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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 July 22, 2021

The modern skyline of Cleveland, Ohio.
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The modern skyline of Cleveland, Ohio.

It was on this date in 1796 that Moses Cleaveland founded a new city on the mouth of the Cuyahoga River in the then Western Reserve. That city was named after its founder, Cleveland. And it was on this date in 1991 that serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was caught.