make history


: to do something that is very important or famous and that will be remembered as part of history
They made history by discovering the structure of DNA.

Examples of make history in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When she is sworn in Tuesday by Vice President Kamala Harris — a friend and former client — Butler will make history as the first out gay person of color to serve in the Senate and the first LGBTQ+ senator from California. Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times, 2 Oct. 2023 More volleyball Prosper’s Ayden Ames heads to Nebraska to watch her future team make history Dallas-area volleyball rankings (8/30): McKinney Boyd moves up to No. 1; Rockwall rises High School Sports The latest news, analysis, predictions and more for each season. Sportsday Staff, Dallas News, 30 Aug. 2023 Come September, Welker will make history as the second woman to lead the program since its 1947 inception, following Martha Rountree, who hosted until 1953, and the first Black woman to moderate a Sunday morning network public affairs program — among the most prestigious positions in TV news. Christi Carras, Los Angeles Times, 27 Aug. 2023 Qualifying for the 2023 Little League Baseball World Series continues today on Friday, August 11 starting very early in the morning, as teams from all over the country continue to battle for a trip to Williamsport and a chance to make history. oregonlive, 11 Aug. 2023 The next Mega Millions jackpot will likely make history. Leada Gore |, al, 7 Aug. 2023 Unfortunately, the record books don’t agree with Celtics Nation’s clever accounting, so whichever franchise wins a title next will make history. Shannon Carlin, Time, 4 Aug. 2023 The American League East will likely make history this year, as the only division to tout five winning teams since realignment after the 1993 season. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, 2 Aug. 2023 Christine Sinclair had a chance to make history at the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. oregonlive, 21 July 2023 See More

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“Make history.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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