Sinopsis

A time capsule of stories of the significant, intriguing or just plain forgotten events of history that all occurred on this day.

Episodios

  • May 18th - The volcanic eruption of Mount St. Helens

    May 18th - The volcanic eruption of Mount St. Helens

    18/05/2018 Duración: 07min

    A 5.1 magnitude earthquake shakes the ground underneath Mount St. Helens in Washington State. The quake sets off a landslide and the entire north slope of the volcano slides away exposing the core of the volcano, triggering the massive and devastating eruption On This Day in 1980.

  • November 30th - Michael Jackson releases Thriller (rerelease)

    November 30th - Michael Jackson releases "Thriller" (rerelease)

    30/11/2017 Duración: 09min

    Michael Jackson's landmark album "Thriller" is released on this day in 1982. The album contains only 9 songs, produces 7 hit singles, wins a record breaking 8 Grammy Awards and goes on to become the best selling album of all time. (rerelease)

  • November 15th - In Cold Blood: The Clutter Family Murders (Rerelease)

    November 15th - In Cold Blood: The Clutter Family Murders (Rerelease)

    15/11/2017 Duración: 09min

    Four members of the Clutter Family are murdered in their quiet Holcomb, Kansas farmhouse during the early morning hours On This Day in 1959. Author Truman Capote writes a book about the murders, a book he refers to as a non-fiction novel, one of the first True Crime books ever published: "In Cold Blood". 

  • November 13th - The Real Amityville Horror: The DeFeo Family Murders (Rerelease)

    November 13th - The Real Amityville Horror: The DeFeo Family Murders (Rerelease)

    13/11/2017 Duración: 07min

    The murders of Ronald and Louise DeFeo along with their 4 children, killed by oldest son Ronald "Butch" DeFeo Jr...On This Day in 1974. The murder house at 112 Ocean Avenue in Amityville will subsequently become famous as The Amityville Horror house. (Rerelease)

  • The last flight of Lynyrd Skynyrd (repeat)

    The last flight of Lynyrd Skynyrd (repeat)

    20/10/2017 Duración: 10min

    A chartered plane carrying southern rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd crashes in a wooded swamp near Gillsburg, Mississippi killing six including lead singer/founding member Ronnie Van Zant On This Day in 1977.

  • Marie Antoinette, Monsieur de Paris and the Guillotine (repeat)

    Marie Antoinette, Monsieur de Paris and the Guillotine (repeat)

    16/10/2017 Duración: 09min

    Marie Antoinette loses her head at the hands of Monsieur de Paris, Henri Sanson, and his Guillotine, On This Day in 1793.

  • September 11th - 9/11

    September 11th - 9/11

    11/09/2017 Duración: 07min
  • August 29th - Hurricane Katrina (repeat)

    August 29th - Hurricane Katrina (repeat)

    29/08/2017 Duración: 08min

    Hurricane Katrina makes landfall On This Day in 2005. (repeat)

  • August 23rd - Stockholm Syndrome (repeat)

    August 23rd - Stockholm Syndrome (repeat)

    23/08/2017 Duración: 07min

    On this day in 1973, Jan-Erik Olsson enters a bank in Norrmalmstorg square in the center of Stockholm, Sweden. Olsson takes all 4 bank employees hostage. The bond that Olsson and his 4 captives form over the next 5 days, the hostages sympathizing with their captor, will be called Stockholm Syndrome. (repeat)

  • August 16th - Death of The King, Elvis Presley (repeat)

    August 16th - Death of The King, Elvis Presley (repeat)

    16/08/2017 Duración: 07min

    Elvis Presley, The King of Rock'N'Roll, dies On This Day in 1977 in a 2nd floor bathroom in his Graceland mansion in Memphis, Tennessee (repeat)

  • August 10th - The Murders of Leno  Rosemary LaBianca by the Manson Family (repeat)

    August 10th - The Murders of Leno & Rosemary LaBianca by the Manson Family (repeat)

    10/08/2017 Duración: 08min

    The murders of Leno & Rosemary LaBianca by the Manson Family, On This Day in 1969 (repeat)

  • August 6th - The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima (repeat)

    August 6th - The Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima (repeat)

    06/08/2017 Duración: 11min

    The atomic bomb codenamed "Little Boy" is detonated above the Japanese city of Hiroshima in the final days of World War 2, On This Day in 1945. (repeat)  

  • August 4th - Lizzie Borden Took An Axe... (repeat)

    August 4th - Lizzie Borden Took An Axe... (repeat)

    04/08/2017 Duración: 09min

    Lizzie Borden's father and stepmother are found murdered in their Fall River, Massachusetts home On This Day in 1892. Suspicion soon falls on 32-year-old Lizzie. (repeat)

  • July 4th - Independence Day  the Declaration of Independence

    July 4th - Independence Day & the Declaration of Independence

    04/07/2017 Duración: 18min

    Independence Day in America & the story behind the Declaration of Independence, adopted by the Second Continental Congress On This Day in 1776. Plus, a full reading of the Declaration of Independence following the episode. (repeat)

  • June 28th - Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Canadian runner Terry Fox (repeat)

    June 28th - Archduke Franz Ferdinand and Canadian runner Terry Fox (repeat)

    28/06/2017 Duración: 10min

    The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand that creates a ripple effect of conflict throughout the 20th century, beginning with the Great War, World War I.  And Canadian runner and activist Terry Fox, who's Marathon of Hope for cancer awareness makes him a Canadian folk hero and inspiration to millions. (repeat)

  • June 27th - The Last Will  Testament of James Smithson (repeat)

    June 27th - The Last Will & Testament of James Smithson (repeat)

    27/06/2017 Duración: 06min

    The Last Will & Testament of English mineralogist James Smithson, who passes away On This Day in 1829 and leaves his entire fortune to the United States of America for the creation of Smithsonian Institution "for the increase and diffusion of knowledge." (repeat)

  • June 26th - The Berlin Airlift (repeat)

    June 26th - The Berlin Airlift (repeat)

    26/06/2017 Duración: 11min

    The Berlin Airlift begins On This Day in 1948, Operation Vittles and Operation Little Vittles. (repeat)

  • June 25th - The Murder of Stanford White (repeat)

    June 25th - The Murder of Stanford White (repeat)

    25/06/2017 Duración: 10min

    The sensational murder of architect Stanford White On This Day in 1906 and the trial of the century that follows. (repeat)

  • June 17th - The Watergate Burglary (repeat)

    June 17th - The Watergate Burglary (repeat)

    17/06/2017 Duración: 09min

    The Watergate burglars are caught On This Day in 1972.

  • June 16th - Ghost Story Challenge in the Year Without A Summer  Katherine Graham (repeat)

    June 16th - Ghost Story Challenge in the Year Without A Summer & Katherine Graham (repeat)

    16/06/2017 Duración: 09min

    The ghost story challenge of 1816 during the Year Without A Summer, and Washington Post Publisher Katherine Graham born On This Day in 1917. (repeat)

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