HistoryPod

HistoryPod

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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 The royal Exchequer Rolls from Scotland recorded the first known written reference to Scotch …

Recent Episodes

  • 1st June 1495: First written reference to Scotch whisky (distilled at @LindoresAbbey)

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  • 31st May 1669: Samuel Pepys writes the last entry in his diary

    5 days ago
  • 30th May 1381: Outbreak of the Peasants’ Revolt in England

    6 days ago
  • 29th May 1453: The Fall of Constantinople

    7 days ago
  • 28th May 585 BCE: Eclipse of Thales ends the Battle of Halys between Media and Lydia

    1 week ago
  • 27th May 1199: Coronation of King John in Westminster Abbey

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  • 26th May 1940: Start of the Dunkirk evacuation

    1 week ago
  • 25th May 1961: Kennedy announces plan for manned moon landing

    2 weeks ago
  • 24th May 1943: Josef Mengele, the Nazi Angel of Death, transferred to Auschwitz

    2 weeks ago
  • 23rd May 1915: Italy enters WW1 on the side of the Triple Entente

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