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World's first magazine created

1663

'Edifying Monthly discussions' published in Germany.

First General Interest magazine

1731

The Gentlemen's magazine is published in England designed for entertainment purposes.

The Scots magazine created

1739

Remains the oldest publication to date and is still in circulation

General magazine attempts to be published.

1741

Franklin tries to publish America's first magazine.

First women's magazine.

1770

The Lady's Magazine published focusing on fashion and embroidery patterns.

The Economist starts

1843

Magazine solely concerntrating on the economy and politics.

The first weekly magazine starts publication

1895

Collier's magazine runs until 1957; highly influential in the magazine industry.

Pulp Fiction magazines created.

1896

Magazines begin to be published on cheap wood pulp paper, making magazines more accessible and cheaper to print.

Saturday Evening Post circulation

1897

Becomes the most widely circulated weekly magazine.

Photoplay begins circulation

1912

The first magazine aimed at the Film industry; convergence starts.

Time magazine starts circulation.

1912

First news magazine in the US.

Esquire starts publication

1933

First specific men's magazine.

Conglomerate media begins

1936

Life is started as a branch of Time magazine

Seventeen magazine

1944

First magazine aimed at adolesents.

Rolling Stone Mag

1967

Shows the demand for special interest magazines unlike previously.

New York magazine

1967

First regional magazine to hit publication.

Entertainment Weekly begins

1990

One of today's largest grossing magazines begins publication