What is the difference between Historic and Historical? How to distinguish between Historic and Historical. Let's see the following examples.


"It is a historical moment," he said.

"It is a historic moment," he said.

This is a historic novel.

This is a historical novel.



We use HISTORIC to talk about a place, building in history, an event is very important and will be recorded in history.

We use HISTORICAL to talk about something that connect to the study of history, events, people etc happened or existed in the past.