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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 9, 2021

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It was on this date in 1869 that Charles Hires sold the first Hires Root Beer was sold in his drugstore. And it was on this date in 1984 that Disneyland celebrated Donald Duck's 50th birthday.