This is Today

This is Today

Every Monday through Friday, listen to learn about the national celebrations and the historical and pop-culture events that make each day unique. 'This is Today' is a podcast for those feeling a little nostalgic, for lovers of history, and for those who need a good laugh. At just ten minutes a day, it's a great addition to your daily routine. Get bonus content on Patreon See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Episodes

October 20, 2021 10 min

This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Wednesday, October 20, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • Local Chamber of Commerce Day
  • Hagfish Day
  • BRA Day USA
  • National Youth Confidence Day
  • National Brandied Fruit Day
  • National Chicken and Waffles Day
  • Louisiana Purchase

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    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Tuesday, October 19, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity
  • National LGBT Center Awareness Day
  • National Pharmacy Technician Day
  • National Seafood Bisque Day
  • Children's TV shows

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    October 18, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Monday, October 18, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day 
  • National Chocolate Cupcake Day
  • International Legging Day
  • National Exascale Day
  • National No Beard Day
  • West Side Story Premiered
  • Jessica Watson

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    October 15, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Friday, October 15, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • National Aesthetician Day
  • National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day
  • National Latino AIDS Awareness Day
  • Boss’s Day
  • National Grouch Day
  • National I Love Lucy Day
  • National White Cane Safety Day
  • National Cheese Curd Day
  • The Edison Electric Light

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    October 14, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Thursday, October 14, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • Be Bald and Be Free Day
  • National Dessert Day
  • The Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Jessica McClure

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    October 13, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Wednesday, October 13, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • National Stop Bullying Day
  • National Emergency Nurse’s Day
  • National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work/School Day
  • National Curves Day
  • National No Bra Day
  • National Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness Day
  • National Yorkshire Pudding Day
  • National Train Your Brain Day
  • National Fossil Day 
  • National Take Your Parents To Lun...
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    October 12, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Tuesday, October 12, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • National Gumbo Day
  • National Farmer’s Day
  • National Freethought Day
  • National Savings Day
  • White House
  • Sid Vicious
  • 6 Billion

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    October 11, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Monday, October 11, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • Columbus Day
  • Indigenous Peoples' Day
  • National Kick Butt Day
  • National Online Bank Day
  • General Pulaski Memorial Day
  • National Coming Out Day
  • National Sausage Pizza Day
  • International Day of the Girl
  • Bill Clinton weds Hillary

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    October 8, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Friday, October 8, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • American Touch Tag Day
  • National Pierogi Day
  • National Fluffernutter Day
  • Chicago Fire

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    October 7, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Thursday, October 7, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • National Trigeminal Neuralgia Awareness Day
  • National Inner Beauty Day
  • National Frappe Day
  • National LED Light Day
  • National Chocolate Covered Pretzel Day
  • American Bandstand
  • Cats Opens on Broadway

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    October 6, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Wednesday, October 6, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • National Coffee with a Cop Day
  • National Pumpkin Seed Day
  • National Noodle Day
  • National Walk to School Day
  • National Mad Hatter Day
  • National Coaches Day
  • National Orange Wine Day
  • National German-American Day
  • Elizabeth Taylor
  • Instagram turns 11

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    October 5, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Tuesday, October 5, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • Facebook & Instagram
  • National Eat Fruit At Work Day
  • National Apple Betty Day
  • National Do Something Nice Day
  • National Get Funky Day
  • The World Series
  • Truman Show

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    October 4, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Monday, October 4, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • National Child Health Day
  • National Consignment Day
  • National Vodka Day
  • National Taco Day
  • National Cinnamon Bun Day
  • National Golf Lover’s Day
  • Orient Express
  • Sputnik

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    October 1, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Friday, October 1, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • World Smile Day 
  • Fire Pup Day
  • National Manufacturing Day
  • National Homemade Cookies Day
  • International Coffee Day
  • Ross Perot

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    September 30, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Thursday, September 30, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • World Maritime Day
  • International Translation Day
  • International Podcast Day
  • National Hot Mulled Cider Day
  • National Mud Pack Day
  • National Chewing Gum Day
  • National Love People Day
  • Hooters

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    September 29, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Wednesday, September 29, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • VFW Day
  • World School Milk Day
  • World Heart Day
  • National Women’s Health & Fitness Day
  • National Coffee Day
  • Star Wars Theme/Cantina

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    September 28, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Tuesday, September 28, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • National Good Neighbor Day
  • World Rabies Day
  • International Day for Universal Access to Information
  • National Voter Registration Day
  • National Strawberry Cream Pie Day
  • International Poke Day
  • National Drink Beer Day
  • 1st reports appear of

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    September 27, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Monday, September 27, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • National Corned Beef Hash Day
  • World Tourism Day
  • National Family Day
  • National Crush a Can Day
  • National Chocolate Milk Day
  • The Tonight Show
  • The Google internet search

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    September 24, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Friday, September 24, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • National BRAVE DAY
  • National Cherries Jubilee Day
  • National Punctuation Day
  • Nirvana's Nevermind Released

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    September 23, 2021 10 min

    This is Today features the stories that make this day unique. It’s Thursday, September 23, 2021, and here is what we talk about today:


  • Restless Legs Awareness Day
  • National Great American Pot Pie Day
  • National Snack Stick Day
  • Celebrate Bisexuality Day
  • National Checkers/Dogs in Politics Day
  • How to Marry a Millionaire

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