Maximilian, Mexico’s Habsburg Prince — For a time, Mexico was ruled by a Habsburg prince: Ferdinand Maximilian. While Maximilian was unwelcome, he upheld liberal reforms and modernized the government. As his support dwindled, Mexico’s rightful president worked to take back the country.
his is an actual event that occurred on March 11, 1958. This is the era of the Cold War. At precisely 4:19 PM a B-47E medium bomber serial number 53-1876A accidentally released their atomic bomb over the Gregg family property in Mars Bluff, South Carolina.
On April 16, 1947 at around 8am people noticed a red glow from the ship Grandcamp which was docked in the Port of Texas City in Texas City, Texas.
This week’s guest is the latest in a long line of noble history enthusiasts that decided to start a podcast. Picking up with The History of Rome‘s Mike Duncan left off he started the History of Byzantium it’s Robin Pierson! We nerd out about ancient history, talk about the usefulness of podcasts for history nerds and the state of history podcasts in general.