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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
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 Jan 22, 2020

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Rank #1: 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 #2: 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 #3: 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 #4: 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 #5: 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 #6: 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 #7: 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 #8: 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 #9: 6th August 1890: William Kemmler becomes the first person to be executed by electric chair

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William Kemmler became the first person to be executed using an electric ...

Aug 06 2019

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Rank #10: 20th August 1940: Leon Trotsky attacked with an ice axe in Mexico

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Leon Trotsky was fatally wounded with an ice axe by Spanish communist Ramón ...

Aug 20 2019

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Rank #11: 10th August 1793: The Louvre museum in Paris opens to the public for the first time

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The Louvre museum in Paris opened to the public in the former palace of the French royal ...

Aug 10 2019

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Rank #12: 25th August 1875: Captain Matthew Webb becomes the first person to swim the English Channel

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Captain Matthew Webb became the first person to successfully swim across the English ...

Aug 25 2019

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Rank #13: 8th August 1969: The Beatles pose for an album cover on the Abbey Road zebra crossing

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Traffic was stopped on the B507 road in London so The Beatles could pose for their iconic Abbey Road album ...

Aug 08 2019

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Rank #14: 11th August 3114 BCE: Start of the Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar

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The Mesoamerican Long Count Calendar, most famously used by the Maya civilisation, ...

Aug 11 2019

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Rank #15: 23rd August 1944: King Michael of Romania leads a coup d’etat against Ion Antonescu

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King Michael I of Romania led a coup d'état that removed the Nazi-aligned government of Ion ...

Aug 23 2019

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Rank #16: 12th August 1969: The Battle of the Bogside begins in Derry, Northern Ireland

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The Battle of the Bogside began in Derry, Northern Ireland, marking one of the first major conflicts of The ...

Aug 12 2019

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Rank #17: 22nd August 1791: Start of the Haitian Revolution in the French colony of Saint-Domingue

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Slaves in the French colony of Saint-Domingue on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola began the Haitian ...

Aug 22 2019

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Rank #18: 17th August 1836: Parliament passes the 1836 Marriage Act, allowing non-Anglican ceremonies

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Parliament passed the Marriage Act that legalised civil marriages and introduced their formal ...

Aug 17 2019

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Rank #19: 24th August 1967: Abbie Hoffman throws money inside the NY Stock Exchange

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Political activist Abbie Hoffman and a group of protesters threw dollar bills onto the trading floor of the New York Stock ...

Aug 24 2019

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Rank #20: 15th August 1914: The Panama Canal officially opened with the transit of SS Ancon

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The Panama Canal was officially opened to traffic with the transit of SS ...

Aug 15 2019

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