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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

Alexandria of Bavaria Died - Sept. 21, 1875

9/21/2018
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Alexandria of Bavaria died on this day in 1875. There's more in the April 24, 2015 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class, "The Princess Who Swallowed a Glass Piano." 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:00:05:17

Battle of the Sexes - Sept. 20, 1973

9/20/2018
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The Battle of the Sexes tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs took place on this day in 1973. 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

Ötzi the Iceman Discovered - Sept. 19, 1991

9/19/2018
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Hikers discovered Ötzi the Iceman on this day in 1991. There's more in the January 4, 2012 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:00:05:29

Constantine the Great United the Roman Empire - Sept. 18, 324

9/18/2018
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Constantine the Great united the Roman Empire on this day in 324. 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:00:05:24

Camp David Accords - Sept. 17, 1978

9/17/2018
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The Camp David Accords were signed on this day in 1978. The September 16, 2009 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class is an interview with President Jimmy Carter about the accords. 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

Grito de Dolores - Sept. 16, 1810

9/16/2018
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The Grito de Dolores launched the Mexican War of Independence on this day in 1810. 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:00:04:35

Crash at Crush - Sept. 15, 1896

9/15/2018
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The Crash at Crush took place on this day in 1896. The full story of this and other for-profit train wrecks is in the September 25, 2017 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:00:06:11

Death of U.S. President William McKinley - Sept. 14, 1901

9/14/2018
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U.S. President William McKinley died on this day in 1901, having been shot by an assassin on September 6. For more on the assassination of McKinley and other U.S. presidents, check out the November 9 and 11 2015 episodes 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:00:05:51

Phineas Gage Struck with a Tamping Iron - Sept. 13, 1848

9/13/2018
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Phineas Gage was struck through the skull with a tamping iron on this day in 1848. There's more detail in the September 11, 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:00:05:53

Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Elope - Sept. 12, 1846

9/12/2018
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Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett eloped on this day in 1846. There's more in the February 15, 2012 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:00:06:13

Vivekananda's Speech on Hinduism - Sept. 11, 1893

9/11/2018
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Vivekananda gave a speech on Hinduism in Chicago on this day in 1893. 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:00:04:52

DNA Fingerprinting Discovered - Sept. 10, 1984

9/10/2018
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DNA fingerprinting was discovered on this day in 1984. 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:00:06:06

Attica Prison Uprising Began - Sept. 9, 1971

9/9/2018
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The Attica Prison Uprising began on this day in 1971. There's more to the story in the November 14 and 16, 2016 episodes 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:00:06:27

Delano Grape Strike Began - Sept. 8, 1965

9/8/2018
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The Delano Grape Strike began on this day in 1965. 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:00:05:35

Pirate Raid on the Ganj-i-Sawai - Sept. 7, 1695

9/7/2018
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Pirates raided the Ganj-i-Sawai on this day in 1695. There's more in the May 9, 2018 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class, "Henry Every, Successful Pyrate." 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:00:05:29

Candia Massacre - Sept. 6, 1898

9/6/2018
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The Candia Massacre began on this day in 1898. 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:00:05:54

"Hippie" Used in Print - Sept. 5, 1965

9/5/2018
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"Hippie" was first used in print with its current meaning on this day in 1965. 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:00:05:28

Peekskill Riots - Sept. 4, 1949

9/4/2018
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A series of events known as the Peekskill Riots ended on this day in 1949. 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:00:05:45

Whitestone Hill Massacre - Sept. 3, 1863

9/3/2018
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The Whitestone Hill Massacre occurred on this day in 1863. There's more in the November 23, 2016 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class, "The Dakota War of 1862 and the Whitestone Hill Massacre." 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:00:06:34

Great Fire of London - Sept. 2, 1666

9/2/2018
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The Great Fire of London began on this day in 1666. There's more in the May 30, 2011 episode of Stuff You Missed in History Class, "History's Unforgettable Fires." 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:00:05:17