This Week in History

This Week In History: October 15-21

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 […]

This Week in History

This Week In History: October 1-7

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

This Week in History

This Week In History: September 10-16

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 […]

This Week in History

This Week In History: August 20-26

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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