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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 May 9, 2019

On this date in 1899 a new invention by John Albert Burr helped make an outside chore a lot easier. And in 1887, Queen Victoria and her subjects got a first-hand look at a new show that gained national attention.