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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

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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

    23rd February 303: Start of Emperor Diocletian’s ‘Great Persecution’

    23rd February 303: Start of Emperor Diocletian’s ‘Great Persecution’

    Emperor Diocletian ordered the destruction of the new church in the ancient city of Nicomedia, marking the start of the ‘Great Persecution’ of ...

    22nd February 1797: The last invasion of Britain takes place, leading to the Battle of Fishguard

    22nd February 1797: The last invasion of Britain takes place, leading to the Battle of Fishguard

    The last invasion of Britain by a hostile foreign force began when French troops under the command of the Irish-American Colonel William Tate landed near the Welsh town of ...

    21st February 1613: Romanov dynasty begins under Michael I of Russia

    21st February 1613: Romanov dynasty begins under Michael I of Russia

    The Romanov dynasty began after Michael Romanov was elected Tsar of Russia by the Zemsky Sobor national ...

    20th February 1472: Orkney and Shetland Isles given to Scotland as a wedding dowry

    20th February 1472: Orkney and Shetland Isles given to Scotland as a wedding dowry

    The Northern Isles, which consist of the two island groups of Shetland and Orkney, have been inhabited since prehistoric times but were formally annexed by the Norwegian king Harald Hårfagre in around 875 after he subdued the Vikings who used the islands as a base from which to raid Norway and ...

    19th February 1913: Pedro Lascurain began the world’s shortest ever presidency in Mexico

    19th February 1913: Pedro Lascurain began the world’s shortest ever presidency in Mexico

    Pedro Lascuráin began the shortest presidential term in history when he became President of Mexico for less than an ...

    18th February 1885: Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” published in the United States

    18th February 1885: Mark Twain’s “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” published in the United States

    Samuel Langhorne Clemens, under his pen-name Mark Twain, had previously published the novel The Adventures of Tom Sawyer in which the character of Huckleberry “Huck” Finn is introduced for the first ...

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