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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 17, 2021

An article on the Statue of Liberty from The Iola Register (Iola, KS).
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An article on the Statue of Liberty from The Iola Register (Iola, KS).

It was on this date in 1885 that the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York City from France. And it was on this date in 1972 that five men were arrested for breaking into the Democratic National Committee offices at the Watergate Hotel complex. They would later be associated with President Nixon.