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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.

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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

+44 7887440579


Episodes

The Assassination of Sergei Kirov

12/1/2022
December 1, 1934. Leningrad mayor Sergei Kirov is assassinated by a lone gunman, prompting Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin to purge the Communist Party of his rivals. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:49

Bonnie & Clyde’s First Robbery

11/30/2022
November 30, 1932. The infamous outlaws, Bonnie and Clyde, rob their first bank. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:40

The Zong Massacre

11/29/2022
November 29, 1781. The crew of a British slave ship murders 54 Africans by dumping them into the sea to claim insurance, beginning the Zong massacre. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:27

The Zong Massacre

11/29/2022
November 29, 1781. The crew of a British slave ship murders 54 Africans by dumping them into the sea to claim insurance, beginning the Zong massacre. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:57

The Grand Ole Opry Goes Live on the Radio

11/28/2022
November 28, 1925. A radio station in Nashville, Tennessee launches the first live broadcast of the Grand Ole Opry, popularizing country and western music across the United States, and turning Nashville into the country music capital of the world. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:34

Saturday Matinee: Redacted History

11/26/2022
On today’s Saturday Matinee, the first episode from a two-part series from the podcast Redacted History on Mary Bowser, an enslaved Black woman from Virginia who was granted her freedom. But instead of taking that freedom, she decided to fight back against slavery by becoming a spy for the Union Army. Link to Redacted History: https://pod.link/1609909822 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:22:24

The Civil War Battle of Missionary Ridge

11/25/2022
November 25, 1863. During the American Civil War, General Ulysses S. Grant defeats General Braxton Bragg's Confederate forces at the Battle of Missionary Ridge. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:42

The Mystery of D.B. Cooper

11/24/2022
November 24, 1971. An unidentified man, known only as DB Cooper, hijacks a Boeing 727, extorts $200,000 in ransom money, and parachutes to an uncertain fate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:49

Freddie Mercury Reveals He Has AIDS

11/23/2022
November 23, 1991. On the day before his death, rock music legend, and lead singer of the band Queen, Freddie Mercury, informs the world he has AIDS. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:14

Blackbeard’s Final Battle

11/22/2022
November 22, 1718. A British Royal Navy Lieutenant attacks and boards a pirate ship off the coast of North Carolina, killing the vessel’s captain, Edward Teach, better known as "Blackbeard." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:18:57

Judas Maccabeus Recaptures Jerusalem

11/21/2022
November 21, 164 BCE. Judas Maccabeus recaptures Jerusalem during the Maccabean Revolt and rededicates the Second Temple, since commemorated in the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:00

Saturday Matinee: Historical Blindness

11/19/2022
On today’s Saturday Matinee, the first installment of a 4-part series. Historical Blindness tackles the granddaddy of all conspiracy theories: the JFK assassination. Link to Historical Blindness: https://www.historicalblindness.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:36

The Jonestown Massacre

11/18/2022
November 18, 1978. Cult leader Jim Jones leads 918 members of the Peoples Temple in a mass suicide. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:15:51

Catching America’s First Serial Killer

11/17/2022
November 17, 1894. The decades-long crime spree of H. H. Holmes, America’s first serial killer, is brought to an end when he is arrested by law enforcement in Boston. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:36

Ivan the Terrible Murders His Son

11/16/2022
November 16th, 1581. Towards the end of a notorious reign characterized by cruelty and widespread abuse, Russian ruler Ivan the Terrible murders his own son in a fit of rage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:10

The Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam

11/15/2022
November 15th, 1969. Millions of people participate in the Vietnam War Moratorium, one of the largest demonstrations in US History. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:16:39

Nellie Bly Races Around the World

11/14/2022
November 14, 1889. Reporters Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland begin a race to beat Phileas Fogg’s fictional journey around the world in 80 days. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:19:22

Saturday Matinee: Let’s Talk About Myths, Baby!

11/12/2022
On today’s Saturday Matinee, we try to cheat death with an episode from “Let’s Talk About Myths, Baby!” on Orpheus and his journey to the Underworld. Link to Let’s Talk About Myths, Baby!”: https://www.mythsbaby.com/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:38:24

The Death of Ned Kelly

11/11/2022
November 11th, 1880. After years on the run from the police, the famous Australian outlaw Ned Kelly is executed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:17:41

Dr. Livingstone Is Found Alive in Africa

11/10/2022
November 10th, 1871. After going missing, Scottish physician Dr. David Livingstone is found in the jungles of Tanzania. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:20:13