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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 7, 2021

A picture of a Boeing 314 "Clipper" in flight.
A Boeing 314 "Clipper" in flight.

It was on this date in 1938 that test pilot Eddie Allen flew one of the largest aircraft of the time. It was the Boeing 314 Clipper, a long-range flying boat intended to fly across the Atlantic. And it was on this date in 1993 when the first shovel hitting the dirt to build Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.