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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 October 4, 2019

On this date in 1675, a Dutch mathematician patented a new product that was a major advancement for its time. And in 1931, a popular new comic strip was first published that still appears in newspapers today.