This Day in History Class

This Day in History Class

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This Day in History Class

From the desk of “Stuff You Missed in History Class,” “This Day in History Class” quickly recounts a tidbit from today’s events in history.
Title Date Listen Download
Zimmermann Telegram Sent - Jan. 19, 1917 Jan 19, 2019 Listen Download
Gilles Garnier Convicted of Lycanthropy - Jan. 18, 1573 Jan 18, 2019 Listen Download
Queen Lili'uokalani of Hawaii Overthrown - Jan. 17, 1893 Jan 17, 2019 Listen Download
18th Amendment Ratified - Jan. 16, 1919 Jan 16, 2019 Listen Download
Boston Molasses Flood - Jan. 15, 1919 Jan 15, 2019 Listen Download
George Wallace's "Segregation Forever" Speech - Jan. 14, 1963 Jan 14, 2019 Listen Download
Nika Riots - Jan. 13, 532 Jan 13, 2019 Listen Download
Schoolhouse Blizzard - Jan. 12, 1888 Jan 12, 2019 Listen Download
Oral Arguments in Hernandez v. Texas - Jan. 11, 1954 Jan 11, 2019 Listen Download
Caesar Crossed the Rubicon - Jan. 10, 49 BCE Jan 10, 2019 Listen Download
First Modern Circus - Jan. 9, 1768 Jan 9, 2019 Listen Download
Karl M. Baer Legally Recognized as Male - Jan.8, 1907 Jan 8, 2019 Listen Download
Marian Anderson at the Metropolitan Opera - Jan. 7, 1955 Jan 7, 2019 Listen Download
Night of the Big Wind - Jan. 6, 1839 Jan 6, 2019 Listen Download
King C. Gillette Born - Jan. 5, 1855 Jan 5, 2019 Listen Download
Topsy the Elephant Electrocuted - Jan. 4, 1903 Jan 4, 2019 Listen Download
Lucretia Mott Born - Jan. 3, 1793 Jan 3, 2019 Listen Download
New Planet Vulcan Announced - Jan. 2, 1860 Jan 2, 2019 Listen Download
Lorenzo de' Medici Born - Jan. 1, 1449 Jan 1, 2019 Listen Download
Theodosia Burr Alston Disappeared - Dec. 31, 1812 Dec 31, 2018 Listen Download
Iroquois Theater Fire - Dec. 30, 1903 Dec 30, 2018 Listen Download
Wounded Knee Massacre - Dec. 29, 1890 Dec 29, 2018 Listen Download
First Paid Public Screening of Lumière Brothers Films - Dec. 28, 1895 Dec 28, 2018 Listen Download
Carry Nation Smashed the Bar at the Carey Hotel in Wichita, KS - Dec. 27, 1900 Dec 27, 2018 Listen Download
First Kwanzaa Celebrated - Dec. 26, 1966 Dec 26, 2018 Listen Download
Halley's Comet Returned as Predicted - Dec. 25, 1758 Dec 25, 2018 Listen Download
Silent Night' performed for the first time - Dec. 24, 1818 Dec 24, 2018 Listen Download
First successful living-donor kidney transplantation - Dec. 23, 1954 Dec 23, 2018 Listen Download
Alfred Dreyfus Convicted - December 22, 1894 Dec 22, 2018 Listen Download
Pan Am Flight 103 Bombed - Dec. 21, 1988 Dec 21, 2018 Listen Download
South Carolina Seceded - Dec. 20, 1860 Dec 20, 2018 Listen Download
"A Christmas Carol" Published - Dec. 19, 1843 Dec 19, 2018 Listen Download
Piltdown Man's "Discovery" Announced - Dec. 18, 1912 Dec 18, 2018 Listen Download
Saturnalia - Dec. 17 Dec 17, 2018 Listen Download
Boston Tea Party - Dec. 16, 1773 Dec 16, 2018 Listen Download
Sitting Bull Killed - Dec. 15, 1890 Dec 15, 2018 Listen Download
Roald Amundsen Reaches the South Pole - Dec. 14, 1911 Dec 14, 2018 Listen Download
Ibn Battuta Completes His Travelogue - Dec. 13, 1355 Dec 13, 2018 Listen Download
Oaks Colliery Explosion - Dec. 12, 1866 Dec 12, 2018 Listen Download
Louis XVI Indicted for Treason - Dec. 11, 1792 Dec 11, 2018 Listen Download
300 Million Yen Robbery - Dec. 10, 1968 Dec 10, 2018 Listen Download
Cretan Autonomous State Established - Dec. 9, 1898 Dec 9, 2018 Listen Download
Christina of Sweden born - Dec. 8, 1626 Dec 8, 2018 Listen Download
Pearl Harbor Attack - Dec. 7, 1941 Dec 7, 2018 Listen Download
Halifax Disaster - Dec. 6, 1917 Dec 6, 2018 Listen Download
Mary Celeste Spotted Adrift - Dec. 5, 1872 Dec 5, 2018 Listen Download
Rainer Maria Rilke Born - Dec. 4, 1875 Dec 4, 2018 Listen Download
Kapenguria Six Trial Began - Dec. 3, 1952 Dec 3, 2018 Listen Download
Monroe Doctrine - Dec. 2, 1823 Dec 2, 2018 Listen Download
Rosa Parks Refused to Give Up Her Seat - Dec. 1, 1955 Dec 1, 2018 Listen Download
Elizabeth I Delivered Golden Speech - Nov. 30, 1601 Nov 30, 2018 Listen Download
Zong Massacre - Nov. 29, 1781 Nov 29, 2018 Listen Download
Anne Bonny and Mary Read Convicted - November 28, 1720 Nov 28, 2018 Listen Download
George Moscone and Harvey Milk Assassinated - Nov. 27, 1978 Nov 27, 2018 Listen Download
Archaeologists Entered King Tut's Tomb - Nov. 26, 1922 Nov 26, 2018 Listen Download
Mirabal Sisters Assassinated - Nov. 25, 1960 Nov 25, 2018 Listen Download
D.B. Cooper Disappeared with Ransom Money - Nov. 24, 1971 Nov 24, 2018 Listen Download
St. John Slave Insurrection - Nov. 23, 1733 Nov 23, 2018 Listen Download
Blackbeard Killed - Nov. 22, 1718 Nov 22, 2018 Listen Download
Mayflower Compact - Nov. 21, 1620 Nov 21, 2018 Listen Download
A Whale Sank the Essex - Nov. 20, 1820 Nov 20, 2018 Listen Download
Indira Gandhi Born - Nov. 19, 1917 Nov 19, 2018 Listen Download
"Steamboat Willie" Released - Nov. 18, 1928 Nov 18, 2018 Listen Download
H.H. Holmes Arrested - Nov. 17, 1894. Nov 17, 2018 Listen Download
Battle of Cajamarca - Nov. 16, 1532 Nov 16, 2018 Listen Download
Sherman's March to the Sea - Nov. 15, 1864 Nov 15, 2018 Listen Download
BBC Began Daily Radio Broadcasting - Nov. 14, 1922 Nov 14, 2018 Listen Download
Bloody Sunday in London - Nov. 13, 1887 Nov 13, 2018 Listen Download
Baha'u'llah born - Nov. 12, 1817 Nov 12, 2018 Listen Download
World War I Armistice - Nov. 11, 1918 Nov 11, 2018 Listen Download
The Wilmington Coup - Nov. 10, 1898 Nov 10, 2018 Listen Download
Kristallnacht - Nov. 9, 1938 Nov 9, 2018 Listen Download
Wilhelm Roentgen Observed X-Rays - Nov. 8, 1895 Nov 8, 2018 Listen Download
Bolshevik Revolution - Nov. 7, 1917 Nov 7, 2018 Listen Download
U.N. Condemned Apartheid - Nov. 6, 1962 Nov 6, 2018 Listen Download
Shirley Chisholm Elected to Congress - Nov. 5, 1968 Nov 5, 2018 Listen Download
St. Clair's Defeat - Nov. 4, 1791 Nov 4, 2018 Listen Download
John Willis Menard Elected to Congress - Nov. 3, 1868 Nov 3, 2018 Listen Download
Marie Antoinette Born - Nov. 2, 1755 Nov 2, 2018 Listen Download
Sistine Chapel Ceiling Opened to the Public - Nov. 1, 1512 Nov 1, 2018 Listen Download
Luther Posted Ninety-five Theses - Oct. 31, 1517 Oct 31, 2018 Listen Download
War of the Worlds Broadcast - Oct. 30, 1938 Oct 30, 2018 Listen Download
Sir Walter Raleigh Beheaded - Oct. 29, 1618 Oct 29, 2018 Listen Download
Czechoslovak Republic Proclaimed - Oct. 28, 1918 Oct 28, 2018 Listen Download
Extermination Order - Oct. 27, 1838 Oct 27, 2018 Listen Download
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral - Oct. 26, 1881 Oct 26, 2018 Listen Download
SS Princess Sophia Sank - Oct. 25, 1918 Oct 25, 2018 Listen Download
Iceland's Women’s Day Off Strike - Oct. 24, 1975 Oct 24, 2018 Listen Download
War of Jenkins' Ear - Oct. 23, 1739 Oct 23, 2018 Listen Download
The Great Disappointment of the Millerites - Oct. 22, 1844 Oct 22, 2018 Listen Download
First Modern Planetarium Opened - Oct. 21, 1923 Oct 21, 2018 Listen Download
Saturday Night Massacre - Oct. 20, 1973 Oct 20, 2018 Listen Download
Attack on the National Palace in Guatemala - Oct. 19, 1944 Oct 19, 2018 Listen Download
Battle of Mabila - Oct. 18, 1540 Oct 18, 2018 Listen Download
London Beer Flood - Oct. 17, 1814 Oct 17, 2018 Listen Download
Fists Raised During Olympic Games - Oct. 16, 1968 Oct 16, 2018 Listen Download
Mata Hari Executed - Oct. 15, 1917 Oct 15, 2018 Listen Download
Trial of Mary, Queen of Scots Began - Oct. 14, 1586 Oct 14, 2018 Listen Download
Revival of Modern Hebrew Began - Oct. 13, 1881 Oct 13, 2018 Listen Download
First Use of the Iron Lung - Oct. 12, 1928 Oct 12, 2018 Listen Download
Vatican II Opened - Oct. 11, 1962 Oct 11, 2018 Listen Download
Lyudmila Pavlichenko Died - Oct. 10, 1974 Oct 10, 2018 Listen Download
Che Guevara Executed - Oct. 9, 1967 Oct 9, 2018 Listen Download
Alvin York Captured Machine Gun Nest - Oct. 8, 1918 Oct 8, 2018 Listen Download
Desmond Tutu Born - Oct. 7, 1931 Oct 7, 2018 Listen Download
First Peacetime Train Robbery in U.S. - Oct. 6, 1866 Oct 6, 2018 Listen Download
Women's March on Versailles - Oct. 5, 1789 Oct 5, 2018 Listen Download
First Paris-Istanbul Run of the Orient Express - Oct. 4, 1883 Oct 4, 2018 Listen Download
Italy Invaded the Ethiopian Empire - Oct. 3, 1935 Oct 3, 2018 Listen Download
Perejil (Parsley) Massacre Began - Oct. 2, 1937 Oct 2, 2018 Listen Download
People's Republic of China Formed - Oct. 1, 1949 Oct 1, 2018 Listen Download
Boeing 747 Introduced - Sept. 30, 1968 Sep 30, 2018 Listen Download
Rudolf Diesel Died - Sept. 29, 1913 Sep 29, 2018 Listen Download
Lilian Bland Born - Sept. 28, 1878 Sep 28, 2018 Listen Download
Suleiman's Siege of Vienna Began - Sept. 27, 1529 Sep 27, 2018 Listen Download
Johnny Appleseed Born - Sept. 26, 1774 Sep 26, 2018 Listen Download
Treaty of York - Sept. 25, 1237 Sep 25, 2018 Listen Download
Benedict Arnold Escaped - Sept. 24, 1780 Sep 24, 2018 Listen Download
Victoria Woodhull Born - Sept. 23, 1838 Sep 23, 2018 Listen Download
Shaka Killed - Sept. 22, 1828 Sep 22, 2018 Listen Download
Alexandria of Bavaria Died - Sept. 21, 1875 Sep 21, 2018 Listen Download
Battle of the Sexes - Sept. 20, 1973 Sep 20, 2018 Listen Download
Ötzi the Iceman Discovered - Sept. 19, 1991 Sep 19, 2018 Listen Download
Constantine the Great United the Roman Empire - Sept. 18, 324 Sep 18, 2018 Listen Download
Camp David Accords - Sept. 17, 1978 Sep 17, 2018 Listen Download
Grito de Dolores - Sept. 16, 1810 Sep 16, 2018 Listen Download
Crash at Crush - Sept. 15, 1896 Sep 15, 2018 Listen Download
Death of U.S. President William McKinley - Sept. 14, 1901 Sep 14, 2018 Listen Download
Phineas Gage Struck with a Tamping Iron - Sept. 13, 1848 Sep 13, 2018 Listen Download
Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Elope - Sept. 12, 1846 Sep 12, 2018 Listen Download
Vivekananda's Speech on Hinduism - Sept. 11, 1893 Sep 11, 2018 Listen Download
DNA Fingerprinting Discovered - Sept. 10, 1984 Sep 10, 2018 Listen Download
Attica Prison Uprising Began - Sept. 9, 1971 Sep 9, 2018 Listen Download
Delano Grape Strike Began - Sept. 8, 1965 Sep 8, 2018 Listen Download
Pirate Raid on the Ganj-i-Sawai - Sept. 7, 1695 Sep 7, 2018 Listen Download
Candia Massacre - Sept. 6, 1898 Sep 6, 2018 Listen Download
"Hippie" Used in Print - Sept. 5, 1965 Sep 5, 2018 Listen Download
Peekskill Riots - Sept. 4, 1949 Sep 4, 2018 Listen Download
Whitestone Hill Massacre - Sept. 3, 1863 Sep 3, 2018 Listen Download
Great Fire of London - Sept. 2, 1666 Sep 2, 2018 Listen Download
S-5 Submarine Catastrophe - Sept. 1, 1920 Sep 1, 2018 Listen Download
Jack the Ripper Murdered his First Victim - Aug. 31, 1888 Aug 31, 2018 Listen Download
Lancelot 'Capability' Brown Baptized - Aug. 30, 1716 Aug 30, 2018 Listen Download
Karl Heinrich Ulrichs Publicly Defended Homosexuality, 1867 Aug 29, 2018 Listen Download
Emmett Till Murdered - Aug. 28, 1955 Aug 28, 2018 Listen Download
Battle of Ambos Nogales Began - Aug. 27, 1918 Aug 27, 2018 Listen Download
Declaration of the Rights of the Man - Aug. 26, 1789 Aug 26, 2018 Listen Download
The Great Moon Hoax Began - Aug. 25, 1835 Aug 25, 2018 Listen Download
Vesuvius Destroyed Pompeii and Herculaneum - Aug. 24, 79 Aug 24, 2018 Listen Download
Sacco and Vanzetti Executed - Aug. 23, 1927 Aug 23, 2018 Listen Download
First Geneva Convention Signed - Aug. 22, 1864 Aug 22, 2018 Listen Download
Haitian Revolution Began - Aug. 21, 1791 Aug 21, 2018 Listen Download
The White Lion Brought Enslaved Africans to Virginia - Aug. 20, 1619 Aug 20, 2018 Listen Download
Philo Farnsworth Born - Aug. 19, 1906 Aug 19, 2018 Listen Download
19th Amendment Ratified - Aug. 18, 1920 Aug 18, 2018 Listen Download
Lynching of Leo Frank - Aug. 17, 1915 Aug 17, 2018 Listen Download
The First Transatlantic Telegraph Message - Aug. 16, 1858 Aug 16, 2018 Listen Download
Indian Independence - Aug. 15, 1947 Aug 15, 2018 Listen Download
Mainz Psalter Published - Aug. 14, 1457 Aug 14, 2018 Listen Download
Opha May Johnson Became The First Woman to Enlist in the Marine Corps - Aug. 13, 1918 Aug 13, 2018 Listen Download
Isaac Singer Patented a Sewing Machine - Aug. 12, 1851 Aug 12, 2018 Listen Download
Anne Lister Wrote Her First Diary Entry - Aug. 11, 1806 Aug 11, 2018 Listen Download
The Pueblo Revolt Began - Aug. 10, 1680 Aug 10, 2018 Listen Download
Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton Born - August 9, 1757 Aug 9, 2018 Listen Download
The Battle of Amiens - August 8, 1918 Aug 8, 2018 Listen Download
The Gulf of Tonkin Resolution Was Passed - Aug. 7, 1964 Aug 7, 2018 Listen Download
The U.S. Bombed Hiroshima - August 6, 1945 Aug 6, 2018 Listen Download
The Women Airforce Service Pilots Was Formed - August 5, 1943 Aug 5, 2018 Listen Download
Lizzie Borden's Parents Were Murdered - Aug. 4, 1892 Aug 4, 2018 Listen Download
Jesse Owens Won His First Olympic Gold Medal - Aug. 3, 1936 Aug 3, 2018 Listen Download
Hitler Became Führer - Aug. 2, 1934 Aug 2, 2018 Listen Download
Caroline Herschel Discovered a Comet - Aug. 1, 1786 Aug 1, 2018 Listen Download
Alhambra Decree Issued - July 31, 1492 Jul 31, 2018 Listen Download
Digger's Republic of Klipdrift Founded - July 30, 1870 Jul 30, 2018 Listen Download
Confederate Spy Belle Boyd Arrested - July 29, 1862 Jul 29, 2018 Listen Download
Peru Declared Independence - July 28, 1821 Jul 28, 2018 Listen Download
Korean Armistice Signed - July 27, 1953 Jul 27, 2018 Listen Download
Liberia Declared Independence - July 26, 1847 Jul 26, 2018 Listen Download
U.S. Invaded Puerto Rico - July 25, 1898 Jul 25, 2018 Listen Download
Eastland Disaster - July 24, 1915 Jul 24, 2018 Listen Download
Egyptian Revolution - July 23, 1952 Jul 23, 2018 Listen Download
Selman Waksman Born - July 22, 1888 Jul 22, 2018 Listen Download
John Scopes Found Guilty - July 21, 1925 Jul 21, 2018 Listen Download
First Special Olympics - July 20, 1968 Jul 20, 2018 Listen Download
Seneca Falls Convention - July 19, 1848 Jul 19, 2018 Listen Download
Great Fire of Rome - July 18, 64 Jul 18, 2018 Listen Download
Romanov Family Executed - July 17, 1918 Jul 17, 2018 Listen Download
Ida B. Wells-Barnett Born - July 16, 1862 Jul 16, 2018 Listen Download
Spanish Inquisition Disbanded - July 15, 1834 Jul 15, 2018 Listen Download
Gertrude Bell Born - July 14, 1868 Jul 14, 2018 Listen Download
New York Draft Riots Began - July 13, 1863 Jul 13, 2018 Listen Download
Bisbee Deportation - July 12, 1917 Jul 12, 2018 Listen Download
Zheng He's First Voyage - July 11, 1405 Jul 11, 2018 Listen Download
Nikola Tesla Born - July 10, 1856 Jul 10, 2018 Listen Download
Constitutionalist Revolution - July 9, 1932 Jul 9, 2018 Listen Download
Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God Published - July 8, 1741 Jul 8, 2018 Listen Download
Joan of Arc Posthumously Acquitted - July 7, 1456 Jul 7, 2018 Listen Download
Richard the Lionheart Inherited the Throne - July 6, 1189 Jul 6, 2018 Listen Download
London Match Girls' Strike Began - July 5, 1888 Jul 5, 2018 Listen Download
Leaves of Grass Published - July 4, 1855 Jul 4, 2018 Listen Download
Phaistos Disc Discovered - July 3, 1908 Jul 3, 2018 Listen Download
Amistad Rebellion - July 2, 1839 Jul 2, 2018 Listen Download
Ignaz Semmelweis Born - July 1, 1818 Jul 1, 2018 Listen Download
This Day In History Class: Trailer Jun 27, 2018 Listen Download

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