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    This Day in History 9/23/20

    This Day in History 9/23/20

    Hello, and welcome to This Day in History. Here’s what happened on September 23rd. Amid news that there are signs of life on Venus, we look back to this day in 1846, when Neptune, the farthest planet from the Sun, was discovered by German astronomers. Named after the Roman god of the sea, the blue gas giant is four times bigger than Earth, has eight known moons and a ring system containing three bright and two dim rings.

    • 1 min
    This Day in History 9/22/20

    This Day in History 9/22/20

    Hello, and welcome to This Day in History. Here’s what happened on September 22nd. This year’s entirely virtual FarmAid benefit concert will feel a little different than the one held on this day 35 years ago. At that inaugural FarmAid, organized by Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, and Neil Young, acts ranging from Sammy Hagar to John Denver shared a stage in Champaign, Illinois, to raise awareness and funds for struggling family farms.

    • 2 min
    This Day in History 9/21/20

    This Day in History 9/21/20

    Hello, and welcome to This Day in History. Here’s what happened on September 21st. After Hurricane Sally caused widespread flooding across the Gulf Coast, we look back to this day in 1938, when the Great New England Hurricane slammed into Long Island and southern New England. The hurricane, nicknamed the Long Island Express, which killed 600 people and devastated coastal cities and towns, was the most destructive storm to strike the region in the 20th century.

    • 1 min
    This Day in History 9/20/20

    This Day in History 9/20/20

    Hello, and welcome to This Day in History. Here’s what happened on September 20th. On the heels of Naomi Osaka’s victory at this year’s U.S. Open, we look back to this day in 1973 and a very different type of tennis showdown--the so-called “Battle of the Sexes” between Bobby Riggs and Billie Jean King. Riggs, a former No.

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    This Day in History 9/19/20

    This Day in History 9/19/20

    Hello, and welcome to This Day in History. Here’s what happened on September 19th. As Americans celebrate the centennial of the 19th amendment, we look back to this day in 1893, when New Zealand became the first country to grant suffrage to women, nearly 30 years before American women won that right in 1920. Great Britain followed in 1928. Surprising fact? The first nation to elect a woman head of state was the Tuvan People’s Republic in northwestern Mongolia.

    • 1 min
    This Day in History 9/18/20

    This Day in History 9/18/20

    Hello, and welcome to This Day in History. Here’s what happened on September 18th.

    • 1 min

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After listening to several episodes and the ads in between I can tell this podcast is slanted politically in a certain direction. I would expect this to not be the case as history should be told in factual, unbiased terms

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