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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 10, 2022

A photocopy of Thomas Paine's Common Sense.
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A photocopy of Thomas Paine's Common Sense.

It was on this date in 1776 that Thomas Paine's Common Sense pamphlet was published. And it was on this date in 1949 that the 45 rpm EP record was introduced.