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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 8, 2019

On this date in 1876, Thomas Edison was once again back at it with another invention. And in 1898, a "mistake" turned into a product that's still sold today.