What do Howard Carter and Egypt have to do with each other? What milestone did NBA great Wilt Chamberlain reach on this day? Find out in today’s episode of the On This Day Podcast.
What famous national flag debuted on this day in 1965? When did Dale Earnhardt win his first Daytona 500? What famous suffragist was born on this day? Get your answers to these questions and more in today’s episode of On This Day.
Happy Valentines Day! Do you know what was Oscar Wilde’s final play and the year it opened? When was the first NHL All-Start Game held? What famous 20th century comedian was born on this day? Listen to today’s episode, and you’ll know the answers.
Can you name the first magazine published in the US? Do you know what ASCAP stands for and when it was formed? What famous TV show host and mayor is celebrating his birthday today?
Abraham Lincoln facts bookend today’s four historical footnotes on history, entertainment, sports, and birthdays.
Find out when the first bicycle club was formed in the US. When was the “Superbowl Shuffle” certified gold? These historical nuggets and more in today’s episode.
Ever received a singing telegram? Find out the first year you could have. Other topics in today’s show: fire prevention, major league baseball, and a famous actor’s birthday.
Know when the Hollywood Walk of Fame was started? Learn some notable details about the 9th president of the United States. Those things and more in today’s On This Day.
I’m now one week into producing this podcast. I’ve published an episode each day at 5AM since I’ve started, and I’ve worked out a production workflow. In addition, the show is now on Apple Podcasts and just about anywhere else podcasts can be found. Read on for more details about the milestones I’ve hit this week:
Today is the official “birthday” of what famous American organization? Do you know what “payola” is and why this day is important? What famous Civil War general was born on this day?