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The most entertaining, murderous, and captivating stories from century old newspapers. All the biggest headlines.... a century or two late!

The most entertaining, murderous, and captivating stories from century old newspapers. All the biggest headlines.... a century or two late!
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The most entertaining, murderous, and captivating stories from century old newspapers. All the biggest headlines.... a century or two late!








Who Stole the Cheese in Bangor, Wales, 1854

Another episode riddled with crime, murder, suicide, and theft. Can you figure out who stole the cheese? Hint: it's an unlikely suspect. I want you to let me know if you think the punishment fits the crime in many of these cases. We have a good amount for you to judge if they were too easy or too hard on criminals. Also, we hear about Charles Dickens reading for the first time in public. If you want to skip my apology and get right into the episode skip ahead about 4 1/2 minutes to get to...


Trouble For Wives in Aberdeen, Scotland, 1893

We go back to our standard format this week in Aberdeen, Scotland, 1893. There is plenty of crime, more in the way of wife beating, murder, and some unusual accidents. Do I keep off my soapbox about anti-vaxxers, or do I let them have it in this fun filled episode? You will have to listen to find out! If you like this or any of the episodes, please go to iTunes or Apple Podcast and leave a 5 star rating with a review. Anyone that does this will get a shout-out on the show. Also, make sure...


New Episode Delay Explained

Unfortunately, I recorded a new episode Monday, and when I went to edit the audio volume was all over the place and it sounded like garbage. Due to my work schedule, I will not be able to record and edit until Thursday. I apologize for the delay, but I would rather wait a few days to put out a quality episode, rather than put out some trash. I hope you understand, and I promise it will be worth the wait. Take care.


Lincoln's Assassination Avenged

This week we are changing things up. Instead of focusing on a specific paper, we are looking at a specific event. Lincoln's assassination and how justice was obtained. We start on the date of the assassination and end with the hanging of 4 of the conspirators. Open your mind, and dive into this episode expecting to hear this story told like you have never heard before. History class misses out on so much detail that is brought to you in this episode. You will feel like you are there while...


The Mutilated Mustache of Abbyville, Kansas, 1897 (Part 2)

Hello my friends. We are spending another week in Abbyville, Kansas exploring different legal cases that end with some surprising results. A boy narrowly escapes one of the most powerful jaws on the planet through the quick action of his father, and so many interesting facts to impress your friends and family with, you would be silly not to listen. Of course you can't forget all the #fakescience along with some real science, and one of the most pointless inventions that you need to hear...


Choking on Rabies in Abbyville, Kansas, 1897 (Part 1)

Abbyville, Kansas is a city full of #fakescience, rabies, and plenty of interesting facts. This city makes you put on your thinking cap to debunk all the nonsense they throw at you! Please make sure to go to iTunes/Apple Podcast to rate and review. Leave 5 stars and a short review to help us move up the charts. Host: Christopher Gehrke Email: Follow me on: Twitter: @Almost_Lost Instagram: @AlmostLostToHistory Facebook:...


So Much Death in Birmingham, England, 1857

SO MUCH DEATH. Birmingham, England is a city riddled with murders, thief's, and butcher shops that will serve you the family pet, and to top it off, we have arguably one of the best alias's for a criminal that has ever existed. So, grab your Fido burger, get comfy, sit back and enjoy! Subscribe so that you can listen new episodes as they come out every Tuesday! Make sure to rate and review on iTunes, Stitcher, or anywhere you listen to podcasts. 5 stars would be greatly appreciated. Check...


A Thief Like No Other In Knoxville, TN, 1870

This week, we dive into the Knoxville Weekly Chronicle in the year 1870. There is another run-in with Native Americans, a speech by Charles Dickens, and a thief that does the unthinkable. Tune in every Tuesday for new episodes. Please rate and review on iTunes or wherever you listen to this podcast. Host: Christopher Gehrke. Find me on Facebook page and group - Almost Lost To History Podcast, Twitter @Almost_Lost, and email If you wish to make a one time...


Multiple Train Casualties In Albany, NY, 1852

January is a cold month in Albany, NY full of Indians, old timey politics, and some fatalities. Hear the stories and some of the history behind them in this weeks episode. Be sure to subscribe in order to be notified when new episodes are uploaded. Please rate and review on iTunes/Apple Podcast or any other platform where you listen to podcasts. Hosted by Chris Gehrke. Follow me on my Facebook page Almost Lost To History and on twitter @Almost_Lost. Donations can be made at...