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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: July, 2016
Jul 31, 2016

The first people to summit K2, and JK Rowling...On This Day!

Jul 30, 2016

Jimmy Hoffa disappears, Henry Moore, and Buddy Guy...all On This Day!

Jul 29, 2016

The Royal Wedding of Charles & Diana, Elizabeth Short aka the Black Dahlia, and NASA...all On This Day!

Jul 28, 2016

Vinnie Ream commissioned to sculpt Lincoln, a B-25 flies into the Empire State Building, and Beatrix Potter...all On This Day!

Jul 27, 2016

National Sleepy Head Day, the 1996 Atlanta Summer Olympics bombing, and Carol Leifer...On This Day!

Jul 26, 2016

Gracie Allen...On This Day!

Jul 25, 2016

Martin and Lewis make their debut, Dylan goes electric, and Billy Hardwick...all On This Day!

Jul 24, 2016

The Quietly Confident Quartet win Olympic Gold for Australia, and Alexandre Dumas...On This Day!

Jul 23, 2016

The Gimli Glider, Calvert DeForest (aka Larry "Bud" Melman), and Charles and Woody Harrelson...all On This Day!

Jul 22, 2016

John Dillinger's run comes to an end, Edward Hopper, and Rose Kennedy, Alex Trebek & George Clinton...all On This Day!

Jul 21, 2016

Wild Bill Hickok & Davis Tutt in the first western shootout, the 20 July Plot conspirators are executed, Bloody Friday in Belfast, Mossad assassinate Moroccan waiter Ahmed Bouchiki in Lillehammer, and Ambassador Christopher Ewart-Biggs is assassinated in Dublin...all On This Day.

Jul 20, 2016

Neil Armstrong & Buzz Aldrin walk on the moon, Bruce Lee, and the Special Olympics...all On This Day!

Jul 19, 2016

Mitterrand reveals the Farewell Dossier to Reagan...On This Day!

Jul 18, 2016

Nadia Comaneci scores the first perfect 10 in Olympic gymnastics history, Martha Reeves, and Mandela Day...all On This Day!

Jul 17, 2016

Disneyland opens, James Cagney, and Phyllis Diller...all On This Day!

Jul 16, 2016

The Catcher In The Rye, Ginger Rogers, and Stewart Copeland...all On This Day!

Jul 15, 2016

President Carter gives his "Malaise Speech"and speaks of the American Crisis of Confidence...On This Day.

Jul 14, 2016

Quatorze Juillet, Bastille Day...On This Day!

Jul 13, 2016

The Hollywood Sign, and Live Aid...On This Day!

Jul 12, 2016

George Eastman, and The Rolling Stones...On This Day!

Jul 11, 2016

World Population Day, the Hamilton/Burr Duel, and To Kill A Mockingbird...all On This Day!

Jul 10, 2016

Nikola Tesla Day, The sinking of Rainbow Warrior, and Mavis Staples...all On This Day!

Jul 9, 2016

Donkey Kong, Mario & Shigeru Miyamoto...On This Day!

Jul 8, 2016

Medal Of Honor recipients Corporal Daniel Schoonover & First Lieutenant Richard Shea, Korea, and John D Rockefeller...On This Day.

Jul 7, 2016

World Chocolate Day, Sliced Bread, Howard Hughes crashes in Beverly Hills, and a UFO crashes in Roswell...all On This Day! 

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