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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: September, 2016
Sep 30, 2016

The Boeing 747, and Truman Capote...On This Day!

Sep 29, 2016

National Coffee Day, the Tylenol Murders begin, and CERN is established...On This Day.

Sep 28, 2016

Pope John Paul I

Sep 27, 2016

World Tourism Day, a better match book, and Thomas Nast - the father of the American Cartoon...On This Day!

Sep 26, 2016

European Day Of Languages, Venetians bombard the Parthenon, and the first televised Presidential debate...all On This Day!

Sep 25, 2016

Jimmy Doolittle makes the first blind flight, and John Bonham...On This Day.

Sep 24, 2016

National Punctuation Day, America's oldest supercentenarian, the first rodeo under lights, and Nirvana releases Nevermind...On This Day!

Sep 23, 2016

Nintendo, Ray Charles, and Ani Difranco...On This Day!

Sep 22, 2016

World Car Free Day, Sara Jane Moore attempts to assassinate President Gerald Ford, the Vela Incident, and Iraq invades Iran...On This Day!

Sep 21, 2016

Benedict Arnold commits treason, and Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier assassinated on the streets of Washington DC...On This Day.

Sep 20, 2016

Ferdinand Magellan begins his circumnavigation of the globe, and George RR Martin...On This Day!

Sep 19, 2016

Talk Like A Pirate Day, the first use of :-) on the internet, and Daniel Lanois & Nile Rodgers...On This Day!

Sep 18, 2016

ICANN, Leon Foucault & the Foucault Pendulum, and J.D.Tippit…On This Day.

Sep 17, 2016

Australian Citizenship Day, Baz Luhrmann, and William Carlos Williams...On This Day!

Sep 16, 2016

Alan Funt, the live televised broadcast of the first Xerox machine, and BB King...On This Day!

Sep 15, 2016

Agatha Christie

Sep 14, 2016

Isadora Duncan, Grace Kelly, and John Harvard...On This Day!

Sep 13, 2016

International Chocolate Day & Milton Hershey, the Goiânia Incident, and Michelangelo's David...On This Day!

Sep 12, 2016

Leo Szilard's brilliant idea, and cave paintings discovered in Lascaux, France...On This Day!

Sep 11, 2016

Remembering September 11th and why you should watch the film "9/11" by Jules & Gedeon Naudet...on this day.

Sep 10, 2016

Marie Laveau, and Jose Feliciano...On This Day!

Sep 9, 2016

Wienerschnitzel Day, Ahmad Shah Massoud, and the Attica Prison riot...On This Day.

Sep 8, 2016

Peter Sellers, and Patsy Cline singing "Crazy" written by Willie Nelson...On This Day!

Sep 7, 2016

The first successful heart surgery, and Georgi Markov assassinated with an umbrella, plus Chrissie Hynde #middleoftheroad...On This Day!

Sep 6, 2016

The Munich Massacre, and President William McKinley shot by the assassin Leon Czolgosz...On This Day.

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