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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 December 26, 2019

On this date in 1865, a newly patented product helped take some of the hassle out of making a cup of joe. And in 1878, a department store in Philadelphia became the first one in the nation to embrace a modern convenience.