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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 March 2, 2021

A photograph of President Rutherford B. Hayes circa 1870.
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
A photograph of President Rutherford B. Hayes circa 1870. From the Brady-Handy photograph collection at the Library of Congress.

It was on this date in 1877 that the presidential election of 1876 was decided with Rutherford B. Hayes to become the next president. And it was on this date in 1882 when the last assignation attempt was taken on Queen Victoria.