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Is there some kind of public, open, free, reliable database containing all “product release dates”?

I wish I could look up, locally, without ever making an external request, the release dates (for each region/country) for "any commercially sold product ever". For example, I could do: ...
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Shapefiles of 20th Century British Railways

I'm looking for shapefiles of the British railway network from any time between 1900 and 1970 (before many of the railways were closed). There are many historical GIS sites (such as GBHGIS and Vision ...
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Data on German Democratic Republic

I was looking for economic data on the German Democratic Republic, East Germany before reunification. Preferably more disaggregated than just for the whole nation. Potentially interested in various ...
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UK battle sites

Is there a dataset of UK battle sites? At a minimum, Lat/Long, but the more data the better such as who fought who, how many, who won, when was it, was it part of a particular war, etc?
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GIS Data: French Colonial Cercles

Cercles and districts were administrative units in French colonial Africa. I am looking for GIS data on their boundaries. Hints on where to find adequate digitizable historic maps on those ...
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Natural history / paleontology / geology dates

I am looking for a comprehensive dataset of natural history dates, for a deep interactive timeline. I'm interested in the dates of fossils, geological eras, estimated times for the apparition of ...
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USA Residential Electricity Prices

EDITED QUESTION to add context: I'm interested in "modeling" the Electricity Price for Residential Users in the US, particularly (if possible) in Massachusetts. I'd like to obtain something ...
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Open source SAR data for the year 1999-2001 over India

where I can get Radarsat-1 data for 1999-2001 over Indian region(open for download)? or can anyone suggest me SAR dataset for the above mentioned year and location which can be downloaded free of cost....
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GIS data for Castles - UK, Europe also nice

I am looking for data on castles, preferably UK, although I won't object if it extends to Europe. Must be mappable, so lat/long is necessary. Any data beyond that is a bonus. E.g date of con/de-...
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Looking for different kind of electronic product specification databases

I am in search of different kind of databases that contain up to date (or relatively up to date) informations on electronic product specifications. For the most common product types (smartphones, ...
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Searching downloadable ADS-B database

I'm looking for a downloadable ADS-B historical database preferably with a free option, like the one that OpenSky-Network offers. To my knowledge, unfortunately, the OpenSky-Network database doesn't ...
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Hotel internal historical data required

I am looking for hotel data to dig through. What I need as historical information is: Pricing Room Capacity Occupancy
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Childlessness rate by country

Does anyone know where I can find a table or map of the childlessness rate by country for both men and women? Historical comparison of data would also be desirable.
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Russian Ruble exchange rate

I am looking for currency exchange data, specifically USDRUB and EURRUB quotes. I managed to find tick-by-tick data on the official site of the Moscow Exchange (MoEx). But I search data at a 15-30-...
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Data request: how long do consumers wait for certain discounts, savings, and bargains?

I'd like to know where I can find data regarding consumers' willingness to wait for discounts, bargains, savings, and so forth. Units can be in time, or in time per discount percent, etc. Related data ...
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Is there a historic drug shortage database?

I was wondering if there was a historic database of drug shortage data? The current database (link below) appears to only reflect any shortages that have been resolved in 2017 but does not include ...
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Is there a way to download and use historical price data from Amazon? [duplicate]

I'm wondering if anyone can point me in the right direction of if/how I can obtain historical price data (ie. how much a product, say a specific CD, sold for) for Amazon or similarly for eBay, etc. I ...
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Stock market historical data

I was surprised not to find a similar question here. But what are the best sources of stock market daily (weekly, monthly) prices for all listed companies in a given market? Google Finance, Yahoo ...
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Historic roadworks

As part of a research effort, I am working on the recognition of roadworks from street-level imagery. On top of other sources, we have the plan to match historic street view snapshots with roadworks ...
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Is there any place I can download historical traffic data?

Looking for historical traffic data, if possible in a GIS format. Looking for the country of India, if not anything larger. I know that's big but that's the scope of our study, so yeah. Any kind of ...
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1918 Bureau of Transportation Statistics North American Transportation Atlas Data?

In 2008 User:NE on wikipedia added a bunch of train routes from 1918 to wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri%E2%80%93Kansas%E2%80%93Texas_Railroad#/media/File:Missouri,...
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Covid 19 regionalized historical hospitalization data for european countries

I am looking for the regionalized historical covid 19 data for western european countries, especially the number of hospitalization. By regionalized, I mean for each subdivision of a given country (...
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Historical Weather Forecasts

Does anybody know if there is a place I can find historical data of weather forecasts by forecaster? I'm mainly interested in forecasts of high temperature and low temperature, but precipitation ...
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U.S. Exports by State between 1850 and 1940

I am looking for data on total exports by U.S. state between 1850 and 1940. Hints regarding data on overall trade, i.e. imports and exports, is also welcome. There is data at the country level, e.g. ...
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Historical USA weather forecasts

I'm looking for a historical USA (specifically Chicago, IL) weather forecast dataset. Temperature forecasts would suffice, though the more data, the merrier. I know this has been asked a lot of times ...
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Historical weather forecast API

For a college project I need historical weather forecasts for europe up to 14 days for 2015 and 2106. The last two days I was desperately searching for API's with such data, but usually there is just ...
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Is there dataset of historical geocoordinates of ancient cities and places?

Is there a freely available dataset (csv, geojson, topojson, etc.) with geocoordinates (latitude, longitude) of ancient and tombs, for example of the towt? Ideally with additional information like ...
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Seeking River Thames polygon data

I'm having trouble finding data on the River Thames, specifically in the greater London, UK area. I am trying to georeference and digitize a map of the 1666 fire of London for my final project in my ...
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Get all historical data for a specific stock?

On Yahoo Finance, you don't seem to be able to get any data earlier than from January second 1962, and from Google Finance, the corresponding date is December nineteenth 1980. However, General ...
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Where can I find old global road maps?

I am looking for some old global road maps (anytime before 1990 or 2000). Does anyone have any suggestions where I can find such data?
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Shapefiles of the Great Wall of China and the Silk Road

I am looking for shapefiles of two Chinese landmarks. Great Wall of China. Format: spatial lines. The sources mentioned in another post are apparently not available anymore. Silk Road. Format: ...
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Where can I get a JSON or CSV file with the average Bitcoin USD value for each day since it was announced? [duplicate]

I've just spent several days downloading and loading in what turned out to be 10+ GB of garbage data. All I wanted was to know the current USD (average) market value for each day (not minute/hour) ...
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free REST API for daily end-of-day S&P 500 index

I am looking for a free API to retrieve the daily end-of-day S&P 500 index for the past year. There are plenty of APIs which provide the individual stocks, but the indices are not for free. There ...
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Is there an application or plugin for OSMAnd to retrieve trail signage and information?

Is the information written on trail signs publicly available in a central place so that when I am out hiking or biking on a trail and come across a sign, I could get the same information on my phone ...
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Source for U.S. government reports 1900-1950?

I am researching the history of the motion picture industry and seeking U.S. government reports and documents from major departments (especially Commerce, State) for the period of 1900-1950. I'm ...
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Amazon price history dataset

Are there any datasets on Amazon products' price history? http://camelcamelcamel.com/ doesn't make it available and the Amazon Product Advertising API doesn't seem to give access to the price history.
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Where can I find publicly available economic data (American) on consumption, business spending, etc. for 1900-1950, by county/region?

I'm not very familiar with data sources in the United States, but is it possible to find "standard" economic data, like household expenditures, average/median household income, average/median business ...
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historical pandemics and deaths dataset

I'm looking for Historical Epidemic & Pandemic Datasets to Analyze the spread of these infectious diseases, deaths, crisis etc.,
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1945 (spring) daily weather Germany

Perhaps understandably, I am having difficulty tracking down daily weather data for Germany in early 1945. My specific interest is in daily temps and any other daily weather observations for January ...
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County-level data on religious affiliation and church attendance in US 1940-1960

Is there any county-level (or similar) data on religious affiliation and church attendance in the United States from 1940s-1960s?
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Historical weather forecast compared to actual weather?

I am searching for a resource showing historical weather forecasts compared to actual weather data. I'm mainly interested in seeing how accurate various forecast services have been in the past, when ...
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Historical Walmart Stores Data set

I'm trying to capture a historical list of Wal-mart stores. I need store ID, store name, longitude, latitutde, address, city, state, zip, services, store opening date, and store closing date (if the ...
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Historical data of what country a city belongs to over a historical period?

We run a sports history site and occasionally we run into issues where a person was born in Prague, but in 1887, and we wish to display the correct country at the time of their birth rather than at ...
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Looking for “old” Parish & County Boundary Data set for Queensland, Australia

The latest datasets from QSpatial no longer contain the Parish & County info. It is no longer used in Queensland. I am doing some research into historical mining activities and this dataset would ...
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Monthly Gold and Oil prices going back to 1920s

I am trying to find Monthly prices or returns for Gold and Oil going back in time until 1920s. Yearly data is available, but I wanted to check if someone has come across monthly time series too.
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Cryptocurrency historical prices

I'm looking for cryptocurrency historical data, including prices and market cap (either from exchanges or average price) of the main cryptocurrencies, namely: Bitcoin, Ripple, Litecoin, Ethereum, Dash....
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Seeking country boundaries shapefile which is pre-1980?

I am looking for a shapefile with the country boundaries as they were when Czechoslovakia existed as a country. Is there any online open source resource where I can find historical country boundary ...
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Aliexpress price history dataset

I want to find any dataset on Aliexpress products' price history? I found only one good quality website - https://www.pricearchive.org/ but according to their faq - they "do not provide special access ...
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Ice Age Glaciers Question

I am looking to find a GIS data about the Ice age glaciers history around the Russia and Alaska area aka Beringa Sea ... Not sure how to find them but does anyone here have the information that can ...
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Seeking historical tileset 1939-1945?

I want a Mapbox tileset that shows the world as it was during the Second World War. This includes the boundaries of countries, roads and cities and their names, etc. If no such resource exists, I ...