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Stuff You Missed in History Class

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Rank #6 in History category

Society & Culture
History
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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.

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Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.

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Enjoyable and Educational

By NadineHotflash - Jan 16 2019
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This is one of my go-to podcasts. Fun, entertaining history tidbits. Highly recommended!

THE HOST!!!!!!!!!

By ZeldaPro122 - Jan 12 2019
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The host need to change!!! These POP girl need to change I’m getting annoyed because of the host!!!

iTunes Ratings

12236 Ratings
Average Ratings
7748
1796
885
747
1060

Enjoyable and Educational

By NadineHotflash - Jan 16 2019
Read more

This is one of my go-to podcasts. Fun, entertaining history tidbits. Highly recommended!

THE HOST!!!!!!!!!

By ZeldaPro122 - Jan 12 2019
Read more

The host need to change!!! These POP girl need to change I’m getting annoyed because of the host!!!

Top 10 Episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class

Rank #1: Mary Alice Nelson, aka Molly Spotted Elk

Sep 19 2016
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Molly was born on Indian Island, Maine, and she turned to dance to help her family make ends meet. But because audiences and companies in the U.S. pushed her toward stereotypical depictions of Native Americans, she eventually took her dancing to France.

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Rank #2: Frank Lenz, the Cyclist Who Vanished

May 16 2018
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In the 1890s, Frank Lenz started a bicycle tour around the world. He never finished, and his ultimate fate remains uncertain, though there are pretty solid clues indicating how he met his end. 

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Rank #3: The First Transatlantic Telegraph Cable

Nov 09 2016
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Establishing a submarine telegraph cable to connect North America and Europe took ingenuity, but more than anything else, it required tenacity. There were numerous stumbling blocks before there was finally a direct connection across the Atlantic.

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Rank #4: The Beheading of Sir Walter Raleigh

Oct 24 2018
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Among other things, Sir Walter Raleigh was a courtier, an explorer, a historian, a Member of Parliament and a soldier. He was part of England’s defense against the Spanish armada, as well the Tudor conquest of Ireland, some of which was truly horrifying. According to some people, he is now a ghost. 

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Rank #5: Henry Every, Successful Pyrate

May 09 2018
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Every carried out what’s been described as the most profitable and brutal pirate raid in history. It became a massive international incident, and Britain tried to repair its relationship with the Mughal Empire through a highly publicized series of trials.

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Rank #6: Nisei in World War II: The MIS, 100th and 442nd

May 14 2018
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The 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442nd Regimental Combat Team were segregated units for soldiers of Japanese descent that were created during WWII. The story of these units is closely intertwined with the Military Intelligence Service as well. 

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Rank #7: SYMHC Classics: Growing Up Brontë

May 12 2018
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This classic revisits the Brontë sisters. They're considered some of the best writers of the 19th century but their past may surprise you. Join Sarah and Deblina as they discuss the sisters' childhood tragedies, unconventional educations and their imaginary worlds.

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Rank #8: The Allegedly Haunted Island of Poveglia

Oct 10 2018
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This uninhabited Italian island that has come to be called all manner of scary things, including, “plague island,” “island of ghosts,” and “the Venetian island of no return,” among others. What's the real story on Poveglia?

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Rank #9: The Sinking of the SS Princess Sophia

Oct 15 2018
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The sinking of the SS Princess Sophia was a massive tragedy for both Canada and the United States. But it was also really overshadowed by the end of World War I and the flu pandemic, so it’s been nicknamed the unknown Titanic of the West Coast.

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Rank #10: The Defenestrations of Prague

May 21 2018
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“Defenestrate” just means “to throw out of a window.” And apart from sounding like the punch line to a joke about Daleks … there has been a surprising amount of defenestration in Czech history. And almost all of it has been connected religious wars.

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