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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 16, 2020

It was on this date in 1790 that U.S. Congress designated the spot for the new nation's capital. And in 1957, John Glenn set a transcontinental speed record that would eventually propel him to even greater heights.