When was the design of the United States flag made official? What song did Elvis Presley record on this day? Who tied Babe Ruth’s homerun record on this day? Listen for the answers.
During the show I mention Malcolm Gladwell’s podcast episode about the song that Elvis Presley recorded on this day. You can find that episode here: Revisionist History Podcast – Analysis, Parapraxis, Elvis
What famous symbol is Oliver Pollock credited with creating? When did the last episode of The Andy Griffith Show air? If you don’t know the answers, you’d better listen to today’s episode of On This Day.
In what year did Alexander Graham Bell make his first telephone call? Who was the first PA announcer for a major league team? What famous martial artist was born on this day? Listen to the podcast to get your answers.
Remember the Alamo? Do you know which year the Battle of the Alamo was fought? Who was baseball’s first designated hitter? Who does Publisher’s Clearing House have to thank for being born on this day? Get your answers in today’s episode.
When did the first US Congress meet? Know when Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake” debuted? Who was the first MLB team to hold their spring practice outside the United States? The answers are in today’s episode.
What Hollywood classic film debuted on this day? When was Dr. Seuss born? You can find out the answers in today’s episode.
When was the first Mardi Gras celebration held in New Orleans? Know when “People” magazine was introduced? What famous American writer was born on this day? Find out the answers in today’s episode.
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.