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It Happened Here


It Happened Here reveals nearby history, movie scenes, famous crimes and more!

"History buffs and travelers will love It Happened Here..." - Family Circle magazine

"Very cool!"  - The TODAY Show

Sister app for iPhone named a "Best iPhone Tour App" by Travel + Leisure magazine.

“A fun new tool…for serendipitous discovery “ - ReadWriteWeb
“App of the Week" - Business Insider
"A great travel app" by Appadvice.com!
“…opens the doors to our nation’s past and makes every step…an impressionable experience.” – AppModo.com
“…at just $0.99, it’s a bargain” – Examiner.com
“a lot more affordable than taking a guided tour” – GeekSugar.com
“The New York version is packed with fascinating trivia…” – PureWOW.com
“…among the most helpful [apps] for urban wandering.” – Technicallyphilly.com
It Happened Here reveals the hidden secrets of a city by detecting a user’s location and highlighting fascinating events that have occurred nearby. Historical events, memorable movie scenes, famous crimes, and pop culture happenings are included. Users receive photos and brief, original summaries of hundreds of events.
It Happened Here is free to download and sample 4 events per city; the full list of 200+ events for each city is available for $0.99. Available cities include:
Boston, MA 
Chicago, IL 
Dallas, TX
London, UK
Los Angeles, CA 
New Orleans, LA
New York, NY 
Philadelphia, PA 
San Francisco, CA 
Washington, DC
When you travel, you can easily purchase a new It Happened Here city from within the app!
Samples from our hundreds of events for each city include:
* (LA) the restaurant where Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe met on a blind date
* (SF) the intersection where the famed Zodiac Killer encountered one of his victims
* (NY) the high school that Lady Gaga attended and the venue where she performed as Stefani Germanotta during her pre-Gaga days.
LEARN MORE: Want to learn more? We always provide links to Web sites for those who want to delve deeper into any particular event.
SHARE: Want to let others know what’s interesting about where you are? The app offers seamless integration with Facebook and Twitter for easy status updates.
CONTRIBUTE: Have an event in mind that we should add? Submit it from within the app and, if we add it, we’ll gladly provide you with attribution!
MAPS: Want to see how to get to the place where an interesting event occurred? The app includes a map view where you can zoom in and see exactly how to get there.
SEARCH: Just thought of an event and want to know if it’s in the app? Keyword searching is a breeze!
CUSTOMIZE: Love history but not pop culture? Love pop culture but can’t stand politics? No problem: customize the app to only surface events in your favorite categories!

Recent changes:
New cities Dallas, TX and Washington, DC are added.
Bug fixes.
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About It Happened Here
It Happened Here reveals nearby history, movie scenes, famous crimes and more!

"History buffs and travelers will love It Happened Here..." - Family Circle magazine

"Very cool!"  - The TODAY Show

Sister app for iPhone named a "Best iPhone Tour App" by Travel + Leisure magazine.

“A fun new tool…for serendipitous discovery “ - ReadWriteWeb
“App of the Week" - Business Insider
"A great travel app" by Appadvice.com!
“…opens the doors to our nation’s past and makes every step…an impressionable experience.” – AppModo.com
“…at just $0.99, it’s a bargain” – Examiner.com
“a lot more affordable than taking a guided tour” – GeekSugar.com
“The New York version is packed with fascinating trivia…” – PureWOW.com
“…among the most helpful [apps] for urban wandering.” – Technicallyphilly.com
It Happened Here reveals the hidden secrets of a city by detecting a user’s location and highlighting fascinating events that have occurred nearby. Historical events, memorable movie scenes, famous crimes, and pop culture happenings are included. Users receive photos and brief, original summaries of hundreds of events.
It Happened Here is free to download and sample 4 events per city; the full list of 200+ events for each city is available for $0.99. Available cities include:
Boston, MA 
Chicago, IL 
Dallas, TX
London, UK
Los Angeles, CA 
New Orleans, LA
New York, NY 
Philadelphia, PA 
San Francisco, CA 
Washington, DC
When you travel, you can easily purchase a new It Happened Here city from within the app!
Samples from our hundreds of events for each city include:
* (LA) the restaurant where Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe met on a blind date
* (SF) the intersection where the famed Zodiac Killer encountered one of his victims
* (NY) the high school that Lady Gaga attended and the venue where she performed as Stefani Germanotta during her pre-Gaga days.
LEARN MORE: Want to learn more? We always provide links to Web sites for those who want to delve deeper into any particular event.
SHARE: Want to let others know what’s interesting about where you are? The app offers seamless integration with Facebook and Twitter for easy status updates.
CONTRIBUTE: Have an event in mind that we should add? Submit it from within the app and, if we add it, we’ll gladly provide you with attribution!
MAPS: Want to see how to get to the place where an interesting event occurred? The app includes a map view where you can zoom in and see exactly how to get there.
SEARCH: Just thought of an event and want to know if it’s in the app? Keyword searching is a breeze!
CUSTOMIZE: Love history but not pop culture? Love pop culture but can’t stand politics? No problem: customize the app to only surface events in your favorite categories!

Recent changes:
New cities Dallas, TX and Washington, DC are added.
Bug fixes.

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A Google User
Nov 25, 2012
Getting better... Latest update solved my crash issues. Like it.
A Google User
Nov 25, 2012
Getting better... Latest update solved my crash issues. Like it.
A Google User
Oct 25, 2012
Needs work Constant force closes. Can't get through a whole article without it shutting down. Also, should be one fee instead of paying for each city. Genius idea tjough
A Google User
Oct 15, 2012
Good one Nice apllication
A Google User
Oct 8, 2012
It Happened Here Very weak functionality and content.