History Daily

History Podcasts

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

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

+44 7887440579


Episodes

The Nome Serum Run

2/1/2023
February 1, 1925. After a diphtheria outbreak threatens to decimate the entire icebound community of Nome, Alaska, a five-day dog sled relay to carry life-saving medicine finally arrives in the isolated town. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:16:36

Leon Trotsky is Forced Into Exile

1/31/2023
January 31, 1928. Leon Trotsky, one of the architects of the Russian Revolution, is exiled to Kazakhstan by his longtime rival, Joseph Stalin. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:44

Oliver Cromwell’s Posthumous Execution

1/30/2023
January 30, 1661. On the 12th anniversary of the beheading of King Charles I, the controversial politician Oliver Cromwell faces the same grisly fate, even though he’s already been dead for two and a half years. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:16:06

Saturday Matinee: Cold War Conversations

1/28/2023
On today’s Saturday Matinee, host Ian Sanders talks with Brian Morra, the Chief of Intelligence Analysis for US Forces Japan at Yakota airbase when on September 1st, 1983, an unarmed Korean airliner was shot down by a Soviet fighter causing the deaths of 269 people. Link to Cold War Conversations: https://coldwarconversations.com/ Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:01:22:37

The Liberation of Auschwitz

1/27/2023
January 27, 1945. In the midst of World War Two, Soviet forces liberate the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:17:57

The Rum Rebellion

1/26/2023
January 26, 1808. British Officer William Bligh is deposed as Governor of New South Wales, Australia in a coup called the Rum Rebellion. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:17:12

The Founding of Nike

1/25/2023
January 25, 1964. A young entrepreneur founds Blue Ribbon Sports, a company that will one day be better known as Nike. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:15:47

The Assassination of Emperor Caligula

1/24/2023
January 24, 41 CE. The notorious Roman emperor Caligula is assassinated at the hands of his own bodyguards. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:17:37

Elizabeth Blackwell Becomes America’s First Woman Doctor

1/23/2023
January 23, 1849. British physician Elizabeth Blackwell graduates from Geneva Medical College in New York, becoming the first woman to earn a medical degree in the United States. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:38

Saturday Matinee: The Ancient World

1/21/2023
On today's Saturday Matinee, we focus on the last days of Marc Antony and Cleopatra, as seen through the eyes of their daughter, Cleopatra Selene the Second. Link to The Ancient World: www.ancientworldpodcast.com. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:29:24

Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Fourth Inauguration

1/20/2023
January 20, 1945. Franklin D. Roosevelt is sworn in for an unprecedented and never to be repeated fourth term as US President. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:16:26

The First Zeppelin Raid on Britain

1/19/2023
January 19, 1915. In Norfolk, England, four people are killed by German bombs during the first ever Zeppelin raid of World War One. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:50

The British Colonization of Australia Begins

1/18/2023
January 18, 1788. Britain’s First Fleet begins to arrive in Botany Bay, sparking the British colonization of Australia. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:17:44

The Start of Prohibition

1/17/2023
January 17, 1920. Prohibition officially goes into effect in the United States, after the passage of the Volstead Act. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:45

Iran’s Last Shah Flees the Revolution

1/16/2023
January 16, 1979. Iran’s powerful Shah abandons his throne, and flees his nation, setting the stage for the country’s Islamic Revolution. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:19:13

Saturday Matinee: Today in History

1/14/2023
On today’s Saturday Matinee, host Lindsay Graham goes mad with envy and prepares a poison apple after hearing “Today In History with The Retrospectors.” Link to Today In History with The Retrospectors: https://theretrospectors.com/ Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:12:45

Johnny Cash Plays Folsom Prison

1/13/2023
January 13, 1968. American singer and songwriter Johnny Cash records his best selling live album in front of an audience of convicts. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:17:13

The Fortuitous Arrests of the Great Brink’s Robbers

1/12/2023
January 12, 1956. After years of dead ends, the FBI solves one of the largest heists in US history, arresting the perpetrators of the Great Brink's Robbery just five days before the statute of limitations runs out. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:17:38

The Invasion of Zululand

1/11/2023
January 11, 1879. The Anglo-Zulu War begins when a British army invades Zululand in modern-day South Africa. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:16:03

The First Underground Train

1/10/2023
January 10, 1863. After a long campaign by a British lawyer, the world’s first passenger underground railway opens in London. Go to HistoryDaily.com for more history, daily. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:15:24