Historic and historical

The words historic and historical are often confused.

Historic means famous in history.

  • The signing of the treaty was a historic moment.
  • Maharashtra has numerous historic forts.
  • Jallianwalla Bagh is a historic spot.
  • August 15, 1947 is a historic day.

Historical means something linked to history.

  • She enjoys reading historical novels.

Manjusha Nambiar

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