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history

(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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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.
IRISH bookmakers Paddy Power have refunded stakes to anyone who backed against Phil Taylor at the World Matchplay after the great man made history with the first live televised nine-dart finish on Thursday, writes Graham Woods.
Charity, the only possible answer to that "ecological catastrophe that made history," made it possible for them to go to Rome, the Holy Father said.
Electronic books have made history during the past year as titles from major authors became overnight sensations on the Internet.
Because some made history, America is now a freer, more tolerant nation, for gays and for all Americans.
In 2006, Cody made history when he became one of the youngest Certified Master divers in the world at age 12.
Prince William has made history after becoming the first member of the Royal Family to grace the cover of a gay magazine.
Summary: The Mars rover Curiosity has made history by beaming the first audio recording of a human voice back to earth from another planet.
In 2002, Leslie made history when she became the first to dunk in a women's professional game.
It made history seem more real and they related to the human aspect as opposed to a recitation of facts.
Al Smith made history in 1918 when he was elected the first Irish Catholic