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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 February 25, 2022

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A sculpture of Muhammed Ali (aka Cassius Clay) in New York City.

It was on this date in 1964 that Muhammad Ali (then known as Cassius Clay) shocked the boxing world by beating Sonny Liston to become Heavyweight Champion of the World. And it was on this date in 1982 that the last Lawrence Welk Show aired.