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 March 8, 2022
It was on this date in 1930 that Babe Ruth made headlines by signing what was then, a hefty contract worth $160,000. That would be $2,693,633.53 in today's money. And on this date in 1962, the Beatles made their television debut on the BBC.