Stuff You Missed in History Class

Join Holly and Tracy as they bring you the greatest and strangest Stuff You Missed In History Class in this podcast by HowStuffWorks.

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Why was Davy Crockett king of the wild frontier?


Davy Crockett is one of America's great real-life legends. With a little help from Walt Disney, Crockett experienced a resurgence in popularity more than 100 years after his death. Check out our HowStuffWorks article to learn if this is fact or fiction.


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 2008-07-16  6m
 
 

What was the Christmas Truce?


Amid the bloodshed of World War I, the Pope pled for a truce on Christmas Day. The commanding powers refused the truce, but soldiers across Europe crossed battle lines to spend Christmas the enemy. Check out our HowStuffWorks article to learn more.


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 2008-07-14  7m
 
 

How the First Olympics Worked


The first Olympics took place in the sixth century in order to build diplomacy across the Greek world. Learn more about the history of the first Olympics in this HowStuffWorks.com podcast.


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 2008-07-09  7m
 
 

What was in Peter the Great's cabinet of curiosities?


Peter the Great was a feared leader but also an intellectual. Learn about Peter the Great and Peter the Great's love of academia and collectibles in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com!


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 2008-07-07  7m
 
 

The Cursed Tomb of King Tut


An inscription above King Tutankhamen's burial chamber reads: 'Death will come on swift pinions to those who disturb the rest of the Pharaoh.' This was known as the mummy's curse -- but was it fact, or fiction? Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to lear


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 2008-07-02  7m
 
 

Ergot and the Salem Witchtrials


Some researchers allege that ergot poisoning may have been responsible for triggering the Salem witchcraft trials -- but is this fact, or fiction? Learn more about ergot and the Salem witch trials in this HowStuffWorks podcast.


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 2008-06-30  7m
 
 

Fact or Fiction: Is D.B. Cooper still alive?


The D.B. Cooper mystery involves the case of Northwest Airlines Flight 305, which was hijacked by a lone man. Learn more about the D.B. Cooper mystery.


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 2008-06-27  7m
 
 

The Elizabeth Bathory Episode: Was a Hungarian countess the world's most prolific serial killer?


Prolific serial killers are reigned in by some specific parameters. Learn more about Elizabeth Bathory and why she was known as "Bloody Mary".


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 2008-06-25  7m
 
 

Did Genghis Khan really kill 1,748,000 people in one hour?


Genghis Khan has more death attributed to him than any other person in history. Learn about Genghis Kahn and the siege Genghis Khan conducted on Nishapur.


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 2008-06-10  7m