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Mark's Almanac for August 11, 2021
It was on this date in 1896 that Harvey Hubbel patented a pull string to turn a light on and off. And it was on this date in 1964 that the Beatles premiered their movie, A Hard Days Night. It garnered two Academy Award nominations.