Why William Henry Harrison Really Died (1841)

APR 4, 202416 MIN
This Day in Esoteric Political History

Why William Henry Harrison Really Died (1841)

APR 4, 202416 MIN

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<p>It’s April 4th. This day in 1841, President William Henry Harrison died, just 30 days after his inauguration.</p><p>Jody, Niki, and Kellie discuss the myth about how Harrison died -- he gave a speech in awful weather - what we really know about his illness; and what kind of president he <em>might</em> have been.</p><p>Find out more at <a href="http://thisdaypod.com/"><strong>thisdaypod.com</strong></a></p><p>This Day In Esoteric Political History is a proud member of Radiotopia from PRX.</p><p>Your support helps foster independent, artist-owned podcasts and award-winning stories.</p><p>If you want to support the show directly, you can do so on our website: <a href="http://thisdaypod.com/"><strong>ThisDayPod.com</strong></a></p><p>Get in touch if you have any ideas for future topics, or just want to say hello. Follow us on social @thisdaypod</p><p>Our team: Jacob Feldman, Researcher/Producer; Brittani Brown, Producer; Khawla Nakua, Transcripts; music by Teen Daze and Blue Dot Sessions; Audrey Mardavich is our Executive Producer at Radiotopia</p>