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On the 23rd October 1739 England declared war on Spain in what became known as the War of Jenkins’ ...
The Greenwich Meridian became the international standard for zero degrees longitude, ensuring continuity with most existing nautical ...
In October 1921 Harding travelled to Alabama. Here he expressed his support for anti-lynching laws that would hold counties responsible for the illegal hangings, and lodge federal murder cases against the ...
Lead singer Ronnie Van Zant, guitarist Steve Gaines, and backing singer Cassie Gaines were all killed in the ...
Set in the distant future where books are outlawed, the story focuses on Guy Montag whose job as a fireman sees him burn houses that are found to contain ...
Although ridiculed shortly afterwards as ‘Seward’s Folly’, the Alaska Purchase has since been reinterpreted as one of President Andrew Johnson’s greatest ...
In the wake of the assassination of Malcolm X in 1965, and the killing of unarmed black teen Matthew Johnson by police the following year, the two men established the Black Panther Party for ...
An iron lung respirator was used for the first time at Boston Children’s ...
The Peshtigo Fire killed up to 2,500 people in the deadliest wildfire in recorded ...
The Royal Proclamation of 1763 was issued by King George III, banning settlement west of the Appalachian ...
With 80% of all American television households watching at least one PBS program each year, it has been consistently rated the most-trusted national institution in the United States according to Roper Opinion Research ...
Washington’s face was the first to be completed, seven years after work began. In July 1939 Roosevelt was the final likeness to be ...
During the operation, two Black Hawk helicopters were shot down and 19 Americans lost their lives, while at least 200 Somali militiamen were killed as well as hundreds of ...
The first printed note to feature ‘In God We Trust’ was the updated one-dollar silver certificate that entered circulation on 1 October ...
The Siege of Yorktown was the last major land battle of the American Revolutionary War in North ...
‘The eventual development of this new force by other nations was to be expected. This probability has always been taken into account by ...
Female tennis player Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs, a former World No. 1 men’s player, in the ‘Battle of the ...
38 people died and hundreds more were wounded in the Wall Street bombing in New ...
The Negro Convention Movement, sometimes referred to as the Colored Conventions Movement, developed during the antebellum period in the north American ...
Henry Hale Bliss, a Manhattan real estate salesman, was helping a female companion name as Miss Lee disembark a southbound 8th Avenue trolley car at West 74th Street and Central Park West in New York ...
American electrical engineer Jack Kilby demonstrated the world’s first integrated circuit while working at Texas ...
The first episode of American science fiction television series Star Trek was broadcast at 8.30pm on ...
The United States apparently gained the nickname ‘Uncle Sam’ when it was featured in a local newspaper ...
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HistoryPod
Podcast Status
Active
Started
Apr 17th, 2016
Latest Episode
Oct 22nd, 2020
Release Period
Daily
Episodes
1102
Avg. Episode Length
3 minutes
Explicit
No

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