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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.

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.

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United States

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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.

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English

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+44 7887440579


Episodes

President Polk Triggers the California Gold Rush

12/5/2022
December 5th, 1848: US President James K. Polk triggers the California Gold Rush by confirming discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:17

Puyi Becomes the Last Emperor of China

12/2/2022
December 2, 1908: In a lavish enthronement ceremony, two-year-old Puyi becomes the Emperor of China, a title he will subsequently abdicate on three separate occasions. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:17:34

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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 See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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." See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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/ See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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/ See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:38:24