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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 July 9, 2019

On this date in 1795, a Boston financier did something that is unfathomable today. And in 1869, a dutch immigrant woodworker developed a product famously associated with a certain snowman.