History is a lot more than BIG SPEECHES and GRAND ACHIEVEMENTS and THINGS WE ARE ALL PROUD OF. So on this episode of The Cracked Podcast, Alex Schmidt is joined by Billy Wayne Davis (Conan, Adult Swim) and Kandice Martellaro (Stan Against Evil, Femmebot PhD) for the minutiae that slips through the cracks. Listen for surprisingly wacky elements of World War 2, human spaceflight #1, the Battle of Agincourt, and more events nobody remembers as embarrassing and awkward (even though they should).


Billy Wayne Davis

Femmebot PhD

LBJ Orders Some New Haggar Pants

Encyclopedia Britannica/The Battle of Agincourt

9 Things You May Not Know About the Battle of Agincourt

Gore and glory: how Shakespeare immortalised the Battle of Agincourt

5 Insane Facts From History Nobody Taught You In School

Great State: WWII Veteran Recalls Strange Incident During Coral Sea Battle

An Eyewitness to the Last of the USS Lexington

7 WTF Details About Historical Events Everyone Forgets

Panzerkrieg: The Rise and Fall of Hitler's Tank Divisions

The Hindenburg Disaster: 9 Surprising Facts

BBC/Paul von Hindenburg

6 Crazy Facts You Didn't Know About Famous Historical Events

Back To The Future Wiki

TP-82 : Russian space pistol / shotgun / carbine / flare gun no longer being carried into space

Andrew Jackson's Swearing Parrot

Presidential Fuming: 7 Historic Outbursts, From Jackson to Obama

Encyclopedia Britannica/Hatfields and McCoys

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