go down in/make history

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

do something that is remembered in or influences the course of history.
See also: history, make

go down in/make ˈhistory

be or do something so important that it will be recorded in history: Roger Bannister made history as the first man to run a mile in less than four minutes.This battle will go down in history as one of our most important victories.
See also: down, 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