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: April, 2016
Apr 30, 2016

Honesty Day, Jazz Day, Operation Mincemeat & the Double Cross Deceptions, Monica Seles, and Cloris Leachman...all On This Day!

Apr 29, 2016

The Rodney King verdict & the start of the LA Riots, Duke Ellington, and the Royal Wedding...all On This Day!

Apr 28, 2016

Deadly D-Day Rehearsals and Mutiny On The Bounty...On This Day!

Apr 27, 2016

Barbary Pirates & the shores of Tripoli...On This Day!

Apr 26, 2016

The Midnight Ride of Sybil Ludington, and Samantha Smith & Yuri Andropov...all On This Day. 

Apr 25, 2016

DNA Day, Double Helix, Human Genome Project, the first practical solar cell, and the integrated circuit...all On This Day!

Apr 24, 2016

Operation Eagle Claw & Desert One and Shirley MacLaine...on this day!

Apr 23, 2016

The first US public school Boston Latin School, New Coke, youtube, and Herve Villechaize...all On This Day!

Apr 22, 2016

Earth Day, Oklahoma Land Rush, and Jack Nicholson...all On This Day!

Apr 21, 2016

Rome, Bangkok, Brasilia, The Red Baron, The Loch Ness Monster, and Iggy Pop...all On This Day!

Apr 20, 2016

Edgar Allen Poe and the first detective story, KAL flight 902 shot down, and Danica Patrick wins IndyCar...all On This Day!

Apr 19, 2016

Treaty Of London, the first free fall parachute jump, Waco & Oklahoma City, and Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier III marry...all On This Day!

Apr 18, 2016

Paul Revere's Ride (and others), BBC reports no news, The Doolittle Raid, and the longest pro baseball game in baseball history...all On This Day!

Apr 17, 2016

Space, Space and more Space! A 19th Century UFO Crash, George Lucas begins writing his space opera and an Earth-size planet in a habitable zone...all On This Day!

Apr 16, 2016

World Voice Day, Walter Cronkite, Giant Pandas from China, and Madame Tussaud...all On This Day!

Apr 15, 2016

Janet Cooke/The Washington Post & Jimmy's World, In Living Color premieres, and the Boston Marathon bombing...all On This Day.

Apr 14, 2016

Peter Capaldi, Titanic strikes an iceberg, Huge Hailstones, and Abraham Lincoln assassinated...all On This Day!

Apr 13, 2016

Thomas Jefferson, MKULTRA, and Apollo 13...all On This Day!

Apr 12, 2016

Yuri Gagarin orbits Earth, Clinton in contempt, and FDR's last day...all On This Day.

Apr 11, 2016

The Hainan Island Incident and the Caesar of Circuses James Bailey...all On This Day! 

Apr 10, 2016

The ASPCA, USS Thresher, and The Beatles break up...all On This Day!

Apr 9, 2016

The Fall of Baghdad and the oldest recorded human voice...all On This Day!

Apr 7, 2016

World Health Day, Teapot Dome Scandal, FedEx Flight 705, and Billie Holiday...all On This Day!

Apr 6, 2016

Tartan Day, Slave Revolt of 1712, the first modern Olympics, and the Tony Awards...all On This Day!

Apr 5, 2016

The first Presidential veto, Cubby Broccoli & 007, Roger Corman, and Kurt Cobain...all On This Day.

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