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Today in History: The National Geographic Society was Founded

Today in History: The National Geographic Society was Founded

On January 27th, 1888, 33 men founded the National Geographic Society. If you follow National Geographic on Instagram or pick up their magazine, you’re participating in over a century of history. That’s because today in 1888, the National Geographic Society was founded! The Society got its start on January 27th, 1888. Its proclaimed goal was to