Historic vs Historical

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 by Debiprasad Sahoo

Wrong: This is a historical victory for the Indian cricket team.

Right: This is a historic victory for the Indian cricket team.

Explanation:  Grammatically speaking, both historic and historical are adjectives; however, they are not related to each other. Historical means something pertaining to the history and past. Historic means remarkable or extraordinary.

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