Do something memorable or spectacular enough to influence the course of history, as in That first space flight made history. [Mid-1800s]
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If ABC picks up the show, Ridley will make history once more as one of only a handful of black showrunners on a major network.John Ridley on ’12 Years A Slave,’ Jimi Hendrix Biopic, Steve McQueen 'Feud,' and Diversity Onscreen|Marlow Stern|March 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We at Breaking the Silence invite Tzipi Livni to stand by her own words and not be afraid to make history.Introducing Tzipi Livni to the Occupation|Avner Gvaryahu|October 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The highly anticipated return of this show is sure to make history all over again.'Arrested Development' Finally Gets a Release Date|Jace Lacob|April 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Marlow: Daniel Day-Lewis will indeed make history and win his third Best Actor Oscar statuette for his portrayal of Honest Abe.‘Argo,’ ‘Silver Linings Playbook,’ ‘Lincoln’: Who Will Win On Oscar Night?|Ramin Setoodeh, Marlow Stern|February 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We want to make history for having the most Behind the Musics.15 Years of ‘Behind the Music’: Best Moments (Video)|Kevin Fallon|October 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In this publication are duly chronicled events which now are scarcely eventful, but which will make history some of these days.
"I love to make history but hate to write it," was her oft-repeated assertion.The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 2 of 2)|Ida Husted Harper
Those brilliant stars, however, did not always make history from their own wealth, from the original resources of their minds.
True, neither the Durbar nor the Envoy were very important; still, with them, we felt that we were about to make history.Life in an Indian Outpost|Gordon Casserly
I can't wait for history to do them justice; I want to make history today, and so far as in me lies I will do it.The Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 1 of 2)|Ida Husted Harper