On this date in 1985, General Motors announced the formation of a new car company -- Saturn.

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PODCAST SPECIAL! David Levinthal: War, Myth, Desire

June 3, 2018

Hello everyone! Sorry we have been off the radar the last few months. We were busy producing a special podcast audio tour for the George Eastman Museum for their latest exhibition: David Levinthal: War, Myth, Desire.

It is a 10-part series, with each chapter detailing aspects of David Levinthal's work. You can now listen HERE

And if you are in the Rochester, NY area, stop by the Eastman Museum to view the exhibition, which is on display until January 1, 2019.

We will resume with semi-regular episodes of Today Then shortly, so please keep your subscription current!


B016 - Fred Ott’s Sneeze - January 9, 2018

January 9, 2018

On January 9, 1894—one hundred twenty-three years ago today—one mustachioed lab assistant's sneeze made motion picture history.

Episode 009 - The Halloween Episode - October 31 2017

October 31, 2017

On this episode, we unwrap some tales of All Hallow's Eve. So tune in for some spine-chilling history and facts!

B006 - Loma Prieta - October 17, 2017

October 17, 2017

Twenty eight years ago today, the "World Series Earthquake" struck Northern California.

B004 - O’Connor - October 3, 2017

October 4, 2017

25 years ago today, a pop music star took a chance on live television to help expose serious crimes being committed, and ended up largely ruining her career.

B001 - Voyager 1 - September 5, 2017

September 5, 2017

Briefly - by Today Then, is a short podcast released every Tuesday, except on the last Tuesday of the month when you can hear a brand new full episode of Today Then.

Episode 005 - Out Of Order - June 27, 2017

June 27, 2017

On this episode, we explore three dates in history -- June 27, 1967, June 27, 1983, and June 27, 1988 and their relation to coincidences, rarity, and baseball.

Episode 003 - STS-31 - April 25, 2017

April 23, 2017

For this episode, we explore the backstory of April 25, 1990: The day the Hubble Space Telescope was deployed.

Episode 001 - H840CK15 - February 28, 2017

February 27, 2017

For our inaugural episode, we explore February 28, 1954: the day Westinghouse unveiled the H840CK15, the first color television available for sale to the public.