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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 4, 2020

It was on this date in 1753 that George Washington achieved the rank of Master Mason in the Freemasons.  Also on this date in 1909, a Major League Baseball umpire started a riot.