go down in/make history

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make history

To do something historically significant; to do something important that will be remembered and recorded for a long time. She made history by becoming the first woman to hold the position. They are trying to make history as the only team ever to come back from an 0-3 start.
See also: history, make
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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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

make history

do something that is remembered in or influences the course of history.
See also: history, make
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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, go, history, make
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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
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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