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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

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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United States

Description:

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

Twitter:

@history_pod

Language:

English


Episodes

30th March 1856: The Crimean War officially ends with the Treaty of Paris

3/29/2020
The Crimean War began in October 1853, having been triggered by disagreements between Russia and the Ottoman Empire regarding Russia’s right to protect the Orthodox Christian minority in the Ottoman-controlled Holy ...

Duration:00:05:08

29th March 1973: Final US troops withdraw from Vietnam

3/28/2020
On the 29th March 1973, the last American troops withdrew from South ...

Duration:00:02:20

28th March 1942: Operation Chariot and the St. Nazaire raid by British forces in WW2

3/27/2020
The raid by the Royal Navy and British Commandos was overseen by Combined Operations ...

Duration:00:06:17

27th March 1963: Dr Beeching publishes his first British Rail report

3/26/2020
On the 27th March 1963, Chairman of the British Transport Commission Dr Richard Beeching published his report entitled The Reshaping of British ...

Duration:00:02:32

26th March 1830: The Book of Mormon first went on sale at E. B. Grandin’s book store

3/25/2020
The Book of Mormon is a key sacred text of the Latter Day Saint movement that was published by Joseph Smith, the founder of the movement, when he was twenty-four years ...

Duration:00:05:10

25th March 1957: Treaty of Rome establishes the EEC

3/24/2020
On the 25th March 1957 the Treaty of Rome, which laid the foundations for the European Economic Community, was signed by Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands and West ...

Duration:00:02:30

24th March 1989: Start of the Exxon Valdez oil spill disaster in Alaska’s Prince William Sound

3/23/2020
Exxon Valdez had only recently departed the Valdez Marine Terminal when the captain, Joseph Hazelwood, left Third Mate Gregory Cousins in charge of steering the vessel while he retired to his ...

Duration:00:05:27

23rd March 1540: Waltham Abbey last to be dissolved by Henry VIII

3/22/2020
On the 23rd March 1540, Waltham Abbey in Essex became the last abbey to be dissolved by Henry ...

Duration:00:02:25

22nd March 1895: The Lumière brothers stage their first film screening in Paris

3/21/2020
Put on for an audience of 200 invited attendees at the “Society for the Development of the National Industry”, the reaction to the moving black-and-white pictures caught the brothers by ...

Duration:00:05:31

21st March 1556: Thomas Cranmer executed for heresy

3/20/2020
On the 21st March 1556, Thomas Cranmer was executed for ...

Duration:00:02:15

20th March 1602: The Dutch East India Company established

3/19/2020
By the start of the 17th century merchants from the Dutch Republic had begun to undertake voyages to the ‘Spice Islands’ of the Indian ...

Duration:00:02:17

19th March 1962: Bob Dylan releases his eponymous debut album

3/18/2020
On the 19th March 1962, American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan released his eponymous debut ...

Duration:00:02:17

18th March 1834: Tolpuddle Martyrs sentenced to transportation to Australia

3/17/2020
The industrial revolution, combined with the first of the Enclosure Acts, had seen the earnings of poor farmers ...

Duration:00:02:48

17th March 1766: First Saint Patrick’s Day parade

3/16/2020
On the 17th March 1766, the first recorded St Patrick's Day parade took place...in New ...

Duration:00:02:14

16th March 1190: The Jewish population of York massacred in a pogrom

3/15/2020
Anti-Semitic attacks spread across England and reached York in March ...

Duration:00:05:51

15th March 44BCE: Assassination of Julius Caesar

3/14/2020
On the 15th March 44BCE, Roman dictator Julius Caesar was stabbed to death near to the Theatre of Pompey in ...

Duration:00:02:19

14th March 1958: Perry Como awarded the first gold record by the RIAA

3/13/2020
Gold records were originally presented to artists by their own label, primarily as a form of self-congratulatory ...

Duration:00:02:16

13th March 1881: Tsar Alexander II assassinated in Saint Petersburg

3/12/2020
On the 13th March 1881, Tsar Alexander II of Russia was assassinated in a St Petersburg street by a member of the People’s Will revolutionary ...

Duration:00:02:24

11th March 1918: First confirmed case of ‘Spanish Flu’

3/10/2020
On the 11th March 1918 the first confirmed case of what was to become known as Spanish Flu was identified at Camp Funston in Fort Riley, a huge military facility in ...

Duration:00:02:19

10th March 2000: The NASDAQ index peaks at the height of the dot-com bubble

3/9/2020
The economic bubble that is also referred to as the ‘dot-com boom’ was the result of investors speculatively pouring money into the numerous internet companies that were founded in the mid- to ...

Duration:00:05:36