Today, I look at the team that lasted one season during The Great Depression, the Philadelphia Quakers. A team that was so bad, it would take 40 years before a worse team came along.  Support the podcast for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com E-mail: craig@canadaehx.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/canadianhistoryehx Twitter:... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-07
Source: Pucks and Cups
By Craig Baird
General Robert Howe struggles his own subordinates Continental officers, State leaders, and militia, in addition to the enemy as he attempts to secure Georgia and fend off threats from British-held Florida.  His command leads to a duel with South Carolina Lt. Gov. Christopher Gadsden. Visit my site at https://blog.AmRevPodcast.com for more text,... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-07
By Michael Troy
A famous reign. Following the death of Nefer-neferu-aten, a new ruler came to the throne. Tut-ankh-Aten was young, perhaps nine years old. He inherited power at a tumultuous point in history... Date c. 1343 BCE. Images and References at www.egyptianhistorypodcast.com. Support the show and get exclusive perks on Patreon or... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-07
By Dominic Perry
Today's episode sees us wander over into India, where we find a sparkly white building amongst the traditional red stone used before and since. The story behind this destination  is full of love and despair. Take a listen to learn about the ups and downs that surround this fasincating building.Don't... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-07
By Chantelle Bryant
The relative stability of the Olof Skötkonung dynasty is thrown into chaos. Strap yourselves in for power struggles, pagan revolts, more Scandinavian wars and the construction of Sweden's first Abbey. We rattle through half a century of political and royal drama as the crown changes hands back and forth throughout... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-07
By A Flatpack History of Sweden
This week in our Family Stories series we hear your tales of a daring mission to recover a V-2 missile, surviving the atom bomb dropped on Nagasaki and a mysterious explosion on HMS Dasher.With thanks to Mark Curzon, Tim Foley, Ron Hukari, Darren Little, David Niddam-Dent and Paul Seeman for... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-07
By Goalhanger Films
What in the holy hell are Jake Yapp & Natt Tapley up to today?... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-07
Source: Date Fight!
By Date Fight!
We discuss a subject so cool you'll be at the edge of your seats: land use and societal structures.Please make a one-off donation via PayPal: http://paypal.me/vinlandtovolga or Buymeacoffee https://www.buymeacoffee.com/vinlandtovolgaPlease follow me on Twitter: https://twitter.com/VinlandToVolgaPlease join the community discord server: https://discord.gg/DPKDwEgbVEmail me at volgatovinland@gmail.comSupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/vinlandtovolga)... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-07
By Henry Delap-Smith
The history of the Albanian flag is a story of invasion and rebellion, conversion and conquest. We also explore the extraordinary life of the flag's designer, Skanderbeg: the warlord who led the Albanians against the Ottoman Empire under the double-eagle flag of revolution.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-06
Source: Why the Flag?
By Why the Flag?
In this episode we are doing something different! We spent a couple of hours chatting to Tonya Ulynn Brown, author of The Queen's Almoner (you can find it here) about historical fiction as well as her book. Find Tonya on social media- Instagram: @tonyaubrown Find us on social media: Twitter:... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-06
Source: Sagas of She
By Sagas Of She
I asked - you answered! This week is all about famed scientist, statesmen and printer Benjamin Franklin. Listen to learn all about the amazing accomplishments and achievements this one founding father crammed into his 84 years. From running a newspaper to founding the University of Pennsylvania, Benjamin Franklin can be... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-06
Source: Civics & Coffee
By Alycia
Today, I look at the 200 years from the 1600s to 1800s, when swashbuckling pirates patrolled the waters of Canada from Newfoundland down to Nova Scotia.  From the interesting to the evil, they all have a story to tell. Support the show for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-06
By Craig Baird
Spring 1648After weeks of unrest, organized, armed opposition to the regime at Westminster erupts in the form of an army mutiny in Wales, and royalist-led insurrections in Kent and Essex.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-06
By Greg Koabel
In which we are joined by the delightful Craig (from Canadian History Ehx) to discuss the major changes in the Canadian government during the 1840s. Topics include the union of the Canadas, the gaining the responsible government, and the burning of Parliament in Montreal!  You can find Craig's three podcasts... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-06
By Patrick Aura
In the spring of 1940, the German war machine rolled over the nations of Western Europe so quickly that it surprised everyone, including the Germans.  With France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, and Denmark conquered, there was only one more country left to fall: Great Britain. To topple this final domino,... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-06
By Gary Arndt
Isabella I, Queen of Castile... Called the Warrior Queen and known as Her Most Catholic Majesty, was she actually instead an Evil Queen?  Listen to find out...Patreon Link - https://www.patreon.com/user?u=34398347&fan_landing=true Huge thanks to Podcorn for sponsoring this episode. Explore sponsorship opportunities and start monetizing your podcast by signing up here:... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
By Zachary DeBacco
Today, I look at Canada's 12th PM, Louis St. Laurent. Reluctant into politics at the age of 59, he would become prime minister in 1948 and serve until 1957. During that time, he changed the face of Canada immensely.  Support the shows for $3/month at www.patreon.com/canadaehx or donate at www.canadaehx.com... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
By Craig Baird
Ohma-ha, the one who goes against the current. In this week's episode, find out how Susan La Flesche Picotte lived up to her tribes' namesake and became Americans' first licensed Indigenous Doctor.  Instagram: for the loveof_historypodcast  Email: fortheloveofhistory2020@gmail.com Ruther Reading  https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/incredible-legacy-susan-la-flesche-first-native-american-earn-medical-degree-180962332/ (The Incredible Legacy of Susan La Flesche, the First... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
By Tehya F.
In which we discuss the Bon religion of Tibet, its past and present, and unpack how much we can know about a religion whose identity has changed so much over the last thousand years. Series Website Check out the History of Africa Podcast!  ... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
By Cody Michaels
A play, an opera, a film, three witches... and Benito Mussolini. Today, we examine why three twentieth-century works, Hans Wiers-Jenssen's Anne Pedersdotter, Ottorino Respighi's La Fiamma, and Carl Theodore Dreyer's Day of Wrath, were inspired by the life and witch trials of Anne Pedersdotter and why they all got her... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Source: Enchanted
By Corinne Wieben
"This is Today" features the stories that make this day unique.  It’s Friday, March 5, 2021, and here is what we talk about today: National Cheese Doodle Day National Multiple Personality Day National Day of Unplugging National Dress in Blue Day Reel Film Day Weekend Review Elvis Katy Perry Guest:... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Source: This is Today
By X Audio Podcasts
London has wonderfully eclectic array of architectural styles. In episode 45, London tour guide Hazel Baker talks to architect and artist Christian Coop about his inspiration for drawing London's buildings and how understanding the history of the building and street helps tell a richer story. Learn things about London that... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-05
Source: London History
By LondonGuidedWalks.co.uk
In this episode of Armchair Historians, Anne Marie talks to Impressions of America podcast co-host, Simon Heptinstall. You may remember a couple weeks back we talked to another of the Impressions of America co-host, Vaughn Joy, about how American culture is reflected in Christmas films during the Cold War period.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-04
By Simon Heptinstall, Anne Marie Cannon
To me it seems that man has the fortune of gods, whoever sits beside you and close, who listens to you sweetly speaking and laughing temptingly. My heart flutters in my breast whenever I quickly glance at you – I can say nothing, my tongue is broken. A delicate fire... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-04
Source: Sweetbitter
By Ellie Brigida, Alyse Knorr & Leesa Charlotte
Today, I’m taking you through Marie Antoinette’s infamous hamlet, the model village on the grounds of the Petit Trianon and Versailles. Though most people think of the space as an elite playground where the Queen pretended to be a farmer, I take a look at the discursive basis for the... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-04
Source: Works Not Cited
By Tessa Payer
Otto's last craving is to be recognised as a fellow emperor by the Basileus in Constantinople. When the Byzantines refuse him the purple-born princess Anna he wages war. The new emperor, John Tzimiskis comes up with a better solution and sends across the most glamorous figure of German medieval history... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-04
By Dirk Hoffmann-Becking
Like Cimarron, Arrowsmith was based on an epic novel about an adventurous hero man except this hero man adventured in SCIENCE! Is the movie able to capture the book, or is Hollywood still struggling like they did with Cimarron? Listen in!... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-04
By Jason and Laura
“The River That Calls” has many legends, but one from the Victorian era has had the loudest (and most controversial) voice.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-04
Source: Fireside Canada
By David Williams
The first episode of "Whisky Wednesday" is available now on YouTube!Head over to http://YouTube.com/thescottishhistorypodcast to watch the first episode. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-04
By Owen Innes
En el programa de hoy el compañero Von Hammer (Antonio Salmerón) nos lleva a volar con una de las mejores colecciones de aviones históricos en vuelo de todo el mundo, o al menos una de las más espectaculares, la escuadrilla aérea de la popular bebida enérgética del Toro Rojo... Hoy... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-04
By Motor y al Aire
After taking a look at the eventful life and dramatic death of Yukio Mishima in our last episode, Jacke turns to a closer look at the works of Mishima, including appraisals by Jay McInerney and Haruki Murakami, before turning to a deep dive into the world of Spring Snow, the... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-04
By Jacke Wilson / The Podglomerate
Over 200,000 people were taken prisoner in Korea; what were their lives like? One of those men taken prisoner just so happened to be an American general taken prisoner in his own camp... Also, how're those negotiations going?... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-04
By Trevor Owens
The Elinore Rupert series continues with a family tragedy, a young girl's industry, and a sewing bee.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-04
By American Epistles
‘Keeping the Covenant in Cromwellian Scotland: https://www.euppublishing.com/doi/abs/10.3366/shr.2020.0488 Dr Brock’s website: https://www.mdbrock.com/ Mapping the Scottish Reformation: https://mappingthescottishreformation.org/ Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-04
Source: Pax Britannica
By Samuel Hume
Most European cities have channeled their waters into paved canals, wiping out much of the history along the way—but not London, which is one of the only places where you can safely do something like mudlarking. The variety of artifacts found can be significant finds, but they also, often, represent... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-03
Source: Ballsy History
There are a growing number of “prophets” appearing in this country who claim to be messengers for God. Sometimes their predictions are right, like when one predicted the Chiefs would win the Super Bowl in 2020. Most times they’re wrong, like when they proclaim that Donald Trump will win a... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-03
By The Sonar Network
 Introducing Killing Nostalgia (formerly The Good Old Days Podcast) a historic true-crime podcast. Season Premiere! This week Jasmin discusses the origin of ‘nostalgia’ and how it was once treated as a disease.Full show notes and source list available at darknostalgiaworks.com Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/thegoodolddayspod)... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-03
By Jasmin Brand
After the British mandate ends, Israel declares its independence. The Arab League declares war and the 1948 Arab-Israeli War is underway.... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-03
By Abu Ibrahim Muttaqi Ismail
Round one of Monarch Madness cuts right to the heart of English monarchy: what is it? And who contributed most to the earliest notion of English or British kingship? Two kings stand out, both of whom developed larger than life legends that carried centuries into the future. Both can be... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-03
By Carol Ann Lloyd
As the war in Haiti rages on, Toussaint Louverture makes a fateful decision to leave his allies behind. We follow his development as a general as he forges his guerilla forces into a powerful, modern army, and challenges the invaders head-on. Registration for the conference: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/napoleon-and-his-legacy-warfare-politics-and-society-march-18-21-2021-tickets-142425537617 Learn more about your... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-03
By Everett Rummage
In the second and final part of Atlantic Stories we find Clarence about to reveal himself, Betty starting a spell in chokey and Vincenzo sailing serenely on towards New York. A two-part special brought to you by Coastal Stories, written, produced and presented by Charlie Connelly. https://ko-fi.com/coastalstories... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-03
Source: Coastal Stories
By Charlie Connelly
Elizabeth Parke Custis Law to David Baillie Warden, 20 April, 1808. In which Elizabeth Parke Custis Law tells David Baillie Warden PRECISELY why she is no one to be toyed with. This is part 1 of a two part episode, because this letter was so long it took up the... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-02
By Hum. Servt
Jane Seymour was wife number three of Henry VIII. she’s considered boring, uninteresting and she is often swept aside for the other wives, because they were more unconventional and she did everything right. I’m here to dive into her life and find out more about Henry VIII’s favourite wife. Support... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-02
By Ayden Fitzgerald
It’s time for a second installment of Lauren’s Series on Senses! Today, learn all about the uncomfortable truths about our tongues, what the five tastes mean for us as mammals, and some cool facts about flavors. Later, take a quiz all about famous restaurants and celebrity chefs! . [Music: 1) The Cramps,... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-02
By Miss Information
An update about what has been happening at Casting Through Ancient Greece. Talking about what I have been doing over the last month or two while also discussing the direction of the series.Big announcements regarding featuring ads into the episodes while also setting up a Patreon page. Supports of Patreon will... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-02
By Mark Selleck
In 1958, Pres. Eisenhower grew fearful that Middle Eastern revolutions were posing a threat to America's military & economic interests, so he flexed US muscles by sending troops to Lebanon in what turned out to be an uneventful beachside deployment. Vice-President Nixon received a menacing reception while on tour in... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-02
By Logan Rogers
In the winter of 1896, a spate of airship sightings spread out from California, stampeding across the United States until, in the Spring of 1897, they hit a wall in the midwest, after a brief flirtation on the East Coast. The sightings totalled in their tens of thousands and many... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-02
Source: Dark Histories
By Ben Cutmore
During the decades between the world wars, a great deal of military innovation was undertaken.  One field in which advances occurred was that of the assault from the sea, the landing of attack forces on defended shores.  The second world war would see many such operations in almost all theaters. ... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-01
By Mark Seven
How does it feel to be cast out? To lose everything you’ve ever known and be sent to the ends of the world? Want to understand what being a convict transported to Tasmania feels like? This show is for you. It covers; – Intro & reviews. – Introducing Hannah to... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-01
By Chris Fernandez-Packham (Victorian History Lover/Queen Victoria Fan)
In this episode, our journey through Romanticism continues with this revolutionary and inflammatory piece!  For images and sources: https://www.accessiblearthistory.com/post/podcast-episode-32-liberty-leading-the-people-by-eugène-delacroix --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/accessiblearthistory/support... Read more
Published on: 2021-03-01
By Accessible Art History