ProgrammableWeb API Category: History

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The Keep
East Sussex County Council is the local government of East Sussex, a set of rural entities in South London. The county features The Keep, a global center that keeps archives up to date. In the... Reference 07.01.2014
Europeana
Europeana provides an online database of cultural heritage objects in the form of books, audio clips, photos, art, etc. It contains objects pertaining to history, fashion, maps, natural history,... Database 05.21.2014
Xignite Global Indices Historical
The Xignite Global Indices Historical API enables users to retrieve historical prices for equities going back to January 1, 2000. It provides closing prices along with open, high, low, volume and... Financial 03.31.2014
Museet for Søfart
Museet for Søfart (M / S) is the Danish Maritime Museum. The M / S search API is for searching Danish maritime history. The API enables users to search multiple databases for Danish seafaring... Search 03.14.2014
Connected Histories
Connected Histories is a collection of digital sources related to early modern and nineteenth century Britain, all accessible through a single federated search. The Connected Histories API provides... Education 01.29.2014
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Netherlands CitySDK
All 9,866,539 buildings in the Netherlands, shaded according to year of construction. Data from BAG, via CitySDK. Map made with TileMill by Bert Spaan, Waag Society, inspired by BKLYNR. Mapping 04.06.2014
Place My Past
Place My Past is a family history mapping application. Family 01.12.2014
Lookbackmaps
Lookbackmaps is a simple, yet robust way of visually organizing, exploring and engaging in history and historical photographs through web and mobile-based maps. Mapping 09.11.2013
Historic Places in North America
The website historicplaces.net was created in 2012 as a comprehensive listing of buildings, structures, objects, and sites in North America that have received a special status based on their... History 03.08.2013
Time Machine
Browse the #1 hits from the past 60 years and read the news during that time! History 01.19.2012
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The Keep
East Sussex County Council is the local government of East Sussex, a set of rural entities in South London. The county features The Keep, a global center that keeps archives up to date. In the... Reference 07.01.2014
Europeana
Europeana provides an online database of cultural heritage objects in the form of books, audio clips, photos, art, etc. It contains objects pertaining to history, fashion, maps, natural history,... Database 05.21.2014
Xignite Global Indices Historical
The Xignite Global Indices Historical API enables users to retrieve historical prices for equities going back to January 1, 2000. It provides closing prices along with open, high, low, volume and... Financial 03.31.2014
Museet for Søfart
Museet for Søfart (M / S) is the Danish Maritime Museum. The M / S search API is for searching Danish maritime history. The API enables users to search multiple databases for Danish seafaring... Search 03.14.2014
Connected Histories
Connected Histories is a collection of digital sources related to early modern and nineteenth century Britain, all accessible through a single federated search. The Connected Histories API provides... Education 01.29.2014
Locating London's Past
Locating London's Past is a site that lets users search a collection of digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London, and then map those results on top of historical... Mapping 01.29.2014
Annual Production Figures of United States Currency
The Annual Production Figures of United States Currency API is a service of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury. The API details the number of... Government 12.28.2013
General Land Office Records
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) General Land Office (GLO) provides access to Federal land conveyance records, including image access to records between 1820 to the present. GLO exposes these... Government 12.28.2013
PastPlace
The PastPlaces API offers access to information from A Vision of Britain Through Time, a database that compiles the data from historical surveys of Britain. The database is part of the Great Britain... Education 07.01.2013
U.S. Department of State Office of the Historian Ebook Catalog
The U.S. Department of State Office of the Historian Ebook Catalog contains all ebooks from the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the official historical record of significant foreign... Government 06.03.2013
Danish Historical Atlas
The Danish Historical Atlas is a map-based digital project intended to breathe life into local history. The atlas includes data on archaeological finds and ancient monuments as well as more... Mapping 02.14.2013
Exploring Surrey's past
Exploring Surrey’s Past is a historical resource for Surrey County in Southern England. The site includes browsable pages about people, places, and times, as well as searchable databases of... Reference 02.14.2013
Ancient World Mapping Center
The Ancient World Mapping Center is an interdisciplinary research center located at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Center promotes cartography, historical geography, and... Mapping 12.12.2012
Pleiades
Pleiades is a community-built geographical dictionary and map of ancient places. An outgrowth of the Classical Atlas Project and the Barrington Atlas of the Greek and Roman World, it associates names... Mapping 11.21.2012
weather-api.net
Weather-API.net provides weather information with focus on historical weather tracking. Information is currently available from 53 years ago with access to over 1.9 million datapoints. A hourly... Weather 11.15.2012
Texas History
The Portal To Texas History, provided by the University of North Texas, is an online database of historical documents and items. The collection is comprised of over 2.8 million files and over 215,290... Education 08.27.2012
MyHurricane
MyHurricane allows users to track current and past hurricanes and typhoons. The MyHurricane API enables users to add the the same map and tracking data to websites and mobile applications. The API is... Weather 07.17.2012
Pelagios
PELAGIOS (acronym for: Pelagios: Enable Linked Ancient Geodata In Open Systems) is an open data initiative for geodata about the ancient world. The data and cooperative is based on a consortium of... Mapping 06.02.2012
XigniteGlobalFundamentals
This API provides stock fundamental data for active companies in more than 40 global markets. The service delivers more than 10 current fundamental data points per company. This stock fundamental... Financial 03.08.2012
The Old Bailey
The service allows search against records of legal proceedings at the Old Bailey, London's central criminal court, from 1674 to 1913. The fully searchable repository gives access to... Government 01.23.2012
China Historical GIS
The service maintains a geographic information database of historical information related to placenames in China. The placenames are cross-referenced by spelling variants comprising 250,000 or more... Reference 01.16.2012
Open Domesday
Domesday Book, England's earliest surviving public record, is a record of the survey of the land held by William the Conqueror and his people. The Open Domesday API supports geographical queries... Education 01.11.2012
Black Country History
The service provides information about museum holdings, archives, images, and historic artifacts related the the Black Country. This region in central England west of Birmingham is prominent in UK... Education 12.16.2011
Mergent Historical Securities Data
Provides historical quotes for all US and Canadian stocks, indices, mutual funds, OTC bulletin board issues, and other securities. Prices are fully adjusted for splits, dividends and other corporate... Financial 12.14.2010
AddressingHistory
AddressingHistory is a searchable, historical database of the people of Edinburgh, Scotland. It provides access to the data within digitized historical Scottish Post Office Directories. The... Tools 12.14.2010
Chronicling America
Chronicling America from the US Library of Congress, provides access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper pages. The site allows you to search and view newspaper... News Services 10.18.2009
XigniteHistorical
This API offers real-time quotes for equities trading for U.S. and international exchanges. In addition to stock quote (bid/ask) data, the API also provides intraday tick data, volume and time... Financial 01.15.2009
XigniteFundamentals
This API provides stock fundamentals data for active U.S. and Canadian listed companies. The service delivers more than 400 current or historical fundamental data points per company. This stock... Financial 08.04.2008
XigniteRates
This API offers current and historical benchmark interest rates from global financial markets in the U.S., Europe, Canada and Asia. schedules. XigniteRates provides interest rates data for over 600... Financial 01.26.2008
DomainTools
You can access the same powerful research tools used every day by brand managers, legal professionals, site owners and domain investors. Nearly every piece of data you'll find us using on the... Domains 03.10.2007
Internet Archive
From their site: The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars... Reference 09.10.2005
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Netherlands CitySDK
All 9,866,539 buildings in the Netherlands, shaded according to year of construction. Data from BAG, via CitySDK. Map made with TileMill by Bert Spaan, Waag Society, inspired by BKLYNR. Mapping 04.06.2014
Place My Past
Place My Past is a family history mapping application. Family 01.12.2014
Lookbackmaps
Lookbackmaps is a simple, yet robust way of visually organizing, exploring and engaging in history and historical photographs through web and mobile-based maps. Mapping 09.11.2013
Historic Places in North America
The website historicplaces.net was created in 2012 as a comprehensive listing of buildings, structures, objects, and sites in North America that have received a special status based on their... History 03.08.2013
Time Machine
Browse the #1 hits from the past 60 years and read the news during that time! History 01.19.2012
Matchbook
A simple app to remember must-visit restaurants. Whether you hear about a new place from a friend, blog, or by walking by, Matchbook will help you remember it later. Localization 01.03.2012
Timehop
What were you doing 1 year ago today? Each morning users are sent an email containing reminders of the past including, tweets, facebook posts, Instagram photos and foursquare checkins. Social 01.03.2012
YouCheckins
A history of places at which you checked in by foursquare is shown per a venue/month. It is also possible for the place to show by check-in history with heat maps. Localization 12.14.2011
Black Swan Events
Black Swan lets you explore history from a whole new perspective. It allows users to augment over 400 statistical time series (each containing annual data items for as many as 200 countries over the... Reference 08.22.2011
Moveable History
This is the 3rd in the "moveable" series, that started with Moveable Weather, and then moved on to Moveable Tides. This time, this Tropo/Google Latitude/Wikipedia mashup reads to... Mobile 12.14.2010

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