This Week in History

This Week In History: October 15-21

October 15, 2017

This week in history: Marie-Antoinette is beheaded after four years of prison and a-Ha’s “Take On Me” music video hits top US charts. Read more below and dive deeper with The Great Courses […]

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This Week In History: October 8-14

October 8, 2017

This week in history: The Second City is ravaged by fire and the Big Apple premieres “Porgy and Bess.” Read more on The Great Courses Daily! […]

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This Week In History: October 1-7

October 1, 2017

This week in history: Mao Zedong proclaimed People’s Republic of China and Hurricane Flora devastates Haiti. Learn more with The Great Courses Plus. […]

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This Week In History: September 24-30

September 24, 2017

This week in history: Supreme Court is Established and a Mid-air collision kills 153 over San Diego. Learn more with The Great Courses Plus. […]

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This Week In History: September 17-23

September 17, 2017

This week in history: A Brave New World’s Writer, Aldous Huxley, Hired at Eton and George Washington gives his farewell speech in Philadelphia, PA. […]

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This Week In History: September 10-16

September 10, 2017

This Week In History: Large Hadron Collider Powers Up, Attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, and “The Star Spangled Banner” completed. Read more on The Great Courses Daily […]

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This Week In History: August 20-26

August 20, 2017

This week in history: Cannons become instruments in the infamous 1812 Overture, Pompeii is destroyed, and Michelangelo commissioned to create the Pietà. Read more below and dive deeper with The Great Courses Plus. […]

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This Week In History: August 13-19

August 13, 2017

This week in history: First Near-Earth Asteroid discovered, Cologne Cathedral’s foundation laid, and five suspected witches hanged in Salem, MA. Read more below and dive deeper with The Great Courses Plus. […]

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