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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 September 28, 2021

A painting titled The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis by John Trumbell.
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A painting titled The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis by John Trumbell.

It was on this date in 1781 that Gen. George Washington's army left their encampment near New York and went South to begin their siege at Yorktown. And it was on this date in 1963 that the Shari Lewis show finished its run on NBC.