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his•tor•ic(hɪˈstɔr ɪk, -ˈstɒr-)
You use historic to say that something was important in history, or that it will be regarded as important in the future.
You use historical to say that someone or something really existed or happened in the past, rather than being invented by a writer.
Historical novels, plays, and films deal with real or imaginary events in the past.
Historical occurs in the names of some organizations concerned with the subject of history.
However, if you want to say that something relates to the teaching of history, you use history in front of another noun. You do not use 'historic' or 'historical'.
|Adj.||1.||historic - belonging to the past; of what is important or famous in the past; "historic victories"; "historical (or historic) times"; "a historical character"|
past - earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"
|2.||historic - important in history; "the historic first voyage to outer space"|
ordinary, unknown, unimportant, uncelebrated
historic[hɪsˈtɒrɪk] ADJ → histórico
an historic opportunity to redraw the political map of the Middle East → une occasion historique de redessiner la carte politique du Moyen-Orient
an historic moment → un moment historique