On this day, November 10th, 1958, The Hope Diamond is donated to the Smithsonian Institution by New York diamond merchant Harry Winston. The Hope Diamond has made it back to New York however, currently on display at the Museum of Natural History. The Hope Diamond is 45 carats and considered the most famous diamond in the world.
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