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Dan Snow's History Hit
History! The most exciting and important things that have ever happened on the planet! Featuring reports from the weird and wonderful places around the world where history has been made and interviews with some of the best historians writing today. Dan also covers some of the major anniversaries as they pass by and explores the deep history behind today's headlines - giving you the context to understand what is going on today.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.7 stars from 5,383 ratings
Consistently Good
Well worth consideration for a listen. A consistently good quality podcast. Well presented and informative.
bullettrain via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/31/20
My daily fix
Excellent. Informative, relaxing, and enjoyable. Even serious topics are not downers.
Momoahemmammie via Apple Podcasts · South Africa · 03/30/20
Great podcast
Such a wide range of events and people discussed. And amazingly there are new episodes almost daily
Fun windows cinch wieners via Apple Podcasts · Great Britain · 03/30/20
Recent Episodes
Dr. Jamie Wood and Professor Niall Mackay at the University of York are mathematicians who love history. Sensible dudes. They released a paper which sent the rest of the history world into a meltdown when they tried to use the statistics of airframe losses from the Battle of Britain to test just...
Published 03/30/20
We were delighted to have comedy royalty on the podcast. Omid Djalili talked to me about one of his earliest stage creations, first performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 1993. Over the next four years it was performed 109 times in 10 different countries. The backdrop of this epic...
Published 03/29/20
There are more historic artefacts on our ocean floor than there are in every museum in the world put together. Over thousands of years ships carrying every conceivable cargo have sunk in the rivers and oceans of the world. Protecting them is an enormous challenge.  Thankfully there are heroes...
Published 03/26/20
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