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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, 2019

On this date in 1751, a first-of-its-kind performer debuted in New York City. And in 1919, the state of Oregon became the first state to charge a tax on this item.