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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 December 29, 2021

 The theatrical release window card for the 1933 film Sons of the Desert.
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The theatrical release window card for the 1933 film Sons of the Desert.

It was on this date in 1862 that the bowling ball was invented. And it was on this date in 1933 that Laurel and Hardy's film, Sons of the Desert was released.