This Day in History Class

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2024-04-19

  The Netherlands recognizes the newly formed United States - April 19th, 1782

On this day in 1782, the Dutch Republic became the second nation to officially recognize the sovereignty of the United States.    See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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2024-04-18

  The Great San Francisco Earthquake - April 18th, 1906

On this day in 1906, a powerful earthquake devastated San Francisco, California.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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2024-04-17

  Henri Giraud escapes from Königstein Castle - April 17th, 1942

On this day in 1942, French General Henri Giraud made a daring escape from a Nazi stronghold in Saxony, Germany. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
  iHeartPodcasts and HowStuffWorks author
2024-04-16

  Two giants pandas arrive in the U.S. from China - April 16th, 1972

On this day in 1972, giant pandas Ling-Ling and Hsing-Hsing moved into their new home at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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2024-04-15

  The first school for the deaf opens in Hartford, Connecticut - April 15th, 1817

On this day in 1817, America’s first permanent school for deaf children opened in Hartford, Connecticut.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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2024-04-13

  Introducing: The Sicilian Inheritance

Every family has an origin story – for author Jo Piazza (Under the Influence, Wilder) her family's is a murder mystery. For as long as she can remember the Piazzas have told the story of their Sicilian roots going back over a hundred years ago: one by ...
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2024-04-12

  Flashback episode - April 12th

Please enjoy these April 12th flashbacks from the TDIHC vault, and we will see you soon for a brand new episode!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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2024-04-11

  Flashback episode - April 11th

Please enjoy these April 11th flashbacks from the TDIHC vault, and we will see you soon for a brand new episode!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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2024-04-10

  Bananas go on sale for the first time in London - April 10th, 1633

On this day in 1633, the banana made its British debut in the window of a London apothecary.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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2024-04-09

  Marian Anderson performs outside the Lincoln Memorial - April 9th, 1939

On this day in 1939, world-renowned Black opera singer Marian Anderson performed on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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