On This Day Podcast

A time capsule of stories of the significant, intriguing or just plain forgotten events of history that all occurred on this day.
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Now displaying: March, 2016
Mar 31, 2016

Cesar Chavez Day, building Titanic, the first WrestleMania, USS Missouri, Rene Descartes, and Christopher Walken...all On This Day!

Mar 30, 2016

Ronald Reagan, John Hinckley, Vincent Van Gogh & Yasuo Goto...all On This Day!

Mar 29, 2016

New Sweden, Ethel & Julius Rosenberg convicted, and the Baltimore Colts' midnight run...all On This Day!

Mar 28, 2016

Three Mile Island, Raphael, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Lady Gaga, and Bowe Bergdahl...all On This Day!

Mar 27, 2016

Typhoid Mary, Solidarity, Milton Berle, Dudley Moore, and Billy Wilder...all On This Day!

Mar 26, 2016

Gerrymandering, Book Of Mormon, Robert Frost, Joseph Campbell, Tennessee Williams, Erica Jong and Vicki Lawrence...all On This Day!

Mar 24, 2016

The real Great Escape, Private Elvis Presley, and Harry Houdini...all On This Day!

Mar 23, 2016

Patrick Henry “Give me liberty or give me death!”, let the kids fly the plane, Bette Nesmith Graham invents white out, Chaka Khan…all On This Day!

Mar 22, 2016

The Jamestown Massacre, Karl Wallenda’s last walk, Clint Malarchuk, and Tara Lipinski wins Worlds…all On This Day!

Mar 21, 2016

Human Rights Day, Forests Day, Down Syndrome Day, Poetry Day, the New Orleans Fire of 1788, the first Rock n Roll concert, Who Shot JR? and @twitter…all On This Day!

Mar 20, 2016

The Northward Equinox, World Storytelling Day, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Republican Party, Princess Anne attempted kidnapping, and Happiness…all On This Day!

Mar 19, 2016

Return of the Swallows, Earth Hour, SS Georgiana lost & found and Bob Dylan...all On This Day!

Mar 17, 2016

St Patrick, Henry Bumstead, Mia Hamm, and Sp4c Edward A Devore, Jr CMOH...all On This Day!

Mar 15, 2016

Beware the Ides of March!, Julius Caesar, the first dotcom, Justice Ginsburg and a whole bunch of musicians born...all On This Day!

Mar 14, 2016

Pi, Albert Einstein, the Cotton Gin, Jack Ruby convicted and Michael Caine...all On This Day!

Mar 13, 2016

Your Miranda Rights, the Phoenix Lights and the oldest human footrpints...all On This Day!

Mar 12, 2016

Fukushima Melt Down, Agathe von Trapp, Julia Lennon & Anish Kapoor...all On This Day!

Mar 11, 2016

Johnny Appleseed, Booming Ben, FDR & Lend Lease, Rupert Murdoch, Flaco Jimenez & The Lady Chablis...all On This Day!

Mar 10, 2016

Tibetan Uprising, Louisiana Purchase, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, the first phone call and the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter...all On This Day!

Mar 9, 2016

Mary Queen of Scots & David Rizzio, California Gold, See It Now, and Barbie...all On This Day!

Mar 7, 2016

A Scottish Outlaw, We Are The World and a Prime Minister sued...all On This Day!

Mar 6, 2016

The Zapruder Film, the SR-71 Blackbird and Michelangelo...all On This Day!