On January 24, 1848, James W. Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, California. Once word of the discovery spread to the outside world in the coming months, thousands began the trek to California to make their fortunes and the "California Gold Rush" was on!!!
In this episode, we explore how the fate of California and US history would have been different if the "California Gold Rush" had not occurred.
On September 11th, 2001, three of the hijacked planes found their targets. A fourth, United Flight 93, did not.
In this episode, we explore an alternate history where the passengers of Flight 93 are not able to overcome their hijackers and there is not a crash in the Pennsylvania countryside but instead the plane finds its intended target--the US Capitol or the White House.
Don explores the impact of history NOT losing the most famous knowledge storehouse of antiquity, The Library of Alexandria.
This was originally a Patreon-only episode, but is being released as part of our regular schedule to give listeners a peek at the content found there.