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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 January 3, 2022

A photograph of the Seine River and Eiffel Tower.
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It was on this date in 1938 that the March of Dimes organization was created. And it was on this date in 1956 that a fire damaged the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The blaze reportedly started in the radio tower portion of the structure.