About Did This Happen? Did This Happen? is the brainchild of Grant Baciocco, the co-creator and head writer of the popular, family friendly podcast The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd. It was created to open a dialogue between children and their teachers about famous historical figures and moments. Our listeners are encouraged to do their own research… Continue Reading

Did This Happen? EPISODE #142 “Lewis & Clark!”

Did This Happen? EPISODE #142

In 1803, Lewis & Clark set out to trek across the Pacific Northwest to find passage to the Pacific Ocean. We are there moments after they started their journey in today’s episode of Did This Happen?!

Martha Jefferson – Jayne Entwistle
Thomas Jefferson – Kevin Berntson

Find out more about the Lewis & Clark Expedition!

©2014 Grant Baciocco/Saturday Morning Media

Did This Happen? EPISODE #141 “Neon Lights Up The U.S.A.!”

Did This Happen? EPISODE #141

Georges Claude is responsible for bringing the first ever neon signs to America when he sold two of them to a Packard Dealership in Los Angeles. We are there for the initial lighting of the signs in today’s episode of Did This Happen?!

Georges Claude – Chris Sheets
Earle C. Anthony – Kevin Berntson

Find out more about the Neon Sign!

©2014 Grant Baciocco/Saturday Morning Media

Did This Happen? EPISODE #140 “The Tesla Coil!”

Did This Happen? EPISODE #140

One of Nikola Tesla’s greatest inventions was The Tesla Coil. However, even from the start, people were confused about what it did and what it was for. We clear up those questions in today’s episode of Did This Happen?!

Nikola Tesla – Grant Baciocco
Assistant – Chris Sheets

Find out more about the Nikola Tesla!

©2014 Grant Baciocco/Saturday Morning Media

Did This Happen? EPISODE #139 “The Secret Service!”

Did This Happen? EPISODE #139

Abraham Lincoln has the idea for The Secret Service and he calls William P. Wood to The White House to talk about it in this week’s episode of Did This Happen?!

Abraham Lincoln – Grant Baciocco
William P. Wood – Kevin Berntson

Find out more about the The Secret Service!

©2014 Grant Baciocco/Saturday Morning Media

Did This Happen? EPISODE #138 “MacArthur Leaves The Philippines!”

Did This Happen? EPISODE #138

Douglas MacArthur was famous for saying, “I shall return!” Did he mean it? Find out all about it in this episode of Did This Happen?!

General Douglas MacArthur – Kevin Berntson
Crowd – Grant Baciocco, Kevin Berntson, Jayne Entwistle and Alison Mok

Find out more about the Douglas MacArthur!

©2014 Grant Baciocco/Saturday Morning Media

Did This Happen? EPISODE #137 “Annie Edison Taylor!”

Did This Happen? EPISODE #137

At 63, Annie Edison Taylor decided to make history! What’s even more shocking than what she decided to do is the reason WHY she decided to do it! Find out all about it in this episode of Did This Happen?!

Annie Edison Taylor – Jayne Entwistle
Maggie – Alison Mork

Find out more about the Annie Edison Taylor!

©2014 Grant Baciocco/Saturday Morning Media

Did This Happen? EPISODE #136 “The Midnight Ride Of Sybil Ludington!”

Did This Happen? EPISODE #136

Everyone knows about Paul Revere, but did you know a sixteen year old girl did the same thing he did, except better? We learn about Sybil Ludington in this week’s episode of Did This Happen?!

Sybil Ludington – Jayne Entwistle
Mary Ludington – Alison Mork

Find out more about the Sybil Ludington!

©2014 Grant Baciocco/Saturday Morning Media

Did This Happen? EPISODE #135 “The Midnight Ride Of Paul Revere Part II!”

Did This Happen? EPISODE #135

Paul Revere is on his way to Concord! Does he make it? Find out on this week’s episode of Did This Happen?!

Paul Revere – Grant Baciocco
British Soldier – Kevin Berntson

Find out more about the Paul Revere!

©2014 Grant Baciocco/Saturday Morning Media

Did This Happen?  EPISODE #134 “The Midnight Ride Of Paul Revere Part I!”

Did This Happen? EPISODE #134

One if by land. Two if by sea. Pretty simple right? Maybe not so much as we find out on this week’s episode of Did This Happen?!

Paul Revere – Grant Baciocco
Robert Newman – Chris Sheets

Find out more about the Paul Revere!

©2014 Grant Baciocco/Saturday Morning Media

Did This Happen? EPISODE #133 “Christopher Columbus!”

Did This Happen? EPISODE #133

On his historical voyage to the New World Christopher Columbus was very eager to find land. We take a look at one of the possible reasons for that in today’s episode of Did This Happen?!

Christopher Columbus – Kevin Berntson
First Mate – Grant Baciocco

Find out more about the Christopher Columbus!

©2014 Grant Baciocco/Saturday Morning Media