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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 6, 2020

It was on this date in 1945 that an American B-29 bomber aircraft dropped the world's first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Approximately 80,000 people were killed as a direct result of the blast itself.