Reflections of History

April 21st: Queen Elizabeth Is Born

April 21st: Queen Elizabeth Is Born

Reflections of History - April 21, 2022 - 05:06

April 21st, 1926. The day the future Queen Elizabeth II is born.

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April 22st, 1994. The day Richard Nixon, the 37th President of the United States, dies.

About The Show

C13Originals and Pulitzer Prize winner and best-selling author Jon Meacham, co-creators of the Webby Award-winning Best Podcast Series It Was Said and the acclaimed podcast Hope,Through History, join together again on a daily series that guides listeners through critical moments in our history. Every Monday through Friday, Meacham travels back to impactful events that occurred on that date in history—the birth of a visionary filmmaker, the debut of an iconic athlete, the discovery of a lifesaving cure, a triumphant legal victory. You’ll learn how that event shaped politics, art, culture, sports and science, and why it’s still relevant today.