HistoryPod

HistoryPod

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224 Episodes
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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224 Episodes

Construction of the Aswan High Dam took just over ten years and cost nearly $1 ...

On the 20th July 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin successfully landed the Eagle, the Lunar Module of Apollo 11, on the surface of the ...

It was while some of Napoleon's engineers were working with the army to strengthen Fort Julien in the northern Delta area of Egypt that the granodiorite block we now know as the Rosetta Stone was ...

Romanian gymnast Nadia Comăneci scored the first ever perfect 10 in Olympic history on the uneven bars at the Summer Games in ...

The Romanov family were all shot or stabbed by bayonets, and their bodies were taken away in a truck and disposed of in a forest twelve miles north of the ...

The 16th July 1945 marked the start of the atomic age when the USA detonated the first nuclear bomb under the codename ...

By the time it was abolished, up to 150,000 people had been tried by the SpanishInquisition, of whom somewhere between two and five thousand were ...

The morning of the 14th July 1789 saw the beginning of the French Revolution when Parisian revolutionaries stormed the Bastille, a large fortress, prison and ammunition store that symbolised everything that was wrong with the ...

News reports the day after the concert stated that Live Aid had raised upwards of £40 ...

Moscow’s Trinity Church, later renamed Cathedral of the Intercession of the Most Holy Theotokos on the Moat and better known as Saint Basil's Cathedral, was ...

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