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 French aviator Louis Charles Joseph Blériot made the first flight across the English Channel in a heavier-than-air …

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  • 23rd July 1943: Archibald Brown blown up by an anti-tank grenade placed under his seat

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  • 22nd July 1942: Wartime gasoline rationing introduced to the USA

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  • 21st July 1925: ‘Monkey Trial’ finds John T. Scopes guilty of teaching evolution

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  • 20th July 1969: Apollo 11 lands on the moon

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  • 19th July 1848: The Seneca Falls Convention for women’s rights begins

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  • 18th July 1966: The Hough Riots begin in Cleveland, Ohio

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