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Rank #195 in History category

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The 'on this day in history' podcast, with a new episode every single day. Featuring historical events that range from the Roman Empire to the World Wide Web, HistoryPod proves that there is always something to be remembered 'on this day'. Written and presented by Scott Allsop, creator of the award-winning www.mrallsophistory.com

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The 'on this day in history' podcast, with a new episode every single day. Featuring historical events that range from the Roman Empire to the World Wide Web, HistoryPod proves that there is always something to be remembered 'on this day'. Written and presented by Scott Allsop, creator of the award-winning www.mrallsophistory.com

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Well done

By Twinsfan2001 - Aug 06 2019
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Very nice snippets of historical knowledge.

Three Minute History Lessons

By BrandyBee123 - Mar 04 2019
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Great way to start the day, with a concise “on this day in history.” Interesting topics.

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161 Ratings
Average Ratings
131
12
7
3
8

Well done

By Twinsfan2001 - Aug 06 2019
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Very nice snippets of historical knowledge.

Three Minute History Lessons

By BrandyBee123 - Mar 04 2019
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Great way to start the day, with a concise “on this day in history.” Interesting topics.

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The 'on this day in history' podcast, with a new episode every single day. Featuring historical events that range from the Roman Empire to the World Wide Web, HistoryPod proves that there is always something to be remembered 'on this day'. Written and presented by Scott Allsop, creator of the award-winning www.mrallsophistory.com

Rank #1: 8th June 793: Viking raiders attack Lindisfarne in Northumbria

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Norse raiders attacked the holy island of Lindisfarne off the Northumbrian coast in an event that is generally accepted as the start of the ‘Viking’ period of British ...

Jun 08 2019

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Rank #2: 12th June 1987: Ronald Reagan calls on Mikhail Gorbachev to ‘Tear down this wall!’

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US President Ronald Reagan made a speech in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin in which he called on the USSR’s leader, Mikhail Gorbachev, to ‘Tear down this ...

Jun 12 2019

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Rank #3: 7th June 1628: Petition of Right ratified by King Charles I

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On the 7th June 1628, the Petition of Right was approved by King Charles ...

Jun 07 2019

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Rank #4: 2nd August 216 BCE: Hannibal defeats the Roman army at the Battle of Cannae

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Hannibal’s army inflicted a devastating defeat on the numerically superior Roman army at the Battle of ...

Aug 02 2019

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Rank #5: 1st August 1714: George, Elector of Hanover, becomes King George I of Great Britain

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George, Elector of Hanover, became King George I of Great ...

Aug 01 2019

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Rank #6: 15th May 1940: The first McDonald’s restaurant opened in San Bernadino, California

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Richard and Maurice McDonald opened the first McDonald’s restaurant in San Bernardino, ...

May 15 2019

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Rank #7: 29th August 1842: The First Opium War ends when Britain and China sign the Treaty of Nanking

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The First Opium War formally ended when Britain and China signed the Treaty of Nanking, the first of the ‘unequal ...

Aug 29 2019

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Rank #8: 28th August 1955: The murder of black teenager Emmett Till in Mississippi

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Black teenager Emmett Till was murdered for allegedly flirting with and offending a white woman in ...

Aug 28 2019

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Rank #9: 14th August 1941: Roosevelt and Churchill issue the Atlantic Charter

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The Atlantic Charter was issued by U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt and British Prime Minister Winston ...

Aug 14 2019

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Rank #10: 11th June 1837: Broad Street Riot breaks out in Boston, MA

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On June 11th 1837, the Broad Street Riot broke out in Boston, Massachusetts, between Irish immigrants and existing American citizens known as ...

Jun 11 2019

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Rank #11: 21st August 1959: Hawaii becomes the 50th state of the USA

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Hawaii became the 50th state to join the United States of America after a ...

Aug 21 2019

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Rank #12: 7th August 1909: Alice Ramsey makes the first female transcontinental car journey

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Alice Huyler Ramsey became the first woman to drive an automobile across a continent when she completed a 59-day road trip from New York to San ...

Aug 07 2019

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Rank #13: 18th August 1920: Ratification of the 19th Amendment of the US Constitution guarantees female suffrage

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The 19th Amendment to the US Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing all American women the right to ...

Aug 18 2019

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Rank #14: 9th August 1173: Construction begins on the Leaning Tower of Pisa

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Construction began on the campanile of the Cathedral of Pisa, now better known as the Leaning Tower of ...

Aug 09 2019

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Rank #15: 16th May 1966: Start of the Cultural Revolution in China

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The ‘May 16th Notification’ of 1966 effectively started the Cultural Revolution in ...

May 16 2019

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Rank #16: 27th August 1883: The eruption of Krakatoa

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One of the most destructive volcanic events in modern history occurred when Krakatoa’s eruption reached its ...

Aug 27 2019

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Rank #17: 5th August 1305: William Wallace captured by English troops at Robroyston

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Scottish independence leader Sir William Wallace was captured by English forces at Robroyston near ...

Aug 05 2019

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Rank #18: 3rd August 1936: Jesse Owens wins his first gold medal at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

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American athlete Jesse Owens won the first of four gold medals at the Berlin ...

Aug 03 2019

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Rank #19: 9th May 1671: Colonel Thomas Blood attempts to steal the Crown Jewels

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Colonel Thomas Blood attempted to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of ...

May 09 2019

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Rank #20: 31st August 2019: Goodbye from HistoryPod

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After more than four years that have seen me writing and reading nearly half a million words (and telling hundreds upon hundreds of historical stories) I am in need of a very long break!

The last of my new episodes is published today, although the podcast feed itself will continue to release 'reruns' of previous episodes every day for the foreseeable future.

Thank you for all your support, subscriptions, and engagements over the past four years. I hope that you have enjoyed the daily history podcast and that you will continue to visit the back-catalogue of well over 700 different ...

Aug 31 2019

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