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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 August 5, 2019

On this date in 1861, President Lincoln signed into law a first-ever tax of its kind. And in 1914, a new traffic signal made its way into the world close to home.