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From the desk of “Stuff You Missed in History Class,” “This Day in History Class” quickly recounts a tidbit from today’s events in history.

From the desk of “Stuff You Missed in History Class,” “This Day in History Class” quickly recounts a tidbit from today’s events in history.
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From the desk of “Stuff You Missed in History Class,” “This Day in History Class” quickly recounts a tidbit from today’s events in history.

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English


Episodes

Boston Tea Party - Dec. 16, 1773

12/16/2018
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American colonists in Boston protested British rule with the Boston Tea Party incident on this day in 1773. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:07:15

Sitting Bull Killed - Dec. 15, 1890

12/15/2018
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Sitting Bull, the Hunkpapa Lakota leader and seminal Native American figure, was killed at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation on this day in 1890. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:00

Roald Amundsen Reaches the South Pole - Dec. 14, 1911

12/14/2018
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Roald Amundsen and his expedition became the first people to reach the South Pole, beating Robert Falcon Scott's expedition, on this day in 1911. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:05:36

Ibn Battuta Completes His Travelogue - Dec. 13, 1355

12/13/2018
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Ibn Battuta, one of the most accomplished travelers of the medieval Islamic world, completed his travelogue known as the Rihla, or Journey, on this day in 1355. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:43

Oaks Colliery Explosion - Dec. 12, 1866

12/12/2018
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The Oaks Colliery exploded on this day in 1866. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:44

Louis XVI Indicted for Treason - Dec. 11, 1792

12/11/2018
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Louis XVI was indicted for treason on this day in 1792. There's more detail in the November 19, 2008 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:09:02

300 Million Yen Robbery - Dec. 10, 1968

12/10/2018
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Japan's 300 Million Yen Robbery took place on this day in 1968. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:29

Cretan Autonomous State Established - Dec. 9, 1898

12/9/2018
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The Cretan Autonomous State was established on this day in 1898 under the Julian calendar. By the Gregorian calendar, it was December 21. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:32

Christina of Sweden born - Dec. 8, 1626

12/8/2018
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Christina of Sweden was born on this day in 1626. In the new-style calendar, she was born Dec. 18. She's also covered in the October 20, 2014 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:23

Pearl Harbor Attack - Dec. 7, 1941

12/7/2018
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Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on this day in 1941, bringing the United States into World War II. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:35

Halifax Disaster - Dec. 6, 1917

12/6/2018
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The Halifax Disaster occurred on this day in 1917. There's more on the tragedy in the December 19, 2011 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:05:38

Mary Celeste Spotted Adrift - Dec. 5, 1872

12/5/2018
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The Mary Celeste was spotted adrift on this day in 1872. You can learn more in the January 24, 2013 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:05:43

Rainer Maria Rilke Born - Dec. 4, 1875

12/4/2018
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Rainer Maria Rilke was born on this day in 1875. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:07:19

Kapenguria Six Trial Began - Dec. 3, 1952

12/3/2018
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The trial of the Kapenguria Six began on this day in 1952. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:29

Monroe Doctrine - Dec. 2, 1823

12/2/2018
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The Monroe Doctrine was articulated in an address to Congress on this day in 1823. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:09

Rosa Parks Refused to Give Up Her Seat - Dec. 1, 1955

12/1/2018
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Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus on this day in 1955. There's more in the February 3 and 5, 2014, episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:17

Elizabeth I Delivered Golden Speech - Nov. 30, 1601

11/30/2018
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Elizabeth I delivered her "Golden Speech" on this day in 1601. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:44

Zong Massacre - Nov. 29, 1781

11/29/2018
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The Zong Massacre began on this day in 1781. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:46

Anne Bonny and Mary Read Convicted - November 28, 1720

11/28/2018
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Anne Bonny and Mary Read were convicted of piracy on this day in 1720. You can find more to the story in the August 15, 2016 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:07

George Moscone and Harvey Milk Assassinated - Nov. 27, 1978

11/27/2018
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George Moscone and Harvey Milk were assassinated on this day in 1978. Learn more about advertising on the HowStuffWorks podcasts at www.howstuffworks.com/advertisers.htm And to learn about your ad choices when listening to podcasts, visit https://www.howstuffworks.com/privacy.htm#ad-choices

Duration:00:06:25