Tung has made history by becoming the first driver from his country to test a Formula One car.
Dolly, the sheep who made history as the first clone from a mammal, and gave rise to fears of human cloning, died at her home in Edinburgh, Scotland, last month after developing a lung Infection.