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14th January 1943: Churchill and Roosevelt meet at the Casablanca Conference

January 13th, 2018

On the 14th January 1943, the Casablanca Conference began in Morocco. Primarily a military meeting between the USA and Britain, the conference resulted… Go to Episode

12th January 1895: Foundation of the National Trust

January 11th, 2018

On the 12th January 1895, the National Trust was founded by Octavia Hill, Sir Robert Hunter and Hardwicke Rawnsley. Describing itself as “a charity… Go to Episode

HistoryPod Extra: Debunking the origin of ‘Black Friday’

November 23rd, 2017

Every year on the day after the American holiday of Thanksgiving, millions of shoppers head to the stores to take advantage of cut-price deals offered… Go to Episode

17th November 1558: Queen Elizabeth I’s reign begins

November 16th, 2017

On the 17th November 1558, Elizabeth I succeeded her half-sister Mary to become queen of England. The last of the Tudor dynasty, Elizabeth’s reign is… Go to Episode