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Mark Pennell sits at the helm of his time machine.Mark's Almanac is a 90-second time travel that highlights the world's history from the very serious to the sometimes sublime.

Mark's Almanac for November 2, 2020

Photo of an early studio at KDKA in East Pittsburgh circa 1921.
Pictured is an early studio at KDKA in East Pittsburgh, PA circa 1921.

It was on this date in 1920 that the first licensed radio station went on-air. Westinghouse's KDKA went live in Pittsburgh with the election results of the 1920 presidential election.