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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.

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.