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Best History Podcasts: Episodes & Shows of December 01, 2021

Top History Episodes

With more than 30 million podcast episodes littering the internet, how will you ever find the perfect episode about history to invest your time into? To help save you time, we did the leg work and listed the top history podcast episodes for you. Whether they are amusing, informative, inspiring, or educational, we’ve highlighted the best and posted them below. How do we know they’re the ‘best’? Because our listeners voted on them. To find some gems is always a time saver for someone with little time to waste. Now all you got to do is select an episode that is unique to you and press play.
The list of the top 10 History episodes for December 2021 is compliled from Repod’s podcast app chart data. The list below is updated monthly, daily History charts can be found inside the app.
  • 1
    Death Is Hilarious
    Death Is HilariousTwo Years Widowed + The Future of the Podcast: Special Episode
    "I love you Tawny 🖤 thank you for being so open in sharing. "
  • 2
    Knock Once For Yes
    Knock Once For YesGhosts of Great Yarmouth
    "It’s spooky season and it’s KOFY’s 5th Birthday. It’s Hallowbirthdayween 5! – The return of the revenge of the spooky stories striking back! We have Halloween themed stories on the paranormal radar, listeners stories from Pete, Julie & Sam, and we find poltergeists, body snatchers, deadly clowns and an ancient Egyptian Mummy’s curse in Great Yarmouth"
  • 3
    Haunted Road
    Haunted RoadMad from Life’s History, Swift to Death's Mystery
    "Haunted Road does an amazing job of covering San Diego’s Whaley House in this episode. Equal parts tragic history and creepy ghost stories, the Whaley House is a curious landmark in San Diego’s past. Even if you don’t believe in ghosts, it’s a great place to catch a glimpse at what life was like back then. "
  • 4
    Tapes from the Darkside: a true crime podcast
    Tapes from the Darkside: a true crime podcastHalloween Special | Diary of a Madman (1 Story Preview)
  • 5
    What a Creep
    What a CreepWhat a Creep: Bobby Flay (Creepy Chef)
    "Margo & Sonia discuss the cringe-worthy behavior of celebrity chef, Bobby Flay, & the admirable acts of English actor, Michael Sheen. "
  • 6
    Uncanny Japan - Japanese Folklore, Folktales, Myths and Language
    Uncanny Japan - Japanese Folklore, Folktales, Myths and LanguageSakuragaike: A Snake-Dragon Coiled and Waiting, Part 1 (Ep. 88)
    "Uncanny Japan has become one of my favorite podcasts to listen to. The podcast retells folk tales from Japan and while the episodes can be short, I find their content to be a wonderful experience to listen to. If you have some time in your day, give this episode a listen!"
  • 7
    We Have Ways of Making You Talk
    We Have Ways of Making You Talk386. What do the Germans think?
    "Comparing the German perspective on WWII to that of the British"
  • 8
    You're Wrong About
    You're Wrong AboutMike Lives in a Downtown Hotel
    "So long Mike! Going to miss this duo but excited to see where Sarah takes this. "
  • 9
    Tapes from the Darkside: a true crime podcast
    Tapes from the Darkside: a true crime podcastS4, Episode 1: The Mysterious Death of the Scientist and His Mistress
    "What a clip! Thanks for the Repod shoutout on your latest episode T. Z. Borden 🙌 "
  • 10
    Nice Try!
    Nice Try! The Bidet

Editors Choice: Top History Shows

Even within a popular history-related podcast, there may be shows that are more special than the others. Ones that capture the imagination, stir the heart, or perhaps tell such a compelling true story where listeners are moved. That podcast might have revealed something of impact and significance that you never thought of before or heard of anywhere else. Some of these historical stories might inspire you or give you a greater perspective into why things happened the way they did. When it comes to history, there’s always a reason why. And when it’s properly explained, it all makes more sense. You value history even more. Trust our listeners that these podcasts stand out from the others, as special and worthy of a listen. We’ve listed them for you and we’re sure you’ll enjoy these best history podcasts.
The list of the top 10 best History podcasts of 2021 is a compilation of the editor’s choice + collaboration with the Repod community.
  • Stuff You Should Know
    Stuff You Should Know
  • 99% Invisible
    99% Invisible
  • TED Radio Hour
    TED Radio Hour
  • Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
    Dan Carlin's Hardcore History
  • Revisionist History
    Revisionist History
  • Throughline
    Throughline
  • Darknet Diaries
    Darknet Diaries
  • Lore
    Lore
  • Slow Burn
    Slow Burn
  • Casefile True Crime
    Casefile True Crime

Travis Osterhaus

Are you tired of watching the news? Are you looking for an escape to another time? We have an excellent suggestion for you: history podcasts. Now we’re not talking about digging up those dusty books you dreaded reading in high school. Podcasts about history are stories narrated with style and passion. They’re tales that’ll fascinate and sweep you into, otherworldly times. You’d also be surprised to know, they’re not all about wars and revolutions. They come in many flavors. Whether the podcast is about ancient history to the 20th century, you will learn many interesting things about how history has shaped our present. There are thousands of historical topics out there to choose from. But how do you find the ones worth listening to? The Repod community has curated the best and most popular shows and episodes for you. These podcasts might teach you something or simply remind you to smile… sit back… and enjoy a moment from the past.

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