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History Daily

On History Daily, we do history, daily. Every weekday, host Lindsay Graham (American Scandal, American History Tellers) takes you back in time to explore a momentous event that happened ‘on this day’ in history.Whether it’s to remember the tragedy of December 7th, 1941, the day “that will live in infamy,” or to celebrate that 20th day in July, 1969, when mankind reached the moon, History Daily is there to tell you the true stories of the people and events that shaped our world—one day at a time.So if you’re stuck in traffic, bored at work—wherever you are, listen to History Daily to remind yourself that something incredible happened to make that day historic.A co-production from award-winning podcasters Airship and Noiser.For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Now available for Apple and Android users. Go to noiser.com/subscriptions to get started.

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On History Daily, we do history, daily. Every weekday, host Lindsay Graham (American Scandal, American History Tellers) takes you back in time to explore a momentous event that happened ‘on this day’ in history.Whether it’s to remember the tragedy of December 7th, 1941, the day “that will live in infamy,” or to celebrate that 20th day in July, 1969, when mankind reached the moon, History Daily is there to tell you the true stories of the people and events that shaped our world—one day at a time.So if you’re stuck in traffic, bored at work—wherever you are, listen to History Daily to remind yourself that something incredible happened to make that day historic.A co-production from award-winning podcasters Airship and Noiser.For ad-free listening, exclusive content and early access to new episodes, join Noiser+. Now available for Apple and Android users. Go to noiser.com/subscriptions to get started.

The First James Bond Film Premieres

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October 5, 1962. Dr No, the first film in the James Bond series, premieres in London after a long and troubled journey to the screen.


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Oct 05 2022

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Sputnik 1 Becomes the First Satellite in Space

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October 4, 1957. The Soviet Union launches the first satellite, Sputnik 1, into orbit, sparking the Space Race with the United States.


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Oct 04 2022

21mins

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Operation Hurricane

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October 3, 1952. Britain successfully conducts its first atomic weapons test at the Montebello Islands in Western Australia.


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Oct 03 2022

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Saturday Matinee: The Constant

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On today’s Saturday Matinee, we make mistakes with The Constant: a History of Getting Things Wrong

Link to The Constant: https://www.constantpodcast.com/

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Oct 01 2022

39mins

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Suleiman the Magnificent

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September 30, 1520. Suleiman the Magnificent becomes Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and sets his sights on conquering Europe

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Sep 30 2022

21mins

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The Battle of New Market Heights

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September 29, 1864. During the American Civil War, the Battle of New Market Heights sees 14 African American soldiers awarded the Medal of Honor for their gallantry under fire.

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Sep 29 2022

21mins

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William the Conqueror Arrives in Britain

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September 28, 1066. William, Duke of Normandy, lands with his fleet on the English coast, marking the start of the Norman Invasion of Britain.

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Sep 28 2022

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The End of the Mexican War of Independence

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September 27th 1821. After a long and bitter war, Mexican revolutionary Agustin de Iturbide leads his army into Mexico City, setting the stage for Mexican Independence.

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Sep 27 2022

23mins

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Daniel Shays Shuts Down the Courts

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September 26, 1786. American farmer Daniel Shays leads a militia of debt-ridden citizens to protest high taxes and shut down Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court in what will come to be known as Shays’ Rebellion.

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Sep 26 2022

22mins

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Saturday Matinee: Addressing Gettysburg Podcast

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On today’s Saturday Matinee, the turning point of the American Civil War gets its own podcast with Addressing Gettysburg.

Link to Addressing Gettysburg: https://www.addressinggettysburg.com/

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Sep 24 2022

42mins

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The Little Rock Nine Take on School Segregation

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September 23, 1957. Three years after the United States Supreme Court abolishes segregation in public schools, nine African American students attempt to attend Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas.

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Sep 23 2022

23mins

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Abraham Lincoln’s Duel

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September 22, 1842. A young Abraham Lincoln meets a political rival on Bloody Island to face off in a life-or-death duel.

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Sep 22 2022

19mins

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Benedict Arnold Turns Traitor

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September 21, 1780. American General Benedict Arnold meets with a British spy to discuss handing over West Point, a major American stronghold, in exchange for money and a position in the British Army.

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Sep 21 2022

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Billie Jean King Wins the “Battle of the Sexes”

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September 20, 1973. In a widely-publicized exhibition match, tennis champion Billie Jean King defeats former player Bobby Riggs in what becomes known as the "Battle of the Sexes.”

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Sep 20 2022

21mins

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Women Win the Right to Vote In New Zealand

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September 19, 1893. New Zealand becomes the first self-governing nation in the world to grant women the right to vote.

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Sep 19 2022

20mins

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Saturday Matinee: Elizabeth II Regina, Part Two

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On today’s Saturday Matinee, Part Two from the Short History Of podcast series on Queen Elizabeth II.

Link to Short History Of: https://www.noiser.com/short-history-of/

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Sep 17 2022

54mins

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The Mayflower Sets Sail

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September 16, 1620. The Mayflower sets sail for the New World, carrying the first Pilgrim settlers to America.

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Sep 16 2022

21mins

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The Battle of Signal Hill

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September 15, 1762. The Battle of Signal Hill ends the French and Indian War and establishes Britain as the dominant power in North America.

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Sep 15 2022

20mins

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Francis Scott Key Writes “The Star Spangled Banner”

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September 14, 1814. After the British attack Fort McHenry in the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key writes the poem that will become the “Star Spangled Banner.”

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Sep 14 2022

21mins

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The Union Raid of the William H Judah

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September 13th, 1861. During the American Civil War, Union officers, sailors and marines of the USS Colorado launch a daring expedition to torch and sink a rebel schooner, the William H Judah.

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Sep 13 2022

21mins

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