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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 June 2, 2021

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The Rolling Stones getting off an airplane at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol on August 8, 1964.

It was on this date in 1933 that the first-ever swimming pool opened at the White House in Washington, D.C. And it was on this date in 1964 that the Rolling Stones made their debut in the U.S. by headlining a high school concert.