make history


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make history

to do something important that will be remembered for a long time Faulkner made history Wednesday when she became the first woman to register for classes at the all-male college.
Usage notes: often said about something that has not been done before
Related vocabulary: go down as something
See also: history, make

make history

Do something memorable or spectacular enough to influence the course of history, as in That first space flight made history. [Mid-1800s]
See also: history, make

make history

To do something memorable or spectacular enough to influence the course of history: The first space flight made history.
See also: history, make