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A short podcast where we explore strange, interesting, and vague moments in history to find out if they really happened.

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  • by J William Denton
    In today’s episode, we’ll discuss one of America’s favorite presidents, Abraham Lincoln. While he’s known for preserving the union during the Civil War, there’s another side of Lincoln that many […]
  • by J William Denton
    Today, we’re going to talk about a pretty interesting claim linked to the Prohibition Era of the United States, and very few people are even aware of what happened. Did […]
  • by J William Denton
    There’s a lot of interesting history surrounding the American Revolution, especially in regards to how it started. And one historical incident played a major role in sparking deeper support for […]
  • by J William Denton
    In today’s episode, we’ll examine the classic story of the 300 Spartans at Thermopylae standing against the mighty Persian army for three days. Did a small group of Spartan warriors […]
  • by J William Denton
    In today’s episode, we’ll take a look at a really odd occurrence in US history where fashion choices ended up creating a riot in New York City that lasted eight […]
  • by J William Denton
    In today’s episode, we’re headed to the land down under to discuss a hilarious conflict known as The Great Emu War of 1932. Did Australia really fight against an army […]
  • by J William Denton
    Today, we’ll be looking at one of the more bizarre moments of European history to answer the question: Was Napoleon once attacked by a horde of bunnies? Let’s find out! […]
  • by J William Denton
    As a historian, I have an obsession with random history facts, especially ones that sound too crazy to be true. In each episode of Did That Really Happen, we’ll dive […]