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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 22, 2021

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It was on this date in 1933 that you could then legally buy beer and wine containing up to 3% alcohol.

It was on this date in 1933 that President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Cullen-Harrison Act which legalized the sale of beer and wine containing up to 3% alcohol. And it was on this date in 1941 that James Stewart was inducted into the United States Army, becoming the first major movie star to wear a military uniform in World War II.