Part of the world History section. How Countries developed and major historical events. Check out our youtube channel for other historical videos podcasts. https://www.youtube.com/@englishthroughhistory
In today's episode, we'll be examining the Baltic Chain. This incredible peaceful protest spanned 3 Countries and involved 2 million people, and helped free 3 Baltic Countries from Soviet control and bring about the eventual collapse of the Soviet Union.
This episode will examine another of the New 7 wonders of the World: Petra. This ancient city has a fascinating history and is a testiment to ingenuity and culture. We will explore the rise and fall, and rediscovery of this lost city.
In today's episode we will be exploring the shark attacks that claimed several lives along the Jersey Shore. This event made a significant impact not only on the local area, but in popular culture and our understanding of the relationship between sharks and Humans.
In 536AD a catastrophic event took place, which led to the sun falling dark, crop failures, strange fogs and widespread famine. In this episode we will explore what this event was, why it happened and the consequences for societies around the world.
In this episode we'll explore another modern wonder of the world: The Great Wall. From it's origins to it's modern day significance, the Great Wall has a fascinating history and cultural significance. We will look at who built it, why they built it and why it is so impactful as a global icon.
Explore Bolsover Castle, one of the most unusual and unique historical buildings, voted the most haunted place in England. In this episode we'll talk about the History, and what occurances happened to make it one of the most haunted places in England.
Explore the origins of the "Sign of the Horns" seen in popular culture, rock concerts, sports arenas. Eric Flynn delves into the origins of this symbol, how it came into popular culture, and tries to answer the question: what does it actually mean?
Exploring the 1987 "June Revolution" in South Korea. Widely regarded as the turning point to establishing Democracy in the Nation, we'll look at the history, the events and the lasting effects on the culture.