The 'on this day in history' podcast, with a new episode every single day. Featuring historical events that range from the Roman Empire to the World Wide Web, HistoryPod proves that there is always something to be remembered 'on this day'. Written and presented by Scott Allsop, creator of the award-winning www.mrallsophistory.com
10th April 1858: The ‘Big Ben’ bell cast in Whitechapel
On the 10th April 1858 Big Ben – the bell inside the clocktower at the Palace of Westminster in Britain – was ...
9th April 1767: John Hancock forcibly removes British customs officials from his ship
John Hancock, one of Boston’s wealthiest merchants and a leading figure in Boston politics, forcibly removed customs officials from his ship ...
8th April 1904: France and Britain sign the Entente Cordiale
On 8th April 1904, a series of agreements between Britain and France known as the Entente Cordiale were ...
7th April 1954: President Eisenhower first described the ‘domino theory’ of the spread of communism during a news conference
He likened the spread of communism in Southeast Asia to a row of dominoes quickly collapsing after the first one ...
6th April 1917: The USA declares war on Germany in WW1
The United States entered the First World War after Congress declared war on the German ...
5th April 1951: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg sentenced to death for spying
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were sentenced to death in the United States for conspiracy to commit ...
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great info briefly
I miss that this is a not a new every day pod, but I appreciate that it was a lot of work. I still listen to the pod everyday. Hope all is well with the host.
I’m a history fan
History Pod is a great way to learn about events that you might not have otherwise known about. They are short and to the point. This way of history teaching isn’t boring at all.
Life of Bryan
It’s ok to make fun of all religions it seems but Islam? Why is that? They always talk about Christian fanatics trying to shut down theaters. But imagine those brave Hollywood atheist making a comedy about Mohammed?