The Boogeyman

The Boogeyman

WARNING: THIS EPISODE IS NSFW! During the early 20th century a monster roamed the streets of New York City. This man lured young children to molestation, mutilation and murder. He also claimed to have dined on his victims. Today we tell the story of Albert Fish, also known as the Boogeyman and the Moon Maniac. You can subscribe to the Untold History at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Google Play or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Twitter @UHPodcast. Thanks for…

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The Holy Roller Divorce

The Holy Roller Divorce

In 1915, divorce was rare, at least compared to today. And the grounds for divorce were pretty serious, like adultery or abandonment. But that year a man in Washington State got a divorce from his wife over her church friends and their, shall we say, extreme zeal. You can subscribe to the Untold History at Apple Podcasts, Feedburner, Stitcher or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Twitter @UHPodcast. Thanks for sharing us with your friends! https://media.blubrry.com/theuntoldhistory/p/dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/theuntoldhistory.podbean.com/mf/web/jmtpw5/The_Untold_History_podcast_25_The_Holy_Roller_Divorce.mp3Podcast: Play in new…

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Hitler’s American Saboteur

Hitler’s American Saboteur

In 1941, two young men from Chicago decided that they wanted to see the world, so they set out, first for Mexico, then on to Asia and finally to a Europe then in the midst of the Second World War. One of these men was recruited into a Nazi sabotage school, then sent to carry the war to American shores. Today, Steve and Gena tell the story of a young man who got more than he bargained for as he…

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The Canadian Ironman

The Canadian Ironman

Hello folks! Today we tell the story of a French-Canadian soldier who willingly faced death again and again in World War II and in Korea, singlehandedly accomplishing feats you’d expect from entire platoons of soldiers. And when he was badly injured and about to be sent home, he refused, taking off to continue to fight. It’s the story of Canadian ironman Leo Major. We appreciate you listening to our stories and sharing them with your friends. https://media.blubrry.com/theuntoldhistory/p/dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/theuntoldhistory.podbean.com/mf/web/wmbt37/The_Untold_History_podcast_23_Leo_Major.mp3Podcast: Play in new…

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The First Woman Convicted of Bank Robbery in Kentucky

The First Woman Convicted of Bank Robbery in Kentucky

Lillian Grace Browder and her husband, Carl, were involved in a daring bank robbery in West Louisville, Kentucky, in 1929, leading to Grace’s arrest and conviction of the crime, the first woman thus convicted in the state. Today we tell her story. You can subscribe to the Untold History at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, or on your favorite podcast app. We can also be found on the web at theuntoldhistory.com or on Twitter @UHPodcast. Thanks for listening! https://media.blubrry.com/theuntoldhistory/p/dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/theuntoldhistory.podbean.com/mf/web/cawt3i/The_Untold_History_podcast_22_Grace_Browder.mp3Podcast: Play in new…

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George Washington, Landlord in Chief

George Washington, Landlord in Chief

We’ve all heard of George Washington’s story: Virginia plantation owner, British officer in the French and Indian War, commander of American forces in the Revolution, and the first President of the United States. Did you know that he was a major western landowner? Today we tell the story of George Washington and some squatters on his Appalachian land. You can subscribe to the Untold History at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Feedburner, or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on the web…

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The Prophetess

The Prophetess

In 1814, 64 year old religious prophetess Joanna Southcott declared that she was pregnant with the second coming of Jesus Christ. Today on the Untold History we tell you her story. You can subscribe to The Untold History at Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Tune In or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Twitter @UHPodcast. We appreciate you listening and sharing our podcast with your friends. Thanks! (Picture of Joanna Southcott by Wm. Sharp – http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/cf/Devonshire_Characters_and_Strange_Events.djvu/page467-791px-Devonshire_Characters_and_Strange_Events.djvu.jpg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11449631) https://media.blubrry.com/theuntoldhistory/p/dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/theuntoldhistory.podbean.com/mf/web/sh3p68/The_Untold_History_podcast_Joanna_Southcott.mp3Podcast: Play…

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The Straw Hat Riots of 1922

The Straw Hat Riots of 1922

Men used to wear straw hats during the summer. It was a fashion faux pas not to replace those hats with felt ones after the 15th of September, at the risk of humiliation or worse. And worse arrived in 1922 with the Straw Hat Riots in New York City. Today we tell you that story. You can subscribe to the Untold History on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Tune In or on your favorite podcast app. We’re on Twitter @UHPodcast. Thanks for…

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The Carnegie Con

The Carnegie Con

Poor Cassie Chadwick. All she ever wanted was to be accepted by Cleveland high society. And she was, after all that lavish spending on parties and events and such. Oh, and that two million dollar promissory note from daddy, who gave it to her to shut her up about him BEING her daddy. Or not. Today on the Untold History, we tell the story of Elizabeth Bigley, aka Cassie Hoover, aka Cassie Chadwick, who conned banks all around the Cleveland…

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Lincoln’s Body

Lincoln’s Body

After the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln in 1865, he was laid to rest at the Oak Ridge Cemetery in Springfield, Illinois. And there Lincoln remained, undisturbed, until 1876. That year a group of men decided to kidnap Lincoln’s body. Today we tell you that story. We’re on Twitter @UHPodcast Thanks for giving us a listen. If you like what you hear, please subscribe. You can so so on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher, Podbean, or on your own favorite podcast app….

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