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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 04, 2020

All 225 episodes from oldest to newest

4th August 1914: Woodrow Wilson proclaims US neutrality in the First World War

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President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed the neutrality of the United States in the First World ...

Aug 04 2020

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3rd August 1492: Christopher Columbus sets sail from Spain

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At 8am on the 3rd August 1492, Christopher Columbus set sail from the Spanish port of Palos de la Frontera on the voyage that would take him to the ...

Aug 03 2020

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2nd August 1873: The Clay Street Hill Railroad becomes San Francisco’s first cable car

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The Clay Street Hill Railroad was successfully tested, becoming San Francisco’s first operational cable ...

Aug 02 2020

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1st August 1981: Cable music television channel MTV is launched

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Originally broadcast from a studio in New Jersey, MTV launched at 12:01am with the words ‘Ladies and gentlemen, rock and ...

Aug 01 2020

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31st July 1790: The first U.S. patent was awarded to Samuel Hopkins

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The first U.S. patent was awarded to Samuel Hopkins for an improvement ‘in making Pot ash and Pearl ash by a new Apparatus and ...

Jul 31 2020

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30th July 1619: The General Assembly of Virginia, the oldest continuous elected assembly in the New World, convenes for the first time

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The oldest continuous elected legislative assembly in the New World, the House of Burgesses in Virginia, convened for the first ...

Jul 30 2020

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29th July 1914: Successful voice test of the first transcontinental telephone line between New York and San Francisco

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The world’s first transcontinental telephone line was successfully voice tested between New York and San ...

Jul 29 2020

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28th July 1932: Bonus Marchers forcibly evicted from Washington D.C. by the Army

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Bonus Marchers in Washington D.C. were forcibly removed by the U.S. Army under General Douglas ...

Jul 28 2020

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27th July 1940: Bugs Bunny makes his cartoon debut in A Wild Hare

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Bugs Bunny made his first appearance in the Merrie Melodies cartoon A Wild ...

Jul 27 2020

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26th July 1948: Truman abolished racial segregation in the US military with Executive Order 9981

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President Harry S. Truman issued Executive Order 9981 that abolished racial segregation in the U.S. ...

Jul 26 2020

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