300 episodes

Crime never takes a day off, and neither does Parcast. Every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date. It might be the anniversary of an important case being solved, the end of a landmark trial, or a serial killer’s birthday-- whatever the date, there’s no ordinary day in true crime history. In each episode, we present a short true crime story, then analyze the impact of that historic day’s events. Today in True Crime is a Parcast Original, with new episodes daily.

Today in True Crime Parcast

    • True Crime
    • 5.0, 3 Ratings

Crime never takes a day off, and neither does Parcast. Every day, we flip back the calendar and examine a true crime event from the same date. It might be the anniversary of an important case being solved, the end of a landmark trial, or a serial killer’s birthday-- whatever the date, there’s no ordinary day in true crime history. In each episode, we present a short true crime story, then analyze the impact of that historic day’s events. Today in True Crime is a Parcast Original, with new episodes daily.

    July 10, 2020: King Canute IV Assassinated

    July 10, 2020: King Canute IV Assassinated

    On this day in 1086, King Canute IV of Denmark was killed during a peasant uprising. He was eventually canonized as the patron saint of the country.

    • 11 min
    July 9, 2020: Greek Cypriots Executed

    July 9, 2020: Greek Cypriots Executed

    On this day in 1821, 486 Greek Cypriots were executed by the Ottoman Empire. Among the victims was a prominent member of the Greek Orthodox community, Archbishop Kyprianos.

    • 11 min
    July 8, 2020: The Shootout on Juneau Wharf

    July 8, 2020: The Shootout on Juneau Wharf

    On this day in 1898, the Wild West’s most notorious con man, Jefferson Randolph “Soapy” Smith, was killed in a shootout in Skagway, Alaska. Guest hosted by Carter Roy from the Parcast series Unsolved Murders. 

    • 13 min
    July 7, 2020: The Murders of Virginia and Rachelle Temple

    July 7, 2020: The Murders of Virginia and Rachelle Temple

    On this day in 1984, Virginia Temple and her ten-year-old daughter were found dead in Toledo, Ohio. They were the latest victims of serial killer couple Alton Coleman and Debra Brown.

    • 13 min
    July 6, 2020: The Martyrdom of Jan Hus

    July 6, 2020: The Martyrdom of Jan Hus

    On this day in 1415, Czech religious reformer Jan Hus was burned at the stake for heresy. His martyrdom fueled a nearly 20-year war between the Pope and Hus’s followers.

    • 12 min
    July 5, 2020: Bloody Thursday

    July 5, 2020: Bloody Thursday

    On this day in 1934, police opened fire on the longshoreman striking at the Embarcadero in San Francisco, California. The men were protesting for better wages and working conditions, but the violent assault left over a hundred wounded and two dead.

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

Top Podcasts In True Crime

Listeners Also Subscribed To

More by Parcast