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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 iHeartRadio.

Latest Episodes:

  • SYMHC Classics: The Tussaud Test of Popularity
    This 2011 episode from previous hosts Sarah and Deblina covers the story of Marie Tussaud and her famous wax figures. So who exactly was she, and how did she create... Read more
    Published on: 2021-10-23
  • Behind the Scenes Minis: October Unearthed!
    Tracy and Holly discuss a surprise change to the research process for Unearthed! episodes. They also talk about analysis of post-mortem stomach contents, and discuss memories of a deceased, beloved... Read more
    Published on: 2021-10-22
  • Unearthed! in October 2021, part 2
    Part 2 of our October 2021 coverage of items literally or figuratively unearthed covers exhumations, shipwrecks, books and letters, and edibles and potables. And it starts with potpourri - things... Read more
    Published on: 2021-10-20
  • Unearthed! in October 2021, part 1
    This October 2021 instance of Unearthed! covers updates, some oldest things, animals and graves. There's also an exception to the show's moratorium on including coin hoards in unearthing episodes. Learn... Read more
    Published on: 2021-10-18
  • SYMHC Classics: Tunguska Event
    This 2018 episode covers an even from June 30, 1908, when at approximately 7:15am, the sky over Siberia lit up with what was described by witnesses as a massive fireball,... Read more
    Published on: 2021-10-16
  • Behind the Scenes Minis: Two Williams
    Tracy and Holly discuss problematic aspects of trials and the parts of Rice's story that they each found themselves thinking about. Then, Palmer's status as a doctor is discussed, as... Read more
    Published on: 2021-10-15
  • William Palmer, the Rugely Poisoner
    William Palmer often turns up on lists of historical serial killers. Though his trial for murder is generally considered a settled case, it was judged without any hard evidence.  Learn... Read more
    Published on: 2021-10-13
  • The Murder(?) of William Marsh Rice
    Rice amassed a big enough fortune to establish a whole university – and become a target for murder. But is that actually how he died? Learn more about your ad-choices at... Read more
    Published on: 2021-10-11

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