This Week in History

This Week In History: May 21-27

This week in history: Tokyo Skytree Opens, Dracula goes on sale, and Peter the Great Founds St. Petersburg. Learn more with The Great Courses Daily! […]

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This Week in History: May 7th – 13th

This week in history: Impressionist dies in the tropics, trips across America get a lot easier, and Montana gets an aptly-named national park. Read more below and dive deeper with The Great Courses Plus. […]

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This Week In History: April 30 – May 6

This week in history: The world loses a Renaissance Man, the United States incorporates the capitol city, and Marx is born. Read more below and dive deeper with The Great Courses Plus. […]

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This Week In History: April 23-29

This week in history: The Bard and the Richter Scale namesake are born and Newton presents his Laws of Motion. Read more below and dive deeper with The Great Courses Plus. […]

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This Week In History: April 9-15

This week in history: The American Civil War concludes at Appomattox and one of the most famous religious pieces of music premieres. Read more below and dive deeper with The Great Courses Plus! […]

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This Week In History: April 2-8

This week in history: ACLU defends the First Amendment, Martin Luther King, Jr. shot, and Pompeii is excavated. Learn more with The Great Courses Plus! […]

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This Week In History: March 26 – April 1

This week in history: Jonas Salk makes the Polio vaccine, proponent and namesake of the Guillotine dies, and April Fools is celebrated. Read more below and dive deeper with The Great Courses Plus. […]

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This Week in History: March 19-25

As with much of history, this week in the past was filled with war and conflict. Read more to learn on about the Comanche Nation and freedom of Tunisia. […]

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