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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 January 11, 2021

A photo of Amelia Earhart circa 1936.
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A photo of Amelia Earhart circa 1936.

It was on this date in 1935 that Emelia Earhart made history by flying solo from Honolulu, Hawaii to mainland North America, landing in Oakland, California. And it was on this date in 1949 that the first ever recorded snowfall fell in Los Angeles, California.