History happens every day! Check in with your virtual assistant or wherever you get your podcasts to find out about the historical events that happened on this day and every other day of the year.

Listen to Today's Briefing

Alexa, play my Flash Briefing. Alexa, what's my Flash Briefing? Amazon Echo Dot

Listen to the day’s biggest events by adding the This Day in HISTORY Top Story skill to your Alexa Flash Briefing

  • Open the Alexa app
  • Open More and then select Settings
  • Select Flash Briefing
  • Select the toggle next to TDIH to add to your Flash Briefing

To listen, just say, “Alexa, play my Flash Briefing” or “Alexa, what’s my Flash Briefing?” to any of your Alexa-enabled devices.

Works with Alexa

Discover historical events daily with the This Day in HISTORY Alexa skill

Come back each day and say “Alexa, launch This Day in HISTORY” to hear the events for the day. You can also hear about events from other days by saying “Alexa, ask This Day in HISTORY what happened on May 15,” for example.

This Day in HISTORY is also available on Routines. Just scan this QR code with the camera on your phone to open the Routine in the Alexa app or share it with a friend.

Works with Alexa
Alexa, ask This Day in History what happened on May 15. Alexa, launch This Day in History. Amazon Echo Plus
Hey Google, listen to the news from This Day in History. Hey Google, play the news from This Day in History. Google Mini

Find out what happened on today’s date in history by asking your Google Assistant

Check in with your Flash Briefing every day to hear the top historical events for this day in past years by saying "Hey Google, listen to the news from This Day in HISTORY," for example.

Works with Google Assistant

Or subscribe on your favorite podcast service

Visit Spotify, iHeartRadio or Apple Podcasts and subscribe to This Day in HISTORY.

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