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Rank #199 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.

iTunes Ratings

161 Ratings
Average Ratings
131
12
7
3
8

Well done

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

Three Minute History Lessons

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

Latest release on Aug 13, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 16th March 1190: The Jewish population of York massacred in a pogrom

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Anti-Semitic attacks spread across England and reached York in March ...

Mar 16 2020

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Rank #2: 24th May 1943: Josef Mengele, the Nazi Angel of Death, transferred to Auschwitz

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Josef Mengele, the Nazi ‘Angel Of Death’, was transferred to begin work at Auschwitz concentration ...

May 24 2020

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Rank #3: 25th April 1792: First execution using the guillotine

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The 25th April 1792 saw the world’s first use of the guillotine as a method of ...

Apr 25 2020

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Rank #4: 20th March 1602: The Dutch East India Company established

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By the start of the 17th century merchants from the Dutch Republic had begun to undertake voyages to the ‘Spice Islands’ of the Indian ...

Mar 20 2020

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Rank #5: 23rd May 1915: Italy enters WW1 on the side of the Triple Entente

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On the 23rd May 1915, Italy entered the First World War on the side of the Triple Entente and declared war on ...

May 23 2020

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Rank #6: 19th March 1962: Bob Dylan releases his eponymous debut album

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On the 19th March 1962, American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan released his eponymous debut ...

Mar 19 2020

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Rank #7: 17th May 1902: Ancient Antikythera Mechanism ‘computer’ identified

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On the 17th May 1902, an ancient analogue computer known as the Antikythera mechanism was first identified by Greek archaeologist Valerios ...

May 17 2020

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Rank #8: 29th March 1973: Final US troops withdraw from Vietnam

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On the 29th March 1973, the last American troops withdrew from South ...

Mar 29 2020

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Rank #9: 26th April 1478: The Pazzi family launch their failed plot against the Medici family

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The Pazzi family in Florence launched their unsuccessful plot to overthrow the Medici family with an assassination attempt against the brothers Lorenzo and Giuliano de’ ...

Apr 26 2020

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Rank #10: 8th April 1904: Times Square in New York given its name

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Times Square in New York was given its name shortly after the offices of The New York Times moved to the ...

Apr 08 2020

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Rank #11: 27th April 1509: Entire republic of Venice excommunicated by the Pope

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On the 27th April 1509, Pope Julius II excommunicated the entire republic of ...

Apr 27 2020

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Rank #12: 27th March 1963: Dr Beeching publishes his first British Rail report

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On the 27th March 1963, Chairman of the British Transport Commission Dr Richard Beeching published his report entitled The Reshaping of British ...

Mar 27 2020

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Rank #13: 21st March 1556: Thomas Cranmer executed for heresy

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On the 21st March 1556, Thomas Cranmer was executed for ...

Mar 21 2020

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Rank #14: 7th May 1794: Robespierre establishes Cult of the Supreme Being

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On the 7th May 1794, just a few weeks before the Law of 22nd Prairial that created the Great Terror, Maximilien Robespierre formally announced the creation of the Cult of the Supreme Being in a meeting of the National ...

May 07 2020

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Rank #15: 19th May 1536: Execution of Anne Boleyn in the Tower of London

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On the 19th May 1536, Anne Boleyn – Henry VIII’s second wife and mother of the future Elizabeth I – was beheaded in the Tower of London, having been found guilty of adultery, treason, and ...

May 19 2020

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Rank #16: 2nd May 1945: The Battle of Berlin ends with the German surrender to the USSR

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The Battle of Berlin ended after German General Helmuth Weidling surrendered to Soviet General Vasily ...

May 02 2020

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Rank #17: 19th April 1770: Captain Cook’s voyage sights Australia

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On the 19th April 1770, the British explorer Captain James Cook first caught sight of ...

Apr 19 2020

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Rank #18: 12th May 1846: The Donner Party begin their ill-fated journey to California

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The Donner Party departed Independence, Missouri on their ill-fated journey to ...

May 12 2020

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Rank #19: 1st April 1938: Francisco Franco announces the end of the Spanish Civil War

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The Spanish Civil War began in July 1936 after a military coup by Spanish forces in North Africa failed to secure complete control over the ...

Apr 01 2020

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Rank #20: 28th May 585 BCE: Eclipse of Thales ends the Battle of Halys between Media and Lydia

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A solar eclipse during the Battle of Halys led to a truce between the kingdoms of Media and Lydia, making it the earliest historical event that can be precisely ...

May 28 2020

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