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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 Jan 24, 2020

All 225 episodes from oldest to newest

24th January 41 CE: Emperor Caligula killed by the Praetorian Guard

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On the 24th January 41 CE, Caligula became the first Roman Emperor to be ...

Jan 24 2020

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23rd January 1900: British troops launch a nighttime attack on Spion Kop in the Second Boer War

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The Second Boer War saw the British Empire fight against the Afrikaans-speaking Dutch settlers of the South African Republic and the Orange Free ...

Jan 23 2020

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22nd January 1905: Bloody Sunday massacre in Saint Petersburg

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On the 22nd January 1905, the Bloody Sunday massacre took place in the Russian capital Saint ...

Jan 22 2020

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21st January 1981: First DeLorean sports car produced (famous as the ‘Back to the Future’ car)

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The DeLorean DMC-12 sports car was later used as the time machine in Back to the ...

Jan 21 2020

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20th January 1942: Nazi leaders meet at the Wannsee Conference

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On the 20th January 1942, a number of senior Nazis met at the Wannsee Conference where they discussed what was referred to as the Final Solution to the Jewish ...

Jan 20 2020

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19th January 1917: 73 people killed in the Silvertown munitions factory explosion in London

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The Brunner Mond chemical factory had been built in 1893 to manufacture caustic soda and soda ...

Jan 19 2020

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18th January 1871: Wilhelm I declared German Emperor

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On the 18th January 1871, Wilhelm I of Prussia was proclaimed the first German ...

Jan 18 2020

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17th January 1944: Allies launch the Battle of Monte Cassino during the Second World War

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The Battle of Monte Cassino began when Allied forces launched the first of four attacks against the Gustav Line in ...

Jan 17 2020

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16th January 27 BCE: Octavian becomes Augustus, Roman Emperor

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On the 16th January 27 BCE, the Roman Senate granted Octavian the titles Augustus and ...

Jan 16 2020

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15th January 1919: Great Molasses Flood kills 21 people in Boston

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21 people were killed and a further 150 were injured after 2.3 million gallons of molasses swept through North End in Boston, Massachusetts after a storage tank ...

Jan 15 2020

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