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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 10, 2020

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Joachim Köhler
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DEUTSCHES ZWEIRAD AND NSU MUSEUM
Pictured is the first motorcycle called the "Reitwagen." It was developed by Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach

It was on this date in 1885, the first real motorcycle was shown to the public. Gottlieb Diamler was the man that built it. And it was on this date in 1940, animator Walt Disney became an informer for the Los Angeles FBI bureau.