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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Dec 28, 2016

Construction begins on Yonge Street in Toronto, Kim Il-Sung named President of North Korea, and Stan Lee...On This Day!

Dec 27, 2016

FDR's OPA initiates the first rationing program during World War II...On This Day

Dec 26, 2016

Boxing Day, St. Stephen's Day, Wren Day, Kwanzaa, Junkanoo, and the Indian Ocean Tsunami...On This Day.

Dec 25, 2016

Washington crosses the Delaware, Jesus, Isaac Newton, Cab Calloway, Jimmy Buffet, Annie Lennox, Sissy Spacek, Justin Trudeau, and James Brown wishing you a Soulful Christmas...On This Day!

Dec 24, 2016

The Christmas Truce of World War I...On This Day

Dec 23, 2016

Admiral James Stockdale: Aviator, POW, Medal of Honor recipient, Vice Presidential Candidate

Dec 22, 2016

General McAuliffe tells the German commander "Nuts!" at Bastogne in the Battle of the Bulge...On This Day!

Dec 21, 2016

Pan Am Flight 103 - the Lockerbie Disaster...On This Day.

Dec 20, 2016

Queen Elizabeth II urges Prince Charles and Princess Diana to seek an early divorce...On This Day

Dec 19, 2016

Valley Forge

(plus my favorite resource

Dec 18, 2016

The 18th Amendment & Prohibition, Steven Spielberg & Ray Liotta (who doesn't love Ray Liotta!)...On This Day!

Dec 17, 2016

The Wright Brothers and the first powered/controlled flight...On This Day!

Dec 16, 2016

The Boston Tea Party, and Ludwig van Beethoven...On This Day!

Dec 15, 2016

International Tea Day, Zamenhof Day/Esperanto Literature Day, and Tim Conway!...On This Day!

Dec 14, 2016

Monkey Day, and Roald Amundsen & his expedition of Norwegian polar explorers become the first people to reach the South Pole...On This Day!

Dec 13, 2016

The fall & Rape of Nanking...On This Day

Dec 12, 2016

Guglielmo Marconi receives the first transatlantic wireless transmission...On This Day!

Dec 11, 2016

International Mountain Day, and Big Mama Thornton...On This Day!

Dec 10, 2016

The last will and testament of Alfred Nobel.

Dec 9, 2016

Rear Admiral Grace Hopper - the Mother of Computing

Dec 8, 2016

John Lennon is shot...On This Day

Dec 7, 2016

Pearl Harbor

Dec 6, 2016

Ira Gershwin

Dec 5, 2016

The mystery of the Mary Celeste, Dead Calm & Tim O'Connor...On This Day!


"Who Stole The Isopropyl Alcohol" by Tim O'Connor

Dec 4, 2016

The Million Dollar Quartet - Perkins, Presley, Lewis & Cash...On This Day!

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