That Time People Rioted Over a Hot Air Balloon

Ridiculous History

By iHeartRadio

That Time People Rioted Over a Hot Air Balloon

Thursday, 5 August

These days hot air balloons are often thought of as anachronistic novelties -- but in the early days of aeronautics, they were considered fascinating, dangerous and deadly. In today's episode, the guys explore a strange story about a genuine riot during the dawn of ballooning, when an angry crowd protested the balloon they came to see... by literally tearing the balloon apart. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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