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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

    27th October 1988: Ronald Reagan halts construction of the new US embassy in Moscow

    27th October 1988: Ronald Reagan halts construction of the new US embassy in Moscow

    By the summer of 1987 it had become public knowledge that the Soviets had bugged the new building with technology that the United States was struggling to ...

    26th October 1860: Garibaldi hands control of southern Italy to Victor Emmanuel II

    26th October 1860: Garibaldi hands control of southern Italy to Victor Emmanuel II

    Giuseppe Garibaldi met with Victor Emmanuel II, the King of Sardinia, at Teano and handed him control of southern ...

    25th October 1940: Benjamin O. Davis Sr. becomes first black general in the US military

    25th October 1940: Benjamin O. Davis Sr. becomes first black general in the US military

    Davis first entered military service following the outbreak of the Spanish-American War in 1898, and later served as Professor of Military Science and Tactics at both Wilberforce University in Ohio and Tuskegee University in Alabama as well as serving tours of duty around the ...

    24th October 1929: Black Thursday marks the start of the Wall Street Crash

    24th October 1929: Black Thursday marks the start of the Wall Street Crash

    Although the scale of panic selling did slow down, the market continued its downward trajectory for over 2 ...

    23rd October 1739: The War of Jenkins’ Ear begins when England declare war on Spain

    23rd October 1739: The War of Jenkins’ Ear begins when England declare war on Spain

    The writer Thomas Carlyle is credited with giving the conflict its name in his 1858 biography of the Prussian King Friedrich ...

    22nd October 1797: The first high altitude parachute descent

    22nd October 1797: The first high altitude parachute descent

    Frenchman André-Jacques Garnerin performed the first high-altitude parachute ...

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