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Welcome to 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries Podcast!

This fast-paced, compelling audio show has set a new standard for history storytelling in podcasting, often placing the listener at a crucial moment in history from the outset, and always managing to deliver on tense human drama based upon accurate and painstaking research.

In five words: We Make History Come Alive

1001 Heroes has delivered 5 million episode listens worldwide since our first episode (Gremlins) in 2015. 

Top episodes:

Jack the Ripper: Mayhem in Whitechapel

Bonnie & Clyde: Born To Die (Pts 1 and 2)

The Battle of Midway: Turning Point

Unsung Heroes of The Revolution (1 and 2)

Amelia Earhart (1 and 2)

 The Lost Colony (1 and 2)

You are invited to join us for new episodes every Sunday night at 9pm wherever great podcasts are found.

 

 

Jun 28, 2015

Urban legends are described as often told stories quoted as truth but lacking in verification. Here are ten of our favorites, with some that are true thrown in for posterity. We hope you enjoy them. 1) The Colander Copier Crime Caper, 2) The Hook, 3), The Killer Biscuit, 4), The Bricklayer's Report, 5) The USS Nimitz...


Jun 20, 2015

The incredible story of a living piece of Australian history-the Waler Horse-and its remarkable journey from a hardy stock horse to a legendary war horse with no equals. The story of the Waler might just as well be the story of Australia. As recently as 2013, thousands of these magnificent horses were destroyed near...


Jun 12, 2015

The whereabouts of the Lost Ark of the Covenant have been debated for a millenium, and lives have been spent in the search for it. The Lost Ark is a large chest said to contain stone tablets containing Mose's ten commandments, and is considered by Hebrews to possess mythical powers. Guest host Dante Stack gives us 10...


Jun 8, 2015

Born John Rowland to a prostitute in England in 1841 who promptly abandoned him, Henry Morton Stanley emigrated to America in 1861, joined the Confederate Army, was wounded at Shiloh, captured, and became a "galvanized" Yankee, before joining the Union Navy. He became a freelance writer and was hired by the New York...


Jun 3, 2015

The story of John DeLorean, the legendary GM auto designer, including his rise and ultimate fall, when DeLorean Motor Company went bankrupt. The DeLorean DMC-12 was the car chosen as the time machine for the movie "Back To The Future". John Delorean's rise and fall, and the story of Back To The Fature along with some...